Wigs – Wine + Dine: January

Join Cedar Springs Tap House and Monkey & The Bee for:

Wigs – Wine + Dine
Dinner & A SHOW with your host: Onyx Anderson.

Special Guests: Jada Pinkett Fox & (Sassy O’hara) LaTrone McNae
Vocal Performances by: Nae CallihanDeCarl Marquis Jones & Angel Velasco
On the Turntable: DJ Christopher

Come for the wine, the food, the music, the entertainment and the shopping! It’s going to be a party and we’ve got something for everyone! You never know who else might be performing!

Honey Pot Bear Fest!

Honey Pot Bear Fest 2018!

It’s time for the 5th Annual Bear Fest!!

FEATURING

LIVE MUSIC: Joseph Veazie + Steven Shedd.

VENDOR MARKET: Bear culture and LGBTQ focused art, clothing, gear and other offerings from:

  • Monkey & The Bee Tees,
  • That Guy Joey,
  • YouMeandEmilio.com,
  • and more.

    Veazie is fresh off a tour with Gym Class Heroes and he’s partnered up with the deliciously golden red cubbish Shedd. These two guys give a strong performance that will surprise and delight you!

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5 Things Happening at Monkey & The Bee

The Monkey & The Bee got married in July!

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The Monkey & The Bee got married in July!

Love Wins!

Everyone has been asking when new designs will be coming out … well … a lot has been happening … The Monkey & The Bee got married in July!

We started Monkey & The Bee as a way to potentially help pay for our wedding. We did it! We have had tremendous support from our customers for the past 8 months and are excited to take the next step in our journey with you.

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This isn’t just monkey business | Dallas Voice | Monkey & The Bee

We’re famous (kinda)!

In the news … We were humbled by the request by the Dallas Voice to do an article about our company for this years’ Pride edition.

Instfamous … or at least we felt that way when the article came out. Want to know more about Monkey & The Bee … this is a great article that tells you more about what we are about and how we are involved with the lgbtq community in Dallas.

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Monkey & The Bee hit the road and set up shop at RMC in Longview, Texas.

EAST TEXAS STYLE … 

Most recently, The Bee and Tommy & Glenn, hit the road to set up shop in Longview, Texas at RMC. This was our first venture outside the Big D and boy was it a great trip. We left Dallas on a Friday night a couple weeks ago, drove out to Longview, set up shop, and mingled with the crowd at RMC, then headed back home. It was a long night but well worth it! We had a great time meeting new people and of course selling some tees and tanks!

Everyone at RMC, from the owners, staff, and patrons of the bar were so very welcoming and supportive of Monkey & The Bee. We can’t wait to go back with new designs and styles!

Out and about! Of course, we have been setting up shop all over Dallas for the past couple of months. Some of the great businesses that have allowed us to set up shop include: The Round-Up Saloon & Dance Hall, S4 – The Rose Room @S4, and Cedar Springs Tap House.

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#monkeybeegotme Monkey & The Bee Got Me Promo

Got me!

The Monkey has been out and about with our Monkey & The Bee GOT ME! bags … hitting the streets and handing out our special promo bags.

You never know when this will be happening or when he’s going to pop up and get you!

Make sure to follow us on Instagram and of course like our Facebook page to see what we are up to next and where we will be.

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Monkey & The Bee | Gay Pride | Gay Owned Business

And last but probably most important to us …  we are gearing up new designs for 2017 Dallas Pride Festival (Official)​ we wanted to reflect on the amazing support we have received from our customers so far this year. We are truly thankful to each and every one of you.

Giving back to the community is very important to us. Although we are a small company (started late last year) we do everything we can to give back in some form or fashion (pun intended) to the community.

So far this year we’ve been able to contribute to:

True Colors Fund​
Legacy Counseling​
Resource Center​
Angie’s Friends​
2017 Miss LifeWalk Pageant​

As well as gift basket donations to many different fundraisers and benefits.

#givingback #awarenesstees #supportsmallbusiness #shopsmall #monkeybeetees #monkeyandthebee #graphictees #lgbtq #gaypride #dallaspride #bigD

Where will we be next ..

Check out our events page on Facebook

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What a whirlwind!

Chance | Swain Artist Management | Monkey & The Bee | Artist Editions

WOW! Thank you is all we can say!

The last few months at Monkey & The Bee have been amazing. Not only do our pop-up shops continue to introduce us to more of the dallas community but you all keep coming back for more!

