Steel City Pops
420 E. 20th St., The Heights
Disguised as a throwback to the ice pops of your youth, Steel City pops are actually a serious upgrade.
Fat Cat Creamery
1901 N. Shepherd Dr., The Heights
This is a beloved local ice cream spot with an ever-evolving menu of handcrafted flavors.
242 W. 19th St., The Heights
Espresso-obsessive Matt Toomey has dedicated himself to roasting and sourcing the best cup of coffee possible.
350 W. 19th St., The Heights
If you're eating your way through Houston, you'll stumble on a fair amount of tacos. From cornmeal-crusted catfish to Austin-style breakfast tacos, Torchy's has earned the trust of Texans statewide.
DEFINE body & mind
714 Yale St., The Heights
Instructors at DEFINE are trained to listen to clients' needs and pay particularly close attention to joint and muscle protection—all while toning the body to peak performance.