Restaurant roundup: Leibman’s deli reopens, Italian restaurant opens third outpost

Here’s what’s cooking in Houston’s restaurant scene:

Last March, Leibman’s Wine & Fine Foods closed its location at 14529 Memorial Drive, but it has reopened as Leibman’s Eatery, Market, Gifts at 10100 Katy Freeway, according to multiple reports fro…

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Houston-area flood-mitigation, green space project finishes first phase

The first phase of a Clear Lake City flood-mitigation project is complete, and construction on the second phase will begin soon. 

Exploration Green — which is redeveloping a roughly 200-acre golf course — finished the first of five detention ponds and…

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Startup with Houston roots wins investment from 2018 Veterans Business Battle

Eighteen startups founded by veterans competed in 2018 Veterans Business Battle on April 13 and 14 at Rice University — and one company with strong Houston ties left with quite a few cash and noncash prizes. 

Austin-based Tenavox was awarded a $25,000…

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J.J. Watt among Time’s 100 most influential people in the world for 2018

New York-based Time Inc. has once again honored J.J. Watt for his generous fundraising efforts to raise money for flood relief in Houston during Hurricane Harvey.

Time magazine named the Houston Texan football player among its 2018 list of the 100 mos…

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North Carolina-based logistics co. relocates, expands south Houston facility

A logistics company based in Thomasville, North Carolina, has relocated and expanded one of its two Houston facilities. 

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (Nasdaq: ODFL) moved its south Houston service center from 200 Brisbane Road to 13936 Furman Road, …

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Academy names new leader as SVP, general counsel and secretary

One of greater Houston’s largest private employers has announced a leadership promotion.

Katy-based Academy Ltd., which does business as Academy Sports + Outdoors, appointed Rene Casares as its senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, acc…

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Sneak peek: Tour Space Center Houston’s new exhibit, Mission Control renovations

This summer at Space Center Houston, visitors will get the chance to build a virtual fighter jet and race it. They’ll get to fly as a goose and see a NASA jetpack. 

This is all part of Above and Beyond, a new exhibit at Space Center Houston, the visit…

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Houston Exponential names new CEO

The search for an executive director has ended for a recently established nonprofit aiming to spur Houston’s innovation scene.

Houston Exponential, or HX, has tapped local entrepreneur Russ Capper as its CEO, according to a press release. The former I…

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Local coffee concept coming to upcoming downtown Houston food hall

Finn Hall, one of several food halls coming to downtown Houston, has secured another restaurant tenant. 

Max Gonzalez, who owns Catalina Coffee at 2201 Washington Ave. and Amaya Roasting Co., will debut a new concept called Amaya Coffee at Finn Hall, …

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These Houston neighborhoods created the most wealth for owners

No surprise here: Investing in land in Houston has been a great way to store wealth, but some neighborhoods were better ventures than others. 

Paige Martin, a local broker associate with Keller Williams Memorial, gathered data from the Houston Associa…

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