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Sam Houston Park & Heritage Society

Sam Houston Park & Heritage Society

in Built in Houston

A collection of mostly 19th-century homes restored and relocated from various places in Houston, creating an historic oasis in downtown. Tours arranged through the Houston Heritage Society. Picnics allowed, and the park frequently hosts festivals.

Ronnie Killen

Ronnie Killen

in Creative chefs of Houston

Ronnie Killen had his first barbecue joint by age 23, but left Houston for Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in London, graduating first in his class. He returned to Houston in 2003 and now has three popular restaurants in the suburb of Pearland.

Alley Theatre

Alley Theatre

in Performing in Houston

Founded in 1947, the Alley is one of America's leading non-profit theaters, recipient of a Tony for regional repertory. Maintaining a resident company of actors and production artists. Also famous for the Brutalist architecture of its building.


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Mandell Park

Mandell Park

in Built in Houston

Award-winning neighborhood park developed by Asakura Robinson, a design and landscape architecture firm founded in Houston. A community garden is integrated into a recreational space. Neighborhood activists contributed this innovative space to city.

Ziegler Cooper Architects: Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral

Ziegler Cooper Architects: Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral

in Built in Houston

Ziegler Cooper is a Houston architecture firm primarily serving schools, churches and communities. The firm offices in Houston's Bank of America building, in a space that suggests the churches they design. A major builder for 30 years.

TMCx at the TMC Innovation Institute

TMCx at the TMC Innovation Institute

in Built in Houston

TMCx is a special facility designed for the Texas Medical Center by Gensler architects. At the TMCx accelerator, the Innovation Institute brings together innovators and startup companies working to deliver new medical and scientific breakthroughs.



Antidote

Antidote

in Caffeinate in Houston

Drawing crowds of young people to the sofas and the patio, Antidote serves up attitude and killer coffee. Changing light menu usually includes cupcakes. Music on the sidewalk. Occasional food trucks.

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Double Trouble

Double Trouble

in Caffeinate in Houston

Double Trouble offers coffee, beer and cocktails just steps from the MetroRail. Clubs and shopping nearby. Open from 7 am Monday thru Friday, till 2 am (after midnight) Monday thru Saturday, Double Trouble is the hangout in the thick of Midtown life.

Tout Suite

Tout Suite

in Caffeinate in Houston

Master macaron bakers Sandy Tran and Anne Le decided to open an "internet cafe - bakery - coffee shop" which is actually a fabulous restaurant in an emerging hip neighborhood, East Downtown or "EaDo." Come for coffee, stay for the food and ambiance.



Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan

Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan

in Creative chefs of Houston

A unique team of chefs who've created a totally original venue with two jointly-located restaurants with constantly changing, locally-sourced cuisine. The Pass is a formal restaurant, and Provisions is more casual, including a communal table.

Hugo Ortega

Hugo Ortega

in Creative chefs of Houston

3-time James Beard Awards finalist, Ortega has 3 of Houston's top restaurants: Hugo's, Backstreet and Caracol. Born in Mexico City, he worked himself up from a dishwasher in Houston, eventually recreating his family's authentic Mexican cuisine.

Bryan Caswell

Bryan Caswell

in Creative chefs of Houston

Bryan Caswell's most notable achievement has been Reef restaurant and bar, an original and evolving elevation of Gulf Coast seafood. He was trained by Jean Georges. Other ventures include hamburger joint Little Bigs and Tex-Mex cafe El Real.



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