The concerns about the demolition of O’Reilly Auto Parts, 5134 Spruce St., in Bellaire, and outcry about the business’ future should subside: The store will rebuild at the same spot and is working with the city to meet the quirky development requirements for the Urban Village-Downtown area in which The chain’s original request for a variance to build a new one-story structure … [Read more...] about O’Reilly’s plans to rebuild at same Bellaire site
By Charlotte Aguilar The murmur never quite goes away, reaching a crescendo at times like this, when a nice-sized, reasonably updated supermarket property becomes available in the Bellaire-West University area. It’s always campaign season when a community is trying to snag a Trader Joe’s Market. Read social media posts or converse with a Trader Joe’s aficionado, and one would … [Read more...] about The odds on Trader Joe’s coming to town: Will Two-Buck Chuck ever live in Bellaire or West U?
By Charlotte Aguilar West University’s Scott Novich describes his business as “something out of Star Trek,” but in reality, Pluck is literally down-to-earth. It’s “yardiculture” — a company growing, both literally and figuratively, and looking for would-be gardeners in West University and Bellaire interested in harvesting some of their own food to test the service. Pluck is … [Read more...] about Yard-to-table, Pluck enables home-growing without the hassle
The Bellaire Triangle — developed in 1959 and seeing a resurgence as a foodie destination — is about to get its first-ever full-scale renovation, according to MC Management and Development and Shop Companies. The project will begin later this year and will be accomplished in phases. When completed, Shop Companies says it will bear traces of the original mid- century modern … [Read more...] about New look coming for Bellaire Triangle
By Charlotte Aguilar Houston Methodist healthcare has begun the process of trying to redevelop the old Randalls supermarket property — more than 3 acres of high profile Bellaire commercial real estate zoned as a downtown “urban village” — into a multi-story medical office building and parking garage to consolidate local Methodist-affiliated doctor’s offices and services. Page … [Read more...] about Bellaire P&Z hears pitch for medical building, garage in ‘urban village’ zone