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Taste of the week: FluffPop

This week, a package was couriered to my office with the instruction to immediately consumer what was inside. After ascertaining that it was not sent to me my someone I reviewed recently, I peeked inside. And there it was: A mysterious-looking vial. Inside, a nest of white cotton. Continue reading

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‘Mama’s Party’ cabaret at Tucker’s Blues

Get your cabaret fix to start off the week Even if it is the beginning of the work week or the new year, Monday nights are a Dallas must thanks to Amy Stevenson who hosts Mama’s Party. Every Monday, local … Continue reading

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Business Briefs: AssociaTitle names Mark Sadlek director of business development

AssociaTitle announced it appointed Mark J. Sadlek director of business development. Continue reading

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Eighth annual Starbucks auction supports AIDS Foundation Houston

Love it or hate it Starbucks is an ubiquitous fixture of urban life, combining the “where everybody knows your name” charm of the local bar with the “first taste is free” seediness of the corner drug pusher. For the Montrose … Continue reading

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Measure would ban anti-LGBT discrimination in Houston

Charter amendment could also allow DP benefits for city workers DANIEL WILLIAMS  |  Contributing Writer HOUSTON — Long-brewing plans to place a city-wide non-discrimination policy before Houston voters became public this week. Since December a coalition of organizations and leaders have … Continue reading

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For the Love of Kettle show at Kettle Art

Gotta love it This annual fundraiser has become a hot ticket for snagging some great art for cheap. All 9 x 12 pieces are by local artists and each cost $50. Original art at that price, heck, buy a few. … Continue reading

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Houston’s State Rep. Garnet Coleman applauds Prop. 8 decision

Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, took to his blog today to applaud yesterday’s decision by the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declaring Proposition 8  unconstitutional (Prop. 8, passed in 2008, prohibited marriage equality in California): “Yesterday’s 9th Circuit decision, … Continue reading

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Bella and Darla tonight at Sue Ellen’s

Hump day soundtrack Sue Ellen’s has made the smart move to go with the artist-in-residence bit on Wednesdays. With a weekly performance by a local artist(s) or band, we either get to know someone new or rediscover some veterans of … Continue reading

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“Defining Marriage: A Debate!” at U of H tomorrow

One day we will get to the point where an University inviting guests to debate marriage equality will be greeted with the same scorn that an on-campus debate on women’s suffrage or whether or not African-Americans are 3/5 of a … Continue reading

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Starbucks art auction to benefit homeless youth charity

There are times in life when the strangest ingredients can come together to make something wonderful: wasabi and chocolate, curry and cranberries, peanut butter and pickles… That’s the case with Montrose Grace Place, a charity serving homeless youth in the … Continue reading

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