July 15

Café at St. Martin’s

Towering above Tanglewood’s beautiful homes and gardens, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church stands out as a genuine work of art. Once inside the walls of the church, the piazza is stunningly beautiful with artfully shaped trees, striking archways and a fountain in the center. But what most don’t know about St. Martin’s is that it houses […]

July 15

Neil’s Bahr

In the past few years, East Downtown has started to build a reputation as a destination for hip Houstonians to live, work and play. Places like Moon-Tower Inn and BBVA Compass Stadium have helped raise the status of the region, paving the way for new and interesting businesses to open. Neil’s Bahr capitalizes on the […]

July 15

Wichita St. Mystery Mansion

East of Highway 288 and south of Downtown is a neighborhood full of old mansions. Riverside Terrace, formerly a Jewish version of the historic 3rd Ward district, is now made up of predominantly African-American residents. Many of the houses in the neighborhood are mysteriously interesting and look as if they are holdovers from another time. […]

July 15

Boneyard Dog Park & Drinkery

Washington Avenue has gone to the dogs and Houston is all the better for it. Boneyard Dog Park & Drinkery is Houston’s first dog park and bar. And although there are other bars in Houston that are dog-friendly, Boneyard has an actual, 7,000 sq. foot dog park where both bar-goers and their canine friends alike […]

July 15

Stanton’s City Bites

In a large, white house located in the historic First Ward, Stanton’s City Bites has been serving up arguably Houston’s best burgers for over 40 years. During this time, Stanton’s has received numerous accolades and honors, having been featured on the Travel Channel’s show “Burger Land,” in food blogs nationwide such as “Serious Eats” and […]

July 15

Pondicheri

Stationed in the center of the West Ave. complex, Pondicheri uses local ingredients to create Indian food with a Texas flare.  Renowned Houston Chef Anita Jaisinghani created Pondicheri to be the fast-casual sister of Indika; a more upscale Indian restaurant in the Montrose area. The best way to describe the atmosphere at Pondicheri is “East […]

July 15

Saint Cloud Boutique

Founded by fashion buyer Cecilia Marquez and former oil and gas consultant Jessica Rodriguez, Saint Cloud Boutique hosts a fusion of global luxuries in the heart of Rice Village. This upscale boutique is home to hand-picked pieces from fashion capitals all over the world including New York, Milan and Paris. The eclectic mix of items […]