City Votes To Plant New Sunnyside Multi-Service Center Closer to Home, Steering Clear of Tired Brownfield

Houston City Council voted unanimously yesterday to purchase 2 vacant parcels of land — just under 8 acres total — off Reed Rd. in Sunnyside for a new community service center and health clinic, as well as an adjacent park. Unlike the more remote site the officials first proposed for the new service center — […]… Read More

Les Noo’dle’s Nametags Replacing Les Ba’get’s on the Montrose Blvd. Restaurant Building Near W. Gray

The building on the corner of Montrose Blvd. and Bomar St. is showing signs of rebranding as Les Ba’get’s owners prepare to open a new, more pho-friendly joint in its place — dubbed Les Noo’dle. February 2 was closing day for the original Vietnamese restaurant; it’s now getting situated in a new Oak Forest shopping […]… Read More

Price Dips on Most Expensive Houston Home Listing; The Flood Control Projects Houston Plans to Submit for FEMA Mitigation Money; More Art Off I-10

Most Expensive Home Listing in Houston Reduced to $30M [HBJ] Developer Has Land Under Contract for Indian-Focused Active-Adult Community Underway in Aliana [HBJ ($)] Randalls Warehouse and Distribution Center in Northwest Houston Trades Hands [HBJ] Residents Need a Salary of $27,067 To Own a Home in Houston Right Now, Finds SmartAsset [Culturemap] Texas Housers Files […]… Read More

Daily Demolition Report: La Ruin

Swamplot’s Daily Demolition Report lists buildings that received City of Houston demolition permits the previous weekday. When we remember we are all mad, the buildings disappear and life stands explained. Commercial Structures City of Houston, 1318 S. Dairy Ashford St. 77077 (W. Harden; building A) City of Houston Public Works and Engineering, 709 Harvest Moon […]… Read More

Cypress Home Listing Photo of the Day: Checkered Past

13202 Vinca Ct. [HAR]

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King’s Bierhaus Owners Will Hatch Egghaus Next Door

Egghaus Gourmet is what the father-and-son owners of King’s Bierhaus are planning to call the new breakfast restaurant they have planned next to their existing beer hall in the strip center on T.C Jester, just off Ella. The Chronicle’s Greg Morago reports that Hans and Philipp Sitter have already “secured the Egghaus space” on the […]… Read More

Smoosh, Teapresso Setting Up Next to Snooze in Lowell Street Market off Shepherd

In the wake of Snooze, 2 more businesses with names suggesting AM activities are on their way to the new Lowell Street Market on 18th St. between Shepherd and Durham. Radom Capital began transforming the 3-building former warehouse complex in something retail- and restaurant-ready back in 2016. Since then, Snooze  has been the only restaurant […]… Read More

Steakhouse Landing at Allen Center; Astrodome’s Public ‘Domecoming’

Houston’s Top 10 Best-Selling Neighborhoods in 2017 [HBJ ($)] Why Northeast Houston Continues To Attract Homebuyers After Harvey [HBJ ($)] Baker Katz To Update Facade of Newly Purchased Retail Center Near Rice Village [Houston Chronicle] Xscape Theater Bringing 12-Screen Cinema to The Crossing at Katy Fulshear [Bisnow] Denver Steakhouse Guard and Grace Coming to Downtown’s […]… Read More

Daily Demolition Report: Wednesday Waylay

Swamplot’s Daily Demolition Report lists buildings that received City of Houston demolition permits the previous weekday. A mid-week wrecking rest – we’ll return as soon as technical difficulties with the city’s permit reporting system are resolved.        … Read More

Houston Home Listing Photo of the Day: Freight Yard

901 E. 24th St. [HAR]

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