Bar Openings

New Houston Bar Slated to Debut This Summer in Garden Oaks/Oak Forest Area

POSTED: April 4, 2022 AT 3:22 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars

A couple who relocated to Houston from southern California are opening a bar in the former Tres Amigos Cafe y Cantina space at 3402 North Shepherd. The Upside Pub will bring a new, casual hangout to the Garden Oaks/Oak Forest (sometimes awkwardly called “The GOOF”) and Independence Heights area. The 1,500-square-foot space also sports a […]

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Houston Dive Bar in the Heights Gets a Second Lease on Life With New Owner

POSTED: February 18, 2022 AT 3:08 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars

Houstonians, and especially Heights-area residents, poured one out for the iconic Alice’s Tall Texan when it closed in July 2020, unable to survive the “damn pandemic,” as it was called in a Facebook post. During its nearly 40-year run in a small building at 4904 North Main, Alice’s was beloved not only within the neighborhood, […]

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Rapidly Expanding Restaurant Group Debuts New Houston Bar at Relocated Distillery

POSTED: January 28, 2022 AT 9:09 am   /   Bar Openings, Bars, Cocktails, Distilleries

Night Moves Hospitality hit the ground running in 2021, creating three brand new concepts — Space Cowboy, Trash Panda Drinking Club and Chivos — and revitalizing a shuttered Live Oak Grill in Spring Branch. Owner Greg Perez and company are continuing the string of new openings in 2022 with its fifth concept, Old Tom Gin Bar. Old […]

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Self-Serve Bar & Gastropub From Hay Merchant Alums Now Open in Spring Branch

POSTED: August 11, 2021 AT 2:50 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

The Spring Branch area has long been a food haven, though one that doesn’t get as much praise as it should. It’s home to diverse restaurants such as El Hidalguense, Seoul Garden and the original Roostar location. Recently, the neighborhood has become a hot spot for new bars, restaurants and craft coffee shops. The new […]

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