Cat-feine

First Bite: El Gato Cat Café and Cat Cottage

Unlimited coffee, scary movie nights, and other compelling reasons to visit the city's first cat café.

06/12/2017 By Cara Maines

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Get Hip to the Heights

From first-rate food crawls to cozy cat cafes to concerts under the stars, this corner of the Heights has cool covered.

06/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Simply Good

Balls Out Burger Has the East Coast-Style Burger You've Been Waiting For

Owner Ian Tucker is betting that all-local ingredients and eco-awareness will sell his no-frills brand.

06/05/2017 By Alice Levitt

Vegging Out

Meatless Monday: Harold's in the Heights

Chef Antoine Ware creates vegetarian fare with a purpose.

05/29/2017 By Beth Levine

Changing the World, One Cup at a Time

How a 2nd Cup Is Combating Human Trafficking

The non-profit Heights coffee shop will hold its second tasting event in June.

05/12/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

By the Sea

First Bite: Star Fish

Cherry Pie Hospitality's latest in the Heights focuses on seafood and martinis.

05/11/2017 By Alice Levitt

Breaking Ground

A New 'Urban' H-E-B Is Heading to Washington Avenue

The much-anticipated grocery store will be on the ground floor of a new mixed-use development between Studemont and Heights Boulevard.

05/09/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Music Monday

From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith, Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started

Hear the music legend croon songs from his new album at The Heights Theater this Friday.

04/24/2017 By Chris Becker

Sleek Greek

First Bite: Helen in the Heights

What to eat at the casual sequel to the Beard-nominated original.

04/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Real Estate

The View from Market Square Tower's Pool Will Totally Freak You Out

This is what looking down 42 stories feels like.

04/07/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Taking Flight

Harold's Tap Room Introduces Beer and Wine Flights

Celebrate the neighborhood with an all-local beer flight.

04/06/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Beard Bites

Justin Yu and Bobby Heugel Will Open Their Heights Bar in April

Better Luck Tomorrow replaces Dry Creek on Yale Street.

03/29/2017 By Alice Levitt

Cool As Ice

Satisfy Your Gelato Craving at Dolce Neve

The Heights shop opens Thursday, March 30.

03/29/2017 By Alice Levitt

Persephone at Work

Arthur Ave to Be Replaced By Helen in the Heights

Perhaps the second time wasn't the charm after all.

03/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Boxed In

New Heights Location of The Rice Box Upgrades Chinese Take-Out

There are dishes to love whether you want your grub Americanized or not.

03/03/2017 By Alice Levitt

Store Report

Where to Find Crafty Goods, Made Locally with Love: Pop Shop America

The makers' mecca now has its own storefront offering products, DIY classes and more.

03/01/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Flood of Flavor

First Bite: Field & Tides

Local sourcing defines the new Heights restaurant.

02/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

How Did Heights Funeral Home Grow Into the World's Largest Death-Care Company?

What began as a small family funeral home in the 1920s is now a modern, booming business.

02/20/2017 By Alice Levitt

Restaurant Review

Second Time's Also the Charm at Arthur Ave and Pepper Twins

How do the upscale Italian joint and the restaurant bringing Szechuan food to River Oaks compare to their successful predecessors?

02/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

Bacon Love

Ritual Has Two Meaty Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Whether your definition of romance is red-hued victuals or kissing a mini pig, the Heights restaurant has your back.

02/10/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto