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Three Brothers Bakery
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W. HOLCOMBE BLVD.
8 The Blossom Hotel will come to Houston’s Texas Medical Center in April 2021, according to a Dec. 4 news release. Located at 7118 Bertner Ave., Houston, the luxury hotel will feature 13 event spaces and 267 guest rooms across 400,000 square feet and 16 stories. Amenities will include retail, restaurants, a lobby library, an outdoor pool deck, a top-tier tness center and a karaoke room. Unique services will include long- term storage, laundry, and language translation in Mandarin, Spanish and Ger- man. The hotel is accepting reservations. 832-734-8888. www.blossom-houston.com CLOSINGS 9 Meyerland Jewelers , located at 120 Meyerland Plaza Mall, Houston, is expected to close by mid-January. Ahead of the closure, the store was selling its in- ventory for up to 70% o. 713-666-6333. www.meyerlandjewelers.com IN THE NEWS 10 The last of the founders of Three Brothers Bakery , Sigmund Jucker, died Dec. 11 at the age of 98. Jucker co-found- ed the bakery alongside his brothers Sol and Max in Houston in 1949 after surviv- ing concentration camps in Europe during World War II. In May 1955, the brothers moved the bakery to Almeda Street at Southmore Boulevard, then eventually to South Braeswood in May 1960. By 2000, Sigmund’s eldest son, Bobby, had taken over the bakery and in 2005 his wife, Janice, joined him. www.3brothersbakery.com
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NOWOPEN 1 Bellaire Allergy & Asthma opened Jan. 4 at 6750 W. Loop S. Ste 460, Bellaire. Headed by Dr. Jessica Rajan, certied allergist and immunologist, the clinic oers a variety of allergy testing as well as the most up to date treatments for asthma and eczema. 713-364-6525. www.bellaireallergy.com 2 Dish Society opened a new location at 4191 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, on Dec. 17. The restaurant focuses on locally sourced ingredients from vendors such as Atkinson Farms, Black Hill Ranch, Ives Creek Organics, and Slow Dough Bread Company, among others. Guests can also enjoy Greenway Coee drinks, juices and elixirs, as well as local craft beers, wine and handcrafted cocktails. 713-966-2737. www.dishsociety.com 3 Two former Politan Row concepts, Ate Kitchen and Kin , reopened Dec. 10 at 2445 Times Blvd., Houston, in Rice Village. The food hall originally closed Nov. 13. Caribbean-inspired Ate Kitchen will oer pickup as well as delivery within ve miles and will be open Wednesday
through Saturday from noon-6 p.m. Chef Evelyn Garcia will use Kin’s kitchen space to build a wholesale business focused on jarred condiments and spice rubs that will be available for purchase at Central City Co-Op, Local Foods, Kickin’ Kombucha and Henderson & Kane, as well as at the Urban Harvest Farmers Market every Saturday. Customers can order from Ate Kitchen at www.bocagecatering.com/ orderlunchatate. 4 The College of Health Care Profes- sions on Dec. 3 announced the opening of a new campus at 2616 S. Loop W., Ste. 201, Houston, the college’s fourth in the Greater Houston area. It oers short-term training in fast-growing health care jobs in the region, including certications for dental and medical assistants and medical coding and billing, as well as an Associate of Applied Science program for health and medical administrative services. www.chcp.edu 5 A Sanitas Medical Center opened Nov. 30 at 10101 S. Post Oak Road. The clinic oers telehealth, walk-in services, and health programs including care for chronic conditions, referral support,
medication and nutrition planning, stress management, and at-home care. The national clinic chain has six Houston-ar- ea locations. It accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance coverage, Medicare and self-pay patients. 713-804-5964. www.mysanitas.com COMING SOON 6 ZOA Moroccan Kitchen , a quick-ser- vice concept serving Moroccan street food, is opening a new location at 6700 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire, with a late February or early March time frame expected. The rst location of ZOA opened on Washing- ton Avenue in February. The concept is by Bella Restaurants Group, which operates Mia Bella Trattoria and Coco Crepes, Waf- es & Coee. www.zoamoroccan.com 7 Home decor and furnishings chain West Elm will open a new store at 2501 University Blvd., Houston, the former lo- cation of Urban Outtters in Rice Village, in summer 2021. The chain has one other Houston location in City Centre. www.westelm.com
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