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Welcome to The Whitehall. As your Sotherly Host, it's my pleasure to introduce you to all excitement and experiences that downtown Houston and the surrounding area have to offer. Check-in here for regular updates and insider intel on our favorite things to see and do.

Celebrate Christmas with a Concert

Celebrate Christmas with a Concert

12.02.19

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is one of the most popular and successful live acts in the United States.

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Sweeter than Wine

Sweeter than Wine

11.04.19

As the holiday season approaches, it is possible to get so caught up in all of the shopping, food preparations, and family parties that you forget to take some time for yourself.

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Happy Halloween Fun

Happy Halloween Fun

10.07.19

The Halloween season is one of the most fun and exciting times of the entire year.

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

Are You Ready for Some Football?

09.02.19

The Houston Texans made the playoffs after the 2018 season, and they are hoping to do even more winning this year. 

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A Night Full of Laughs

A Night Full of Laughs

08.05.19

Everyone has heard the old saying, “laughter is the best medicine,” and the Houston Improv has a calendar full of talented performers that are sure to prove the old adage is true.

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Make Time for Wine

Make Time for Wine

07.01.19

If you love wine and live DJs, specifically when they play Trap Music, then you will want to attend the 2019 Trap Wine Fest.

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It's a Kick

It's a Kick

06.03.19

The beautiful game, soccer, is the most popular sport in the entire world. During the World Cup, businesses shut down, not just for the day of the game, but rather for the entire month of the competition.

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberry Fields Forever

05.06.19

The Pasadena Strawberry Festival is an annual celebration of everyone’s favorite fruit, strawberries. 

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The Boys of Summer are Back

The Boys of Summer are Back

04.01.19

The Houston Astros are once again early season favorites to win the World Series in 2019 which would be their second title in 3 years.

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Go Fly a Kite

Go Fly a Kite

03.04.19

It may seem hard to believe, but Spring will be here before you know it.

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Basketball Wizardry

Basketball Wizardry

02.04.19

The wonderful Harlem Globetrotters have been delighting audiences for almost 100 years now.

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Celebrate an American Hero

Celebrate an American Hero

01.07.19

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most admired and respected people in all of American history.

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The Phantom of the Opera

11.05.18

When Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera debuted on Broadway in 1988, it was an instant hit and has since become a classic.

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Halloween Fun at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

10.01.18

If you are looking for a Halloween party that has spooky fun this Halloween season, then you will want to attend the Spirits and Skeletons party at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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Pop Music's Power Couple

09.04.18

Legendary rapper Jay-Z and pop megastar Beyonce’ are one of the most famous musical couples of the last century.

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Rocking While Rolling

08.06.18

It may seem to be a recent phenomenon, but fans have been enjoying the high octane excitement of roller derby since the first official match, or jams, in 1935.

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Avengers Assemble

07.03.18

The Norse trickster god Loki is back to his old tricks, and once again, it is up to The Avengers to save the day.

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A New Twist on an Old Classic

06.04.18

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky completed Swan Lake sometime in 1875-1876, but the ballet was initially considered a failure.

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Dress Up For Whiskey

05.08.18

If you are looking for an opportunity to sample a variety of whiskeys and other spirits while wearing your finest cocktail and business attire, then you will want to attend the 5th Annual Houston Whiskey Festival.

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New Worlds with Bill Murray

04.03.18

When you hear the name Bill Murray, the first things you probably think of are classic comedy films like Caddy Shack, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, and Stripes.

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Houston Open

03.04.18

The Houston Golf Association has organized and put on professional and amateur golf events since 1946.

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Hoop It Up

02.06.18

The NBA season is just starting to get interesting with teams jockeying for playoff position in the hopes of a long postseason run culminating in a Championship.

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An Aquatic Adventure

01.09.18

Houston’s Downtown Aquarium is not your average aquarium. In addition to beautiful underwater exhibits, the Downtown Aquarium also has fun rides and games for the whole family. 

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The House Without a Christmas Tree

12.04.17

This holiday season, the Houston Grand Opera will host the world premiere of The House Without a Christmas Tree adapted from the story of the same name from author Gail Rock by Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek.

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Visit the Zoo

11.07.17

The Houston Zoo is one of the most popular destinations for visitors and city residents alike.

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Touchdown!

10.04.17

The NFL season is in full swing and the local Houston Texans have started admirably with a record of 2-2.

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Helping after Harvey

09.05.17

After seeing all of the devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many people have been looking for a way to help the citizens of Houston.

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Food and Wine Festival

08.07.17

The 6th Annual Pearland Wine and Food Festival by Dionisio is takes place this year on Saturday, August 26 from 12 PM until 8 PM.

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Goal!

07.02.17

Going to a live MLS soccer game is quickly becoming one of the most exciting sporting experiences in the entire country.

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Summer of Museums

06.05.17

As the temperature rises and schools let out for summer vacation, plan a visit to one of the many Houston area museums where you can spend a day immersing yourself in culture while also beating the heat.

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Free Press Summer Fest

05.01.17

For two days this summer, June 3-4, music lovers in Houston have the opportunity to experience over 55 live musical acts and enjoy some of the best food in the city at FPSF 2017.

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The Old Ballgame

04.01.17

Summer is just around the corner, and that means the Major League Baseball season is about to begin. 

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Luck of the Irish

03.05.17

Whether you are Irish all year round or just on St. Patrick’s Day, you will want to experience the Houston St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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