The “pass-through” spans updated original spaces at the front of the home and the more modern, opened up area near the home’s back wall of retractable glass doors.

The Do-Over: Opening up a century-old home

By Cynthia Lescalleet For The Leader The term “open floor plan” has a far more expanded — and literal — meaning at a renovated 1912 Craftsman bungalow in Houston Heights. Within its reworked, slightly expanded floor plan, an entire back wall of the home now features full-height glass doors that fully retract. When opened, a […]

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The meatloaf at Zelko Bistro.

Dare I say this meatloaf is better than Mom’s …?

If you’re craving a dish that resembles something from Mom’s kitchen, Zelko Bistro is a contender that Mom would certainly approve of. One option is ZB’s meatloaf. The meatloaf is served on a bed of yukon mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach and topped with a sweet tomato compote. In 2011, the meatloaf was featured on […]

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Owner of Petrol Station and soon-to-open Brash Brewing, Ben Fullelove, having fun with his eager and thirsty crowd, while opening some of his personal bottled favorties to share with the crowd.

Don’t miss the final events of Houston Beer Week

// Warning: This post is all craft beer related. Highly potent beers included. Read with beer in hand. // Houston Beer Week kicked off on April 18, and the week has highlighted Houston Beer and the craft beer scene all around town. Big area names like Brash Brewing, Buffalo Bayou, Karbach, Saint Arnold and many […]


The Reader: Sale of the Pinemont Park & Ride issue continues

An open letter to Mayor Parker:
Mayor Parker, by now I believe that you are completely aware of the situation regarding Metro’s sale of the Pinemont Park and Ride to the Houston Housing Authority and their intention to build a 300 unit low income apartment complex.