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EAST Eats: King Bee Lounge
Classic pizza meets frozen cocktails
"...latest venture pays homage to an even earlier time. King Bee Lounge opened on August 1 in what housed..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Food Post by Amira Jensen

Snapshot: King Bee Lounge
Mezcal and the meaning of life
"...and mezcal have in common? Well, everything, according to King Bee Lounge husband/wife owners Billy and Colette Hankey, who..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

I'm a King Bee
"...[laughs]. Windows would open. All these signs. We were talking about something and this crazy-looking bug would fly into..."

June 7, 2013 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

Akeelah and the Bee
This story about a girl from the ghetto who wins the national spelling bee has lofty if sometimes unfulfilled goals, but is a rewarding tale nevertheless.
"...Spellbound, you will perhaps recall Ashley White, the young spelling-bee contestant from the D.C. projects who cobbled together her..."

April 28, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Chris Cubas: King for a Month
How comedian Chris Cubas talked his way into being one of the wealthiest people in Austin – temporarily
"...about that – I'll get to you when I'm fucking ready – which immediately starts your day off on..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Arts Feature by Carina Magyar

King of the Roads
"...MoPac, US 290, Lamar and Airport boulevards, Martin Luther King? Despite their centrality to transportation in Austin, it's the..."

April 9, 1999 News Feature

Top 10 Bee's Knees
"...its first year of operation, the restaurant and apiary overlooking the Pedernales River won our hearts with impeccable honeycomb..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

'Austin Chronicle' Adult Spelling Bee Wrap-up
"...the evening's festivities at the Austin Chronicle Adult Spelling Bee held last Thursday at Threadgill's World HQ. Despite the..."

May 17, 2013 Sports Feature by Danielle White

Queen Bee
Buzzing with the queen of the bumblebees, Lucinda Williams
", so we looked at cover possibilities. I was looking at a song by Leslie West of Mountain, and..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Would Like Some Answers From King
"...I have come to enjoy the intellect of Mr. King, I would like him to answer a few questions..."

June 20, 2012 Postmarks

Invasion of the Bee Girls
Women are lured into a hive and zapped with some kind of goo. They come out wearing dark sunglasses and capable of screwing male victims to death.
"...Directed by: Denis Sanders. Starring: Ben Hammer, Wright King, Cliff Osmond, Anitra Ford, William Smith and Victoria Vetri...."

Nov. 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Donya Stockton Isn’t Going Anywhere Near Hell in That Handbasket
The Austin clubland mover-and-shaker weaves much to the imagination
"...Donya Stockton, co-owner of Austin’s Beerland and Rio Rita and King Bee and the Aristocrat..."

April 4, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Austin Bars With Great Food
Get cool drinks and tasty snacks in one place
"...Austin's got a spectacular snacking scene, but we're better known for our music. Fortunately..."

May 4, 2018 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

True to the Blues: Eastside Kings Festival Returns
"It's not three chords, it's the heart and soul of a nation!" – Birdlegg
"...and Saturday outside on 12th and Chicon for Eastside Kings Festival. That gathering stands out from other festivals: The..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Drink Your Flowers
Austin mixologists are putting the petal to the mezcal
"...Emmer & Rye Red Shiso Drinking Vinegar The new hotspot had made relationships with local..."

Nov. 19, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Seven Places in Austin to Eat and Drink on a Budget: Jan. 30-Feb. 5
Your day by day guide to the best local happy hours and deals
" can order several of the small plates without taking out a payday loan. Or order several of the..."

Jan. 30, 2017 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Here’s Some Sound in Your Eye
Northern-Southern & Dimension Gallery: Austin Art-and-Audio Twofer
"...and art and Mishima paperbacks, and adjacent to the King Bee lounge where, among other events and camaraderie, Chris..."

July 11, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

25 Bars That Define Austin
Dives, lounges, and saloons that are raising the bar
" sure ain't easy. We are a city of drinking contrasts, full of upscale dives, punk parlors, and hippie..."

July 21, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

The Residents
Twelve essential weekly hangs
"...Location: King Bee Lounge, 1906 E. 12th Timeline: TC's Lounge 2003-11,..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Austin’s Essential Frozen Cocktails
Because sometimes you gotta think beyond the margarita
"...was Billy Hankey's version of a Cuba Libre at King Bee Lounge, which he and his wife Colette owned..."

July 21, 2023 Food Feature by Evan Rodriguez

Cheer Up Charlies Owners Take Over Rio Rita
Tamara Hoover and Maggie Lea plan to re-open the East Austin bar by 2020
"...on Rio Rita in February. Hoover says they’ve long been interested in opening a second business. “It was one..."

Nov. 21, 2019 Food Post by Rachel Rascoe

Dive Deeper Into the World of Mezcal in Austin
It's agave all day at these local bars
"...Pay a visit to King Bee and you'll find more than blues music and..."

March 1, 2019 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Get Ready for Texas Tiki Week
Cocktail umbrellas up
"...The Tigress, King Bee, Half Step, Isla, Weather Up and Drink.Well will..."

July 31, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Giving up the Swan
Randall Stockton prepares to transfer his 12th street lounge
"...The bar will soon become the King Bee Lounge, to be operated by Stockton's half-brother Billy..."

June 14, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Down in the Swamps
Excello Records Reissues
"...choice cuts such as Slim Harpo's laconic "I'm A King Bee," classic swamp pop like Leroy Washington's "Wild Cherry,"..."

May 5, 1995 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

A Silent Pearl Pops With New Sound
'The Oyster Princess' screens with a live score by Bee Vs. Moth
"...silent comedy tells the story of a rich oyster king and his daughter, Ossi, who becomes obsessed with the..."

March 16, 2012 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Eddie Stout Is a One-Man Historical Blues Society
On the eve of his Eastside Kings Festival the Dialtone Records founder remains doggedly preservationist
"..."I was thinking, 'This is what this is, this is what I'm..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Love Is All Around
Lucinda Williams gets married onstage in Minneapolis
"...Wire," "Joy," "Out of Touch," "Essence," "Righteously," and "Honey Bee," dedicated to her king bee Tom. A solo turn..."

Sept. 21, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
"...his friends. Chronicle writer Jason Cohen, who had reportedly been on Love's shit list over his recent Rolling Stone..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Playback: RSD in ATX
Record Store Day local exclusives, and out-of-the-way wax emporiums that may carry them
"...releases so they won't have to later pay a king's ransom on eBay...."

April 15, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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