Retail

What's New at Tootsies: Fresh Fridays + A Designer Discount Destination

Tootsies Takes Off is the Houston-based counterpoint to Nordstrom Rack and Neiman Marcus Last Call.

03/22/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Shopping

Don't Miss These Major Summer Sales

After-Christmas sales have nothing on the bargains we're seeing on the racks right now.

07/18/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

RIP

Houston Loses a Retail Legend: Tootsies Founder Mickey Rosmarin Dies

Rosmarin and his beloved store have been the at the center of Houston's fashionable and charitable worlds for four decades.

06/17/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Spa Day

Milk + Honey Sets an Opening Date at West Ave (Updated)

Let's just say your spring plans are about to get a little more spa-mazing.

02/03/2016 By Camilla Cook

beauty

Austin's Favorite Spa Heads to Houston's West Ave

Milk + Honey is all about organic luxury treatments with maximum relaxation.

06/08/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sale

Sale Season Continues at Sam & Lilli

This time the bargains are at Belvedere.

02/19/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

In and Out

Nara Is Closing at the End of January

Chef Donald Chang plans to reopen a new concept elsewhere after closing the West Ave restaurant.

01/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Freshly Baked

First Look at Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop

Pondicheri meets Penzey's meets Revival Market meets Sur La Table

10/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Eats

Do This Tonight: Tasty Tuesdays at West Ave

Do a dining deal crawl every Tuesday at West Ave, when Pondicheri, Nara, and more offer weekly happy hour specials.

09/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Restaurant Revamp

Nara Is No Longer Just Nara

Donald Chang debuts a new menu and a new name at his West Ave restaurant: Nara Sushi and Korean Kitchen

06/09/2014 By Mai Pham

On the Table

Upper Kirby Korean: Highs and Lows at Nara

How do chef Donald Chang’s lighter, more refined versions of Korean food stack up?

04/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

We Were There

Scenes From Wednesday's West Ave Fashion Show

Shirtless male models and sophisticated summer looks.

03/27/2014 With Sarah Pendley

Slideshow

Fashion on the Avenue

An Evening of Fashion in the Middle of West Ave.

03/27/2014

Breakfast

Pondicheri's Indian Breakfasts

Carrot paratha with a fried egg, keema, uppma and potato curry makes a quite a breakfast taco.

02/12/2014 By Robb Walsh

New Creole Cuisine

First Look at Nara: Korean-Japanese Cuisine in West Ave

Donald Chang's newest restaurant blends his two culinary passions.

12/05/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

We Were There

Husband and Wife Launch Huichol-Inspired Line of Jewelry

The beauty and the brass.

10/22/2013 By Sarah Pendley

Slideshow

Beauty and The Brass

Husband and Wife Designers Launch Dynamic Collection

10/21/2013

We Were There

An All-Houston, High-Fashion Calendar Debuts at Tootsies

Houston's best dressed go chic for charity.

10/10/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

We Were There

Scenes From the Olsen Twin Trunk Show

Because what pairs better than a little champagne and a lot of camo?

09/30/2013 By Sarah Pendley

Slideshow

Scenes from the Olsen Twin Trunk Show at Sam and Lilli

Because what pairs better than a little champagne and a lot of camo?

09/29/2013