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Boil Water Notice Means Many Houston Restaurants Will Not Open Today — Updated

POSTED: February 17, 2021 AT 11:56 am   /   Breaking News, News

Update, 2/19/21, 9:27 a.m.: According to a press release, Mayor Sylvester Turner says he expects the boil water notice to remain in effect until Monday. However, more and more Houston restaurants are finding ways to comply with the boil water notice requirements set by the city health department and reopening. Remember almost exactly one year […]

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Patio Dining & Drinking is Coming to Main Street in Downtown Houston — Updated

POSTED: January 7, 2021 AT 11:31 am   /   Breaking News, News

Update, 3/15/2021, 11:44 a.m.: The first street patio is now open at Little Dipper, the bar located at 304 Main near Congress. According to a representative, two other patio applications are pending, but the business names aren’t being revealed until the applications are approved.  Let’s face it: it’s never been pleasant to drive down Main […]

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Popular Malaysian Eatery Phat Kitchen Makes Quick Exit From Food Hall

POSTED: December 24, 2020 AT 1:55 pm   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Closings

Those happy to have the popular Malaysian cuisine from Phat Eatery in Katy available in central Houston are going to be disappointed with this news. Less than two months after opening in Blodgett Food Hall, located just south of downtown Houston in the Third Ward area, Phat Kitchen is already moving out. Owner Alex Au-Yeung is […]

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Local Coffee & Doughnut Shop in the Heights Sets a Closing Date

POSTED: December 4, 2020 AT 8:57 am   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Closings

Morningstar, the independent shop at 4721 North Main founded by Greenway Coffee co-owners David Buehrer and Ecky Prabanto, along with Sam Phan, Buehrer’s former boss and mentor in crafting doughnuts, is closing permanently. On social media, it announced its last day of operation would be Monday, December 28. It opened in in the Heights in […]

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Updated – Texas Bars Set To Reopen Pending Local Approval

POSTED: October 7, 2020 AT 5:31 pm   /   Bars, Breaking News

Starting October 14, Texas bars in counties with low COVID-19 hospitalizations will be allowed to reopen at 50% capacity with in-person service as long as local county judges approve of the order. At this time, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo cautions against reopening and does not yet publicly endorse the governor’s allowance. We expect to […]

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