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Greetings! As Mayor of Houston, I extend a special welcome to the readers of Key This Month In Houston, one of the oldest visitor’s guides in our city. Key This Month In Houston highlights the array of attractions and entertainment our diverse city has to offer. As a dynamic city of opportunity, Houston continues to be one of the fastest growing U.S. cities. Houston has a variety of successful small businesses and corporations which make our city the heart of technology, energy, and manufacturing.

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„ TUDORS TO WINDSORS: BRITISH ROYAL PORTRAITS FROM HOLBEIN TO WARHOL OCTOBER 7, 2018 — JANUARY 27, 2019 MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 1001 BISSONNET Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol sheds new light on changing ideas of mon-

archy and nationhood in Britain. The exhibition features portraits of British royalty spanning 500 years, by artists from Hans Holbein and Sir Joshua Reynolds to Annie Leibovitz and Andy Warhol. In a sweeping survey, Tudors to Windsors covers the cavalcade of kings, queens, princes, and princesses who have graced the British

crown. The MFAH is the only U.S. venue to host this unprecedented exhibition, part of a major partnership with the National Portrait Gallery in London. Some 150 objects—most never before seen outside of England—tell the story of Britain’s monarchy through masterworks of painting, sculpture, and photography. Visitors have an ex-

traordinary opportunity to come face-to-face with the fascinating figures of British royalty. Tudors to Windsors explores four royal dynasties: the House of Tudor (1485–1603), the House of Stuart (1603–1714), the House of Hanover (1714–1901), and the present-day House of Windsor. Portraiture artworks from Henry VIII to Prince William.

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„ CARLOS CRUZDIEZ AT THE CISTERN: SPATIAL CHROMOINTERFERENCE August 22, - Jan. 13, 2019 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday CISTERN AT BUFFALO BAYOU PARK 105 SABINE STREET Wednesday through Friday from 3:30 to 6 PM; Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM to 6 PM The Cistern’s distinctive architecture as well as its sheer size and raw interior, punctuated by a series of rhythmical columns, will make for an intriguing and interactive experience. Visitors to Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern: Spatial Chromointerference THIS MONTH will be encouraged to wear whiteHouston or light has a great lineand up for January colored clothing will actively participate in viewing as CITY the colorSCENE changes creating a senWhat’s going on in “H� TOWN sation of movement.

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HOUSTON COMBINES HUNDREDS OF AMAZING THINGS TO SEE AND DO WITH COUNTLESS WAYS TO SEE AND DO THEM. EVERY DAY IS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE SOMETHING YOU’LL NEVER FORGET, SO DON’T WASTE A MINUTE.

A Holiday Shopping Wonderland ®

Houston Ballet’s largest fundraiser and holiday shopping extravaganza, the 38th annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market will be held November 8 – 11, 2018 at NRG Center. For those with a passion to shop, the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market will feature over 280 merchants, oering unique items for everyone, including home décor, food, clothing, toys, toiletries, novelties, ornaments, pottery, pewter, accessories and more… just in time for your holiday shopping!

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MUSEUM OF THE KEMAH FUNERAL HISTORY BOARDWALK

The Kemah Boardwalk is open daily providing fun for everyone! Located just 20 miles from downtown Houston , the Kemah Boardwalk is home to fabulous waterfront restaurants, amusements, charming retail stores, festivals and seaside shows every day. Voted 2014 Local’s Choice Award Winner for Best Attraction and Best Place to Take A Visitor!

”Any day above ground is a good one.”– the slogan of Houston’s National Museum of Funeral History, which celebrates life by showing how we honor the loss of it. The museum displays the country’s largest collection of funeral artifacts, ranging from 19th-century horse-drawn hearses to memorabilia from Michael Jackson’s memorial service. Featured in its collection is JFK’s original eternal flame, a diverse array of of funeral programs, and a collection of beautiful hearses. There is much to catch your eye, but look out for the Snow White-inspired glass casket and the con built for three.