Here’s a quick recap of what’s been going on:

THANK YOU ALL AGAIN FOR THE SUPPORT! We will continue to bring you new and fresh ideas on tees/tanks/ and more!

 

#monkeybeetees #monkeyandthebee #shopsmall #smallbusiness #pride #monkeybeeEVERYwear #dallas #graphictees

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February News

Dalton Rapattoni wearing Love Unconditionally Awareness Tee from Monkey & The Bee
Dalton Rapattoni wearing Love Unconditionally Awareness Tee from Monkey & The Bee

February has been Awesome!

Our first shout out goes to Dalton & Kiva Rapattoni … They took the time out of their busy schedules to stop by Monkey & The Bee to purchase an Awareness Tee to support the Dallas Resource Center Health Campus – Nutrition Center. On top of that Dalton posted this silly picture of him wearing our tee on his Instagram account and got us a few more sales (which means a few more donations) that we may not have gotten without their help. Thank you Dalton & Kiva for your support … we truly appreciate your kind spirit and helping us out with the February Awareness Tee charity!

Coming up for M&B

We are in the planning stages for our Spring photoshoot and getting new designs ready for the Spring. Stay tuned because the Monkey has a lot of ideas that are going to take a LOT OF MODELS!  Want to model for our next shoot … send us an email: info@monkeybeetees.com

We have more pop-up shops, new products, new styles, and more color coming for the month of March!

SHOUT OUTS!

Thank you to Walter, Molly, Kelly, Wes, and Blake for another fun photoshoot for Monkey & The Bee. We appreciate you guys spending a little time with us to help get some great shots of our new products!

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January News

Big Banana: Black Heather Tank with Metallic Gold graphic banana | Monkey & The Bee

We’ve been getting out and about all month!

We have to thank the Round-Up Saloon for letting us set up shop during Wine Walk, Bear Happy Hour and the Dallas Bears Casserole Cook-Off, as well as Giant Entertainment during their ICONS: The Party! Concert.

Every opportunity that we are given to get our name and brand out there is greatly appreciated and we couldn’t be more happy with the support from our friends and new customers!

Coming up for M&B

We are in the planning stages for our Spring photoshoot and getting new designs ready for the Spring. Stay tuned because the Monkey has a lot of ideas that are going to take a LOT OF MODELS! Want to model for our next shoot … send us an email: info@monkeybeetees.com

Another big announcement is that we will be a vendor during TBRU this year!

LAST BUT NOT LEAST

A BIG THANK YOU TO
IAN AND NEELEY

for jumping in and letting us do a few new product shots on a chilly, windy January Morning! We had a blast shooting with you and are very appreciative of your help!

#monkeybeetees
#monkeyandthebee
#smallbiz
#shopLocal

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Pop Up Shop Tonight

Monkey & The Bee will be at Bear Happy Hour at (The Round-Up Saloon and Dance Hall) this coming Friday (01/20/17) with our signature “Bear Hugs” shirts for sale, along with some new items including our NEW and IMPROVED FOOTBALL RAGLAN and BIG BANANA METALLIC TEE! Come out, say hi, shop the designs!

Make plans now to come out early and stay late. Drink specials, food and lots of socializing. Round-Up dancers will be performing on the dancer boxes. Bring your cigars and have a smoke out on the patio. We look forward to seeing you there.

Let us know you’re coming and make sure to check-in on Facebook!

#smallbusiness #tshirts #bears #bananas #football #newdesigns#monkeybeetees

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Giving back when you purchase the Love T-shirt products

Shop Online | Love, Unconditionally from Monkey & The Bee | Love T-shirt

***UPDATE** We are pleased to announce that a portion of the proceeds of sales of this design (from Sept. 22 – Nov. 15, 2016) will be donated to the “Feed The Community” Thanksgiving Event hosted at The Round-Up Saloon and Dance Hall on Thanksgiving day.

Love, unconditionally… the latest design from @monkeybeetees is now available in different styles for men, women, kids, babies, and even photo posters.

SHARE THE LOVE by sharing this post or tagging us on social media.

#monkeybeetees #monkeyandthebee

#lovewins

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Little updates

THANK YOU!

We’ve had a great week … making a few sales, adding a couple of items, and promoting all around the “interwebs.”  Thank you again for all your support and stay tuned for more designs from Monkey & The Bee!

Updates: