Bar Openings

Run Away and Join the Circus — If Only For a Drink — at this Houston Bar Pop-Up

POSTED: September 19, 2023 AT 4:43 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars, Cocktails

What if Willy Wonka suddenly decided candy was no longer the end game? Two longtime friends, Ben Mowbray and Robert Mungle, are combining the former’s experience as a bartender and professional comedian, and the latter’s as a cook, to create Saint Julian’s Social Club, a fun, circus-themed bar located at 1617 Richmond. They’re creating candy-infused […]

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Houston Bar Dan Electro’s Returns with New Ownership and a Facelift

POSTED: February 24, 2023 AT 2:25 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars

Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar, the longtime neighborhood dive and live music venue located at 1031 East 24th in Sunset Heights, quietly reopened this month. New owners Will Thomas, Devid Denenberg and Alex Jackson purchased the bar and formed the Dan Electro’s LLC last summer and have performed major renovations inside and out, with great care […]

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Washington Avenue Bar With Spooky Vibe & Great Pizza is Opening a Montrose Location — Updated

POSTED: January 27, 2023 AT 9:41 am   /   Bar Openings, Bars

Betelgeuse Betelgeuse, Chris Cusack’s eclectic bar at 2101 Washington Avenue, is about to replicate. A second location of the casual hangout with an “everyday is Halloween” vibe is opening in Montrose at 4500 Montrose in the former Bamboo (and before that, Kam’s Wok & Dine) space. Betelgeuse, named for a red supergiant star in the […]

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