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This Week in Houston Food Events: Get Refreshed on National Martini Day

Brennan’s, 3300 Smith, is bringing back its Summer Break Menu, offering a choice of three a la carte...

Boheme, 307 Fairview, will be hosting a Trerè Wine Tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are...

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CRAVE, 5600 Kirby, 1151 Uptown Park, 2501 Research Forest, will be celebrating its ten year anniversary by featuring a different top-selling throwback cupcake each week through Sunday, August 12. This week’s throwback is the 2010 Margarita flavor.

Liberty Kitchen locations, 1050 Studewood, 713-802-0533; 4224 San Felipe, 713-622-1010; 963 Bunker Hill, 713-468-3745...

Liberty Kitchen locations, 1050 Studewood, 713-802-0533; 4224 San Felipe, 713-622-1010; 963 Bunker Hill, 713-468-3745, will by celebrating National Martini Day...

Liberty Kitchen locations, 1050 Studewood, 713-802-0533; 4224 San Felipe, 713-622-1010; 963 Bunker Hill, 713-468-3745, will by celebrating National Martini Day by offering a special pairing for...

Batanga, 908 Congress, is hosting a cross-cultural, meet and greet and pop-up dinner fusing Filipino flavors...

Lucille’s, 5512 La Branch, invites guests to take a tour of Italy at this intimate, five-and-a-half...

Bistro Provence, 13616 Memorial, will be offering a special musical a la carte menu — classic French dishes and paired...

...Company are collaborating for the Battle Royale With Cheese throwdown at Bernie’s Burger Bus, 2200 Yale, at 9 p.m. The epic charity event benefits KIDS' MEALS, with Saint Arnold and...

Public Services Wine & Whisky, 202 Travis, will host a Japanese Whiskey class at 2 p.m. This class will focus on Suntory and Nikka blends and single malt whiskies up to 18 years of age, with featured snacks. Cost is $65 plus tax. 

...Block Party features some of the area’s favorite watering holes, including Big Star Bar, 1005 West 19th; Presidio, 911 West 11th; Bobcat Teddy’s, 2803 White Oak; Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale...

...of the area’s favorite watering holes, including Big Star Bar, 1005 West 19th; Presidio, 911 West 11th; Bobcat Teddy’s, 2803 White Oak; Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale; Eureka Heights, 941 West...

...holes, including Big Star Bar, 1005 West 19th; Presidio, 911 West 11th; Bobcat Teddy’s, 2803 White Oak; Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale; Eureka Heights, 941 West 18th; and Johnny’s Gold Brick...

...West 19th; Presidio, 911 West 11th; Bobcat Teddy’s, 2803 White Oak; Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale; Eureka Heights, 941 West 18th; and Johnny’s Gold Brick, 2518 Yale. Bike, bar hop...

...West 11th; Bobcat Teddy’s, 2803 White Oak; Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale; Eureka Heights, 941 West 18th; and Johnny’s Gold Brick, 2518 Yale. Bike, bar hop, and get free shuttles between...

...Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale; Eureka Heights, 941 West 18th; and Johnny’s Gold Brick, 2518 Yale. Bike, bar hop, and get free shuttles between participating locations. The party runs from 2...

For the fourth year in a row, One Fifth, 1658 Westheimer, has invited friends to cook a Southern dinner paired with big ass bottles of ros...

    This Week in Houston Food Events: Get Refreshed on National Martini Day
    Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: All week long Ten Year Anniversary Throwback at CRAVE CRAVE, 5600 Kirby, 1151 Uptown Park, 2501 Research Forest, will be celebrating its ten year anniversary by featuring a different top-selling throwback cupcake each week through Sunday, August 12. This week's throwback...
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A huge thanks to everyone who contributed to the Aurora20 campaign and who made our 20th anniversary celebration last week a great experience! Here are some photos, and there are more at https://flic.kr/s/aHsmhAtnZC

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Here Comes the Rain: Houston Food News This Week

$$$$ Cajun, Creole, Seafood, Southern 3300 Smith St.

