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Luck O’ The Spring Branch District Landing New Irish Bar ‘Hugh O’Connors’

By |2018-12-12T17:25:10+00:00December 12th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig When news of Houston’s The Gorgeous Gael bar closing hit social media, the response ranged from the expected: “Oh no! I’m sorry to see you go,” to downright dramatic: “There is a dark cloud looming over Rice Village.” Rice Village’s loss is the Spring Branch District’s gain as the owners of [...]

Spring Branch Burger Shack: Simply Over-The-Top Burgers in the Spring Branch District

By |2018-10-25T13:19:45+00:00October 26th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig If you're one of those people who can’t decide if you’re craving breakfast or lunch, a doughnut or a burger, a pizza or falafel, Spring Branch Burger Shack is your place. From the Clay Road burger (a freshly grilled patty on an everything bagel) to the Murray Bay Street burger (a [...]

Thinking of Stopping for Drinks in the Spring Branch District? You ‘Might as Well’

By |2018-10-23T14:07:38+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig  It has been known as Mickey’s Lounge and later Robbie’s. Recently, you may have noticed a new name — Might as Well Lounge and Boozenasium — over the door at 8518 Long Point Rd. in the Spring Branch District. Drop in and you will immediately feel a retro vibe — from [...]

Dolce & Cafe: Bringing Warmth to Spring Branch With Every Cup, Crepe and Conversation

By |2018-10-17T11:53:59+00:00October 17th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Community, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Spring Branch District’s Dolce & Cafe is woman-owned, woman-managed and so it is not at all surprising that it is also woman-inspired. “Most of our flavors come from our French grandmother who was an extraordinary family cook that everyone admired,” said owner Sanya, who opened the cafe this past May. “Now [...]

‘Elevated’ Mexican Sandwiches – And More – at Elevate in the Spring Branch District

By |2018-10-04T10:34:31+00:00October 4th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Under new ownership and a new vision, Mr. Torta in Spring Branch is getting a makeover. You may have noticed the new Elevate name adorning the storefront at 9405 Long Point Road, Houston 77055. The sign is advertising “cemitas and dulces.” You say cemitas. I see tortas. Once inside, you will [...]

Sabor y Sazón: Bringing Peruvian Flavors and Culture to Spring Branch

By |2018-10-03T15:16:01+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Papa a La Huancaina According to the infamous Michelin Guide, traditional Peruvian cuisine can be divided geographically into three branches: seaside, mountain and rainforest. We don’t have any of that geography in Houston, but we do have Sabor y Sazón. Located at 9401 Clay Rd. Suite 110, in the [...]

Eight One Opening Second Fashion Sneaker Boutique Location in Spring Branch

By |2018-08-31T18:50:34+00:00August 31st, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Carlos De Los Santos Jr. has always had a passion for sneakers and has been running the go-to spot for the hottest styles in Midtown. Now he wants to share that passion with those living and working where he grew up and now lives — the Spring Branch District. “Growing up [...]