Cy-Fair Edition | February 2023


COMING SOON 16 A new location of Hopdoddy Burger Bar is slated to open in early March at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 129, Cypress. The eatery’s menu features several burgers, sandwiches, burger bowls, fried chicken, fries and shakes, and Hopdoddy’s bar serves wine, beer and cocktails. This location will feature a patio space with garage doors opening to the bar. 281-251-2337. 17 Code Wiz coding and robotics learn- ing center is planning a grand opening for March 11 at 16718 House & Hahl Road, Ste. I, Cypress. The business oers classes for children ages 7-17 and aims to teach kids to think outside the box and develop problem-solving skills, owner Ton Bui said. 832-653-9079. 18 Koozies Sports Bar and Grill is slated to open in February at 8190 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 300, Cypress. The full-service sports bar will serve classic American cuisine. 281-815-3121. NEW OWNERSHIP 19 Kristin King, who joined the Amy Wine Counseling Center sta as clinical director in 2021, purchased and rebranded the business as Sequoia Counseling Cen- ter on Dec. 1. Located at 17920 Humeis- ter Road, Ste. 150, Cypress, the counseling center continues to provide the same services, including counseling for children, teens, adults, families and couples. 832-421-8714. NAME CHANGE Cypress Families for Public Schools , formerly known as Cy-Fair Civic Alliance, launched the nonprot’s rebrand Jan. 16. The nonpartisan organization’s mission is “to engage, inform and unite Cy-Fair ISD sta, parents, students and taxpayers.” Since launching in November 2021, the group has delivered appreciation gifts to CFISD librarians, held school supply drives and awarded a scholarship to a CFISD graduate.


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12 Local nonprot Cy-Hope opened a second location of The Hope Chest resale market in late January at 6545 Stockdick School Road, Katy. Proceeds will support programming that helps meet the needs of underserved local youth. The shop accepts donated items, such as clothing, furniture, antiques, books and household items. 281-758-1003. 13 A new location of Jersey Mike’s Subs opened Jan. 11 at 8940 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. Jersey Mike’s oers fresh sliced subs with a variety of meats, cheeses and vegetables. Daniel Runzheimer and Benjamin Tupaj own this franchise location. 346-445-8222. 14 Live Hydration Spa celebrated a Dec. 2 grand opening for its new location in Vintage Park. Located at 130 Vintage Park Blvd., Ste. D, Houston, the business oers IV treatments designed to help shorten recovery time after an injury or a competition, and to help support increased athletic ability. 832-476-7837. 15 HealthySmiles Pet Dental opened Nov. 30 at 17445 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. F, Cypress, oering anesthesia-free dental cleanings for dogs and cats as well pet chiropractic services, wellness exams and raindrop therapy. 832-281-5281. Fresh Coat Painters of Northwest Hous- ton opened in the fall of 2022 oering residential and commercial painting and related services, such as wallpaper installation and removal, drywall repair, texture matching, pressure washing, and deck and fence staining. 346-541-4043.

Xiomara Zabala owns Dolce Art Custom Cakes and plans to open her storefront soon.


FEATURED IMPACT COMING SOON After years of running her custom cake business, Xiomara Zabala plans to open her rst storefront this February at 14908 Hwy. 290, Houston, near Jersey Village. Dolce Art Custom Cakes will oer custom cakes for any occasion, and Zabala said she will also oer a variety of cakes and baked treats for purchase in-store. The shop will initially be open Tue.-Fri. from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sat. from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Zabala said she hopes to grow her team and oer baking classes in the future, which may include kids camps and even small party packages for groups of 20 or less. “The vision for this cake studio is not only to make beautiful cakes but provide unique experiences,” she said. Her whole family pitches in to help make this vision a reality, according to her son Miguel.

“The opening of our new storefront this year is a monumental milestone in the advancement of our American dream story,” he said. “Our family immigrated from Venezuela to Cypress in 2004. Many changes came along with this move, including 180-degree career changes for my mother and father. [My mother] leveraged skills she learned from only a few-day baking workshop in her country to make edible art to simply provide for her family in times of need.” 281-882-9259.




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