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Ashton Villa

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Why Juneteenth Is The Coolest Holiday

    Today is Juneteenth, a celebration that began in Texas but has spread across the country as a celebration of black culture. It is the coolest national holiday, for five reasons: 5. The name itself Thank God it's not known as The 19th of June, or even the other proposed names, like the clunky Emanc ... More >>

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • News

    October 22, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween. Check out our updated listings.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Texas Traveler: Juneteenth Celebrations

    Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the emancipation of slaves in the United States, first began in Galveston, and as such, the area around Houston is home to some of the biggest and most lavish Juneteenth celebrations in the world. The June 19 holiday, also sometimes called Emancipation Day or Fre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    An Assessment Of Galveston's Historical Sites

    Here is a summary from the Galveston Historical Foundation -- via their temporary digs in Austin -- about how the old and cherished buildings on the island fared during Ike: First reports from the scene indicate the following: The 1861 U. S. Custom House, GHF's headquarters, was flooded by as much ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 25, 2007

    2007 Halloween Guide

    Haunted houses, parties, festivals and other trails to terror

  • Culture

    October 18, 2007

    2007 Halloween Guide

    Trails to Terror

  • Culture

    October 11, 2007

    Trails to Terror

    2007 Halloween Guide

  • Culture

    October 26, 2006

    SPOOKY SPOTLIGHT

    The Houston Press guide to all things Halloween

  • Calendar

    July 8, 1999
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    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

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    June 15, 1995
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    February 2, 1995
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    December 22, 1994
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    May 12, 1994
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