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Horten

(hôr`tən), town (1995 pop. 16,059), Vestfold co., SE Norway, a port on the Oslofjord (an arm of the Skagerrak); chartered 1907. It is a commercial and industrial center. Horten was the main Norwegian naval base until after World War II, when its facilities were moved to Bergen.
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Horts was launched by businessman Michael Horton, great-grandson of Isaac Horton, the original founder of Birmingham's renowned Hortons Estates empire.
Kerrie McLaughlin, who ran the bar for five years with her father Michael, said: "It was the best night we've ever had at Horts.
Hazel Horton-Peppercorn, who has been a customer at Horts since the 1970s, recalled all-day beaujolais parties in the 1970s and 1980s.
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry PR team member Roger Monkman said: "After a hard day at the office, Horts was the ideal place to relax.
Horts was Birmingham's first wine bar when it opened in the 1970s, frequented by a generation of city revellers including Mr McLaughlin.