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B en Berg saunters into his Berg Hospitality headquarters around 10 am midweek, his nonchalance belying the pressure of running an ever-expanding restaurant empire in the midst of a pandemic. But make no mistake. Beneath the cool countenance, this is one tough guy whose energy is sourced from an unexpected creative bent. Berg has been up since 4:15 am, his reveille before sunrise necessary for a daily boxing workout in a downtown gym after which he zips back to his Memorial home, takes his son to school and heads to the office. Shelby Hodge takes us along as Berg plots more new restaurants. Read more at Houston is getting more green power, thanks to a new park south of downtown. With new high-rises on the way in this formerly sleepy area — and 1,700 apartment units already added — this L-shaped $6.5 million green space may be arriving just in time. Read more at papercitymag. com/trebly. Chef David Cordúa and his father, Michael Cordúa, are back with a bar-forward restaurant dubbed The Lymbar that will join the eateries at The Ion in Midtown. Rice University's innovation hub is transforming the old Sears Building into a center for tech with good food. Read more at Many see Tilman Fertitta as a showman. But there is always a business plan. Now Fertitta's Rolls-Royce dealership located in his Post Oak Hotel is the No. 1 Rolls Royce dealer in the Americas. "Other people might have thought like it was a gimmick," he says. "To me, it's part of the whole electricity." Read more at NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP Don't be the last to get the PC Daily. Our redesigned, expanded editorial newsletters put the entire city right in your inbox. You get Houston's top fashion, restaurant, real estate, society, and art news — and more — five times a week. Sign up at Bloom Inc's Thomas McCool @theshelbyhodge Residences at La Colombe d'Or @papercityhouston #PCSEEN WHAT OUR EDITORS ARE UP TO, DIGITALLY. LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag GET SOCIAL: BERG WORLD Dominique Sachse, George W. Bush @papercityhouston DIVE INTO OUR DIGITAL WORLD PAPERCITYMAG.COM Rolls-Royce CEO Martin Fritsches, Tilman Fertitta The Lymbar GROWING SOUTH TECH FOOD A GLAMOROUS WIN Ben Berg Trebly Park 8

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