Don't be surprised when, after a few drinks, that circa-'70s, butterfly-collar, leather waistcoat looks like a wardrobe must-have. Today, it's the site of the Empire Cafe. Knock twice on the big red entry to gain entry into this hidden gem that once served as a Warehouse District-based bordello. Either location is a great idea for Happy Hour or a low-key Friday or Saturday night out with friends. Perfect for any casual occasion, you can come with a large group of friends after work, or even by yourself if you feel like unwinding and letting traffic cool down. Built in 1915, the ivy-covered structure was originally a grocery store, and has housed a number of other businesses through the years.
Guests can choose between shaken, stirred or built concoctions from a list of over 40 craft cocktails, including house cocktails like the Daytripper or Cheap Labor. We have witnessed many random pairings that have sprung from this trendy little Midtown pub, and we know you have too. I liked this place a lot and was surprised that i liked the crowd too. It is definetely a place to check out if you have not yet been-I have been to many clubs in the area and this has become one of my favorites- highly recommend it! Don't say I never gave ya anything. Poison Girl has Sofia's in a can -- adult juice boxes for the win, all day every day. We're not sure why Houston 101 seems to be ; maybe it's because a staunch defender of the Houston Texans to the fact we're secretly into that kind of stuff.
We have no idea if it's true, for what it's worth. Raids were frequent, Hill said, until the owners and police worked out a deal -- the name of the theater was taken down, the entrance was moved to a non-conspicuous place, and its existence was advertised only in gay newspapers, out of the sight of those who would rather not know of such things. From the bottles of Grey Goose to the Washington corridor club's big-baller, shot-caller vibe, the entire place is set up to help a brother or a sister, of course out. Just jump on in there and get on down with your bad self. Go for the drinks and enjoy a fun piece of Houston history at the same time.
The Auditorium is still a hotel, but instead of a steamy place of sexual intrigue it's the extremely classy Lancaster, which -- come to think of it -- is still the home of plenty of sexual intrigue, although now it's limited to the actual hotel rooms. Here are Houston's favorite underground establishments. Created by the same folks behind the sign-less 13 Celsius, Mongoose versus Cobra reflects Ian Rosenberg and Mike Sammons' appreciation for under-the-radar styling. But we suppose that's just par for the course, when you pair hundreds of tanned and toned dance machines with a plethora of bars and plenty of dancing adrenaline. If you had to ask what it was for, you were in the wrong place. Houston has plenty of places where the urge to merge was taken care of anonymously and in semi-private.
Below we show a Houston cruising map with all cruising areas and spots that shared our gay community. This is the place to be on the weekends and even during the week as well. Aside from the great service and awesome atmosphere, this place has a very good looking, up-scale crowd! Houston Watch Company does not make watches. Upstairs was a pitch-black crawlspace where naked men did what comes naturally. Once the Southern Pacific Railroad Building, the bar gets its name from the 1912 Houston Watch Company that was once located in the space and kept official time for railroad employees.
The drink specials are always good. Located along the , the spot is marked by a retro-cool neon 'Clarks' sign hanging outside. Cruising in Houston, TexasHouston Texas cruising map with gay areas and spots where to practice Cruising in an anonymous way Preview If you are gay and you want to practise cruising in public places in Houston in an anonymous way, here you can find spots such as beaches, parks, forests and other spaces next to urban areas, as well as every kind of public toilets and rest areas of highways where you can practise cruising in Houston, Texas. Now the site is a 24-Hour Fitness club. Click on the map markers for details of each spot. Hours: Thursday through Saturday, 9 p. Hidden in a shopping strip in the Memorial Heights area, Ògùn Art + Wine is an oasis for art-lovers and those in the mood for a low-key, cultured evening.
Poison Girl is dark and dank, with bright pink highlights and random kitsch everywhere. Bar Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 11 a. It had all the necessary ingredients: a tucked-away bathroom that offered some warning if an interruption was imminent; a host of horny traveling salesmen away from the wife and kids in Odessa who might be looking for an anonymous encounter; and a convenient location in downtown. If you are younger, try out one of the other several locations. Zaza is full of pretty people, pretty drinks, and apparently lots of pretty hookups, too. Now the den of iniquity is a parking garage for the Chase Tower and an office building. Hill insists that well-known Houstonians such as police chief Herman Short and Glenn McCarthy Of Shamrock Hotel fame were regulars, and who are we to doubt him? With great food and a fun atmosphere, you can kick back and have a good time with friends or mix and mingle with other hip singles.
We've seen many a hookup come out of those beer-soaked close quarters, so chat away, singles. But even if it's all silly boasting, you can't go wrong with those patios or the massive amount of alcohol you'll find at Dogwood, so go. Dine inside or snag a seat on the patio. If you're not privy to Barbarella as of yet, you need to become so soon, for the sake of both your love life and your dancing skillz. My first time downtown in a long time! Add this spot to your website by copying the code below. The basement of the Milby Hotel.
Boasting the largest selection of that beautiful beverage distilled from hops and barley, Flying Saucer is an adults candy store. Set in a 1920's Mediterranean-style building, the spot features an open-air courtyard, a windowed wine cellar filled with limited-production, high-quality wine and a 40-foot white marble bar—perfect for savoring a refreshingly-crisp, post-work Malbec and light bites. South Beach, the biggest and baddest of the gay bars on the Montrose strip, is home to plenty of well-cultivated and well-coiffed hookups. The Rice Village location is also open on Sundays, from 11 a. Originally a clothing store dating back to the first half of last century, Notsuoh is one of the only bar-clothing stores on the planet.