LOCAL Houston | The City Guide December 2016 - Page 54

WHERE TO SHOP By Tim Moloney | Illustration by Christy Sanderson RIVER OAKS SHOPPING CENTER Events Barnes & Noble Atrium Luke’s Locker Sur La Table Tip: Make time to stop at LaGriglia for a festive holiday cocktail. Built in the 1930s, the River Oaks Shopping Center between River Oaks and Montrose has 76 local and national stores, 14 restaurants and the historic River Oaks Theater. And now home to four Starbucks! www.riveroaksshoppingcenter.com 19TH STREET, HOUSTON HEIGHTS Metropolis Manready Mercantile Penzey’s Spices Casa Ramirez Imports Jubilee Tip: Save room for Torchy’s Tacos in the old Harold’s building, or a craft cocktail at Down House. Antiques, home decor, vintage clothing, art galleries and garden shops abound in this Victorian neighborhood. Make the shops along 19th street a priority and you won't be disapponted. www.houstonheights.org 54 L O C A L | december 16