Houston

Cord cutters get another option as YouTube TV expands to Houston with live local programming

YouTube has expanded its internet-based television service to Houston. On Thursday, owner Google announced the expansion of YouTube TV to the Bayou …

Televisions

Dez Bryant Bought Out Pinkerton’s Barbecue to Throw a Giant Party

Any displaced Cowboys fans up for a road trip to Lufkin?<p>Even though he’s playing in Dallas, Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant headed to Houston for excellent barbecue this week, buying out everything that <b>Pinkerton’s BBQ</b> had to serve yesterday.<p>The restaurant announced the buy-out in a tweet, which …

Dallas

Developer unveils stunning plan to transform Airline farmers market into a foodie paradise

An ambitious plan is taking shape that will convert a charmingly shabby produce market into a comprehensive destination for food-obsessed locals and …

Texas

The Drama-Plagued El Tiempo Cantina In Webster Is Apparently Happening Now

The outpost was the subject of hotly-contested litigation<p>After closing Laurenzo’s earlier this month, restaurateurs Roland and Domenic Laurenzo will open the eighth outpost of El Tiempo Cantina in Webster later this year.<p>A press release announces that Roland Laurenzo and Dominic Laurenzo have …

Best new brunches: 8 restaurants that make the weekend special

If there's a better time than brunch to celebrate the end of a long week, we don't know about it. Think about it: You can kick back, catch up with …

Texas

Mecom heartbroken after historic family mansion is demolished by new owner

John Mecom, Jr., remembers buying the house at 2945 Lazy Lane across from his parents' home, sight unseen.<p>"It was an accident," he said. Mecom, the …

Texas

Learn what sets Austin Eastciders apart from other American ciders

Lots of Texas breweries focus on craft beer, but Ed Gibson, a native of Bristol, England, saw an opportunity for a cider company that brewed …

Texas

Kenny & Ziggy's owner keeps the spirit alive with national Deli Month

All across the country, delis are in trouble. The closure of New York’s iconic Carnegie Deli at the end of 2016 served as only another sign that the …

Texas

Leave your shoes at the front door and stay healthy, University of Houston study says

Whether it was at grandma's or the next door neighbor's house, at some point we've all been told to take your shoes off at the front door.<p>If you …

Texas

It’s Official: In-N-Out Burger Snaps Up First Houston Location

Looks like Briarmeadow will be the chain’s first Space City outpost<p>It’s long been known that In-N-Out Burger has been plotting a Houston location, and now it appears as if the California-based chain has officially found a location for Houston’s first spot to score a Double Double.<p>Rumormongers on …

Restaurants

Looks like it's happening: In-N

Houston's long civic nightmare may finally be coming to an end. Soon, diners across the city could be lining up for double-double animal-style …

Texas

A beloved landmark in Houston's original Chinatown prepares to shutter

One of the last vestiges of EaDo's life as Houston's original Chinatown will soon disappear. Long Sing Supermarket, a Chinese grocer and meat market …

Texas

Conveyor Belt Sushi Spot Hits The Galleria This Week

Sushigami’s neverending parade of sashimi has arrived<p>This week, Houston’s newest conveyor belt sushi restaurant Sushigami will officially make its debut at the Galleria.<p>A post to the restaurant’s Facebook page indicates that it will kick open the doors this week in the dining pavilion on the mall’s …

Food & Dining

Burger King's new Chicken Parmesan Sandwich delivers drive-thru Italian flavor

This week I reached out for a Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, new from the No. 2 burger blaster, Burger King, with 13,000 restaurants worldwide. Monarchy …

Burger King

rise's spa and fitness center rival that of any vacay

Spa vacations — with their pampering, yoga, and relaxation — are the epitome of a luxurious getaway. But what if every day was a spa vacation? That’s …

Texas

Restaurateur Tilman Fertitta Wants to Buy the Houston Rockets

Maybe this time he’ll get his chance?<p>In addition to running his massive restaurant empire, Landry’s owner Tilman Fertitta has expressed a serious interest in buying the Houston Rockets — again.<p>Over the past couple of months, Fertitta has mentioned buying the team in multiple interviews, reports …

Basketball

Zero Degrees Brings Spicy, Icy Mangonadas to Bellaire Boulevard

The California-based chain arrives next month<p>Thanks to the oppressive Houston heat, there’s really no such thing as too many ways to cool off with an icy, delicious treat. Which makes the arrival of California-based drink chain Zero Degrees all the more enticing.<p>A post to Zero Degrees’ Facebook …

Food

Murder charge dropped in fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11

HOUSTON (AP) — A murder charge has been dropped against a homeless man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as the child walked …

Crime

Tilman Fertitta, Mattress Mack, Yao Ming express interest in purchasing the Rockets

Now that the Houston Rockets are officially on the market, who would be interested in purchasing the team?<p>Our partners at ABC13 have confirmed that …

Yao Ming

5 great reasons to spend a summer evening at the CultureMap Country Club Social

Our CultureMap Social series returns Thursday, July 20, and this time we've come up with a special theme for the young professionals happy hour. It's …

Texas

shaped stage and Garth will be the first to use it

The star of RodeoHouston 2018 could very well be the new stage.<p>Rodeo officials unveiled plans for a custom, star-shaped, rotating concert stage like …

Garth Brooks

Acclaimed Austin burger joint picks hot Heights development for 4th location

The Heights' status as Houston's hottest destination for new restaurant openings shows no signs of slowing down. This year alone, new arrivals like …

Texas

Where To Shop: 7 cool new stores and collaborations to cure the mid-summer blues

Where to shop is back this month with some exciting new additions to the Houston shopping scene. The city is buzzing with new product launches and …

Fashion

Houston’s Best Happy Hours For Cheap Booze And Bites

After a long day at work, there’s nothing better than bellying up to the bar for cheap booze and snacks during happy hour. Everyone has their favorite haunt, but Houston is replete with excellent happy hours, which means that it’s time to branch out.<p>These restaurants showcase amazing offerings from …

Restaurants

Houston area school calendars show many districts starting earlier

Seventeen of Harris County's 25 school districts will welcome students back before the state's mandated start date, according to a compilation of …

It Looks Like Ford Fry Will Open a Tex-Mex Restaurant In the Heights

All signs point to Superica<p>Back in May, Eater reported that State of Grace owner and restaurateur Ford Fry appeared to be plotting an expansion in Houston. Now, more details have emerged that point to plans to open a Tex-Mex restaurant in the Heights.<p>It was originally reported that Fry was …

Restaurants

Hoffman's ticket to ride: Paul McCartney dazzles in Bossier City, but keyless hotel is a dud

I drove to Bossier City, Louisiana, of all places, Saturday night to see Paul McCartney perform at CenturyLink Center. I made the 4-hour drive and …

Paul McCartney

How to get your cardio on at home — without gym equipment

There's no excuse not to get your cardio in, even if you don't have a gym membership — all you need is a small space at your abode. ABC13's Rebecca …

Aerobic Exercise

Surprise! Billionaire Rockets owner Les Alexander puts NBA team up for sale

The Houston Rockets are for sale and owner Les Alexander is looking for a potential buyer, the team announced Monday.<p>During a press conference, CEO …

Texas

Best new hair and skin care products for men and women unveiled by Maxwell and other stars

I elbowed my husband, sitting beside me in the nearly empty press room of Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas. "Is that him?" I asked, eyeing the …

Skin Care