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Small Business Spotlight: Third Ward

Laced with a rich legacy of history and culture, Houston’s Third Ward has become a hub for veteran and burgeoning African American business owners. Storied neighborhood thoroughfares like Emancipation Avenue and Scott Street provide the backdrop for a plethora of restaurants, shops, and markets beloved by the community. We’ve rounded up three Third Ward locales to lunch and lounge around while you’re bobbing through the bustling neighborhood. CREAM BURGER There are two types of people in the…

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Black History Month: A Guide to Houston’s African American Landmarks

Black history is layered throughout Houston — you just have to be open to exploring. In a city lauded for its cultural diversity, it should come as no surprise that Houston neighborhoods provide storied pockets that explore African American’s plight, perseverance, and progression throughout history. From green spaces rooted in Emancipation celebrations to arts venues that fostered sounds of soul, these nine Houston African American landmarks are a must-visit during Black History Month and…

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