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THE ARENA THEATRE

The Arena Theatre stands as one of the city’s oldest and most unique venues for live music and entertainment with its signature feature - the revolving stage. The combination of this rotating stage and the fact that no seat is further than 60 feet away, ensures that no matter where you sit in the Arena Theatre, the viewing will be optimal. A sampling of upcoming shows includes: Sat. Nov. 3, R Kelly, Sat. Nov. 17, Intocable, & Thur. Nov. 29, Charlie Daniels & Travis Tritt. 7326 Southwest Freeway 713.772.5900 www.arenahouston.com

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MUSEUMS „THE MENIL COLLECTION Works of art include antiquities, Byzantine and medeval art, tribal cultures, 20th-Century painting and sculpture with particular emphasis on Surrealism. 1515 Sul Ross. 713-525-9400. www.menil.org *Las obras de arte incluyen antigüedades, arte bizantino y medieval, culturas tribales, pintura y escultura del siglo XX, con énfasis particular en el Surrealismo. „CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON 1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004 Times: Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m., Noon & 1 p.m. Sunday: 1, 2 & 3 p.m. Additional

Thursday night performances at 6:30 & 7:15 on June 11 and July 2, 16, & 30 „THE COCKRELL BUTTERFLY CENTER at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a stunning, living exhibit that showcases hundreds of live butterflies in a naturalistic rainforest setting. The central conservatory is a dramatic three-story glass cone filled with tropical plants and exotic butterflies. During a typical visit, one can expect to see 50 to 60 dierent species of the world’s largest and most colorful butterfly

species, flying through the balmy air, hovering over flowers or sipping fruit juice – and occasionally, landing on visitors! „HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE One Hermann Circle 713-639-4600. The Welch Chemistry Hall is chemistry made fun! Interactive exhibits let you learn about everything from the human body to how a television can operate under water. „MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS HOUSTON – BAYOU BEND COLLECTION Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens One Wescott St. 713-520-2600 bayoubend@mfah.org Hours:

Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday, 1–5 p.m.; Closed Mondays Bayou Bend is the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings. Displayed in the former home of Houston civic leader and philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882–1975), the collection is one of the finest showcases of American furnishings, silver, ceramics, and paintings in the world. The house is situated on 14 acres of organically maintained gardens in Houston’s historic River Oaks neighborhood. Open year-round, Bayou

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Featuring Roy Rogers, America’s Favorite Cowboy, renowned singing star of radio, television and film. The highlight of this new special exhibit is the 1963 Pontiac Bonneville convertible, the ultimate statement of cowboy chic, given to Roy Rogers by its designer Nudie Cohn as a token of their friendship. Capturing the attention of history buffs, science junkies and classic car fanatics to art lovers, pop culture enthusiasts and political aficionados the National Museum of Funeral History has something for everyone! ®

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MUSEUMS „THE NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM has a lot of stu. There are permanent collections of minerals, natural history exhibits, a planetarium with laser shows and an Imax theater, a butterfly habitat, a paleontology exhibit with dinosaurs, and a new chemistry hall. This place is very crowded, especially on weekends, and you should call in advance for reservations for the Imax, planetarium and butterfly exhibit. „THE COCKRELL BUTTERFLY CENTER at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a stunning, living exhibit that showcases hundreds of live butterflies in a naturalistic

most colorful butterfly species, flying through the balmy air, hovering over flowers or sipping fruit juice – and occasionally, landing on visitors!

ON & UNDER THE WATER „THE BATTLESHIP TEXAS is docked near the San Jacinto Monument. The Texas fought in both World Wars, and has recently been extensively repaired. You can wander all over the ship, above and below deck. „DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM Sea

creatures of every shape and size are on view at the Downtown Aquarium. The Sunken Temple exhibit reveals the wonders of ancient Mayan culture and the underwater world, while a journey on the Shark Voyage gives you an intimate view of the ocean’s most infamous predators. A great place for family fun, the aquarium also features outdoor attractions such as the 100-foot Diving Bell Ferris Wheel and the Dancing Fountains. Drink and dine at the Aquarium Restaurant or the Dive Lounge. And while there, make sure to check out the new white tigers exhibit.

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WESTERN WEAR „Western Dreamin’ We know your child’s dreams are as big as the wild west. Whether they’re dreaming about riding and roping on the ranch or racing into first place around the barrels, Cavender’s has the hats, belts, boots, jeans and western shirts kids love! With a selection that can’t be beat, and a price that won’t break your budget, you can’t go wrong! Come on in and shop the latest styles that will make your little cowboy or cowgirl’s dreams come true.

