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Buffalo Bayou Partnership

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    The Dunlavy Event Space Will Bring Clark Cooper Concepts Food to Buffalo Bayou

    If you've ever wished that Coppa Ristorante or Brasserie 19 could cater your next big party, you're in luck. Clark Cooper Concepts, the restaurant team behind Ibiza, Brasserie 19, Coppa Osteria, Coppa Ristorante and Punk's Simple Southern recently announced they secured a space at Buffalo Bayou Park ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Celebrate the Fourth of July with Food and Drink at These Hot Spots

    Where will you be when the fireworks go off? The elaborate annual fireworks display over the city of Houston known as Freedom Over Texas can be seen by those gathered for the city's festivities in Eleanor Tinsley Park as well as by revelers throughout the surrounding neighborhoods. It's important t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 19, 2013
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    September 13, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Wine Pairing Dinners, Cocktails at the Zoo & More

    On Tuesday, September 17, at 7 p.m., Bistro Provence wants to treat you to an evening with rosé wines during La Vie en Rosé. Enjoy a four-course meal paired with rosé wines from French Country Wines for $70. Start with grilled almonds and tomato tapenade, followed by a watercress gazpacho, then s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Line & Lariat Hosting Downtown for Dummies, Buffalo Bayou for Beginners Open House

    With all the buzz around downtown Houston lately, you may feel a little out of the loop if you haven't had a chance to check out the revitalized dining and entertainment district for yourself in the past year. Line & Lariat -- one of downtown's best restaurants, housed in the historic Union Nationa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Visitor's Guide: 7 Things We Don't Want You to See When You Come to Houston

    Last week, many were surprised -- some even perplexed -- to see our beloved city on the annual New York Times list of places to visit in 2013. Houston was number seven on a list of 46 that included Rio, Amsterdam, Singapore, Hawaii's Big Island, Oslo, Bangkok and Paris. Yes, we were on a "must visit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Sweet Charity and Celebrity Chef Tours

    First and foremost, go check out today's Voice Daily Deal. It's the first time we've partnered with 100% Taquito, and today's deal gets you $20 worth of food for $10. For those (like me) who are terrible at math, that's half-off your meal. Do you know how many cups of elote you can buy for $20? A lo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
  • News

    May 24, 2012

    2012 Summer Guide

    A new minor league baseball team, a new amusement park, the urban wilderness of Buffalo Bayou, food, concerts and plays — Houston, prepare to get your summer on.

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Houston's Underground Reservoir: Five Potential Uses to Fear

    The Houston Chronicle has a terrific story on an empty underground reservoir near Buffalo Bayou. The large space -- about one and a half football fields -- features 25-foot ceilings supported by slender columns, with entry and exit limited to a trap-door at the surface. The Buffalo Bayou Partnersh ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Buffalo Bayou Improvements: Pedestrian Bridges & Strolling, Happy People

    The Buffalo Bayou Partnership is ready to present the next phase of plans for improvement plans along the waterway, plans that include pedestrian bridges and pavilions. Trudi Smith of the organization tells Hair Balls the latest series of architect's renderings is based on suggestions from last yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Upcoming Events: Foodie Floats and a Month of Martinis

    Only $1 at Samba Grille.​Tonight, the Houston Museum of Natural Science continues with its summer Mixers & Elixers series, the last year that the museum will be sponsoring these Friday night mixers -- so enjoy them while you can. Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin will be playing in the Planetarium, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    Photo by Micah Taylor​If you're a lady who loves lager, there's a new(ish) club in town for you: Texas Girls' Pint Out is a group of hardcore beer nerds and geeks -- labels which they bear proudly -- who also happen to be women. They're in the process of organizing all manner of events for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Local Spotlight: Katz Coffee

    ​WHAT: Coffee with a conscience, roasted right here in Houston. When Avi Katz graduated from the University of Houston's well regarded Hotel and Restaurant Management program, he had no idea what he wanted to do -- but he did know that he didn't want to move back to New York. So he took a job ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010

    Foodie Floats

    Pass me a brew, won’t you?

