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Have a Hugo’s Dinner & Fun Night at Home While Helping Seriously Ill Kids

POSTED: January 19, 2021 AT 10:12 am   /   Feed The Need, News

On Thursday, January 28, Hugo’s will be hosting, virtually, the 9th annual Hops & Hot Tamales charity event benefiting the Periwinkle Foundation, which develops creative programs that help children with cancer and other serious diseases cope with their illnesses. This year, participants will enjoy the event in the comfort of their home via Zoom from […]

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Decades-Old Tree at Backstreet Cafe is Being Removed

POSTED: January 14, 2021 AT 2:04 pm   /   News

Some may find it silly to be sentimental about a tree, but considering that some live for generations, old ones become important touchstones. Sadly, the big camphor tree on the patio of Backstreet Cafe at 1103 South Shepherd is being removed due to disease. There are only a few days left to enjoy it as […]

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Original Greenway Coffee Location is Closed, but There’s Hope it May Reopen

POSTED: January 14, 2021 AT 11:11 am   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

Under normal conditions, having a coffee shop in a large office complex such as Greenway Plaza is advantageous. It provides a built-in customer base. Of course, 2020 was not normal. COVID-19 and the need for social distancing made working from home the new standard, leaving a once-thriving office food court short on customers. Unfortunately, Greenway […]

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Justin Turner Opens New Italian Restaurants in Northeast Houston

POSTED: January 12, 2021 AT 11:42 am   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Openings

“Chopped” champion and founder of the now-shuttered Bernie’s Burger Bus chain, Justin Turner, is opening two new restaurants in northwest Houston’s Generation Park. Bocca Italian Kitchen and Lupo Pizzeria, both currently in the soft-opening phase, are officially opening to the public on January 15. As the recently appointed Director of Culinary Hospitality at McCord Development’s […]

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