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Shey is an experienced blogger, social media expert and traveler. She studied journalism at Oklahoma State University before working as a full-time reporter for Houston Community Newspapers in 2005. She lived in South Korea for three years, where she worked as a freelancer.

2010 Stories by Brittanie Shey

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  • Vintage Cocktails: DIY Orgeat

    published Oct 28, 2010

    A few years ago, I was living in another part of the world without ready access to certain creature comforts, like good rum, limes and liqueurs. This called for a degree of ingenuity and experimentati... More >>

  • October 15-21: The Week in Photos

    published Oct 22, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Be sure to add your images to our Flickr pool -- if it's Houston-related, we want t... More >>

  • October 8-14: The Week in Photos

    published Oct 15, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Be sure to add your images to our Flickr pool -- if it's Houston-related, we want t... More >>

  • Vintage Cocktails: The Mary Pickford

    published Oct 14, 2010

    Last week I told you about the La Florida Bar in Havana, Cuba, "la catedral del Daiquiri." This week's drink comes from a brittle 1937 copy of that bar's recipe book, which was found at a flea market... More >>

  • Capital Steps

    published October 14, 2010

    Band of Horses (Sunday): They sound to us like the angelic sides of the Beach Boys mating with My Morning Jacket or Drive-By Truckers. It's... More >>

  • ACL Day 3 Recap: Flaming Lips, The National, And We're Out!

    published Oct 11, 2010

    For more photos from Sunday's final day of ACL, see our slideshow here. If there was one band this member of Aftermath was most looking forward to seeing at ACL this weekend, it was the Flaming Lip... More >>

  • ACL Day 2 Recap: M.I.A., Gogol Bordello, Deadmau5, Mouse Masks

    published Oct 10, 2010

    For more photos from Saturday, see our slideshow here. Aftermath was eager to catch Gogol Bordello, only because our companion had missed their last Houston show at Meridian in 2008. We were convin... More >>

  • ACL Day 1 Recap: Sonic Youth, Spoon, The Strokes, Nice People...

    published Oct 09, 2010

    For lots more pictures from Friday, see our slideshow here. Rocks Off wonders what kind of guitar budget Sonic Youth has. They aren't very gentle with their instruments. This occurred to us as we w... More >>

  • Shakira And Music's Eight Other Hottest Bellybuttons

    published Oct 08, 2010

    Shakira shimmies into town tonight at Toyota Center, and frankly, she's pretty much the only artist Rocks Off regrets having to miss while we're in Austin covering ACL. Say what you will about her cat... More >>

  • Week in Photos: October 1-7

    published Oct 08, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Be sure to add your images to our Flickr pool -- if it's Houston-related, we want t... More >>

  • Vintage Cocktails: The Fine Art of the Daiquiri
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    Vintage Cocktails: The Fine Art of the Daiquiri

    published Oct 07, 2010

    The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks is a hard-to-find but indispensable cocktail manual first published in 1948. My barstained copy (it was stained before I got to it) came from a southside Houston thrift s... More >>

  • A Taste of Honey: Harvesting A Beehive
    FEATURED STORY

    A Taste of Honey: Harvesting A Beehive

    published Oct 05, 2010

    This weekend we were invited to a honey-harvesting party at the home of Tom Helm, an urban outdoorsman who in 2006 was the subject of our cover story "Dark Water", in which he and then-Press reporter ... More >>

  • The Eight Stupidest iPhone Music Apps

    published Oct 05, 2010

    Apple's foray into the social-network field failed big-time last month with the release of Ping, the iTunes-linked program that promised to connect you to your favorite artists, as long as your favori... More >>

  • Vintage Cocktails: Tiki Drinks
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    Vintage Cocktails: Tiki Drinks

    published Oct 01, 2010

    Say "tiki drink" to someone unfamiliar with the cocktail style, and they'll often imagine a frozen daiquiri with an umbrella served at some bar where Jimmy Buffett is on repeat and all the patrons wea... More >>

  • September 24-30: The Week in Photos

    published Oct 01, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Tailgating, enjoying the cooling weather, concert pics, local food -- if it's Houst... More >>

  • September 17-23: The Week in Photos

    published Sep 24, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Fall is here, which means lovely sunsets and (finally) bearable weather outdoors. B... More >>

  • September 10-16: The Week in Photos

    published Sep 17, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Celebrating the equinox? Be sure to add your images to our Flickr pool. They might ... More >>

  • Galveston Gets Its First Marathon In Over A Decade

    published Sep 15, 2010

    ‚ÄčAngry runners shut out of this year's first ever Chevron Houston Marathon lottery still have a chance to go the distance this winter thanks to the revival of a marathon on Galveston Island. The isl... More >>

  • September 3-9: The Week in Photos

    published Sep 10, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. And now, football season is upon us. Whether you're tailgating or roller skating, b... More >>

  • Putting the <em>Ho'opa'a</em> Back in Hula
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    Putting the Ho'opa'a Back in Hula

    published Sep 07, 2010

    Want to see more photos of the dancers? Check out our slideshow. Houston is probably not the first place you think of when you dream of the Polynesian Isles, but for the past year the city has been h... More >>

  • BrewHaHa Grand Tasting
    FEATURED STORY

    BrewHaHa Grand Tasting

    published Sep 07, 2010

    See photos from the BrewHaHa in our slideshow. This weekend beer lovers gathered at Galveston Island's Moody Gardens for what organizers hope will be the first of many Brewmasters International Beer ... More >>

  • Deal of the Day: What Would You Like To See?

    published Sep 03, 2010

    ‚ÄčTimes are hard. So maybe you can't make it to the beach for Labor Day weekend. But at least you can look like you did with today's Voice Deal of the Day, two VersaSpa spray tanning sessions at Glo ... More >>

  • August 28 to September 3: The Week in Photos

    published Sep 03, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Got big Labor Day plans? Or just taking a staycation, maybe hosting your last barbe... More >>

  • Second-Line Parade Commemorates Katrina Anniversary

    published Aug 31, 2010

    Sunday evening about 500 people lined west Richmond Avenue to commemorate the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a New Orleans-style second line parade. The parade, which began at Dave &... More >>

  • Henry Winkler: Fonzie Schools Us On Edward Sharpe, Weezer
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    Henry Winkler: Fonzie Schools Us On Edward Sharpe, Weezer

    published Aug 30, 2010

    It's not every day one gets music recommendations from The Fonz. During our Art Attack interview last week with Henry Winkler, the actor spoke about how music from the 1950s was a big draw for Happy D... More >>

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