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In the words of the old Motown classic, summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the street. Suffocating humidity, public-safety laws and hazardous roadways, however, dictate that residents of the Bayou City confine most of their rug-cutting to indoors. But if there’s a silver lining here, it’s that Houston has dozens of

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KHOU.com asked our Facebook fans to name the best places to go Texas Two-Steppin’. If you are you looking for a place to enjoy a little honky tonk with plenty of floor space, put on your cowboy boots and head over to one of these fan favorites. If you have not danced in a while,

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Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon will celebrate a Reunion of the Historic Esquire Ballroom this weekend. The event this Saturday, July 18, will pay tribute to the space made famous many years ago by renowned well-known singers and performers. The event starts at 2 pm at the same original location at 11410 Hempstead Road. The

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Neon Boots boot-scooted through New Year’s Eve last week, ringing in 2015 with prizes, champagne and even an early-morning breakfast buffet. Because even gay cowboys need to eat. And once the party was over, Neon Boots thanked its customers for the New Year’s revelry. Full Story: http://www.projectq.us/houston/neon_boots_adds_country_flair_ring_2015?gid=16431  

Rick Threadgill, left, and Scott Traugher people watch at the Neon Boots Dancehall and Saloon, a country-style gay, lesbian and transgender bar located in the former home of the Esquire Ballroom  at 11410 Hempstead Highway Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Houston. 
The Esquire has gone through many transitions. It began as a plaice where Willie Nelson played a regular gig and wrote the song "Night Life" about the place. Patsy Cline used to sing there too. The hall eventually evolved into Latin dance clubs and now has gone back to its country roots.
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Houston’s gay bar scene is about to kick up some dust. And it’s happening nowhere near Montrose. Neon Boots Dancehall and Saloon is slated to open this month at 11410 Hempstead Highway, roughly 20 minutes from Houston’s hub of gay bars. And as you’ve likely determined from the name, it’s a country bar, complete with

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