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* <eat name="Rainbow Lodge" address="2011 Ella Blvd" phone="713-861-8666" email="" fax="" hours="" price="" url="http://www.rainbow-lodge.com">Raindow Lodge serves wild game dishes and seafood selections in a 100 year old log cabin perfect for the dining experience. Reservations required.</eat>
 
* <eat name="Rainbow Lodge" address="2011 Ella Blvd" phone="713-861-8666" email="" fax="" hours="" price="" url="http://www.rainbow-lodge.com">Raindow Lodge serves wild game dishes and seafood selections in a 100 year old log cabin perfect for the dining experience. Reservations required.</eat>
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*<eat name="Porch Swing Pub" alt="" address="69 Heights Blvd" directions="" phone="(713) 880-8700" url="www.porchswingpub.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">With a huge out door patio and ample seating inside, Porch Swing is a favorite among residents of The Heights to go and watch a football game with friends or to celebrate a birthday in a large crowd.  The atmosphere is very laid back.  And yes, there is a porch swing out front you and about three or friends can sit on and take pictures on.  </eat>
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Revision as of 07:39, 22 November 2011

The Greater Heights area includes some of Houston's most pleasant neighborhoods as well as a burgeoning restaurant and nightlife scene, especially on the Washington Street corridor.

Contents

Understand

Houston's first suburb, built around a streetcar line, The Heights today is centrally located compared to the far flung modern suburbs. It is a large district of gingerbread Victorian homes as well as early 20th Century bungalows.

Get in

See

  • Houston Telephone Museum, 1714 Ashland Street, 713-861-9784, [1]. A museum of telephone history.
  • Art Car Museum, 140 Heights Blvd, 713-861-5526, [2]. Changing exhibits of art cars, art, and whatever else the curator wants to show off. Donation Only.


Do

Buy

Eat

  • Catalan Food and Wine, 5555 Washington, 713-426-4260, [3]. Catalan offers a Spanish-influenced menu and an extensive wine list. Reknowned restaurateurs Grant Cooper and Charles Clark have been wowing Houstonians and food critics alike at Catalan. Reservations required.
  • Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella Blvd, 713-861-8666, [4]. Raindow Lodge serves wild game dishes and seafood selections in a 100 year old log cabin perfect for the dining experience. Reservations required.
  • Porch Swing Pub, 69 Heights Blvd, (713) 880-8700, [5]. With a huge out door patio and ample seating inside, Porch Swing is a favorite among residents of The Heights to go and watch a football game with friends or to celebrate a birthday in a large crowd. The atmosphere is very laid back. And yes, there is a porch swing out front you and about three or friends can sit on and take pictures on.


Drink

  • Waldo's Coffee House, 1030 Heights Blvd, (713) 769-0700, [6]. Great place to sip coffee, play a board game, or work on your laptop. They have live music on Saturday nights, too.

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