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Nutcracker Dazzles at Houston Ballet

It's rather unusual to find someone who has no experience with the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. But I write to you today as one such individual. Sure, I was vaguely aware of images like dancing mice and a Sugar Plum Fairy. But the nuts and bolts of the story and the ballet, not so much. I knew it was something I had to experience, but simply had never made it a priority. Until this year. With a good friend, I set out to the Wortham Theatre Center to see Houston Ballet's much lauded…

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Karbach's Craft Beer Expansion On Its Way

The craft beer flood gates will soon open at Karbach Brewing Company, which recently announced an expansion adjacent to its current facility in Northwest Houston. Set to open in 2015, the new facility means the Houston brewer will double the amount of craft brewed beer it produces - now anticipated to near 60,000 barrels annually. In addition to the production expansion, Karbach's new brewery will also offer an expanded tap room, private event space and kitchen. Karbach opened in October…

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Chefs Rally to Support My Dee Dee's Pie Shoppe Owner

Local chefs are coming together to support one of their own this weekend. Bella-Katherine Curtis lost her 22-year-old business, My Dee Dee's Pie Shoppe, to a fire on November 29. The fire happened one day after the business completed one of its busiest times of year -- baking more than 2,000 pies for Thanksgiving. When they heard the news, Chef Randy Evans of Haven and Pastry Chef Rebecca Masson of Fluff Bake Bar immediately started organizing. Soon other chefs and industry folks came on…

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