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New Fund to Help Texas Hospitality Workers Affected by Freeze — Updated

POSTED: February 22, 2021 AT 12:56 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

Ever since Hurricane Harvey hit in 2017, the Southern Smoke Foundation has maintained a fund to help food and beverage workers affected by disaster and unemployment. That existing resource proved extremely helpful as restaurants and bars were shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Now, following a week when a brutal winter storm […]

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Best Types of Stores for Finding Drinking Water in Houston

POSTED: February 19, 2021 AT 10:05 am   /   News

With many homes with busted pipes and empty store shelves all over town, some Houstonians have no water to drink or give to pets today. For them, boiling water, as currently directed by Houston and Harris County, isn’t even an option, because there isn’t any. In scarcity situations, it is important to think outside the […]

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Open Houston Restaurants & More for Wednesday, February 17

POSTED: February 17, 2021 AT 1:40 pm   /   News

The ramifications of the Texas-wide power grid failure and punishing temperatures have taken a turn for the worse. In addition to the cold, many Houstonians are now dealing with busted pipes, falling ceilings and, worst of all, no water. Even if the pipes haven’t broken, there are reports of low water pressure in some parts […]

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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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