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Grub Burger Bar recently announced two new locations in the Houston area. One will be at 10403 Katy Freeway, taking over the space that used to house Jerry Built Homegrown Burgers, while the other will be part of the Katy Green development, off I-10 at Greenhouse Road.

$$ Hamburgers 799 Town & Country Blvd, Suite 200

$$$ American/New American, Seafood 4224 San Felipe St.

    Here Comes the Rain: Houston Food News This Week
    If you've got an odd feeling in your stomach as you look at the forecast for the next few days, I promise you're not alone. The rain is coming, and there's nothing much we can do but adjust our outdoor plans accordingly.
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We're excited about tonight's collaboration w...

We're excited about tonight's collaboration with Contemporary Arts Museum Houston–the Houston premiere of "Tia Chuck" about San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez with filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley here! Free-admission, first come, first served. (Doors at 7pm, screening at 7:30pm)

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    We're excited about tonight's collaboration with Contemporary Arts Museum Houston-the Houston premiere of "Tia Chuck" about San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez with filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley...
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    Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo.
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Nice to see this piece on Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin's recent gallery show at Devin Borden and their video installation at Aurora!

    Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin: The Scene at Devin Borden Gallery
    Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin Detail: The Scene (J.J. Farmer as Wonder Woman) 2017 hand-cut map. Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, Revolutionary Implements: Molotov Cocktails (left) and Nail Lacquer (right)2018 mixed media 83 x 30 x 30" each. Stepping into The Scene (Houston: 1969 -1981) at Devin Borden Gallery, the space seemed small, tight.
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Mayor Turner Directs Public Works Department to Repaint Houston’s Pride Crosswalks

Houston's Pride Crosswalks, at Taft and Westheimer, are shown Monday afternoon, June 11.

    Mayor Turner Directs Public Works Department to Repaint Houston's Pride Crosswalks
    Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says he directed the Public Works Department to repaint the city's Pride Crosswalks. "I'm glad this project is moving quickly and I hope people will enjoy seeing the revitalized Pride Crosswalk[s] at Westheimer and Taft," Turner told OutSmart in a statement Monday, June 11.
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Jun 11

Treat Dad to a Meal Out in Houston This Father's Day

Brennan's of Houston, 3300 Smith, 713-522-9711

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Alice Blue, 250 West 19th, 713-864-2050

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd, 713-521-2239

Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar, 832-879-2802

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak #160, 713-622-9996

CRU, 2800 Kirby, 713-528-9463; 9595 Six Pines, 281-465-9463

D’Amico’s Italian Market Café, 5510 Morningside, 713-526-3400

Hugo’s, 1602 Westheimer, 713-524-7744

Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen, 2327 Post Oak, 713-871-8883; 5172 Buffalo Speedway, 832-767-1136

Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen, 2327 Post Oak, 713-871-8883; 5172 Buffalo Speedway, 832-767-1136

Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance

One Fifth, 1658 Westheimer, 713-955-1024

Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe, 713-528-2264

PDQ, 9440 Katy, 10723 Louetta

Peli Peli, 5085 Westheimer, 281-257-9500; 110 Vintage Park, 281-257-9500; 23501 Cinco Ranch, 281-257-9500

Pluckers Wing Bar, 1400 Shepherd, 10407 Katy, 25310 Northwest Freeway, 20821 Gulf Freeway

Prego, 2520 Amherst, 713-529-2420

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella, 713-861-8666

Revival Market, 550 Heights

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 713-334-7295; 1140 Eldridge, 832-230-3842

Tango & Malbec, 2800 Sage, 713-629-8646

Xochi, 1777 Walker, 713-300-4440

    Treat Dad to a Meal Out in Houston This Father's Day
    Father's Day is right around the corner, on Sunday, June 17. Celebrate Dad by dining out. From family-friendly brunch buffets and prix fixe dining experiences to a few freebies, here's where to celebrate Father's Day in Houston this year: Alice Blue, 250 West 19th, 713-864-2050 Celebrate Dad with a steak for brunch...
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Jun 09

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    Aurorapictureshow GIFs - Find & Share on GIPHY
    Find the best & newest featured Aurorapictureshow GIFs. Search, discover and share your favorite GIFs. The best GIFs are on GIPHY.
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Jun 09

Aurora Picture Show added 9 new photos.

