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Dash on Over to Houston’s Premier Home Décor Market

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DASH Spring Market

Twice a year, Houston is treated to one of the very best home décor and design markets around: DASH (an acronym for Design-Art-Style-Home). This expertly-curated, four-day event brings some of the best local and national vendors of antiques, art, textiles, clothing, jewelry and more to Houston, producing a market that’s versatile, comprehensive, and just plain fun. DASH Spring Market launches at Silver Street Studios on Thursday, April 26 and runs through Sunday, April 29—circle those dates in red on your calendar!

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Every Birthday Deserves a Party: Montrose Mainstay Paulie’s Celebrates 20 Years

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Pasta con Sarde at Paulie's

Two decades of fresh, house-made pasta, family recipes, and perfectly-paired wine? We think that’s something to celebrate. Today, Sunday, April 15, head over to Paulie’s and its neighboring wine bar, Camerata at Paulie’s, for a 20th Anniversary Party done right.

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Tall Ships Galveston Sails into the Harbor

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Galveston Tall Ships

Keep a weather eye on the horizon… Tall Ships® Galveston is coming to town! From April 6-8, you’re invited to Galveston for a weekend of family-friendly fun. Explore this enchanting city’s historic harbor and downtown, all while enjoying daily events, eye-catching ships, live music, food, and more!

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Your Complete Guide to Montrose

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La Colombe D'Or Hotel

“The more things change, the more they stay the same” is a fitting tagline for Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, an area that somehow retains its eclectic roots as construction cranes continue to fill the air.

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Don’t Miss Happy Hour and Painting Beneath this Eye-Catching Houston Art Installation

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Happy hour makes everything better. Pinot’s Palette has made good use of this universal truth with their winning pairing of wine and painting with friends. Their program has become a favorite across the nation, drawing crowds for birthdays and bachelorette parties alike. Now, prepare for even more fun: Every third Wednesday from April through September, join Pinot’s Palette and the Houston Downtown District at Main Street Square for happy hour al fresco, beneath one of the city’s favorite public art installations, Trumpet Flower.

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Learn The New Wine Rules at Camerata with Jon Bonné

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Camerata Montrose

Montrose wine bar Camerata is playing host to James Beard Award-winning wine critic and writer Jon Bonné this Friday night as he celebrates the release of his latest book, The New Wine Rules.

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Celebrate Easter with Houston’s Most Sumptuous Easter Brunches & More

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Steak 48

It’s easy to love Easter, that most joyful of spring holidays. The world is flowering, your favorite pastel outfit is ready to go, and the ones you love can’t wait to see you. Now, the only question is: Where to celebrate Easter Brunch? You’ve come to the right place. Houston is brimming with perfect choices, from elegant, champagne-toast affairs to New Orleans-style revelries. Here are a few of Houston’s best Easter Brunches, lunches, and more.

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Experience the Flavors of Spain at Lucille’s Tapas Wine Dinner

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Lucille's Houston

The Museum District is a hub for all things sensory: Beautiful art, sunny sidewalks, and delicious food await. One of the best spots to stop for a bite is Lucille’s, a homey restaurant serving refined Southern comfort dishes and handcrafted cocktails. They’re recognized throughout town as a favorite, from weekend brunch to their monthly wine dinners. This month, you’re invited to travel to Spain with a 7-course tapas wine dinner.

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Giveaway Time: Highlights of the 2018 Astros Promotional Calendar

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Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is less than three weeks away, and Houston is already abuzz about the Astros. Minute Maid Park will be a hot destination all summer long as the team mounts its World Series title defense. Lucky for us, the folks at the ballpark have made celebrating the ‘Stros easy this summer—by stuffing their schedule with fun promotions and unique giveaways. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites below. Plan your trip to the old ball game this summer around this fun collection hats, shirts, bobbleheads, and more.

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Raise a Glass for a Cause at the 9th Annual Keels & Wheels Uncorked

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The Post Oak at Uptown Park

If you’re an aficionado of such luxuries as classic cars and vintage wooden boats, chances are you’re already looking forward to nationally-acclaimed Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, an annual spring showcase that welcomes approximately 200 cars and 100 boats, and has raised more than $1.7 million for local charities. This year’s event will take place May 5 and 6 at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas. The weekend-long showcase draws thousands of participants and spectators from all over the U.S. and Europe—be sure you’re one of them.

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