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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.

2011 Stories by Brittanie Shey

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  • Kathy Patrick Runs Literary Empire From Tiny Shop in Jefferson

    published Oct 12, 2011

    It's a long trip to Kathy Patrick's little hair salon/bookstore, Beauty in the Book, nestled just outside the main street of historic Jefferson, Texas, deep in the Piney Woods. But plenty of people ma... More >>

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    Oprah of the Piney Woods

    published October 13, 2011

    See video of Kathy Patrick discussing the annual... More >>

  • Fifth Ward Jam: The Week in Photos

    published Oct 07, 2011

    It's time again to check out the Houston Press Flickr Pool and see what kinds of art shots our talented photographers have added. We love street art, unique perspectives and beautiful photos of Housto... More >>

  • Week in Photos: Jade

    published Oct 07, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. We're looking for pictures that represent the best of Houston, from food to art to ... More >>

  • Occupy Wall Street: 99 Percent Protesters March to City Hall for Occupy Houston

    published Oct 06, 2011

    See lots more pics of the protest in our slideshow. Joining a movement of protests across the country, several hundred Houstonians gathered at Market Square Park this morning to march to Hermann Squa... More >>

  • BestFest: All Its Awesomeness Captured in Video Form

    published Sep 30, 2011

    We're just finally getting over the fatigue that comes along with 48 hours of great music, tasty-licious food and damn good times at BestFest, probably one of the best parties we've ever thrown. If yo... More >>

  • Month of Muertos: The Week in Art Photos
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    Month of Muertos: The Week in Art Photos

    published Sep 30, 2011

    It's time again to check out the Houston Press Flickr Pool and see what kinds of art shots our talented photographers have added. We love street art, unique perspectives and beautiful photos of Housto... More >>

  • Week in Photos: Dust Bowl

    published Sep 30, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. We're looking for pictures that represent the best of Houston, from food to art to ... More >>

  • Drivers Protest as Metro Contract Negotiations Grind to Halt

    published Sep 29, 2011

    Union members lined the north and east side of Metro's downtown headquarters this morning -- a prime visibility location for those taking the light rail to work -- to protest the breakdown in contract... More >>

  • Week in Photos: Alabama Theatre

    published Sep 23, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. We're looking for pictures that represent the best of Houston, from food to art to ... More >>

  • Swoop, There It Is: Skydiving Championships of Canopy Piloting Hit Rosharon (w/ VIDEO)

    published Sep 16, 2011

    Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon is hosting this weekend the US Parachute Association's National Skydiving Championships of Canopy Piloting, where jumpers "swoop" at speeds starting at 75 mph towards ear... More >>

  • Week in Photos: Cool Stuff

    published Sep 16, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Is summer over? We can only hope. Now that scorching days are over, we want to see ... More >>

  • Walk Like an Egyptian: King Tut Fever Hits Houston, the MFAH

    published Sep 13, 2011

    It was a welcoming fit for a king. Traffic snarled with rubberneckers and bystanders' cameras snapped this morning as contractors with Arts & Exhibitions International installed an stunning 25-foot-ta... More >>

  • Tasting Malibu Black
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    Tasting Malibu Black

    published Sep 13, 2011

    I'm known as the "rum girl" around these parts, so when the Houston Press got a bottle of Malibu Rum's new Malibu Black, I was the one chosen to test it. I'll say this about flavored rums. I don't ha... More >>

  • Friday Night: Junior Brown At The Mucky Duck

    published Sep 12, 2011

    Junior Brown McGonigel's Mucky Duck September 9, 2011 Aftermath has absolutely no excuse for not having seen Junior Brown before, at least not in a nightclub setting. The man is one of the biggest wo... More >>

  • Week in Photos: Midnight Movie

    published Sep 09, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Summer's winding down and school is back in session. Are you spending your weekends... More >>

  • Week in Photos: Maria Antoinette

    published Sep 02, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Summer's winding down (haha, good one) and school is back in session. Are you spend... More >>

  • Drought Oddity: Now You Can Kayak a Long Stretch of the San Jacinto River
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    Drought Oddity: Now You Can Kayak a Long Stretch of the San Jacinto River

    published Sep 02, 2011

    This summer's unprecedented drought has led to at least one unusual opportunity for outdoorsy types in the Houston area -- the chance to kayak or canoe a rather long stretch of the San Jacinto River. ... More >>

  • The Week in Photos: A Quiet Morning

    published Aug 26, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. School is almost back in session and summer is winding down. We want to see photos ... More >>

  • September 11, Ten Years Later: Granta Magazine and Brazos Books to Host Reading

    published Aug 25, 2011

    For Americans, September 11 was and remains a deeply personal event. Like few that came before it, the attacks on New York City and Washington D.C. are the kind of events where you will always remembe... More >>

  • Harris County Courthouse Restored to Its 1910 Beauty

    published Aug 23, 2011

    Be sure to check out our slideshow of the newly re-opened courthouse. You may have missed Harris County's 1910 courthouse the past couple of years. The building, off Fannin and Preston downtown, has ... More >>

  • 1910 Courthouse Restored to Classical Revival, Beaux-Arts Beauty
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    1910 Courthouse Restored to Classical Revival, Beaux-Arts Beauty

    published Aug 23, 2011

    Check out our slideshow to see pics of the newly reopened courthouse. You may have missed Harris County's 1910 courthouse the past couple of years. The building, off Fannin and Preston downtown, has ... More >>

  • Fire Strikes Third Antique Store This Year

    published Aug 20, 2011

    See more pics of the blaze in our slideshow. A fire broke out just after midnight at Simpson Galleries, a fine art and antiques dealer on Main and Isabella in Midtown. The gallery is just near the po... More >>

  • The Week in Photos: Texas Love

    published Aug 19, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. School is almost back in session and summer is winding down. We want to see photos ... More >>

  • The Week in Photos: The Poet

    published Aug 12, 2011

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. School is almost back in session and summer is winding down. We want to see photos ... More >>

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