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OKRA Charity Saloon

My friend and I were strolling downtown headed to dinner at Batanga when a peak at the inside of OKRA Charity Saloon literally stopped us dead in our tracks.   We are two girls who grew up in Cypress, so we love opportunities to explore downtown spots. We just had to stop inside before heading to dinner next door. This. Place. Is. Gorgeous.  The building is framed by a huge curved archway.  There is a small loft area towards the back with a glass roof providing such great lighting to the bar.  When you first walk in there is what I believe to be a [...]

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A Bar With Southern Charm

Julep from the Street I stopped over at a Washington Bar, Julep for an after work Happy Hour.  I visited Julep before when it first opened and was excited to come back. As the name and look imply, Julep is meant to take you back to the old South, minus slavery and Jim Crow.  Simply put, Julep is a beautiful bar that is true to its' theme, yet not overdone at the same time.  There are small touches like mint julep cups all around or a wall of stuff like bottles of Bourbon. For a Monday around 5pm, this [...]