„SPACE CENTER HOUSTON is the visitor center for NASA’s Johnson Space Center. It’s the product of the joint eorts of NASA and Disney Imagineering. Easily the most popular attraction in the Houston area, there’s nothing like it anywhere else in the world. You’ll

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS Traveling art exhibitions from across the world are showcased in the John P. McGovern Kid’s Hall alongside Junktion, a collection of activity tables that form together to make a train. Three carts of Junktion host interactive activities, which change weekly in accordance with the various themes. On other carts, children may paint their faces or put on a puppet show. Family Friendly - Kids Special Events Throughout the year, many special events are kicked o in Kids’ Hall, including the widely popular New Year’s Noon - Houston’s longest running New Year celebration for children.

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FEATURE  Bend welcomes thousands of visitors annually for tours and special programs. „CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM P R I M E 5216 Montrose 713-526-3129 www.camh.org Major local and nationally renowned artists’ works, post 1945 American art, film, concerts and lectures by exhibiting artists. Open Tue.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun. 12-5pm.

history of funeral services, displays historic hearses and provides memorabilia from funerals of the famous, such as Martin Luther S King E AJr.,FJohn O F. OKenD nedy and Elvis Presley. „DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM

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SPORTS „MINUTE MAID PARK Visit remarkable Astros Field with its 242 foot high retractable roof, and a replica of a 19th century locomotive that runs along the low roof track on the west side of the ballpark. The historic Union Station building features the Astros’ flagship retail store and a cafe in the lobby. For daytime walking tours in the o season, call 713-259-8000, or visit astros.com

Sea creatures of every „MUSEUM OF FINE shape and size are on ARTS, HOUSTON view at the Downtown 1001 Bissonnet Aquarium. The Sunken 713-526-1361 Temple exhibit reveals www.mfah.org the wonders of ancient Open Tue.-Sat., Mayan culture and 10am-5pm; Thurs., the underwater world, 10am-9pm; and Sun., while a journey on the NATURE 12:15-6pm. Shark Voyage gives Fabulous sculpture you an intimate view „HOUSTON garden, European and of the ocean’s most ARBORETUM & ZOO American masters of infamous predators. NATURE CENTER renown, African and A great place for famA 155-acre wildlife THEartifacts RECIPE A PERFECTLYsanctuary STYLISH THANKSGIVING „THE HOUSTON ZOO Egyptian and a FOR ily fun, the aquarium that contains Hermann Park collection of Remington also features outdoor 5-1/2 miles of self-guidYou can make three kinds or mashed potatoes... or one reservation. 6200 Hermann Park Dr. westerns. attractions such as the ed trails under a forest 533-6500 Enjoy our traditional Thanksgiving menu served day, or(713) choose 100-foot Diving Bell canopy, around all ponds „NATIONAL houstonzoo.org Ferris Wheel and the and through a swamp fromOF our full dinner menu with all the favorites (Lobster, anyone?). MUSEUM The Houston Zoo conDancing Fountains. of recreated coastal FUNERAL HISTORY early – with live music, it’ll be a holiday celebrated in style. Get started nects communities with Drink and dine at the prairie. 415 Barren Spring Drive animals, inspiring action Aquarium Restaurant or Daily 8:30am-6pm. Serving 11am – 8pm 281-876-3063 to save wildlife. Open 7 the Dive Lounge. And 4501 Woodway Drive. With over 35,500 days a week, the Zoo is while there, make sure 713-681-8433. made up of many movto check out the new *Este refugio silvestre ing parts – over 6,000 white tigers exhibit. de 155 acres contiene permanent residents 5,5 millas de sendas „THE HEALTH (the animals) and over de auto-guía bajo una MUSEUM 2 million guests each bóveda forestal, alred1515 Hermann Dr. year who come to expeedor de las lagunas, y a 713-521-1515 rience an incredible través de un pantano de thehealthmuseum.org PASScostal THE LOBSTER, varietyPLEASE of animals and llanura recreada. Interactive museum ecosystems, as well as Todos los días square feet of exhibiSpeaking of mashed potatoes, for all ages features: attend special private tion space the National a walk-through tour and public events and we’ve got the perfect fix: Our Museum of Funeral of the Amazing Body ON THE WATER entertainment. guest-favorite Butter Poached History is the largest Pavilion, hands-on educational center on science classes in „Battleship Texas Lobster Mashed Potatoes, available Funeral Heritage in the DeBakey Science on our dinner menu. Now doesn’t the United States and Learning Center, films 3527 Battleground Rd. perhaps the world. and special programs in 281-479-2411 that sound like a holiday treat This museum houses the McGovern Theater; The San Jacinto Battleeveryone can get on board with? the largest collection and interactive discovground, home of the of funereal artifacts in ery carts. 9am-5pm, U.S.S. Texas, veteran of the U.S. The numerTues.-Sat; Noon-5, Sun; two World Wars, and ous exhibits trace the extended free hours on a dozen campaigns.

