In about two months, CommonWealth Coffeehouse & Bakery is set to open its fifth location in the former Rosella Coffee & Wine Bar space at 203 E. Jones Ave.
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Hops & Hounds, a restaurant and dog park on the Northeast Side, plans to open a second location on the River Walk in north downtown next to Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen.
The Hughes home in Tobin Hill, which was once on the path toward demolition, has been purchased by chef Andrew Weissman and preservationist May Chu, who plan to convert the first floor into a wine-and-cheese bar.
Voodoo Doughnut, the iconic Portland, Oregon-based retail chain known for selling donuts with eclectic toppings in pink boxes, has signed a lease to open its first San Antonio store in the location of the Playland pizzeria on Houston Street.
A new food-and-beverage market called Make Ready, inside two former Cavender Cadillac dealership buildings off Broadway, is due to open this winter with a dozen tenants.
Though it has yet to take shape, McIntyre’s, a Houston-based sports bar, has already ruffled the feathers of some in the Lavaca neighborhood.
Developer Weston Urban is reaching beyond downtown as it prepares to buy the historic Koehler House from the Alamo Colleges District.
A new brewery called Breakaway Brewing is coming to the downtown area, this time to the rapidly growing Government Hill neighborhood.
Local developer Bakke Development Corp.’s plan for an ice house and retail complex on a prominent intersection in Southtown goes before the Historic and Design Review Commission this week.
A few months into Covid, Matt McLaughlin and Maray McChesney decided to turn their homemade tonic syrup hobby into a business. Now they’re working with Whole Foods to get their product on local shelves.