House of Pies coming to Cypress; Japanese restaurant opens in Sugar Land and more information on the Houston area


House of Pies offers specialty desserts in addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner. (Courtesy of Maison des Pies)

Read the latest business and community news in the Houston area.


House of Pies will bring the next location to Cypress

House of Pies officials have confirmed that the restaurant’s fifth location is slated to open this fall at PDQ’s former location, 25686 Hwy. 290, Cypress.

The restaurant specializes in pies with flavors ranging from lemon cooler and cream cheese to strawberries with sweet potato, buttermilk, coconut cream, German chocolate and French silk. Cakes, cheesecakes and other baked goods are also on the menu.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Wishbone Pet Care, a local business, will open a second location on March 22 in Sugar Land

Wishbone Pet Care will open another location on March 22 at 17034 University Blvd., Ste. 200, Sugar Land, according to owner Tammi Bui.

GameStop closes Sugar Land Town Center Boulevard location in February

The GameStop located at 2575 Town Center Blvd., Sugar Land, closed in February.

Grapevine-based GameStop sells video games, game consoles, and other gaming products.

Japanese restaurant Umami now serves soups, salads and sushi in Sugar Land

Japanese restaurant Umami opened at 18921 University Blvd., Sugar Land on January 25.

The restaurant serves a variety of soups and salads as well as crudo, carpaccio, maki and temaki.


Language Arts Academy moves to Kuykendahl Road in spring

Language Arts Academy — formerly located at 5503 FM 2920, Spring — celebrated the grand opening of its new location on March 1 at 20423 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. 400, spring.

Houston-Humble-Kingwood Lake

Camp Bow Wow aims for Humble dog care facility to open in spring

Camp Bow Wow, a national dog care franchise, will open a new location in late April or early May at 11321 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Humble. Franchisee Christine Reese said the facility will offer a variety of dog services, including daycare, boarding with a 24-hour surveillance system, and grooming. The facility will also offer training in the future.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

The literary association Writespace in Houston suspends its programming

Writespace, a literary arts organization offering workshops and classes to develop writers of all kinds, is temporarily shutting down for the remainder of the month, the nonprofit announced on March 9.

Bay area

SUMMARY OF IMPACTS: Family Dollar now open in Webster and more

Family Dollar opened January 15 at 915 E. NASA Parkway, Webster. The business has 40 aisles of items ranging from party supplies and cleaning supplies to toys and clothing. Average price per item is less than $ 15.

Claire Shoop, Laura Aebi, Hannah Zedaker, Kelly Schafler, Matt Dulin, Jake Magee and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.


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