Centrum, Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs

Room for Coffee

A few weeks ago I wrote about an idea for a small coffee stand in the clock tower at the Centrum on Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs. Most of the response was positive. However, the question did come up of why a coffee shop so close to the existing locally-owned Oak Lawn Coffee was needed. […]

Houston Holds its Own

The cashier at a CD store in Houston was coughing and sneezing. Are you ok? Someone asked. “Just my allergies,” he replied. “It isn’t the first time I said it: people don’t move to Houston for their health.” Houston is a city some people, including those in much of Texas, love to hate. It just […]