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HOUSTON'S LOCAL ACTION PLAN OPEN FOR PUBLIC INPUT UNTIL JUNE 24 HOUSTON - The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department is extending the comment period on its local action plan for $1.15 billion in housing recovery funding until June 24. The plan will be submitted to City Council for approval on June 27. “We’re pleased to have partnered with so many City Council members in hosting public meetings about the plan,” said Housing Director Tom McCasland. “We want to make sure the feedback from all of these meetings is included in the updated plan that goes to Council on the 27th.” A list of upcoming events is posted at www.houstontx.gov/housing and on the HCDD Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/HoustonHCDD. Later this summer, Houston’s plan will be incorporated into the State of Texas Plan for Disaster Recovery: Hurricane Harvey – Round 1 as a substantial amendment. Harris County’s plan will be incorporated in the same amendment. Public comments on the local action plan may be submitted by email to: Fatima.Wajahat@houstontx.gov or by mail: HCDD, ATTN: Fatima Wajahat, 601 Sawyer, Suite 400, Houston, TX 77007. View the draft Plan at: • HCDD website http://houstontx.gov/housing • Main Public Library – 500 McKinney, 77002 • HCDD Office – 601 Sawyer, Suite 400, 77007 (copies may be obtained at this location upon request) To learn more about CDBG-DR and upcoming events related to disaster recovery, please call 832.394.6200 or visit www.houstontx.gov/housing.

    Housing and Community Development Department
    With more than $1 billion in housing recovery allocated to Houston, the City is seeking community input on priorities for long-term recovery efforts from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. HCDD is partnering with community groups on a series of upcoming meetings.
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No Broccoli: Houston Food News This Week

$$$ American/New American 2313 Edwards St #100

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Spirits 1201 Caroline

$$$ Cajun, Creole, Southern, Steak 3736 Westheimer Rd.

    No Broccoli: Houston Food News This Week
    Confession: I don't drink coffee. This doesn't really mean much, other than I'm a bad journalist, but for the sake of my friends who do drink the stuff, can we stop trying to make broccoli coffee a thing?
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Jun 07

Jun 07

Upcoming Houston Food Events: Poitín Launches Brunch

On Saturday, June 9, Poitín, 2313 Edwards, is launching its new weekend brunch menu, available every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a...

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Three Brothers Bakery, 12393 Kingsride, 4036 South Braeswood, 4606 Washington, is celebrating Pride Month by offering a seven-layer rainbow...

Three Brothers Bakery, 12393 Kingsride, 4036 South Braeswood, 4606 Washington, is celebrating Pride Month by offering a seven-layer rainbow creation, complete with...

Now through July 29th, Eddie V’s, 2800 Kirby, 12848 Queensbury, will host Sparkling Sounds, mixing seasonal tastes and themed live music in the...

Now through July 29th, Eddie V’s, 2800 Kirby, 12848 Queensbury, will host Sparkling Sounds, mixing seasonal tastes and themed live music in the sophisticated vibe...

Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen, 1212 Waugh, has a deal for oyster fans this summer. Everyday in June, guests can enjoy $1 oysters on-the-half-shell at the bar, on the patios or in the dining room.

...June 14, William Chris Vineyards will be hosting a meet and greet at Revival Market, 550 Heights, bringing along fellow winemakers from Lost Draw for a special evening featuring wine tastings and...

    Upcoming Houston Food Events: Poitín Launches Brunch
    Mark your calendars, because you don't want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings: Three Brothers Bakery, 12393 Kingsride, 4036 South Braeswood, 4606 Washington, is celebrating Pride Month by offering a seven-layer rainbow creation, complete with eye-catching layers of lavender, dark purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and red. Decorated with...
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Jun 06

Dateline Rice for June 6, 2018

6 Houston-area schools earn a spot on 2018 Center for World University Rankings report

    Dateline Rice for June 6, 2018
    Correction: The June 5 edition of Dateline mistakenly identified Dr. John C. Price as a member of Rice's class of 1954. We apologize for the error.
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Jun 06

6 Houston-area schools earn a spot on 2018 Center for World University Rankings report

6 Houston-area schools earn a spot on 2018 Center for World University Rankings report

    Center for World University Rankings 2018-2019 report includes 6 Houston-area schools - Houston Business Journal
    Six Houston-area universities and medical schools ranked in the top 500 universities in the world, according to the 2018-2019 report from the Center for World University Rankings. The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center was the top-ranked Houston school at No.
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Openings and Closings: La Vista 101 Debuts, Krisp Bird and Batter Richmond Closes

Beaver's, 2310 Decatur, reopened

Poitin, 2313 Edwards, opened May 14

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La Vista 101, 1805 West 18th, officially opened May 29. The reinvented restaurant from Greg Gordon has been quietly back on...

Kojak's Fine Foods, 1912 West 18th, is bringing back dinner service, according to The Leader. Owner Mark Oster's small eatery...

