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Unique Ice Cream Lands in Historic Heights Neighborhood

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In 2002, James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, Jeni Britton Bauer opened Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in Columbus, Ohio. Over the past 17 years, the company has grown far beyond a small Ohio creamery thanks to nationwide distribution. Luckily, you can now try all of their one-of-a kind flavors at their newest Heights location. Keep Reading

Shopping Centers Are No Longer Cookie-Cutter Developments

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Shopping in Houston has always been noteworthy. Expanding far beyond the 3millionsquarefoot mall that opened in 1970, our extraordinary shopping centers have always included restaurants, entertainment venues and other attractions. These distinctive destinations are not only for shoppers, but also for individuals and groups looking for a full day of unique activities.   Keep Reading

Monkey’s Tail Bar Opens in North Houston

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Located in the Lindale Park neighborhood, Monkey’s Tail was inspired by the nearby train station – a monkey’s tail is slang for the handle known to move the train tracks. The group of industry veterans that opened the bar combined their Mexican-American backgrounds to create a place where mid-century modern meets hole-in-the-wall vintage vibes. Filled with pool tables, lounge areas and a large dog-friendly patio it is bound to be the newest go-to neighborhood bar.  Keep Reading

New Heights Restaurant Focuses on Transparency & Global Taste

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Owners Xavier and Mari Godoy are high school sweethearts from Venezuela who have a love of international cuisine. After years of working in the Oil & Gas field in Houston, the couple had the idea to open a restaurant where people left saying “You know what? I felt like I went to a friend’s house and had the best meal ever.” In January 2019 Mastrantos, an intimate and contemporary restaurant with international cuisine was born. 

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Natural Beauty & Wellness Shop Coming to the Heights

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Nashville based beauty & wellness shop, Lemon Laine, is coming to Heights Mercantile on November 3rd. The founder and CEO Laura Lemon says, “Houston is the largest small town I know,” and as a former Texas resident is proud that, “It’s one of the most populated and culturally diverse cities in the U.S., but still has a friendly feel, with tree-lined streets and neighborhoods buzzing with people that say hello to strangers. That balance in a community really speaks to me.” We couldn’t love her thoughts on Houston more and are excited to welcome her second location!  Keep Reading

Updated Classics at BCK

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BCK Kitchen & Cocktails Adventures, the Heights Neighboorhood eartery which focuses on nostalgic American fare with inspirations from the team’s diverse background, recently launched a lunch menu. The addition was inspired by the success of one of the restaurants first goals: being a place where neighbors residents want to be regulars.  Keep Reading

Where Are They Now?: Revival Market Reunion Series

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Revival Market is a Houston Heights’s craft butcher shop and cafe run by the well known Agricole Hospitality. Established with the intention of serving responsibly sourced food and always have a talented lineup of chefs. Eight Row Flint, a modern ice house with whiskey, beer, tacos, and tequila has been hosting an outdoor cooking series this summer that is wrapping up by bringing back old names.  Keep Reading

All-Day Winecafé Postino Opens in Heights Mercantile

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In case you missed the memo, you probably ought to be spending more time in the Houston Heights. The thriving neighborhood perfectly melds urban Houston savvy with a charming, independent vibe that’s more commonly found in smaller towns. The latest jewel in the district’s crown is Postino WineCafé, now open at Heights Mercantile.

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Indulge in Nostalgic American Favorites at New Heights Restaurant

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BCK: Kitchen & Cocktail Adventures

The California team that brought popular River Oaks-based restaurant Bosscat Kitchen + Libations to Houston is launching an exciting new concept in the Heights. Travel back in time at BCK: Kitchen & Cocktail Adventures, a neighborhood bar and eatery serving American fare alongside classic and specialty cocktails.

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Local Foods Debuts New Heights Location

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Local Foods has been a favorite of visitors and locals alike since its first location opened in 2011. Now, the brand debuts its highly-anticipated fifth location, housed in the historic Heights neighborhood’s vibrant new development, Heights Mercantile.

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