Goodbye, Pie

Dacapo's Pastry Cafe to Shutter Next Month

The longtime Heights favorite is baking its last pies in late September.

08/24/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Time Runs Out

El Tiempo Is Closing a Montrose Location

Popular Tex-Mex chain going out, apartments coming in.

07/19/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Fare Thee Well

Forty Five Ten Is Closing Its Houston Store

The Dallas import will not renew its lease in River Oaks District this fall.

06/28/2018 By Abby Ledoux

RIP

Goodbye, Walter's...

The beloved alternative venue will bite the dust in a matter of days.

01/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Skoolz out 4evr

A Tale of Three Schools: One Last Walk Down the Halls of Robert E. Lee Wisdom High

One writer reflects on her years at a historic Houston high school as it faces demolition.

06/26/2017 By Shondrika Cook

We'll Never Go There Anymore

This Month's Restaurant Rumors and Farewells

Check this before making plans at your favorite restaurant tonight.

06/16/2017 By Jakeisha Wilmore

Warm Impermanence

Your Guide to April's Restaurant Closings, Changes & Rumors

You might be surprised by some of these comings and goings.

04/28/2017 By Jakeisha Wilmore

Retail

Saint Cloud Buys Brooke Feather, Expands Into River Oaks

The name is changing but the West Coast vibe is not going anywhere.

03/31/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

End of an Era

Houston's Oldest Independent Jeweler Is Closing

Wexler Jewelry, a Houston fixture since 1919, is closing its doors.

12/29/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Heart of Glass

Less Than a Year After Its James Beard Win, Oxheart Is Closing

Still haven't scored a reservation? You have until March 15.

12/02/2016 By Alice Levitt

RIP Old Montrose

Is This the End for Texas Junk Company?

The beloved Houston boot institution has been asked to vacate its Montrose location.

09/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

News

Bramble Has Closed, Effective Immediately

The inventive Tanglewood restaurant opened last summer, drawing rave reviews.

07/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

R.I.P.

Updated: A Community Mourns the Loss of a Legend, Triple A Restaurant

The beloved diner is closed after 74 years in business.

05/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

R.I.P.

Updated: Part of The Raven Tower Closes for Now, While Christian's Tailgate Closes for Good

How many friends will you need to recruit to form a human chain around Bellaire Broiler Burger?

05/06/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Grocery Woes

The Fresh Market to Close All 4 Houston Locations

A year after exiting California, the grocery chain leaves Texas too.

05/03/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Gone Too Soon

Houston Loses Two Favorite Spots for Beer and Candy

Baker St. Pub in Rice Village and the Heights Candy Bar are closing their doors for good.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Retail

DuO Is Dunzo: Montrose Mainstay Clears Out

Ghosting: it's not just for your exes anymore.

08/11/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: March 21-27

Washington Avenue continues its evolution apace

03/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Retail Therapy

The Tinderbox is Closing

Stop by for the sale this weekend or you'll have to wait until the next outdoor market.

03/13/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

In and Out

Construction Woes Cause 60 Degrees Mastercrafted to Close

The River Oaks steakhouse helmed by Houston's only certified Master Chef has shut its doors.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt