Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Heights Happenings: September 7- September 14, 2011

Thursday, September 8, 6 PM: Death to The Fish night at The Corkscrew
  • This Thursday and every Thursday, head to The Corkscrew wine bar for $3 fish tacos. 
  • Grilling starts at 6
  • 1308 W 20th
Friday, September 9, 8 PM: Heights Live! presents Sarah Petite
  • Being called everything from “Outlaw country” to “AAA singer-songwriter,” Petite’s songs revive fond memories of history, home and travels. “I don’t always consider myself a country artist,” she says. “My songs range from bluegrass to country to rock ‘n’ roll, but I know my voice sounds distinctly country.”
  • Doors open at 7:30, show starts at 8 PM. Heights Live! is BYOB.
  • 240 W. 18th
Sunday, September 11, 11 AM- 4 PM: Support Bering Omega with brunch at Branch Water Tavern
  • Branch Water is donating 10% of sales from this Sunday brunch to Bering Omega.
  • Bering Omega Community Services exists to nurture the well-being and meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of persons affected by HIV/AIDS through compassionate health care and social services.
  • Brunch will feature: Table side Bloody Mary's, $15 bottomless Mimosa and Bellini pitchers, Oyster Cart to order, Chef Grossman's brilliant brunch menu and DJ Sun spinning 70's and 80's lounge remixes.
  • Reservations requested. 510 Shepherd 


Saturday, October 15, 8 AM- 1:15 PM: "Lessons in Neighborhood Organizing" Seminar
  • This "Community U" seminar will allow you to gather with other community leaders. The latest tools and techniques for improving your neighborhood will be presented. The half-day conference will provide training, resources and solutions through a combination of workshops, presentations and networking opportunities.
  • Special guest Mayor Annise Parker, plus door prizes and information booths from local vendors.
  • Early registration is required. Pre-registration deadline is September 30. Register and get more information HERE

Wednesday, October 26, 6:30 - 8 PM: Buffalo Bayou Partnership Brews Cruise with Phoenicia Specialty Foods
  • Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for a Brews Cruise with Phoenicia Specialty Foods. Hop on their pontoon boat and set sail on a worldwide beer tasting. The cruise menu will include beer samples from around the globe paired with lite signature fare from the newly opened downtown Phoenicia. With international ale in hand, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of Buffalo Bayou while on your voyage. 
  • Cost: $45 per person
  • For reservations, contact Trudi Smith at or 713.752.0314 ext. 3.

Mam's is switching to fall hours this week. 
  • You can get your snowball fix on starting at Noon, but don't wait later than 7 pm because that is when the little blue trailer departs the lot at 20th and Rutland! 

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