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part of the center’s renovation, and there were concerns that
with another successful location opened last year in Pearland,
Auntie’s might leave the area altogether.
The family favorite hopes to reopen at its new site before the
end of the year.
Meantime, its new next-door neighbor, Carmelita’s Mexican
Restaurant, is boasting a renovated kitchen to serve its Tex-Mex
and regional specialties.
another outpost of Austin-based Torchy’s Tacos, expected to
open next spring.
Calls to CEC Entertainment, which operates the family pizza
and entertainment chain, were not returned, but Regency
would relocate elsewhere in the center were not accurate.
Scheduled to open are Sweetgreen, a popular national chain of
fast-casual restaurants serving salads and grain bowls with local
sandwiches sometime early in 2019.
and Prego, is getting a makeover, and recently, a project was
completed that expanded D’Amico’s Italian Café and Market
and added to its outdoor patio and that of adjacent Hopdoddy’s
the Institute for Regional Forecasting at the University of
of Dallas for 23 years, retiring as senior economist and vice
Cost is $35 for association members and $50 for nonmembers,
which includes a lunch from Charlie’s Catering.
The last vestiges of Chuck E. Cheese in Weslayan Plaza
were removed, to make way for another Torchy’s Tacos.
(Photo by Charlotte Aguilar)
★ Only member of powerful House
Appropriations Committee from Houston.
★ Used leadership position on
Appropriations to secure $141 billion
in disaster relief funding after Harvey,
★ Passed legislation putting Harris
, including a third
reservoir at Cypress Creek.
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