Longtime Montrose cafe known for brunch suffers fire, aims to reopen in 2019

Baba Yega Cafe, which occupies a converted bungalow in Montrose, suffered a fire the night of Dec. 7.

The restaurant, at 2607 Grant St., is closed for the time being, but the owners plan to reopen sometime in 2019, according to a statement from the company.  

Per the statement, the fire broke out around 9 p.m. and is believed to have started near the front entrance. Media reports show flames coming from the roof. 

All employees and guest got out safely, and the owners are working with officials…

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Longtime Montrose cafe known for brunch suffers fire, aims to reopen in 2019

Lyft reveals top Houston destinations for 2018

Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. has released its list of Houston customers’ top destinations for 2018.

The “Lyftie Awards” celebrate bars, concerts, gyms, neighborhoods and more in 45 markets, according to a Dec. 4 press release. For each market, Lyft also handed out an “Only In” award, which recognizes a unique landmark or destination commonly visited by riders that only exists in that market. White Oak Music Hall won the award in Houston, while iconic places such as The Metropolitan Museum…

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Lyft reveals top Houston destinations for 2018

Houston Police Department begins road closures for George H.W. Bush’s funeral

Former President George H.W. Bush’s Houston funeral will be held in the Uptown-Tanglewood area on Thursday, Dec. 6, and road closures are already beginning. 

The public repose and funeral will be held at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church at 717 Sage Road. Expect heavy traffic and delays in the area.

The Houston Police Department announced the following road closures in a press conference and on Twitter:

Riverway Drive between Sage Road and South Post Oak Lane
Sage Road between Tangle Lane and…

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Houston Police Department begins road closures for George H.W. Bush’s funeral