Best Happy Hours Now: Come for the Drinks, Stay for the Food

Robin Barr Sussman

IT’S 5’OCLOCK, AND we’re all getting hungry, thirsty and tempted by glorious spring weather to get outside. The happiest of happy hours can magically transport you from frenzied workday to relaxing evening while staying gentle on the wallet. Here are nine new menus to try.

Hilariously Depressing New Show Paints Picture of Millennials’ Cubicle Plight

DIRECTOR JAMES BLACK describes Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play Gloria, which opens tonight and runs through April 16 at 4th Wall Theatre Company, as “a very dark but very funny satire about millennials and ambition.” Which is accurate, but really only scratches the surface of Jacobs-Jenkins’ humorous and, in one key moment, terrifying examination of our capacity to disengage and measure a person’s value solely in terms of title and income. Featuring an all-Houston cast under the direction of Black, Gloria is another fine example of 4th Wall Theatre Company’s commitment to presenting challenging and provocative theater.

Artist’s Meticulously Detailed Drawings Look Like Familiar Family Photos

Chris Becker

BEFORE THE SMARTPHONE and the cloud, there were these things called “family albums,” also known as “memory albums.” Photographs you took with a cheap instamatic were developed at the local drug store, and the photos you didn’t find too embarrassing to look at were adhered to the pages of a family album, destined to fade with time.

Thrive & Inspire: ‘I Believe in Having Employees that Are Happy,’ Says Wilvin J. Carter

Wilvin J. Carter, The Law Offices of Wilvin J. Carter P.C.

WHAT'S THE SECRET to running a successful business? I have found that there is no real secret to running a business. I abide by a set of principles that have allowed my business to grow and flourish for the past 15 years. First, I make sure that our team is competent on the laws and the facts surrounding all my clients’ individual cases. Secondly, I am always staying abreast of the public’s temperature as it relates to hot button topics that may affect prospective jurors who will be determining the outcome of my clients’ cases. More importantly, my clients’ feelings and needs are always at the forefront of our legal representation of them. Our clients’ happiness is the most important aspect of my business. My law firm obtains excellent results for our clients and in return, they refer their friends and family to us for legal representation. Client satisfaction is not a secret.

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Donna Lewis, Allison Lewis Cattan, Christy Lynn, Emily Lewis

SOME 550 GUESTS proved that pink is not only pretty but also pretty powerful, raising more than $300,000 to benefit breast cancer research, education and support services at a Post Oak Hotel luncheon last week for the American Cancer Society.

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Chef Chris Shepherd and the Ballet's Syvert Garcia

MONTROSE HOT SPOT Bludorn was in full bloom for the Houston Ballet's Raising the Barre dinner. Decked out with colorful springtime arrangements of roses, lilies and more, courtesy of Central Market, the restaurant hosted around 150 dancers and diners for the annual event.

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