Here are the newest businesses to open in Houston

Itching to hit up the newest restaurant and retail additions to Houston? From a lounge to an Italian restaurant, read on for a rundown of the newest hot spots to make their debut near you.

Axis & Alibi

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Head over to 5701 Washington Ave. in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park and you'll find Axis & Alibi, a new lounge.

This upscale spot has 25 HD flat screens for sports fans, as well as upper and lower patios with seating areas throughout. Axis & Alibi offers signature cocktails like the La Grand Poire , made with Grey Goose La Poire, St. Germain, freshly squeezed lemon juice, soda and a candied ginger gummie for garnishment. (Check out the entire menu here.)

East End Brew

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East End Brew is a dive bar and karaoke spot, that recently opened at 7011 Capitol St. in Magnolia Park.

The bar serves up craft beers (on tap and in a bottle) and wine. There are events offered every night, like bingo on Wednesday and karaoke Thursday through Saturday.  Three dollar mimosas and micheladas are on order for Sunday brunch. (Here's the entire menu.)

Astral Brewing

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Now open at 4816 N. Shepherd Drive, Suite A, in Independence Heights is Astral Brewing, a brewery.

According to its website, Astral Brewing specializes in "hoppy ales including hazy north east IPAs and clean and crisp west coast IPAs." The spot currently offers five craft beers on tap and one guest tap. Order a flight of four beers for $10 to sample most of the drinks on offer. (The rest of the menu can be found here.)

Creed Italian Restaurant & Bar

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Stop by 12126 Westheimer Road, Suite 98, in Briarforest Area and you'll find Creed Italian Restaurant & Bar, a bar and Italian spot, offering pizza and more.

This restaurant has a large menu featuring Italian favorites like soup, salad, pasta, pizza, fish and chicken.  Try to resist eating all the garlic knots when they arrive at your table. Save room for the lasagna, the chicken marsala, mussels in white wine sauce and the penne al’arrabbiata. You can even dine al fresco on the patio. (Find the entire menu here.)

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