Archive for December, 2013

New Year’s Day All-Day Brunch


Posted in Downtown Market, MKT BAR, News
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Wednesday, January 1, Noon – 10PM

Make one of your first meals of the New Year most memorable! Join us on New Year’s Day and enjoy brunch all day long. In addition to serving our full MKT Brunch menu, we’re featuring delicious $14 specials to celebrate the arrival of 2014:

-Rib Plate: Half Rack of Ribs, Black-Eyed Peas & Aleppo Pepper Cabbage Salad
-Hill Country Chicken & Waffles + glass of house Prosecco
-Bottle of house Prosecco
-Sharing is Caring Special: 2 cups of Darn Good Hot Chocolate & Bonbon Beignets

Complimentary parking is available in the One Park Place garage on a first-come, first-served basis. Enter garage on McKinney.

Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve Soul Celebration at MKT BAR


Posted in Events, MKT BAR
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New Year’s Eve Soul Celebration

Tuesday, December 31, 9PM-2AM

Tickets: $30 per person in advance or $40 at the door. Ages 18 and up please.

Let the countdown begin! Join us as we twist the night away and on into 2014!

YUMMY! light bites
Champagne toast at midnight
$500 YUMMY! gift card dance contest
Doo-wop and soul music by Mad Maude and The Hatters
60s soul, pop and rock 45s spun by DJ Tempty

Dance Contest Rules:

Dance contestants (couples or individual) must sign up at the bar by 10:59PM
Contestants will be announced and the contest with begin at 11PM
3 finalists will be chosen by MKT BAR judges
Finalists will dance for the audience and MKT BAR judges until no later than 11:45PM
The winner will receive a $500 YUMMY! Phoenicia gift card

Complimentary parking is available in the One Park Place garage on a first-come, first-served basis. Enter garage on McKinney.

Get your tickets now, before they’re gone!

“Music in Motion” and “Big Bend” by Richard Griesser


Posted in Events, MKT BAR
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Explore two photo series in one exhibit.

Music in Motion

Digging the Houston music scene of the ’60s at teen clubs on Friday and Saturday nights, Houston-based photographer Richard Griesser saw and photographed some of the era’s hottest bands–both local acts and those just breaking onto the national stage.

Music in Motion tries to catch the passion of music in a photograph. While you can see that music comes from motion, capturing it on film is like trying to catch fireflies in a jar. Only by setting them free do you see the magic.

Big Bend

With each trip to Big Bend, the rugged scenery got into Griesser’s blood–and his work. Witness the breathtaking three parks in one that encompass the river, desert and mountains of the Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem.

OPENING RECEPTION: Meet the artist on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 7-9PM
EXHIBITION: Through January 31, 2014
COST: Free admission. Food, drinks and all artwork will be available for purchase.

Read more about Richard Griesser in a recent Houston Press interview.