) For nights when: It's gorgeous outside but you don't have your own backyard And you want to meet: Local indie music fans Who are into: Craft beer and bourbon cocktails at picnic tables And: Taking and then giving away photos with a Polaroid camera For nights when: You wish Houston was New Orleans And you want to meet: People who don't think it's weird you attend cons Who are into: The blues And: Beating you at pool For nights when: You wish Houston was Hawaii And you want to meet: Other people who hate dressing up for work Who are into: Mid-century modern design aesthetics And: Planning vacations based around rum-distillery toursdressed up And you want to meet: High-achieving HBCU grads Who are into: Blowing off steam to some serious rump-shakers And: Enjoying the occasional cigar For nights when: You want to hoist a nice pint of ale And you want to meet: Old-school live-music fans Who are into: Legendary Americana acts And: Also British food For nights when: You've just gotta dance!And you want to meet: Other people who actually know how to dance Who are into: Salsa music mixed with a little EDMAnd: Who also value a really good chimichanga from the bike station on the Navigation Esplanade and cruise around exploring the street art of East Downtown.
Grab a small popcorn and a box of Raisinets or Junior Mints for $5, and settle in for the show.
(Pro tip: Fill the back of your pick-up or SUV with beanbags, pillows, and blankets for maximum results.)Your date having a good sense of humor can often mean the difference between heading toward Splitsville or Marriage-Kids-and-a-Dog-ville.
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This cute Latin American café in the First Ward hosts a free Jazz Jam with Latin percussionist Charlie Perez every Monday from 8 to 11 p.m.
And we’ve got it all: itineraries for perfect day-trips, cultural outings, hot spots to meet folks just like you (or nothing like you), and tried-and-true destinations for all the important milestones in a relationship—including Houston’s best break-up place, in case it all goes horribly awry anyway.
But here’s hoping that with our handy guide, your next date's a hit. We've taken the guesswork out of deciding on a destination for that momentous occasion.One person out of hundreds answered “no” to the question, “Is it still important for married couples to make time for dates?” This handbook may not be for her (yes, her, because we know you’re all wondering), but it is for anyone still pursuing romance on the regular.lanning the perfect date isn't just for meetups—dates are an important part of keeping lit the flame of love for long-time couples, too.At least, that’s what 99 percent of our readers told us in a recent survey on living and loving in Houston.This Spanish bistro, which serves avant-garde cuisine inside a cozy Montrose bungalow, fits the bill perfectly.