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Best boss ever, restaurant controversy and Houston's hottest nightclub lead the week's top stories

Best boss ever, Houston's hottest nightclub lead week's top stories

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There's lots of flash as Houston's newest nighclub, VrSi, in Midtown. Photo by Eric Sandler
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Good Dog is bringing their good dogs to Montrose. Good Dog Houston/Facebook
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Jeffrey Hildebrand, shown with wife Mindy, is working hard to be the best boss ever. Photo by Anthony Rathbun
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Houston home sales fell more than 10 percent in November as the impact of falling oil prices and the softness in the local economy pinched the realty market. Courtesy photo
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"To be clear, no employee of this restaurant has ever or will ever ask a breastfeeding mother to leave. Period," El Patio restaurant wrote on Facebook.
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Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand at the Camp for All event September 2014
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Editor’s note: It's time to recap the most popular stories on CultureMap from this past week:

1. Best boss ever: Houston billionaire gives $100,000 holiday bonus to every employee. Jeffrey Hildebrand, owner of Hilcorp, the largest privately held oil company in the United States, recently gave each of his 1,381 employees a big bonus for meeting the company's goals.

2. Tex-Mex restaurant in the middle of breastfeeding controversy fires back; organizes Feed-InEl Patio has been the subject of a social media firestorm after allegations that the restaurant asked a mother to leave rather than allow her to breastfeed her child. 

3. Houston's hottest new night club is designed to impress, with wraparound video and coveted spirits. Get the inside scoop on Midtown's newest luxury night club, complete with glittering cocktail servers and high-roller bottle service.

4. Gourmet hot dog restaurant plans second location with expanded list of craft beers.  Good news for Montrose residents as Good Dog Houston, the food truck-turned-brick and mortar restaurant that's known for its hot dogs featuring an array of housemade condiments, plans to take over the space formerly occupied by Brick & Spoon.

5. It finally happened: Houston home sales plummet, ending long winning streak. Houston home sales dropped significantly in November as the impact of falling oil prices and the softness in the local economy pinched the realty market.