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In this week’s digest: A new patio bar AND a new cafe are opening, plus an EaDo non-profit is expanding its reach.


Houston Dynamo legend opens EaDo patio bar

Double your bars, double the fun! Brian Ching is opening his second EaDo concept, East End Backyard. The former Houston Dynamo superstar also owns Pitch 25. Backyard will be a prime spot to catch the Astros, should they advance to the next round of the MLB playoffs.


Brass Tacks is officially open

Coffee, food, friendly service, lots of workspace, and plenty of parking. Check out Brass Tacks this weekend if you’re itching for tasty sips on a spacious patio. The cafe is located in a beautifully renovated building at 612 Live Oak Street.


EaDo based non-profit expands its reach

In a recent KRBE radio interview, Tanah Battise, shop manager at Houston Threads, discussed the nonprofit’s expanded efforts to provide local, at-risk teens with clothing and accessories.


Local Business Love

Cottage 313

Staycation time? You don’t have to travel far! EaDo’s Cottage 313 was just awarded with AirBnB Superhost status for the 2nd year in a row!


8th Wonder

Need something to celebrate? Well, taproom hours have been extended at Houston’s favorite brewery. On Fridays and Saturdays, WonderWorld will be open from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday from 12 p.m. 8 p.m. The brewery is continuing to ask guests to continue practicing social distancing and to mask up when not seated.


Rodeo Goat

Patio season is here and there’s no better burger joint in Houston to toast your buns. Be sure to try the Mayra (named after Houstonian and ABC13 anchor Mayra Moreno) if you like spicy. Prefer to eat at home? Call 281-853-9480 to place a curbside pick up order.