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Yvonne Washington

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Your Chance to Taste Real Kobe Beef is at Killen's

    It's not too late to order those Valentine's Day sweets for your sweetie -- and if you order from Fluff Bake Bar, you can make the gift even sweeter: A whopping 40 percent of the proceeds from the bake sale will go to benefit Lucky Dog Rescue. Pastry chef Rebecca Masson has put together a menu of Fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Houston's Top 5 Jazz Clubs

    5. RED CAT JAZZ CAFE Admittedly, Red Cat has its hits and misses, but for a jazz neophyte looking to make his or her debut into the world of Fitzgerald and Armstrong, this "cafe" is a good place to start. Its relatively new Franklin Street address places Red Cat at the very beginning of downtown, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Visit Your Own Hometown: Houston's Top 10 Hotel Bars

    There are distinct advantages to drinking in hotel bars, even at hotels in the city where you live. There is always wi-fi available. The bartender doesn't care if you nurse or linger over your drink; most people are just biding time between meetings or flights anyway. You'll meet interesting people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    ​News that a new tapas bar is opening in Midtown led to the brief discussion on Twitter this week about pronunciation issues concerning holiday islands in the Mediterranean, and Houstonians' propensity to open restaurants named after them. Majorca Island Bistro and Tapas, that new tapas resta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Aftermath: Annise Parker's Freezing Inaugural Concert at Discovery Green

    Photos by GroovehouseRoy Head (center) and the Allen Oldies Band's Allen Hill (left) and Jim Henkel​ Annise Parker​The best-laid plans of mice, men and even mayors sometimes go awry. Annise Parker declined a big-ticket inaugural celebration in favor of a free concert on Discovery Green, a genuin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Annise Parker To Tighten Up & Treat Her Right At Inaugural

    ​Mayor-elect Annise Parker's swearing-in ceremony Monday over the weekend will be private, but after that on Monday it's an eclectic mix of events and personalities for the public to share in.It includes a Discovery Green concert featuring two Houston performers who had hits a long while ago: Arch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Archie Bell, Roy Head Tapped for Free Mayoral Inaugural Concert at Discovery Green

    Houston mayor-elect Annise Parker's office announced Wednesday afternoon that '60s soul stars Archie "Tighten Up" Bell and Roy "Treat Her Right" Head will be part of a free evening concert at Discovery Green next Monday, January 4. Parker is scheduled to take the mayoral oath earlier that day at th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Feast with the Beasts

    The Houston Zoo serves up dinner

  • Culture

    October 11, 2007

    Trails to Terror

    2007 Halloween Guide

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Yvonne Washington

    Tuesday, February 14, McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

  • Calendar

    April 21, 2005
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    May 8, 2003

    Dancing with Dinosaurs

    The natural science museum sheds its stuffy image

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003
  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Smoke Damage

    Jim Pirtle's slipshod nicotine habit spells the end of an era for No tsu oH, but he hopes to rise from the ashes

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Starry, Starry Night

    The Chronicle gets honored at a downtown bash

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