The “after” of their remodel shows the new driveway scaled to modern-day vehicles. The renovation adds an additional 459 square feet to the home in the form of a master suite and laundry room off a short, new hallway at the back of the former two-bedroom, one-bath floor plan. (Photo by Tad Krampitz of TK Images)

The Do-Over: How passion became a profession

By Cynthia Lescalleet The only skeleton revealed during the award-winning renovation of a 1920s bungalow in Sunset Heights was the eight-inch skeleton key that came with the property when Ellie and Christian Busker of Renovative Thinking began their project. Its completion earned a 2015 Good Brick Award from Preservation Houston, which honored recipients at The […]

A worker performs the final bouts of brick engraving at the Heights Fire Station as part of its restoration and centennial. (Contributed Photo)

Celebrating the Heights Fire Station

With 100 years and counting of history, spanning generations of Heights residents and counteless Houstonians who have passed through its doors, the Houston Heights Fire Station’s centennial will be a celebration of the community’s past, present and future. The 100th birthday party for the Houston Heights Fire Station, located at 12th St. and Yale St., […]

The outside of Johnny's Gold brick has received a fresh coat of paint and a painting of their bar hours that are coming soon.

Nibbles: Johnny’s Gold Brick showing progress

The Treadsack team and Leslie Ross announced the news of the purchase of The Boom Boom Room late last year. Ross and the Treadsack crew quickly announced their plans to open Johnny’s Gold Brick and slated for an early opening in January. Needless to say that the anticipated bar is behind schedule. “The opening date […]

Kiki Neumann in her booth at White Linen Night in the Heights.

Art Valet: Breathing new life into license plates

Have you ever found yourself “in the zone?” That magical place, where everything just clicks, one good thing leads to another, people, events and circumstances just happen as if the universe had planned it all ahead of time, and was just waiting for you to show up. That is how I see Kiki Neumann’s life, […]


Reader defends Mayor Parker

Please, the next time you feel the need to spew your right wing rhetoric, please check the facts first. I felt like I was reading FOX news!