July 28th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Pale, Bernie’s at Sugarbaby’s, Les Sauvages Reservations, Live Music at The Mink, Hot Undies Run Registration

Thursday brings with it a fresh start. It also brings more events for us to stick our faces in to. If there’s one thing we Houstonians lurv, it’s putting things in our faces. You take that where you want to.

Pale at the Brewery Tap

Where: The Brewery Tap [717 Franklin St, 77002]
When: Saturday, July 30th | 9:30PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: @PaleRocks

As Alexander commented for the Pale CD Release Party back in May: “Pale was pitched to me as being influenced primarily by Muse and Radiohead. Claims to be a combination of this decade’s panty-dropper/stadium-rocker and an indie brainiac’s inner-muse awoke the cynic in me. But judging by the female attendees attire, lustful screams and cougar-with-a-hall-pass aggressiveness, Pale may have a solid line on a G-string collection that will exceed their guitar tech’s dreams.” How’s that for a preview of a live show?

Bernie’s Burger Bus at Sugar Baby’s

Where: Downtown [3310 S. Shepherd, 77098]
When: Thursday, July 28th | 11:30PM
How much: As much as you’re willing to spend
Scoop’d from: @Sugarbabys

This sounds like a pretty hard-to-beat combination. The exquisitely juicy burgers and  crisp fries of Bernie’s and the rich cupcakes of Sugarbaby’s—damn, if I wasn’t already committed to a vegemite sandwich, I ‘d head down to Montrose myself.

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Reservations for 8/24 Les Sauvages Dinner with Michael Kramer Go on Sale Today at 11:00AM

Where: The Hofheinz House [3900 Milam Street, 77006]
When: Thursday, July 27th | Reservations go on sale at 11:00AM
How much: $80.00 per person
Scoop’d from: @bigsalumi

Are you ready for a little culinary creativity? We think this is the ticket for you. Get your spot at the table now for the Les Sauvages Dinner feature Justin Basye and Michael Kramer. It’s way better than cooking for yourself. I guarantee. Check out the rest of the dinners that will soon be available here.

The Fox Derby, ATHOUSANDCOLOURS, Brent Nettles and Handsome Ransom at The Mink

Where: The Mink [3718 Main St., 77002]
When: Thursday, July 27th | 9:00PM
How much: $5 for 21+ | $6 for 21-
Scoop’d from: Stephan

“Come show your support tomorrow for The Fox Derby, playing at THE MINK, Brent Nettles, A Thousand Colours & Handsome Ransom! Doors at 8pm. We will be celebrating Kenny and Russ Pardue’s birthdays, as well as a very good friend of ours Michael Filewicz. So please come have some fun and buy the birthday boys a shot, cuz god knows we won’t be able to take them forever.”

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2nd Annual Hot Undies Fun Run by Brian O’Neill’s Running Club

Where: Brian O’Neill’s – Rice Village [5555 Morningside Dr., 77005]
When: Saturday, August 13th | REGISTER TODAY!
How much: $25 through July 31, $35 through August 19, and $40 the day of
Scoop’d from: @BONRunningClub

“Last year’s run attracted over 500 Houston-area runners to Rice Village, all sporting their best looking underwear. This year we expect over 800 runners!

All proceeds from the run benefit The Children’s Tumor Foundation, a non-profit medical foundation dedicated to improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by Neurofibromatoses (NF). Last year’s inaugural Hot Undies run raised approximately $9,000 for The Children’s Tumor Foundation and this year we hope to break $12,000.

The Hot Undies run will take place through Rice Village, beginning and ending at Brian O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub (5555 Morningside Drive, Houston, TX 77005). A pre-party begins at 11:30 and the run starts at 1 pm, routing through three party stops along the way. A post-run party will include beer, food, raffle prizes and awards for the best dressed teams and individuals. (But please, no thongs!)”

— The Loop Scoop

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