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FROM ONE-OF-A-KIND D PIECES AND INCREDIBLE BUDGET DEALS TO HIGHEND FASHIONS, SHOPPERS OF EVERY PERSUASION WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH HOUSTON’S DIVERSE AND BOUNTIFUL RETAIL LANDSCAPE Come and enjoy urban YUM! at Phoenicia Specialty Foods’ state-of-the-art gourmet market on the ground floor of One Park Place. Located at 1001 Austin Street between McKinney and Lamar, Phoenicia Specialty Foods Downtown is an award-winning cultural and foodie experience at the heart of Houston’s Downtown revitalization, surrounded by Discovery Green Park, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center and Minute Maid Park. Oering quality produce, fresh meats and seafood, artisan breads and rustic-style pizza, boutique wines and craft beers, premium meats and cheeses, a signature coee and gelato bar, floral and housewares sections, a comfortable dining area and a designated cooking demonstration kitchen, Phoenicia Specialty Foods Downtown is a one-of-a-kind destination for Houstonians and visitors alike.

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Cavender’s is truly a family operation - wife Pat, sons Joe, Mike and Clay are all involved in the day-today operations. The family lives a western lifestyle on Texas ranches, so they know the merchandise that oers the best value, style, and durability. The largest boot selection anywhere in the world, with the best pricing due to volume purchasing. The best value, selection, and service in the business: Cavender’s has something for everyone. www.cavenders.com

Spec’s has Texas’ largest selection of wine and liquor. Or visit the fine foods and world-class cheese and deli departments for exotic foods from all over the world. Hundreds of great gift items from bar and wine accessories, to cigarettes, cigars and cigar necessities, glassware, unique gift baskets and more. Spec’s Superstore: 2410 Smith St., Downtown Houston. 713-526-8787 www.specsonline.com

Top Gun of Texas is an indoor shooting range in Houston providing you a safe and enjoyable shooting experience. TGT oers group and private basic handgun instruction classes as well as Concealed Handgun Classes (CHL). 15 lanes on the range are available for practice, training and qualification. The retail section showcases time-tested quality firearms both new and used, along with holsters, knives, gun safes, flashlights and range bags, and includes a comfortable seating area with an observation room to the shooting range.

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 SHOPPING CIGAR LOUNGE „STOGIES 6100 Westheimer #102 713-783-5100 2278 Texas Drive Sugar Land Marriott Town Square stogiesoouston.com Stogies World Class Cigars of Houston has a vast selection of Premium Cigars, and an atmosphere that is unmatched for the distinguished cigar aficionado. One of the nation’s largest humidors, with over 7000 dierent cigars. Cigar accessories, of course, and a full line of humidors to match every budget. Need a unique gift? Stogies oers fine laser engraving, from

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GALLERIES „PERIMETER GALLERY 2365 E. Rice Blvd. 713-521-5928 www.perimiterart.com. A full service Gallery in Rice Village with a variety of choices – Creative Custom Framing, Sculptures, Framed Local and International Art, Etched Glass and more. Also oering Corporate and Personal Art Consultation.

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713-627-2411 www.edwinwattsgolf. com. Edwin Watts Golf has all the golf equipment you need to the most of every round, with great golf brands like Callaway, Titleist, Taylormade, Ping, Nike, Adams, Nickent, Cleveland, Cobra, Mizuno, MacGregor, Ben Hogan, Footjoy & more!

JEWELERS „LEWIS JEWELERS 1141 Uptown Park Blvd. in Uptown Park 281.204.0555 19335 Gulf Freeway @ Bay Area Blvd (in Clear Lake) 281.332.8433 www.lewisusa.com With two convenient locations, in its second

generation of family leadership and with son Slade Lewis and his wife, Cindy, at the helm, Lewis Jewelers has grown into one of Houston’s favorite outlets for designer jewelry. Known for excellent values and selections of certified diamonds and engagement rings, Lewis Jewelers is proud to be part of the worldwide network of Ocial Rolex Jewelers.