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    ​It's not too late to get in on our huge food and wine extravaganza this Tuesday; tickets for Menu of Menus are still available, but going fast. If you purchase them in advance, the tickets are only $35, but go up to $45 at the door. And you can still purchase VIP tickets for $75 that allow yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Boating on Buffalo Bayou

    Photos by Margaret Downing​Buffalo Bayou Partnership is promoting its boat tours -- tying them into the Christmas season -- as part of its continuing effort to try to get Houston residents out of their cars and down to the bayou to see what all the clean-up has achieved. So Thursday, after two pr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009
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    October 16, 2009

    Caffeine Deficiency? Call the Coffee Ambulance

    ​Katz Coffee Company just bought a new "Transit" van and outfitted it with flashing safety lights and a wacky paint job. They call this high-profile delivery vehicle "the coffee ambulance." Katz custom-roasts proprietary blends for some of Houston's top restaurants, including t'afia, benjy's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Some Names For The New Buffalo Bayou Trash Boat

    ​Last year, Buffalo Bayou Partnership's bubblegum-pink skimmer boat, the Mighty Tidy, capsized during Hurricane Ike. The Partnership recently purchased a a new "TrashCat" brand boat, a type of vessel specially designed to skim floating debris from the waters of Buffalo Bayou.It's bad luck to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Love Street Lives!! Sorta, Maybe

    We blogged this morning about the brief heyday of the Love Street Light Circus & Feelgood Machine, Houston's hippie haven back in the Sixties.In response we heard from Trudi Smith, who tells us Love Street is coming back. Well, the building is, at any rate.The Buffalo Bayou Partnership is planni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Vintage ZZ Top Artwork and Houston's Hippie Past

    scarletdukesCan you guess which one is Billy Gibbons? Chris GrayWhat goes around comes around. The same week ZZ Top is playing The Woodlands (which you may have read about on Rocks Off once or twice this week), the Buffalo Bayou Partnership announced it's renovating the International Coffee Buildin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Sweat Your Ass Off Tomorrow Helping The New Buffalo Bend Nature Park

    Got a couple of hours to spare Wednesday morning? The Buffalo Bayou Partnership is looking for some "heat-resistant" volunteers to help put in 9,000 wetland plants at the still under-construction nature park, Buffalo Bend Nature Park. (Okay, with that many plants it might take a little more tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Breaking Up The Buffalo Bayou "Dam" By Studemont

    Photo by Scott BarnesSpencer Langford paddles his canoe west from Eleanor Tinsley Park along his usual route through Buffalo Bayou. He tries to get on the water every day. A nature buff, he notes the different species of birds, fish, turtles and snakes. But as he nears Studemont, by the dog pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008

    The Show Must Go On …. But Not Yet

    Hurricane Ike is having long-term effects on Houston’s performing and visual arts organizations. We’ve gotten several messages about shows being postponed or canceled and we thought we’d pass them along. The Country Playhouse’s production of Neil Simon’s Rumors will open Friday, Septembe ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 12, 2007

    "Red Velvet: Making a Case for Domestic Tranquility"

    A spectacular kimono is hidden from sight at Vine Street Studios

  • Calendar

    May 31, 2007

    “Superheroes Alter Egos”

    Look, along the dock! It’s a Bird! It’s a Chien!

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    Dark Water

    A reporter, a photographer and canoeist Tom Helm paddle from the Galleria to Galveston Bay by canoe and kayak, finding beauty, danger and urban debris in equal measure

  • Calendar

    June 8, 2006
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    October 13, 2005

    Water You Doing This Weekend?

    Nothing? Then paddle to the 34th annual Buffalo Bayou Regatta

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2005
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    June 23, 2005

    No Duncan Allowed

    The And 1 Mixtape Tour is for true street ballers

  • News

    June 9, 2005
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    June 2, 2005
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    May 26, 2005
  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    We Know What You Should Do This Summer

    Your guide to beaches, water parks, day trips, festivals and more

  • News

    May 12, 2005

    Path to Nowhere?

    Construction problems cloud the future of northeastern bayou trails

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2004

    Swingin' Party

    The hottest pros make a racket at the Tennis Masters Cup

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    Going Batty

    Efforts mount to make downtown home to a new kind of nightlife

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2004

    Moving Masterpieces

    The Art Car Parade keeps on rollin'

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004
  • News

    November 6, 2003

    Election Ennui

    Why the mayor's race hasn't caught fire

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2003

    Sleepy Muggles

    The Blue Willow Bookshop hosts a Harry Potter read-a-thon

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Bayou Dreams

    The Chronicle dares to dream -- again

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Use of Taxpayer Dollars

    Buffalo Bayou revitalization

  • Calendar

    May 7, 1998
  • News

    May 25, 1995

    A Heritage Corridor

    Can Buffalo Bayou beshaped into an economic redevelopment tool?

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