Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Heights Happenings: March 21- March 28, 2012

Thursday, March 22, 2pm - 6pm: Sip, Shop and Get Styled! at Langford Market Heights 
  • Mariko Paterson from Zatori Salon will be doing mini hair up-do's
  • Desserts and Champagne are complementary
  • Buy 2 accessories, get 2 free
  • 249 W 19th
Friday, March 24, Starting at Noon: Heights Cigar Lounge Torano Tasting Class
  • Join Heights Cigar Lounge as they welcome Carlos Toraño's Houston sales rep Brian McGee.  Brian will be leading participants through a tasting class, discussing the various components of cigars and how they impact the flavor and taste of a cigar.
  • Specials include a sample pack of cigars just for the class for $21.00 (a 10% discount).  The pack will include the 1959 Exodus (50YR), the Loyal, the Vault, and the Brigade. 
  • Store Hours- Mon-Sat 10am- 8pm, Sun 12 -6pm
  • 240 W 19th St
Friday, March 24, 6 pm- 8:30 pm: Spivey Trunk Show at Heights Beatniks

  • Beatniks is thrilled to present work by designer-extraordinaire Megin Spivey. She will be bringing unique and beautiful cufflinks from her amazing collections.
  • Megin has a great eye for both detail and quality. Her exquisite pieces are made with materials ranging from meteorites and dinosaur bones to repurposed treasures found on trips to exotic places.
  • Meet Megin at the trunk show and hear the history (geological or otherwise) of her cufflinks.
  • Check out www.mspivey.com for more information
  • 709 E 11th


March 31, 9 am- 11 am: Proctor Park's Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
  • This is an amazing event hosted by a favorite park in the Heights. Eggs with candy will be hidden all over the park. Smaller kids will go first and then the bigger kids will hunt after. This is a really great time for neighborhood families. If you have kids, definitely check it out
  • Proctor Park, Temple at Julian
Mark your calendars for Spring Fling on 19th! April 21. More details to come but plan on being there and supporting our 19th St businesses!


FotoFest and Bayou City Arts Festival are this weekend. While I rarely advocate leaving the Heights, these events are the kind that make it worth it. 

Click links for details on both events!

The FOTOFEST 2012 BIENNIAL is the Fourteenth International Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art. The FotoFest Biennial is the United States' largest and longest-running international photography festival. It is one of the oldest international showcases for photography in the world today.

The 40th Anniversary Bayou City Art Festivals – in Downtown Houston in the fall and at Memorial Park in the spring – are produced by the Art Colony Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to producing high quality art festivals and events.  Over the past 40 years, the festivals have raised $2.6 million benefiting local arts and service organizations, as well as Houston parksthroughout the Greater Houston area.


TUTS Promo Code for Heights Residents
  • Theater Under The Stats is offering a special promo code for discounted tickets (10-20% off) to the rest of the season for Heights residents.  
  • Promo code is: HEIGHTS.  
  • In order to use the code go to  www.tuts.com/promo and type in HEIGHTS- this will take them you a page where all of the performances with discounts are listed.  
  • This promo code is good through Sunday June 17th

La Cage Aux Folles- Ladies Night Out
  • Enjoy exotic bites paired with a wine tasting at MKT BAR/Phoenicia Specialty Foods before heading over to the Hobby Center for the show.  
  • Complimentary Garage Parking at Phoenicia
  • The Ladies Night package is available on any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday night during the run of the show.  
  • Package Prices range from $59.20-$98 depending on seat selection. 
  • To learn more about or to purchase this package CLICK HERE.

Tuesday, April 17, 7 pm - 10 pm:  Houston Press’s 10th annual Menu of Menus food and wine showcase
  • This annual eating and drinking extravaganza will showcase the culinary talents of our fair city. Food sampling will come from over 40 area restaurants and be served up alongside wine, beer and spirit tastings. 
  • Why do I think you should go to this event, other than a plain, old good time? A portion of the proceeds benefit KidsMeals. 
  • In 2011, Kids' Meals delivered over 390,000 lunches with a staff of eight and with the help of over 10,000 volunteers!  Kids' Meals delivers to 1,400 pre-school aged children, living in poverty who are in need of food. Kids Meals delivers nutritious meals directly to the homes of these hungry children, Monday through Friday, year-round. The lunches are free of cost to each family.
  • New this year: The first Iron Fork Competition presented by Whole Foods Market. Celebrity Chef Monica Pope of t’afia will moderate two top chefs as they go head-to-head to produce the best dish using a basket of secret ingredients. 
  • Musical Entertainment provided by Faye Robinson & The Mid City Players. 
  • March Ticket Pricing - General Admission: $45. VIP Tickets: $85. Prices increase April 1. 
  • USE PROMOCODE HEIGHTSLIFE to get General Admission: $35. VIP Tickets: $80. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE --> BUY TICKETS!
      • VIP Ticket includes entrance into the event 1 hour prior to the general public and complimentary valet before 6:30pm. 
  • Silver Street Station, 1500 Silver Street 

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