Shop Local

Our Favorite Shops in Third Ward

Where to go in The Tre.

03/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Big Moves

Lucille's Chris Williams Announces New Hospitality Group and New Restaurants

Get ready for a number of new spots, including one run by James Beard semifinalist Dawn Burrell.

02/03/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Creativity in the Bayou City

The Story Behind those Mosaic Pillars at Emancipation Park

"Elements of Change," completed in January of 2020, relays the story of both the park and its founders.

02/03/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Sonic Storytelling

Houston's Fat Tony Goes Exotica on New Story-Driven Album

The new record, which dropped last month, is said to be a counterpart to the Third Ward native's February release, "Wake Up."

11/18/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Chopped and Screwed Tribute

DJ Screw Visual Tribute All Screwed Up Dropping Soon

And we know how you can see it before its official release.

11/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Say His Name

New George Floyd Mural Encourages People to Vote

The colorful mural, which is located in the Third Ward, was commissioned by Floyd’s family in commemoration of his 47th birthday on October 14

10/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

take me out

Comfort Food Takeout Guide: Third Ward/Museum District

Soul food, homestyle biscuits with chili, traditional Tex-Mex.

10/14/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Recognition

Houston's Third and Fifth Wards Designated Cultural Districts by the State

And with so much history in both neighborhoods, it's really no surprise.

09/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

H-Town Diary

Coming of Age in the Third Ward

A native of the Tre reflects on her upbringing in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

09/14/2020 By SaMantha Shields

The Inside Story

A Trip to Crumbville Means Stuffing ... Literally

The Third Ward bakery takes fillings to a whole new level.

08/05/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

No Dining In

Blodgett Food Hall in the Third Ward Is a Haven for Ghost Kitchens

A number of well-known and fresh names in Houston food are cooking things up in this new space.

07/30/2020 By Joanna O'Leary

A new Tune

Popular Burger Chef Opens a Ghost Restaurant

Score some chicken sandwiches from Thick Chick's cloud kitchen in the Third Ward.

06/25/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Pick A Cause, Any Cause

5 Things You Must Do in Houston This Weekend, June 19-21

We've got a weekend of events connected to Black Lives Matter, Pride, and Juneteenth.

06/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Download It

Emancipation Park Has a New Guided Audio Tour

Get hip to the park's history in honor of Juneteenth.

06/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

City News

Explosion Rocks Museum District Bar, Surrounding Area

No injuries have been reported from the blast at Bar 5015.

06/12/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Big Frame, Bigger Impact

Remembering Big Floyd

Recalling George Floyd's love of the Third Ward and contributions to Houston’s hip-hop scene

06/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

History in the making

10 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month This February

Whether you’re a history-buff, a theater-lover or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone.

02/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt and Emma Schkloven

Smoke Clears

Food News: Turkey Leg Hut Lawsuit On Hold

Plus, really delicious hot chicken is coming to the Heights.

12/09/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Where There's Smoke...

Lawsuit Alleges Turkey Leg Hut Poses Health Hazard

Neighbors also claim the restaurant's music violates a city ordinance.

11/21/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Love shack

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 23–25

It's a big weekend: discounted BCycles, a Toni Morrison doc, and the Theater District Open House.

08/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney