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October 2017- Houston

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Get back to nature DIVE INTO OUR DIGITAL WORLD PAPERCITYMAG.COM HURRICANE HEROICS W hether it's Houston sports star J.J. Watt raising more than $37 million through his own viral one man/one mom fund-raising push, or restaurateur Ben Berg wading through his own fl ood-ravaged house in order to open B&B Butchers to serve free meals to the city's fi rst responders, inspirational stories abounded in the wake of Hurricane Harvey's historic destruction. Read more at TILMAN'S TEAM THE ART OF PARODY A TOWER OF POWER? The Billion Dollar Buyer fi nally landed his white whale — the purchase he long lusted after but didn't know if he'd truly ever be able to reel in. When Tilman Fertitta secured a deal in principle to buy the Rockets for a record $2.2 billion, it checked off the most gaping hole on his billionaire's bucket list. "I would say that's one thing I'd like to do: Own a sports team," Fertitta told PaperCity in our May 2016 profi le. For more on Fertitta's end game, go to: Parody is certainly not dead — especially if you have a social media account, as two of Houston's bastions of the see-and-be-seen crowd are fi nding out. Both Brasserie 19 and its upstart rival, champagne bar a'Bouzy, have spawned parody Instagram accounts that lovingly (and not so) mock what's supposedly overheard in their dining rooms. Read more at: White Oak Music Hall has been through more controversy than a Kardashian. The hotly debated music venue's out- door concerts may still be in fl ux, but its Raven Tower is fi nally back open. The distinctive tower with the squat top that began life as a swinging bache- lor's pad in the '70s is reborn with a Gin Braverman redesign. Now the speakeasy in the sky gets regular live-music acts. Read more at: @anneleephillips @meghan_west @papercitymag #PCSEEN WHAT OUR EDITORS ARE UP TO, DIGITALLY. LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag GET SOCIAL: 12 Harvey's cruel wrath Tilman Fertitta Raven Tower Brasserie 19 D on't be the last to get the new PC Daily. Our redesigned, expanded editorial newsletters put the entire city right in your inbox. You get Houston's top fashion, restaurant, real estate, society, and art news — and more — fi ve times a week. SIGN UP AT: PC DAILY MAX BURKHALTER

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