Teapresso Bar, 718 West 18th, debuted at the Lowell Street Market with its soft opening, May 18. The Hawaiian-based...

Teabysea, 2015 Yale, which opened May 23, is on the smaller side with a simple menu. There are...

...original fried chicken sandwich joint opened February 28, 2017 and McPherson added another location at 2400 N. Shepherd a few months later. Using humanely-raised pastured chickens from Crystal Ranch Farm, McPherson's...

Flying Pho, 3434 Ella, began its soft opening on May 23, closed for a couple of adjustment days and...

Chick-Fil-A, 18323 Gulf Freeway, had a small roof fire on May 25 according to its Facebook page and was back cooking and serving in the drive thru the same day.  The dining room reopened the next morning.

Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, 7100 Lawndale, was not so lucky. A fire broke out around 4:15 p.m., May 25...

Antonini's Subs, 602 6th, opened April 1

Chinois Orient Bistro 2, 11550 Louetta, opened April

Doctor Daiquiri, 7850 FM 1960 West, opened late March

East Hampton Sandwich Company, 4444 Westheimer grand opening May 31

Java Lava Brew, 1201 Southmore, soft opening May 2

MALK BevBar, 3600 Kirby, soft opening May 12

Mr. Pho, 11210 Bellaire, soft opening April 15

Nobu, 5115 Westheimer, opened June1

Peri Peri Factory, 6375 Westheimer, opened April 23

Pho Ga Dong Nai, 11528 Bellaire, opened end of April

Ray's Real Pit BBQ Shack, 3929 Old Spanish Trail, opened new location, May 11

The Seafood Spot, 11803 Wilcrest, opened the last week of April

Tasty Sandwich, 2802 Old Spanish Trail, opened March

Truck Yard, 2118 Lamar, opened May 2

UB Preserv, 1609 Westheimer, opened May 8

Wanna Bao, 2708 Bagby, soft opening May

Charivari, 2521 Bagby, closed May 26

Jenni's Noodle House, 3773 Richmond, closed May 18

    Openings and Closings: La Vista 101 Debuts, Krisp Bird and Batter Richmond Closes
    La Vista 101, 1805 West 18th, officially opened May 29. The reinvented restaurant from Greg Gordon has been quietly back on the scene with a soft opening the past week. Gordon opened the original La Vista nearly two decades ago, serving Italian favorites to the Briargrove area residents who appreciated...
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This Week in Houston Food Events: Memorial Day Specials and Chefs for Paws

...Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival Pre-Event Dinner, beginning at 6 p.m. at Poitín, 2313 Edwards. Poitín chefs Dory Fung and Nahum Hernandez will also be part of the culinary...

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Bar Victor, 4321 Montrose, would like to commemorate and cheer those who have bravely served our country by featuring...

Enjoy this year’s final $3.99 Crawfish Wednesday at The New Potato, 3519 Clinton, from 5 to 10 p.m. In addition to Voodoo Momma's crawfish, guests can...

We Olive & Wine Bar, 249 West 19th, will be celebrating the end of the school year by offering complimentary sundaes for the kids, from 3:30 p.m. until supplies last. Adults can enjoy happy hour alongside. 

Brenner’s on the Bayou, 1 Birdsall, will be hosting its second annual National Donut Day Wine Dinner from 7 to 10...

Toronto’s Vegandale Food Drink Festival is coming to Sam Houston Park, 1000 Bagby, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Guests can expect 100-perfect vegan eats and a lineup of ethically-minded goods and services. Tickets are $15. 

Brasserie 19, 1962 West Gray, is partnering with Remy Martin for National Cognac Day, offering a special cognac brunch from noon to 3 p.m. Guests can enjoy French Sidecars cocktails and brunch specials like quiche du jour and ricotta pancakes.

The fourth annual Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival will take place at The Corinthian, 202 Fannin, from 1 to 5 p.m. The Spanish wine and tapas experience will feature over...

...for the Chefs for Paws event, a multi-course dinner and benefit, held at Canopy, 3939 Montrose, and raising funds for Rescued Pet Movement. This year’s lineup of chefs includes Canopy...

    This Week in Houston Food Events: Memorial Day Specials and Chefs for Paws
    Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Mondays all summer long Ooh La La, 23920 Westheimer, 20155 Park Row, 770 West Sam Houston Parkway North, will showcase Macaron Mondays, beginning on Memorial Day and running through Labor Day, Monday, September 3. All summer long, guests can get French...
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Openings and Closings: Nobu Nears, Jenni's Noodle House Richmond Turns Tacos

Beaver's, 2310 Decatur, reopened after closing for renovations in July 2017. The Decatur location is the original of the Houston favorite loved for its barbecue and smoky queso. The second Beaver's opened at 6025 Westheimer in January 2017.

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Nobu, 5115 Westheimer, will open in the Galleria, June 1. The highly-anticipated and long-awaited restaurant from...

