We had a chance to sit and chat with Shady Tavern owner Dennis (who coaches basketball at St. Thomas High School).
He told us his ideal crowd is 24 and up. And he doubts he'll ever do another Under-21 festival. So, kiddos. If you're not old enough to drink, don't do it here. Houston doesn't get a lot of opportunities like the one . So, shape up and don't mess this up for the rest of us. (i.e. the 21-and-up-year-olds and the underage straight edge kids).
Oh, and he also said we should cover more St. Thomas basketball games on our blog. We'll call John Royal tomorrow ...
-- Dusti Rhodes
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