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Greetings readers, today I’m leaving you with a short intro to a new concept. Rather than writing out one long post, I’ve been working on three posts approximately 33% the size of a regular post. I call this concept a …

3 Retail Minis: The 2nd Chili’s in Houston, The Future of Krogering, & What West Oaks could have been Read More »

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Around 2000 my family moved to the far west side of town. Getting from the loop area out to where we lived wasn’t an easy task. Your choices were basically either Westheimer or Richmond Avenue. Alternatively you could use highways …

Former Big Kmart, Mercado 6 Read More »

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I moved recently! I relocated from the center of Houston, closer to my job on the west side of town. During one of my many trips moving things back and forth, I noticed a recently closed Fuddrucker’s at 2475 S. …

What’s Going on at the former Fuddrucker’s on Kirkwood Read More »

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First off, welcome back loyal reader(s)! I’m sure there’s gotta be at least two of you. Sorry for the delay in updates, but I’ve been extremely busy lately. During my recent hiatus I continued to take photos, and I’m only …

Checking out a former Cici’s Pizza in the shell of an old Burger King. Read More »

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Well after an impromptu hiatus I am glad to say I’m back. The post I’m bringing you this time is not picture based, but rather text based. Sometimes when researching things, you go off on a tangent. Most of the …

Houston’s vegetarian friendly restaurants from 1995 Read More »

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Prior to Toys ‘R Us closing I took a day to drive to the locations closest to me and grab a few pictures.

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The Pig Stand was supposedly the first chain to ever offer, drive-in service. Fort Worth was home to the original location, eventually expanding to Houston by location number 7.

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I found this image while researching other properties. I figured it would be worth identifying for the sake of prosperity. This photo is of The Big Kmart at 333 S Mason Rd Katy, TX 77450. It was located where Mason …

Kmart Pointe West Read More »

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So Luby’s, like many other Cafeteria chains hailing from the 1950s has experienced many woes over the years. The largest was the bankruptcy that nearly killed the company. I came across a list of locations which closed during the 2003 …

The Closing of Luby’s Read More »

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Northwest Mall closed the interior of the mall March 31st, 2017. It was a sad and unexpected occasion. I made a final visit to the mall to try to talk to some of the shop owners. I found that everyone …

Northwest Mall June 2017 Update Read More »

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