Jenni's Noodle House, 3773 Richmond, closed May 18 to make way for the owners' new concept, Dream Tacos Texas which will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner around June 1. The three other Jenni's Noodle House locations will continue service as usual.

East Hampton Sandwich Company, 4444 Westheimer, is having a grand opening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 31.

Sixty Vines, 2540 University, is coming to Rice Village. There is no definitive date yet on the Dallas-based...

Steel City Pops, 2565 Amherst, is expected to open late summer 2018. The Alabama-based gourmet popsicle shop offers a wide variety of gluten-free and cream-based popsicles. The pops are all-natural, using organic cane sugar and locally sourced ingredients.

Beaver's, 2310 Decatur, reopened after closing for renovations in July 2017. The Decatur location is the original of the Houston favorite loved for its barbecue and smoky queso. The second Beaver's opened at 6025 Westheimer in January 2017.

The Seafood Spot, 11803 Wilcrest, opened the last week of April. The crawfish boil runs around $7/lb. and the snow crab about $15. Considering the retail price of snow crab legs at the grocery store, that's a pretty good deal.

Java Lava Brew, 1201 Southmore, began its stealth soft opening May 2. Still under the radar, look for an official...

    Openings and Closings: Nobu Nears, Jenni's Noodle House Richmond Turns Tacos
    Nobu, 5115 Westheimer, will open in the Galleria, June 1. The highly-anticipated and long-awaited restaurant from Japanese celebrity chef, Nobu Matsuhisa is part of the worldwide restaurant empire of chef Matsuhisa, who was working in a Tokyo restaurant as a young man in the early '70s when he was asked...
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May 21

This Week in Houston Food Events: Get a Taste of the Nation

...Taste of the Nation, benefiting No Kid Hungry, will be held at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards. The celebrated culinary tasting event will feature over 40 of the region’s top chefs...

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Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale, continues its outdoor cooking series with a Burger Throwdown, featuring Coltivare chefs and line cooks showcasing their burger grilling talents. This week, Victor Bland will be serving up burgers from 5 p.m. until sold out. Burgers will be sold for $15.

Lucille’s, 5512 La Branch, invites guests to embark on a culinary tour of Beijing and Shanghai at an intimate...

Bistro Provence, 13616 Memorial, is celebrating National Escargot Day with a special menu of snail dishes all day, including traditional escargots in sizzling garlic butter and the restaurant’s signature Pizza Nonni (snail pizza), baked golden in a wood-fired oven.

Glitter Karaoke, 2621 Milam, invites FM Kitchen and Bar chef-owner Ryan Hildebrand for a special Thursday night pop-up, beginning at 8 p.m. Email booking@glitterkaraoke.com or send a message directly through Glitter’s Facebook page to RSVP.

Texas de Brazil, 822 Town & Country, is celebrating National Wine Day by offering happy hour pricing throughout the day. Sip the restaurant’s private label varietals for $5 per glass.

Held at India House, 8888 West Bellfort, from 1 to 5 p.m., the second annual Millionaire Food Tasting will bring together...

Mongoose Versus Cobra, 1011 McGowen, is celebrating six years of business by throwing an all-day birthday party, running from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Party goers can expect live music, drink specials, entertainment from Doomsday Wrestling, a raffle and smoked deliciousness from Harlem Texas Road BBQ.

    This Week in Houston Food Events: Get a Taste of the Nation
    Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Monday, May 21 Food Happy Hour Launch at Conservatory Houston's first food hall is adding happy hour bites to its boozy happy hour offerings. On Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., beat the heat and head underground for specials...
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Helping Out: Houston Food News This Week

Cocktails 1919 Washington Ave

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...which is why so many were confused as to why the one previously located at 5005 Richmond Ave. shut down. Wonder no more: it was a victim of the great 610-59 interchange...

Specialty Foods, Wine & Spirits 5000 Westheimer Rd.

$$$ American/New American 2048 Colquitt St.

$$ Barbecue 1504 Airline Drive

$$$$ Japanese 904 Westheimer Rd.

$$$$ Cajun, Creole, Seafood, Southern 3300 Smith St.

    Helping Out: Houston Food News This Week
    Dread it. Run from it. Summer still arrives. In time you will know what it's like to sweat from places you didn't know could sweat, to want so desperately to be cool, and to fail all the same.
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First Look: Pork Skins and Bright Views at Poitín

$$$ 2313 Edwards St #100

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$ Hamburgers 1603 N. Durham Dr.

    First Look: Pork Skins and Bright Views at Poitín
    It was the subtle sound of popping that caught my attention. As I sat at a table organizing my to-do list, I had managed to push away the rest of the sounds inside Poitín -chats between bartenders and those sitting at the bar, workers moving around things in the newly opened restaurant, men in suits discussing how the rest of the day might look-deep into the background, but suddenly my attention was being stolen by the sound of pops.
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