Good morning, neighbors! It’s me again, Carlos Hernandez, your host of the Houston Daily.
First, today’s weather:
A shower and thunderstorm. High: 83 Low: 53.
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Here are the top stories in Houston today:
1. Goode Co. Barbequeone of Houston’s most enduring restaurants, will reopen its Cypress location this Friday, April 1st. It originally closed in 2020 at the start of the pandemicbut will resume lunch and dinner service with Goode Co.’s full menu of smoked meats, sides, and desserts. (CultureMap Houston)
2. Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music will debut its new Brockman Hall for Opera in April, complete with a series of corresponding public events. It is designed specifically for young singers to project their voices without overextending themselves and is the first theater with such a configuration among US universities and conservatories, according to a press release. (ABC 13)
3. The Mayor’s Office of Veterans & Military Affairs (MOVMA) and Mayor Pro-Tem Dave Martin hosted the Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday at City Hall. The event is observed annually on March 29th and is andn opportunity for all to thank and honor the nation’s Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. (Click2Houston)
4. Police and family members are asking for help finding a League City woman who has been missing for more than one week. Caroline Gaddis, a 39-year-old counselorwas last seen leaving her office in Galveston he March 18th. After that, her parents said she disappeared. (KHOU 11)
5. Houston City Council will consider a proposal today that, if passed, would add vaping and smoking e-cigarettes to the city’s existing ban on smoking in public spaces. A Houston Health Department spokesman said today’s proposal targeting vape pens and e-cigarettes is a necessary reaction to the growing numbers of young people in the city smoking alternative forms of tobacco. (Subscription: Chron.com)
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Today in Houston:
- Wreath – Grapevine and Floral at Michaels. (3:00 PM)
- Cheer Club at Houston Academy for International Studies. (3:30 PM)
- Rolling At Discovery Green: Clutch City Wednesdays. (5:00 PM)
- Houston Rockets Vs. Sacramento Kings at Toyota Center. (7:00 PM)
- Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group at City of Houston. (7:30 PM)
From my notebook:
- Houston Texans have signed free agent DaeSean Hamilton. (Instagram)
- Houston Police Department is releasing body camera footage of an officer-involved shooting at 7800 Tidwell on February 27th. All videos are here: bit.ly/3LiNPJK. More information is here: bit.ly/3Dix3Yk. (Facebook)
- T.he Future Astros programpresented by Houston Methodist, has kicked off their 2022 season all across Texas and Louisiana. Learn more about the program and all that it has to offer at www.astros.com/futureastros. (Facebook)
- Next Friday, April 8th, Avenida Houston is bringing back Party on the Plaza in a way you’ve never seen before. 🥳 The free live music series will feature an incredible lineup of cover and tribute bands. (Facebook)
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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.