LIQUOR & WINE „SPEC’S LIQUOR WAREHOUSE 2410 Smith St. 713-526-8787 8102 Westheimer 713-780-2573/www. specsonline.com

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LIMOUSINE SERVICE „MERLO’S CHARTERS AND LIMOUSINE 713-742-0774 / 1-866367-5466 www.merloscharters.com Providing the best in luxury transportation for all occasions, nights out on the town, bachelor(ette) parties or airport transfers. Featuring a well kept fleet of limousines,

sedans and mini buses

PAWN & JEWELRY „WRIGHT PAWN AND JEWELRY 6218 Westheimer Rd. 713.780.2274 WrightPawn.com Established in 1975, and purchased by the Wright family in 1992, Wright Pawn & Jewelry specializes in diamonds, estate jewelry, designer and signed jewelry, fine watches, gold jewelry, broken and scrap gold, sterling flatware, antiques, crystal, designer handbags, cameras, electronics – almost anything of value.

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„TOP GUN RANGE 5901 Beverly Hill 713.779.GUNS (4867) www.topgunrange.com Located in the Heart of the Galleria Area, Top Gun of Texas is Houston’s finest indoor gun range and handgun training center with 15 shooting lanes available for practice, training and qualification. Courteous and professional sta will make your visit safe and enjoyable. The spacious retail area includes new and used firearms along with holsters, knives, gun safes, flashlights and range bags.. Classes are available for both beginning and experienced shooters

WESTERN WEAR „CAVENDER’S BOOT CITY James R. Cavender founded his truly Texan venture, Cavender’s, in 1965 and today, it remains a much-loved local shopping destination. The retailer oers Western apparel such as shirts, hats, belts and other ranch gear for professional cowboys—and folks hoping to look the part. Shop on-line at cavenders. com 800-696-BOOT for the nearest location When visiting Houston take home some real souvenirs. Houston’s complete western wear outfitters, with 12 stores in Houston.

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EVERY CUISINE, EVERY BUDGET, EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSTON’S RESTAURANT SCENE HAS YOU COVERED. FROM FINE DINING TO CLASSIC COMFORT FOOD, YOUR VISIT IS SURE TO BE IN GOOD TASTE. Opulent and romantic, Del Frisco’s in Houston is located in the Galleria shopping complex close to Houston’s lively business and commercial action. The elegant two-story space with sweeping windows oers guests a luxurious dining experience. This location oers guests something you won’t find in any other Houston steakhouse with our New Orleansinspired “Lagniappe” menu . Private and semiprivate dining, power bar, lunch and a wine list of over 1,200 selections.

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Guadalajara del Centro has long been Houston’s home for fine Mexican food and has become the popular downtown destination for Tex-Mex. With a solid reputation for creative cuisine, dishes range from traditional fajitas to tasty seafood entrees with a Southwestern kick. With specialty margaritas, a festive atmosphere, and the second story Agave Lounge, Guadalajara is the perfect spot to grab happy hour with friends, Monday through Friday from 2-7 PM.

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AMALFI

The inspired menu at Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar emphasizes fresh seafood, vivid citrus, and cozy olive oil, in addition to fresh pastas, assorted meats, family-made cheeses, cleanly crafted cocktails, and an extensive, thoughtful wine list.. Chef/Owner Giancarlo Ferrara invites you to experience the tastes, aromas, and passions of his homeland here in Houston through a culinary experience years in the making. Amalfi oers a warm setting to celebrate and cherish both everyday moments as well as significant milestones.

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Escape to Truluck’s, a getaway for the senses. Savor the freshest Crab, direct from Truluck’s own fisheries. Delight in the freshcatch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle. Don’t miss the fabulous Half Price Cocktail Hour... from 4 to 6pm MondayFriday in the Stone Crab Lounge! Enjoy half-price Cocktails, featured wines and appetizers along with live entertainment, every Monday through Friday. Crab lovers, join us as fresh Florida Stone Crab season is back at Truluck’s!


