3 greater Houston restaurants named to Yelp’s national top 100 list

It seems to be that time of year for food accolades. In February alone, the James Beard Foundation announced its semifinalists, Rodeo Houston hosted a food competition and Texas Monthly published a list of the best new restaurants in the Lone Star Stat…

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Fig & Olive to open in Galleria next month; neighboring restaurants to follow

The first restaurant is ready to debut behind the curved Philip Johnson-designed façade of the former Saks Fifth Avenue space at The Galleria.

Fig & Olive, a Mediterranean cuisine eatery, will open its doors in early March, according to a press releas…

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Houston’s Andrews Kurth Kenyon to merge with another law firm

Several months ago, reports emerged that Houston-based Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP and Virginia-based Hunton & Williams LLP were in talks to merge. Now, the deal is official.

The two firms voted to combine as Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, according to a Feb….

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Houston midstream company to sell 2 terminals for $140M

Just a few months after lining up a major acquisition of a Dallas company, Houston-based American Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: AMID) has sold assets to a newly formed joint venture.

The midstream company has agreed to sell two refined product terminal…

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Texadelphia to open second Houston location

Soon there will be two Texadelphia Bar & Grill locations in Houston. That means twice the opportunities for Texas-inspired Philly cheesesteak.

According to a press release, Texadelphia has inked a lease for a 3,500-square-foot space that formerly hous…

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Aggreko purchases Houston-based electrical distribution co.

Aggreko PLC, which provides modular, mobile power and adjacent product solutions, has completed another acquisition.

The company, which is based in Scotland but has its North American headquarters in Houston, bought Houston-based A Contact Electric Re…

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Dine-in movie theater coming to Springwoods Village mixed-use development

CityPlace, a 60-acre mixed-use development inside Springwoods Village, is welcoming a cinema to its retail mix.

Houston-based Star Cinema Grill inked a lease to open a theater at CityPlace, according to a press release. The dine-in concept will seat 1…

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Global nonprofit hires local leader for new position overseeing Harvey-relief efforts

International humanitarian nonprofit Save the Children Federation Inc. has created a new position to help address the long-term effects from Hurricane Harvey.

Save the Children named John Bracken, formerly the CEO of Montgomery County Youth Services, …

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Restaurant roundup: Local Foods opens in the Heights, wine cafe to debut

Here’s the latest news in Houston’s restaurant scene:

Houston-based concept Local Foods’s fifth location opened for business as of Feb. 16, according to a press release. It’s at 714 Yale St. in Heights Mercantile, a 40,000-square-foot mixed-used pr…

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Global nonprofit hires local leader for new position overseeing Harvey-relief efforts

International humanitarian nonprofit Save the Children Federation Inc. has created a new position to help address the long-term effects from Hurricane Harvey.

Save the Children named John Bracken, formerly the CEO of Montgomery County Youth Services, …

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