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From the good-times team that brought you Goodfella’s and Madison’s comes Beaumont’s latest Frankie Ran­dazzo/Buck Maraist brainchild – Bar Local – now open in the old Pacesetter Lounge at the Colonnade Shopping Center on Phelan Boulevard.

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The American Cancer Society is calling out to local cowboys and cowgirls to “saddle up” for the much-anticipated annual Southeast Texas Cattle Barons’ Ball, an event that not only features fine cuisine and Grammy Award-winning entertainment, but does so while at the same time investing in the battle against cancer.

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Downtown Beaumont is shutting down traffic to show its colors Saturday, Oct. 11 – more specifically, pink and teal to symbolize support for survivors of breast and ovarian cancer, and to celebrate the lives of those who have been taken by the diseases.

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If this year’s Thanksgiving recipes are seeming a little outdated and bland, or if dinnertime around the house could use some sprucing up, Beaumont has an event to help with that.

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As cooler temperatures and falling leaves take over the balmy South, so does the spirit of Halloween. Decoration and costume shops are reanimating dead strip centers. Homes and offices are sporting cobwebs and ghosts — both fixtures normally frowned upon in most places, but openly encouraged as the holiday nears.

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