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ď § DINING AMERICAN Â&#x201E;LAWLESS SPIRITS & KITCHEN 909 Texas Avenue 281.823.8600 lawlessspirits.com Lawless Spirits & Kitchen now sits in the original space under the historic Rice Hotel and features one of Houstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best patio views. Lawless specializes in chic cocktails and shareable bites. Stop by after work for a variety of tempting upscale finger foods and seasonal craft beers. The Bulgogi Korean chicken tacos and lawless burger are favorites among diners. Lawlessâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; extensive cocktail menu oî&#x20AC;&#x201A;ers old favorites and new creations. Visit Lawless for the history and stay for the spectacular downtown

views! Happy hour daily starting at 4pm and features happy hour pricing all night Sunday & Monday.

CASUAL DINING Â&#x201E;THE BUFFALO GRILLE 4080 Bissonnet (Weslayan Plaza Center) 713-661-3663 1301 Voss (at Woodway) 713-784-3663 Voted best breakfast in Houston by the Zagat survey. Texassized Pancakes, Pecan Smoked Bacon, legendary Mexican Breakfasts, bottomless cups of serve-yourself coî&#x20AC;&#x201A;ee. Casual atmosphere, heaping portions, moderate prices. Lunch daily. Sun 8am to 2pm;Mon 7am to 2pm; Tues-Fri 7am to 9pm; Sat 8am to 9pm.

For over 30 years, Damianâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s has served authentic Italian cuisine, earning a worldwide reputation as a top restaurant in a city of top restaurants.

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN Â&#x201E;SAMBUCA 909 Texas Ave. 713.224.5299 sambucarestaurant.com Located in the historic Rice Hotel downtown, Sambuca is Houstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s only rockinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; dinner club. Serving American food with a side of nightly live music as diverse as our menu. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got a lot more to oî&#x20AC;&#x201A;er than just night moves, too. Enjoy a weekday lunch, or wind down during happy hour with cool cocktails and delicious small plates on the best patio in downtown Houston. Entertaining is our specialty! Let us host your corporate event, luncheon, business holiday party, rehearsal dinner or

networking happy hour. Whether it is oî&#x20AC;&#x201A;-site, at Sambuca or in the Crystal Ballroom at the Rice, you can be sure every detail will be handled with the upmost attention. Sambuca is the ultimate venue to host a party or event in Houston.

CONTEMPORARY NEW AMERICAN Â&#x201E;HEARSAY GASTRO LOUNGE (MARKET SQUARE) 218 Travis St. 713.225.8079 Â&#x201E;HEARSAY ON THE GREEN 1515 Dallas St. 832.377.3362 Hearsay Gastro Lounge in Houstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Historical Market Square and Hearsay on the Green continue the Hearsay

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GRILL & BAR „MOXIE’S 5000 Westheimer 346-571-6164 www.moxies.com Directly across from the Galleria on the corner of Post Oak & Westheimer, our two-story eatery

features a modern and stylish interior, open kitchen, and two bar areas. The space also boasts an outdoor patio and bar, outdoor fireplace, and a second story wraparound patio! We oer globallyinspired dishes made with fresh ingredients and prepared with an unparalleled passion. Dig into casual lunch favourites like our Loaded Burger, pulled chicken Street Tacos, or our Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich any day of the week! Joining us for dinner? Savour juicy steaks sourced from Lone Star Meats, creamy pastas, and chef-driven entrées. Pair your meal with a glass from our extensive wine list, or one of our signature cocktails, like the iconic Canadian Caesar. But, be sure to save room for dessert! We’ll meet you on the patio!

ITALIAN „AMALFI RISTORANTE ITALIANO & BAR 6100 Westheimer 713-532-2201 www.amalfihouston.com Sample a taste of coastal Italy in this Galleria Area Trattoria from Salerno native Giancarlo Ferrara. Classic Italian dishes such as fresh seafood, vivid citrus, and cozy olive oil in addition to fresh pastas, an assortment of meats, family-made cheeses, pasta, pizza, risotto and whole fish. Cleanly crafted cocktails and the allItalian wine list features seafood friendly wines by the glass or bottle. Open Monday - Saturday 11 am - 11 pm. „DAMIAN’S 3011 Smith Street 713-522-0439 www.damians.com