What a fantastic evening! Special thanks to Cinema Bomar, Pablo Giminez-Zapiola, Dave Merson Hess, Polish Pete, DJ Flash Gordon Parks, El Topo tacos, Brazil, Phoenicia, Pepperoni's, Saint Arnold brewery and so many others for helping make this milestone birthday special for Aurora! #Aurora20

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Jun 08

A Brief History of Houston Pride

...the nation’s first safe-sex guide was published in Houston. JR’s opened at 808 Pacific, as well as the Ripcord at 715 Fairview...

...published in Houston. JR’s opened at 808 Pacific, as well as the Ripcord at 715 Fairview...

Pride Houston spent $15,000 to install rainbow-colored crosswalks at the intersection of Westheimer and Taft, and HPD’s parade entry featured an SUV adorned with Pride stickers.

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...of about 60 gathered in the parking lot of the Exile, a gay bar at 1011 Bell Street. At 1 p.m., the group walked a half-block west on Bell before rounding...

The parade was one of the briefest in history, lasting only 40 minutes, and the crowd was among the smallest. In August, activist Eleanor Munger opened Omega House at 616 Branard, giving destitute gay men in the last stages of AIDS a home-like atmosphere in which to die.

...hang what they believed to be the world’s largest chandelier at the intersection of Montrose and Westheimer. Weighing 1,000 pounds and measuring 20 feet across, the chandelier was originally part of...

    A Brief History of Houston Pride
    When people look back on the gay-rights movement of the 1970s, they tend to think in terms of New York City and San Francisco. But Houston was just as active in the last half of that turbulent decade.
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This Week in Houston Food Events: Summer Lobster and Wine and Food Week

Brennan’s, 3300 Smith, will be hosting a Southern-inspired Date Night Cooking Class, beginning with a reception and...

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The Palm, 6100 Westheimer, will celebrate the season’s best catch with the return of its Summer Lobster specials...

Johnny’s Gold Brick, 2518 Yale, is bringing back its Martini and $1 Oysters Night for round two. From 5 to 8 p.m., guests can slurp $1 oysters alongside specials on martinis featuring Fords Gin and The 86 Co. Vodka.

Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale, continues its outdoor cooking series with a Burger Throwdown, featuring Coltivare chefs and line cooks showcasing their burger grilling talents. This week, Steph Harmon will be serving up burgers from 5 p.m. until sold out. Burgers will be sold for $15.

Finca Tres Robles, 257 North Greenwood, will host a Cornucopia: Spring Harvest Pop-Up Dinner to share in the bounty of...

Celebrate Father’s Day early at We Olive, 249 West 19th, which will host a Steak and Cabs for Dad event from 6:30 to 8...

Saint Arnold Brewing Company, 2000 Lyons, will be hosting its 24th Anniversary Party and Local & Independent Texas Music Showcase on Saturday...

Head to Night Heron, 1601 West Main, for its first Luau Party from 4 to 8 p.m. Guests can don their...

    This Week in Houston Food Events: Summer Lobster and Wine and Food Week
    Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Summer Special Summer Lobster Celebration at The Palm The Palm, 6100 Westheimer, will celebrate the season's best catch with the return of its Summer Lobster specials. This year's offerings include a four-pound jumbo lobster split for two and a "Just for You"...
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Lyndon Baines Johnson statue coming soon to downtown Houston

Johnson came to live in Houston's Montrose district in 1930 when he took at job teaching public speaking at Sam Houston High School. The home at 435 Hawthorne where Johnson once lived as a boarder is still there, all these years later.

