Local Makers

Meet the Clear Lake Moms Running a Handmade Jewelry Business

How one second-grade teacher's newfound hobby turned into a full-fledged accessories operation.

06/28/2019 By Jillian Goltzman

Ice House

What's That Dino Doing On the Side of the Road?

The story of how lawn paraphernalia purveyor Frazier’s Ornamental & Architectural Concrete in Hempstead came to be.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Local Love

Shop Small, Save Big This Saturday

Show local shops some love on the biggest retail weekend of the year.

11/23/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Slideshow

Shop Talk Part II: A Big Talk On Small Business

Tastemakers and small business owners participated in a panel discussion about their marketing strategies and experiences as a startup.

10/27/2015 Photography by Leonel Nerio With Sarah Rose

Television

Shark Tank Survivors Share Lessons Learned

Take a long, romantic walk to the bank with three Houston-area contestants on ABC’s hit reality show.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Forget the Partridge; Just Get a Pear Tree

Give the gift of an orchard this year—or at least the beginnings of one.

12/18/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Where the Sidewalk Ends

The Storefronts You Can’t See from the Street

How Houston’s small businesses are balancing web and sidewalk traffic.

10/21/2014 By Emma Hurt

Retail News

Square en Español

The company stops by the Bayou City to introduce its new Spanish-language product.

04/04/2014 By Sarah Gabbart