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MEXICAN „GUADALAJARA MEXICAN BAR & GRILL 9799 Katy Fwy./713461-5300, 2925 SWFwy./713-942-0772, 27885 I-45 North/713362-0774, 1201 San Jacinto 713-650-0101 Houston’s home for fine Mexican food. Enjoy favorites like marinade fajitas, melt-inyour-mouth enchiladas and spicy campeche, or choose from one of many unique creations. With 4 locations in the Houston area, you’re never far away from a great meal in an authentic “Hacienda Style” atmosphere. For 2 or 200, this fare is cooked to perfection and served

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SOUTH AFRICAN FUSION „PELI PELI 5085 Westheimer Rd. 281.257.9500 pelipeli.com Rated top 5 in Houston on both Tripadvisor & Yelp, Peli Peli features South African-inspired steak, chicken and seafood favorites created by Chef Paul Friedman. The unique ambiance features an LED ceiling that changes from sunrise to sunset, artwork from performance artist David Garibaldi and a 40-foot honey onyx bar that glows at night. A semi-private dining area seating up to 60 is available as is patio dining and a brunch on the weekends. Two other locations: Peli Peli @ Vintage Park 110 Vintage Park Blvd 281-257-9500 and


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STEAKS & SEAFOOD „DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAK HOUSE 5061 Westheimer (in the Galleria) Suite 8060/713.355.2600 Del Frisco’s is renowned for its luxurious style, prime beef and extensive cellar of more than 1,800 wine selections. This spectacular 13,000 squarefoot eatery boasts soaring windows that overlook the swanky Galleria skyline and a second-story mezzanine with its own bar. „EDDIE V’S 2800 Kirby - West Ave. 713-874-1800 Eddie V’s is a glamorous destination with an irresistible vibe, serving world-class seafood,

steaks and wine. Our passion is restaurateurship and its traditions of culinary art, innovation and extraordinary hospitality. Eddie V’s oers live music 7 nights a week in the V-Lounge where you can come and enjoy a night out with friends while our bartenders prepare a hand crafted cocktail for you. Our goal is to Indulge Every guest, Every visit.

Choose from an awardwinning list of 100 wines by the glass.

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& STONE CRAB 5350 Westheimer 713-783-7270 Dine in elegance at this captivating & original restaurant where fashionable atmosphere is taken to the limit. Only the freshest seafood, hand selected beef and Stone Crab so fresh in the water today, on your plate tomorrow. Now featuring 90 delicious wines by the glass.

STEAKHOUSE & WINE BAR 2405 W. Alabama / 713-520-5959 Fleming’s offers guests an exceptional menu inspired by a passion for steak and wine that combines seasonal ingredients with the finest USDA Prime Beef. Every dish is meticulously made from scratch and served with exemplary hospitality.

„JIMMY G’S 307 N. Belt E. 281-931-7654 Fresh Gulf seafood prepared in the Louisiana tradition. Specialties include crawfish ettoué, fresh snapper and seafood gumbo. A Houston institution.

„TRULUCK’S STEAK

UPSCALE AMERICAN „51FIFTEEN 5175 Westheimer Rd. 2nd Floor Saks Fifth Avenue - The Galleria 713.963.8067 www.51fifteen.com Located on the second floor in the stylish new Saks Fifth Avenue in The Galleria, 51fifteen oers globally inspired cuisine created by Executive Chef Lulzim “Luigi” Shimaj. This restaurant features an artfully designed modern dining room, bar, semiprivate lounge and private dining space, along with Bar 12, a satellite café and bar in the center of the first floor of Saks Fifth Avenue. Complementing the stunning new space is an innovative, chefdriven menu focused on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

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WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN, HOUSTON REALLY HEATS UP. FROM THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF THE STAGE TO THE LOW LIGHTS OF A DANCE CLUB, THE CITY IS ALIVE WITH MUSIC, LAUGHTER AND EXCITEMENT ALL NIGHT LONG.