    Lyndon Baines Johnson statue coming soon to downtown Houston
    Another presidential statue is coming to downtown Houston, joining an existing George H.W. Bush just blocks away. Lyndon Baines Johnson, one-time Houston resident and former President of the United States, will soon be honored with a statue on the west end of downtown.
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Jun 01

Hello, June: Houston Food News This Week

$$$$ Cajun, Creole, Seafood, Southern 3300 Smith St.

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...the Lazybrook/Timbergrove area. Houston restaurateur Greg Gordon has opened up the new place at 1805 West 18th St. with J.D. Woodward as executive chef. In a press release, Woodward said, “diners will...

The team behind Spicy Dog food truck is going brick-and-mortar. You’ll be able to find their new spot, Spicy Bear, at 2723 Yale St., where they’ll be serving up milk teas, breakfast sandwiches, and Japanese-inspired hot dogs. (H/T Eater Houston) 

    Hello, June: Houston Food News This Week
    June 1 marks the start of National Candy Month, National Dairy Month, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, National Iced Tea Month, National Papaya Month, and the start of the 2018 hurricane season. It also means we are now 20 days away from the official start of summer.
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Jun 01

Your Complete Guide to Houston Pride 2018

6–11 p.m., Numbers Nightclub, 300 Westheimer Rd.  

9 p.m., Eagle Houston, 611 Hyde Park

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10 p.m., Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon, 11410 Hempstead Rd.

10 a.m., Wicklow Heights, 1027 West 19th St.

8 p.m., Guava Lamp, 570 Waugh Dr.

6 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s, 2409 Grant St.

6 p.m., Jumper Maybach Fine Art, 238 W. 19th St.

Join the Lambda Ladies at Montrose Grace Place to help organize Paula’s closet, which allows homeless LGBTQ youth to shop for clothing, toiletries, and snacks. 9:30 a.m., Montrose Grace Place, 2515 Waugh Dr.

11 a.m., University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 3511 Cullen Blvd.

5 p.m., Hardy & Nance Studios, 902 Hardy St.

6 p.m., Houston Food Bank, 536 Portwall St.

7 p.m., Audi Central Houston, 2120 Southwest Fwy.

5 p.m., Baker Ripley Gulfton Southwest Campus, 6500 Rookin St. Room C127

7 p.m., Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St.

7:30 p.m., Dynamo Stadium, 2200 Texas St.

9 p.m., Pearl Bar, 4216 Washington Ave.

6 p.m., Congregation Beth Yeshurun, 4525 Beechnut St.  

Noon, Hermann Square, 901 Bagby St.

4 p.m., Aloft Houston Downtown, 820 Fannin

Noon, The Montrose Center, 401 Branard St.

6 p.m., Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church, 2025 W. 11th St.

    Your Complete Guide to Houston Pride 2018
    Compiled by Marene Gustin, John Wright and Lourdes Zavaleta April showers bring May flowers, and June brings beautiful rainbows! That's right, it's time again for Pride Month, and that means tons of summer fun. Below is a list of Pride-related events in and around Houston.
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Jun 01

2 in custody after pursuit through Houston’s Midtown

The car eventually stopped near Brazos Street and Anita Street where at least two of the suspects fled on foot, police said.

    2 in custody after pursuit through Houston's Midtown
    Two people are in custody after allegedly robbing a woman in Houston's Midtown and leading police on a pursuit Thursday night. The woman called 911 around 9:40 p.m. saying a group of men reached into her car and stole her cell phone, according to police.
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May 31

The #Aurora20 celebration is NEXT WEEK! Contr...

The #Aurora20 celebration is NEXT WEEK! Contribute online now, and join us for the party next Thursday! This tiny video starring early supporter Ethan says it all. Say it with us...

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    The #Aurora20 celebration is NEXT WEEK! Contribute online now, and join us for the party next Thursday! This tiny video starring early supporter Ethan says it all. Say it with us...
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