The $7.5 million rehabilitation of the Witte building on East Commerce Street—aka, the Chinese restaurant—is well underway.
Bella on the River, the inconspicuous River Walk restaurant near one of the river floodgates, is moving to Houston Street in late October. Specifically, Bella will be taking over the Houston Street Bistro location at 204 E. Houston St., between the Starbucks and the Majestic Theatre entrance. On Wednesday, the restaurant made the announcement on […]
Merkaba, a Mayan-inspired bar, will take up residence at the former Swig Martini Bar spot at 111 W. Crockett St. “It’s a new concept for us, something we haven’t done before,” said Derek Langford, senior general manager at Howl of the Moon, which is opening the new bar. Merkaba is a reference to the “vehicle” […]
Barge operator Go Rio Cruises on Monday launched a nonstop service called Commuter Express, a ride intended to take office workers from the Pearl to downtown in the morning, and back to the Pearl at the end of the day. The company hopes to meet a potential transportation demand for downtown workers living in the […]