Houston’s Favorite New Watering Hole: Pair a thoughtfully curated cocktail list with a relaxed courtyard setting and you’ve got Part & Parcel, the perfect downtown destination to meet up with friends or make a few new ones under the Texas stars. Expert mixologists specialize in both classic cocktails and original libations, which are complemented by a tempting small plate menu and a generous helping of Southern hospitality. Sample the private label bourbon, Edgar’s Truth, and delicately infused spirits along with Texas-inspired favorites like chicharrón. Don’t forget to check out the craveable assortment of street tacos. Grab a bar stool, raise a glass, and say cheers. Street and complimentary valet parking (have your valet ticket validated at at the bar upon departure). Tuesday – Saturday 4pm-10pm (weather permitting). Closed Sunday & Monday

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Richmond Arms is a lively, oldfashioned pub, complete with seasonal brews, too many beers on tap to count and a bevy of Celtic accents ringing throughout the establishment. Even during the week, an evening here feels like an Irish beer advertisement, “Lots of British nationals” feel at home in this “authentic” Briargrove area pub that some claim is the closest thing to England “this side of the big pond”; “wood beams and red accents” and a “friendly sta” greet “serious game fans”, who come for the “great beer selection” and pub grub, plus darts and regular trivia nights.

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La Bare is an adult-oriented ladies club featuring nearly nude male dancers five nights a week. With the dim lights and loud music of a nightclub and two replicas of Michelangelo’s David looking down coolly as groups of women saunter up to the stage to tip their favorite performers, the place somehow resembles the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Cheers. La Bare’s Happy Hour? Wednesday and Thursday 6-9pm with no cover for women 21+ and $2 U Call Its, even Patron, during that time. The grill serves food from 6pm to 2am. La Bare is open Wednesday thru Saturday 6pm to 2am.

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THE KING’S HEAD PUB

The King’s Head Pub hails back to royal Britannia with a classic wood features, a large stone fireplace, a portrait of King Henry VIII. The pub features a full outdoor patio area, and over 5000 square feet of seating area with plenty of parking space. Serving authentic English food including Scotch eggs, Sausage rolls, and Ploughman’s Platters as well as great pizzas and other pub grub. Beers on draft (pardon, draught) include a mix of locals like Saint Arnolds, Bualo Bayou and Karbach alongside imported faves like Smithwick’s, Boddingtons, Harp and Newcastle. Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4 - 7.


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ADULT ENTERTAINMENT „COVER GIRLS 10310 W. Little York 713.937.7772 covergirlshouston.com Come see their large expansion. Enjoy great food and drink specials. See for yourself what all the talk is about... all those beautiful entertainers. Complimentary Buet Mon-Fri 11am2pm; 5pm-8pm. Open Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 6pm-2am.

„SCORES 6340 Westheimer @ Winrock /713-364-1220 scoreshouston.com A club for any type of night out you desire. cutting edge design, Houston’s most exciting VIP rooms, 14 LED TVs always tuned to the big game, a full

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gastro-pub menu, full bar featuring a wine and champagne menu, and of course dazzling dancers.

„THE RITZ CABARET 10520 Gulf Freeway @ Edgebrook (just S. of Hobby Airport) 713.944.6445 ritzhouston.com Over 20,000 square feet of adult entertainment, sports bar and restaurant. Complimentary 100 foot International Buet. All major sporting events & PPV events, video games and pool tables. Open 11am-2am Mon.-Sat 6pm-2am Sun.

IRISH „THE GORGEOUS GAEL 5555 Morningside Dr (in Rice Village)

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832-667-8321 thegorgeousgaelbar.com It’s everything that’s great about modern Irish – premium customer service, exceptionally creative, top quality food, adventurous drinks and the best musical entertainment in the world. A large Irish whiskey and wine selection, & 33 beers on tap. A lighter, brighter Irish bar that’s the perfect setting for a corporate happy hour, date, or night out with friends.

PUBS „RICHMOND ARMS 5920 Richmond Ave. 713-784-7722 richmondarmsonline.com Enjoy a great selection of fine brews in a laid back atmosphere. Over 80 beers on tap, Live English Premier League soccer & breakfast on Sat. & Sun.

„THE KING’S HEAD PUB 1809 Eldridge Pkwy. 832-379-1000 An English pub harking from Royal Britannia, complete with dart boards and rooker, beer on draught, bottled domestics and imports, and classic pub fare.

SPORTS BAR & GRILL „ROOKIE’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 305-B Sawdust Rd. The Woodlands 281-362-9610 www.rookiessports. com Rookies offers full bar, full service kitchen, great game room, tournaments and activities, live bands, DJ’s, karaoke and of course all major sporting events.


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Key Mag Houston Nov2018  

Houston, Texas area activities, attractions, and events

Key Mag Houston Nov2018  

Houston, Texas area activities, attractions, and events

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