From dog-friendly patios to in-home pedicures, Houston's latest offerings are ideal for a laid-back weekend.
PLAY Pints, pups and patio perfection—what could be better? East End Backyard is EaDo’s newest outdoor oasis, comprising a 16,000-square-foot patio and a 3,500-square-foot dog park. Choose from 25 beers on tap and a rotating selection of food trucks, then sit back and enjoy a game on one of the bar’s many TVs. Lawn games and events are said to be coming soon. 1105 Sampson St., saqrmedia.com/eastend
PAMPER Treating yourself just got a whole lot easier: Dallas-based mani-pedi app Cherry has finally expanded its offerings to the Houston set. Founded by Bumble’s Whitney Wolfe Herd and rewardStyle’s Amber Venz Box, the on-demand nail services app brings licensed manicurists directly to clients. Looks like we’ve found our new go-to for pandemic-era pampering! downloadcherry.com
SIP Touting fair-trade coffee, craft cocktails and live tunes, Red Dwarf is the latest all-day concept to hit Midtown. The space operates as a coffee shop from morning till late afternoon, then assumes the role of DIY music venue and bar. The idea behind Red Dwarf is to offer something for everyone, from java junkies to live music enthusiasts. 1011 McGowen St., reddwarfhtx.com
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