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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.

Halloween Fun at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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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