Betty Lou Heacker with her “inventory” at Wabash Feed and Garden. (Contributed Photo)

Wabash to move, not “move on”

Since 1987, Betty Lou Heacker and her crew at Wabash Feed and Garden have been taking care of business at 5701 Washington Ave. in the Heights. That is why many in the community were alarmed last week when Wabash’s land appeared on a commercial real estate listing site. The business, which offers all sorts of […]

Local residents have quickly banded together to support he family of Christopher Kirby, who died during this week's disastrous flooding.

Community bands together to help family of man killed in floods

Heights residents and employees at Christian’s Tailgate on White Oak are mourning the loss of a friend, family man and neighbor who was killed during Tuesday’s flooding. Christopher Kirby, an IT consultant, was working on computer systems at Christian’s Tailgate Monday night. When the storms struck, Kirby set out to help those in need who […]

The Brunch sliders at Urban Eats.

New menu items for brunch, lunch and dinner

The local communal dining cafe, located in the mega church, Ecclesia, is switching things up. Paper Co began their venture last year, offering pop-up dinners and eventually went to a full dinner service menu. Now, the cafe boasts a new coffee list and is switching from dinner service, to lunch service. The menu will offer […]


Thirsty Explorer’s favorite places to watch the NBA Playoffs

Many others have been here. They’ve accomplished championships year after year. Scored better and made history. A run at the title requires the leaders to shine the way for themselves and their team. This year’s Western Conference Finals aren’t just about this year’s MVP, Stephen Curry against Houston’s own MVP and fearless bearded leader, James […]