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MAY 27 2005 17
elite JOHNNY HOOKS
Congrats to Rich's on a grand re-opening,
party with Stonewall Denis, check out the
Military Ball, White Party and Gitiz Pride.05
Melting in H-town
HOVO on the
SO IT'S MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND,
the start of summer is upon us. The
words "I'm melting, melting!" from the
"Wizard of Oz" come to mind because it
has been hot, hot, hot in the Bayou City
The same can be said of the events happening this weekend and beyond. Let's
see what HotGG recommends!
CONGRATULATIONS TO RICH'S!
The Grand Opening weekend was a
smashing success. Literally thousands
of people were there between Thursday
and Saturday nights. Saturday night saw
a capacity crowd that left some waiting
to get in, as it was balls to the walls full.
So many men, so little time as they say
Every Friday night Rich's gives you
"Anthem." It's all the music you know
and love, all those club anthems that
have driven you to the dance floor.
Aquafest Cruise Lines' DJ Michael
Kessler will have you twirling. And,
how 'bout those hunky male dancers. $1
vodka till 11 p.m. and $2 wells all help to
start the weekend right. 21 and up only.
This Saturday sees the return of a
Richs-Houston tradition. The 2005
Military Ball. Wear your leather, levis
or uniform, or anything that will shock
the door staff, and your cover is HALF
off. Martinis in the Red Room, Ice in the
Blue Bar and sweating on the dance
floor to XM DJ Mark D (who always
makes HotGG sweat!) gives you a delicious Saturday night! www.rich's-hous-
ton.com or call 713-759-9606.
Did you know that Rich's offers free
cab rides home for adults 21 and up who
feel they have a blood-alcohol level greater
than .08 percent or higher every night?
Now you do. Thanks again Nassim!
SUNDAY IS GOING TO BE ONE OF
those busy bee days, so you better sleep
in so you will last. First up. The
Stonewall Democrats is having a terrific mixer and barbeque at Meteor
and you are invited. The evening's
events will kickoff at 4 p.m. and
include a free barbeque on the patio,
door prizes, free giveaways, social mixing and lots of great music and video
from Houston's number-one video bar.
Food provided by Baba Yega
Restaurant, Niko Niko Catering and
Restaurant, Kam's Fine Chinese
Cuisine, Peppinos Italian Restaurant
and the Brown Bag Deli. Enjoy a special welcome and update by Houston
City Controller Annise D. Parker and
Democratic National Committee member Sue Lovell (also a candidate for
Houston City Council), with a special
presentation by Mark Wood.
Anyone wishing to participate in
Stonewall's Pride Event and party
should contact the devilishly handsome
Michael Medici, director of events, at
713-621-5751 or via email at houston-
SUNDAY NIGHT YOU CAN SHOW OFF
your tan at The Third Annual South
Beach White Party! SoBe Resident
DJ Jimmy Skinner spins early, while
direct from Los Angeles, D J Roland
Belmares, spins from 10:30 p.m. until 5
a.m. Special effects by
AlienLiteForms, deco design by
Montrose Design and Floral and as
always, white attire is encouraged. $15
advance ticket with no line, $20 day of
event. Advance tickets on sale at JR's,
Meteor, SoBe, M2M Fashions and
ON MONDAY ENJOY FREE COVER
with a Memorial Day Pass. Be sure to
grab one from your favorite SoBe,
Meteor, JR's and Mining Company bartender some time over the weekend.
$2.25 drink specials all night with more
of DJ Jimmy Skinner.
THAT BASTION OF FABULOUSNESS
in Midtown, Farrago, is having a
birthday party. Yep, Farrago will be celebrating its fifth anniversary on
Wednesday. To entice you to celebrate
with them, Farrago will be offering $5
off all entrees, $5 call drinks and
happy-hour bar specials all day. Stop by
and see Chuck and the staff. 318 Gray,
LADIES, MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Friday June 3, the Groove Girlz and
Pride Houston are showing the boys
how it's done. Join them at Club 1415
for Girlz Pride.05. DJ Farah Cox
spins until 2 a.m. with doors at 9 p.m.,
a $10 cover and 18 and up are welcome.
,■ m If you have any club announcements or
*' events, email them to
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
713-529.-8490. See you on the Go-Go!
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