Better safe than sorry.
That's the mantra around Houston as a flurry of schools and businesses closed and social events were curtailed Tuesday even as much of the city escaped predicted massive flooding from Tropical Storm Bill amid non-stop coverage continued on local TV stations.
But with even as forecasters remained not sure exactly how much rain will fall on Houston overnight and during the day Wednesday, a number of events have been canceled or postponed through Wednesday night just in case predictions fall on the heavy side.
Tickets are still available, at $20 each, which includes two drink tickets and much more:
- Tunes by DJ FXBOX and DJ Mishka with a special appearance by Eddie Akhmetchine on the saxophone
- Bites by Mid Main's best eateries, including The Alley Kat, The Breakfast Klub, Natachees, Tacos A Go-Go and unique Caribbean from Reggae Hut Cafe; fancy cocktails by Double Trouble and beer by Saint Arnold Brewing Company
- Sessions at Smilebooth's Recording Studio presented by Cadillac
- A 10 percent discount at Sig's Lagoon, Midtown's only record shop; enter to win a sweet Sig's Lagoon prize package
- Challenge your friends to a game of shuffle board, pool and other vintage arcade games
- Get the perfect rockstar look from beGlammed's personal beauty team
- Swag by BirdBriefs and beGlammed
- Gelato sandwiches courtesy of Ricca and Cadillac
Among the groups attending are representatives from Houston Symphony's Young Professionals Backstage, Houston Grand Opera's Opening Nights, Holocaust Museum Houston's NextGen and The Printing Museum's The MISPRINTS.