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Craft Beer 101 From the Hay Merchant’s Kevin Floyd

Posted on · All next week, craft beer enthusiasts will gather at Big Brew, a craft beer festival Oct. 20-25 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. One of the event’s many features is an online quiz where you can test your craft beer IQ, so to speak, for a chance at some prizes. By the way, Houston Matters’ […]

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Houston: The Craft Beer Capital of Texas; And Talking Texas Wine

Posted on · Earlier this month, Mayor Annise Parker announced a new craft beer event coming to Houston this fall. And ‘DRAFT Magazine’ recently named a few Houston bars on its list of ‘America’s 100 Best Beer Bars‘. These are just some examples of how the craft beer industry is flourishing in Houston, and in Texas. Enthusiasts say […]

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Is Houston on the A-List? Plus Rod Rice Retires & The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Houston News: Houston Matters for Friday, January 17, 2014

Posted on · On this edition of Houston Matters, we take up the notion of Houston as an “A-list” city, in terms of concerts and performing arts, the sports world, and among foodies. As a city “up there” with other major cities in those specific worlds. Do the top performers make a point of touring here? Do we present […]