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🌱 Bad Astronaut Brewing Company Coming Soon + Reata Cellars

Good morning everyone! I’m back with your new copy of the Houston Daily. Let’s start this Friday off right, with a quick dive into the most important things happening in town…


First, today’s weather forecast:

Tropical storm. High: 83 Low: 77.


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Here are the top five stories in Houston today:

1. Houston Hispanic Activists are youthreatens to sue the city of Houston for allegedly violating the Voting Rights Act. They claim that the number of seats for Houston City Council members and district lines, have prevented Hispanic candidates from being elected. A similar situation has already occurred in San Antonio. (KHU 11)

2. Beer veterans Chris Fall and Craig “Rock” Keener Gonna throw Bad Astronaut Brewing Company at Hardy Yards neighborhood this fall. It will focus on four beers including an American IPA, a Hazy IPA, Munich Hells and a German Pilsner. (Houston Eater)

3. One myear was shot and his girlfriend was injured when they eexchange of fire with another man in the parking lot of an apartment complex in southwest Houston, police said. Officers responded to a call for shooting around 3:45 p.m. in the 9900 block of Buffalo Speedway. (ABC 13)

4. The Houston Police Department Robbery Division hope someone will recognize the armed suspects who held a pawnshop earlier this week around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, in the 4500 block of Almeda. One of them was notably dressed in a “Playboy” outfit. The video shows them entering the south side store with guns. (KHU 11)

5. Reata Cellarsa new cellar and tasting room, open Wednesday, July 6 at 633 West 19th Street in The Heights. The shop plans to be open Wednesday through Saturday for now and offers five wines by the glass. (CultureMap Houston)


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Today in Houston:

  • 4th of July weekend! to the Shepherd of Little Woodrow. (midday)
  • Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park. (7:10 p.m.)
  • Matchbox Twenty live at the Houston Department of Parks and Recreation. (7:30 p.m.)
  • Frozen Broadway at the Hobby Center (8 p.m.)
  • Miller Outdoor Theater – Summer Symphony Evenings. (8:30 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Houston I SPCAInvestigator Gonzalez saved Astro the dog from a case of physical abuse after video showed his owner dragging him to the ground by his collar and seeing him suffocate him. Their vet team gave him plenty of TLC and has since been adopted. (Houston SPCA via Facebook)
  • In celebration of all things astronomyrejoin Houston Public Library Community Engagementst Next Thursday, July 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza at the Central Library for HPL star party. There will be planetarium shows, a “Story Walk” and more. (Houston Public Library via Facebook)
  • Pilates club plans to open a new location on July 28 at 3917 Woodson Reserve Parkway, Ste. 400, Spring. It will be open 7 days a week. (Community Impact News)
  • Harris County has issued its millionth marriage license. It was issued on June 22 to Mr. and Mrs. Marcelo Pestana, who were married on the same day. (ABC 13)

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Carlos Hernandez

About me: Hello, my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.

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