September 14, 2020
Torchy's Tacos Opens in the Memorial District

Mind if we taco 'bout dinner? Then let's welcome Torchy's Tacos. The Austin-based company opened its latest Houston location at 1035 Gessner as part of the Memorial City development, and it is the company's eighteenth location in H-town. Torchy's Tacos brings a menu jam-packed with flavorful Tex-Mex winners. For example, you'll find the Tailgater tacos […]

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September 4, 2020
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Receives Comprehensive Stroke Center Certifications

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center both received certification from DNV GL Healthcare as Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSC). CSC status indicates the highest level of stroke-care certifications. Memorial Hermann Memorial City is the first hospital in West Houston to receive this designation. “The stroke teams at Memorial Hermann […]

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September 1, 2020
MetroNational Looks Forward on Memorial City Projects

Jason Johnson, President of MetroNational, the firm behind the development of Memorial City, was interviewed by Jeff Jeffrey of the Houston Business Journal. Johnson discussed the demolition of the Sears location at Memorial City, and he explained aspects of the redevelopment project that are on hold due to COVID-19 concerns. "We're still in the planning […]

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August 19, 2020
Mask Up with Face Masks from the Memorial District

Face masks are this year's greatest accessory, and Memorial District retailers are on top of the trend. Our businesses have functional, safe, and stylish masks to protect our community. This year, Memorial Tailor jumped into mask making. This family-owned-and-operated business has masks with seasonal designs, sports team graphics, and more. They even make masks for […]

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August 18, 2020
Liberty Kitchen at the Treehouse Reopens with New Owners

Culinary Khancepts, the Houston group behind Star Cinema and State Fare Kitchen and Bar, acquired Liberty Kitchen at the Treehouse in Memorial City. The restaurant reopened on August 14 with a new menu mix of classic favorites, including homemade gumbo, deviled eggs, and Island Creek oysters, and unique meal options. Omar Khan, C.E.O. of Culinary […]

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August 12, 2020
Memorial City Mall Redevelopment Takes First Steps

This month, demolition began on the former Sears building at Memorial City Mall, the first milestone in the redevelopment of the 1.7 million square-foot super retail center. Sears was Memorial City Mall’s original anchor in 1966, but the store closed in late 2018. Now, almost 55 years later from Sears opening, this site serves as […]

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August 10, 2020
Are You in Need of Dental Services?

Here is some news to bring a smile to your face. National Fairy Tooth Day is just around the corner on August 22. This recognition happens twice a year as a reminder to visit the dentist biannually. The Memorial District has more than a dozen excellent practices ready to brighten your smile, so the Tooth […]

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August 3, 2020
Tax-Free Shopping Weekend Set for August 7–9

Shopping may look and feel a little different this year, but you can save money on needed school supplies, shoes, backpacks, clothes and much more during the Texas Tax-Free Shopping Weekend. This year, the event is set for August 7 through 9. During this special weekend, you can purchase qualifying items that are less than […]

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July 21, 2020
Celebrate Houston Restaurant Weeks 2020 at Memorial District Restaurants

Bring your appetite to the Memorial District for Houston Restaurant Weeks! This fabulous annual event showcases meals at restaurants throughout southeast Texas, including many establishments right here in the Memorial District. This year, Houston Restaurant Weeks runs from August 1 to September 7. Houston Restaurant Weeks is the largest annual fundraiser for the Houston Food […]

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July 20, 2020
The District Celebrates National Ice Cream Month

July is National Ice Cream month and we invite to beat the July heat with your favorite cool treat! If you are out shopping at Memorial City Mall, you can pick from Yogurtland or Marble Slab Creamery.   At CityCentre you can choose from refreshing gelato while you grab a coffee at Fellini Gelato & […]

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July 13, 2020
Houston TranStar Expands Local Roadway Flood Warning System

Worried about driving during heavy rain and flooding conditions? Houston TranStar has an app to help. The Roadway Flooding Warning System app shows real-time traffic data and measures roadway flooding risks during heavy rainfall. With hurricane season heating up, Houston TranStar urges people to download and use the new app. The project began in response to […]

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July 8, 2020
Find Your New Home in the Memorial District Virtually!

Apartment hunting looks different nowadays, but Memorial District residential communities are happy to accommodate prospective residents with modern tour options. Explore your new living space with virtual tours in which guides show model apartments through a video conferencing call or a video recording. Some residences make socially distanced in-person visits available with or without guides. […]

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