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Blue Bell to Receive up to $125 M from Texas Investor Sid Bass

Texas Business-man Sid Bass Agrees to Lend Blue Bell sizeable sum to re-start creamery, Quattro hosts movie night, plus more news you might have missed.

Blue Bell Ice Cream
Blue Bell Ice Cream
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BRENHAM Sid Bass has agreed to lend Blue Bell Creameries up to $125 million for the ice-cream company to rebound from their economically taxing listeria recall. The deal could reportedly provide Bass with a one-third stake in Blue Bell. Awaiting #thankyousid or #waytogosid hashtags to start trending any moment now. [The Wall Street Journal]

DOWNTOWN —  Quattro Restaurant will begin a food and film series August 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel. The series will run through early October, and kicks off with cult-classic Rocky Horror Picture Show. Quattro Executive Chef Maurizio Ferrarese will curate five-course dinners to accompany the film and food events. Proving movie ticket prices are indeed going up, expect the cost to start at $79 per person/$145 per couple, with beverages costing extra.

DOWNTOWN —  Saint Arnold Brewing Co. expects their annual Feast of Saint Arnold event this weekend will raise over $60,000 for Texas Children's Hospital's Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center. The event, features four main courses as well as hors d'oeuvres and dessert accompanied by a variety of regular and special brews, has already sold out, proving the most philanthropic folks enjoy a good beer. [EaterWire]

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