Articles in Local Business

Best of Local business articles keep you informed on who, what, when and where in the Lake Houston and East Montgomery County area.

Follicles and family: Arturo’s Hair Designs builds loyal following through tight-knit staff

by Johnston Farrow on

John Arthur opened his own shop in the heart of Kingwood in 2005 and quickly became a neighborhood institution. But not after some deliberation over the name of the business.... Read full article

She’s got the look: Atascocita aesthetician shines a light on skin care

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No matter the complexion, one Atascocita skin care salon offers the experience and education to bring out the healthiest appearance for your body’s largest and most visible organ.... Read full article

New Caney’s Speedsportz Racing Park revs its engines with go kart racing for all levels

by Johnston Farrow on

Drivers of all experience levels can strap themselves into world-class go-karts and test their mettle on the curves of two expertly designed tracks at Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney. Great for corporate and group events too!... Read full article

Ticket to ride: Tailwind Bicycles a home for beginner and die-hard cycling aficionados

by Johnston Farrow on

In less than a year, Tailwind Bicycles, located in Kingwood, is now a major spot for biking enthusiasts of all levels. Tailwind sells all types of bikes and equipment, whether it’s cruisers, dual sports, or 10-speeds.... Read full article

Full-service florist blossoms with large selection, personalized service for over 30 years

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Forget internet florists. Flowers of Kingwood proves there’s a place for independently owned floral shops that provide expert, personal customer service and a wide array of flowers and plants to match every occasion.... Read full article

Man’s best friend: Pet Ranch specialty pet store going Kingwood strong for 40 years

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Over four decades in, Pet Ranch owners Kent and Jan Stevens know their customers, and their beloved animals, pretty well. The store recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, with 20 of those in their current location in King Crossing shopping center.... Read full article

Mr. Freeze: 24-year-old business owner beats the heat with Kingwood nitro ice cream shop

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Part mad scientist, part Willy Wonka, 24-year-old Shane Edwards whips up frosty delights and showcases the wonders of science through his business, Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream, located in Kingwood.... Read full article

How to optimize your Google My Business listings

by Mark Linabury on

Knowing that Google is Master of the Universe when it comes to search engine use and new customers finding your business, it is vital to understand how important your Google My Business listings are to ranking higher in Google search results.... Read full article

Kingwood PC Repair’s personal touch and love of computers drives a thriving business

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A fascination with computers and the desire to help people launched Ross Davis’ thriving computer repair career. Started in 2008 from his home, Davis expanded as a brick-and-mortar shop in Kingwood in 2012.... Read full article

Tutoring business builds the confidence of local children to succeed in the classroom

by Johnston Farrow on

Getting behind in class because a concept or lesson doesn’t make sense can be an intimidating and daunting problem for children that can get exponentially worse if they don’t get the help they need.... Read full article