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  • ‘International Smoke’ offers customers taste of barbecue from around the world

    The restaurant ‘International Smoke’ started in San Francisco, and it has now made its way to the Bayou City. The concept is a collaboration between Chef Michael Meena and Aisha Curry, wife of NBA player Stephen Curry. They wanted to showcase their heritage, as well as their world travels, by presenting barbecue flavors from around the world. Imani Browning, the event and sales manager with International Smoke, said to come to the restaurant with an open mind because it’s not […]

  • Morning Dose team heads to George R. Brown Convention Center for Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest

    Morning Dose and the CW39 Houston team headed down to the George R. Brown Convention Center over the weekend for the Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest! The team got to meet with CW39 Houston fans and students from all around the Houston area. They had a fun time visiting with the children as they were getting ready for their big first day. It’s the ninth year that Shell and the city of Houston have¬†partnered for this event, but it’s more […]

  • Spaghetti Warehouse owners open new restaurant featuring inspired concept and breathtaking murals

    Nearly two years ago, the Houston landscape was changed forever when Hurricane Harvey destroyed thousands of homes and businesses¬† including a local staple, the Spaghetti Warehouse. “So when Spaghetti Warehouse in Houston shut down because of the hurricane, we really had to do a lot of soul searching,” owner and CEO Doug Pak of Warehouse 72 said. Pak said they had to decide what they wanted to do and how they wanted to open another restaurant in Houston. They decided […]

  • Republic BBQ offering free meals to law enforcement every Wednesday

    We know how much our men and women in law enforcement do to keep our communities safe. Well, one local radio station and a restaurant are stepping up to show their gratitude and support for our local heroes. Radio talk show host Michael Berry was at Republic BBQ in Stafford on Wednesday for a special event. “Anybody who knows law enforcement knows they take their job seriously to serve and protect. They care about their community, and I just feel […]

  • Family, friends, colleagues gather to say goodbye to Harris County Deputy Omar Diaz

    A community gathered to pay their final respects and say goodbye to Harris County Deputy Omar Diaz. His funeral was held Thursday at the Champions Forest Baptist Church in Jersey Village. The church was filled with Diaz’s colleagues all dressed in their uniforms. They, along with family and friends, made their way to Diaz’s casket to pay their respects. Among the many speakers at his service, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, who shared fond memories of Deputy Diaz and his […]

  • Local music artist Miller talks new EP, upcoming show at Numbers Nightclub

    HOUSTON – Local music artist Miller stopped by Morning Dose to talk about how she got started in music, her latest EP “Ellipses,” and her upcoming show at Numbers Nightclub on Thursday, July 11.

  • 2-year-old shot in head during road rage incident

    HOUSTON – A 2-year-old girl was seriously hurt Friday morning after being shot in the head. The girl was reportedly sitting in the backseat of the car with her mother, father and another adult. They were at the intersection of Benmar and City View when someone in their car fired shots. Someone outside the car fired back, striking the 2-year-old. As of Friday morning, Houston police say the girl was in the hospital fighting for her life. Authorities are still […]

  • Harris County Commissioners Court denies DA’s request for more money, passes LGTBQ workplace protection

    Two major items went before the Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg was there to request more money to hire more prosecutors and investigators to help in the ongoing investigation into the Houston Police Department’s botched no-knock raid that happened back in January. She asked for $1.7 million, but her request was denied in a vote of 3 to 2. This is the second time this year that Ogg’s been denied. Back in February, […]

  • #BringDrakeHome: Texas family claims son was illegally taken by Child Protective Services

    It’s a trending hashtag out of Kaufman County, Texas: #BringDrakeHome. A family claims their medically challenged son was illegally removed from their home by Child Protective Services. The family home-schools their children and are members of the Texas Home School Coalition or THSC, and now the home school community is stepping up and trying to help the family. It all started on June 7, 2019 when the Pardo family says a CPS caseworker left a card on their door, but […]

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