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Contests and Giveaways

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    We're Giving Away Two $120 Tickets to Our Inaugural Menu of Menus Pop-Up Dinner!

    Yesterday we announced an exciting new event to kick off Menu of Menus this year. On March 25 at 9 p.m., we're hosting the inaugural Houston Press Pop-Up Dinner at Haven featuring chef Randy Evans along with Kevin Naderi of Roost and Kevin Bryant of Eleven XI. The pop-up dinner will be a great oppo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Sebelius Announces Obamacare Video Contest From Houston, Perry Probably Isn't Entering

    You might be able to find someone who hates the Affordable Care Act more than Gov. Rick Perry, but you'll have to look hard, especially now that U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius came all the way to Houston on Monday to announce a video contest promoting the federal healthc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Your Chance to Taste Real Kobe Beef is at Killen's

    It's not too late to order those Valentine's Day sweets for your sweetie -- and if you order from Fluff Bake Bar, you can make the gift even sweeter: A whopping 40 percent of the proceeds from the bake sale will go to benefit Lucky Dog Rescue. Pastry chef Rebecca Masson has put together a menu of Fl ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    We Bought a Zoo Ticket Giveaway

    We Bought a Zoo stars Matt Damon, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford, Scarlett Johansson, and Elle Fanning; Cameron Crowe directs. The Houston Press has ten passes to give away for the film We Bought a Zoo. These are passes for four, good any Monday through Thursday, except holidays, at any Houston A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Top 5 Contest Options for Houston Sports Teams

    If you can keep from getting injured, you might walk away with some new kicks.​During halftime of a recent New Orleans Hornets game, a fan participated in a common giveaway contest. He had to make a layup, a free throw, a three-pointer and a shot from halfcourt under a time limit to win a priz ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 24, 2011
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    January 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Paola Mayorga's Latin Grammy Journal

    [Ed. Note: Paola Mayorga is a 21-year-old Missouri City woman who won a contest sponsored by Reliant Energy for a trip to the Latin Grammys, including backstage and green carpet access and accomodations at the Four Seasons. Rocks Off asked her to write up her experience.] Paola Mayorga and her mot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    High School Photo Contest: Faces

    Our high school photo contest has now entered its sophomore year, and we've got some photos to share. Last month's theme was Faces, and as you can see, we got a lot of mugs. Our next theme is Recovery, whether from Ike, from an accident, from an addiction, from a fumble, from a political situatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    The Triumphant Return of the High School Photo Contest

    Hey kids. It’s time again for the Houston Press high school photo contest. Any high school student in the greater Houston area is eligible. The first month’s theme is “faces.” All entries must be sent by September 30. You can read the full rules below. Happy clicking.

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2008

    Slideshow: High School Photo Contest

    Javier Morales, South Houston High School We've just loaded up a new batch of entries in our high school photo contest. Click the image above for plenty of colorful photos, and be sure to let us know which are your favorites in the comments. -- Keith Plocek UPDATE: Click here to find out who won.

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    17th Annual Swing Dance Championships

    This competition’s open to all who still have that swing

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    High School Photo Contest: Back to School

    The entries are in for the September-October round of our photo contest for Houston-area high school students. The theme was Back to School, and we got snaps of lockers, chemistry projects, cheerleaders and soccer players.

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    High School Photo Contest: Back to School

    We're still accepting entries for the latest round of our photo contest for Houston-area high school students. Winners get bookstore gift certificates and become eligible for a $1,000 college scholarship. The theme is "Back to School." A very broad theme, indeed. Use your imagination and get snappi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007

    High School Photo Contest: Food, Glorious Food

    Close, but no cigar. We're accepting entries until the end of August for our photo contest for Houston-area high school students. The theme is food. Good food. Bad food. Dog food. People food (but not in a cannibalistic way, of course). Anything that relates to eating. Food.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2007

    Drying Up

    All entries for this month's photo contest for Houston-area high school students must be received before Monday, July 2. The theme for June is water. Fresh water, salt water, bath water, fish water – anything that’s wet, really. Send all entries to studentphotos@houstonpress.com. Click here and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Tunnel Vision

    Mariah McWhorter The winners have been announced for the May installment of our yearlong photo contest for high school students. Congrats to Mariah McWhorter, Whitney Pavlas, Catarina Williams and Cynthia Maldonado. Click here for words and there for pictures. – Keith Plocek

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2007

    Flip. Click. Submit.

    Being a photojournalist doesn’t always require lugging around tons of lights, lenses and film. Sometimes all you need is a decent camera phone and a good eye for composition. Which is why the theme for May’s photo contest for Houston-area high school students is…whatever the heck you want, so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2007

    At the Buzzer...

    The deadline for this month’s photo contest for high school students is Monday, April 30. The theme is sports, so let’s see those photos of players, coaches, mascots and overzealous little league parents. Click here for more information. -- Keith Plocek

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2007

    Out With the Old and In With the New

    Stephanie Schmitt The winners have been announced for last month’s photo contest for high school students. Congrats to Stephanie Schmitt, Willie Xu, Meghan White, Whitney Pavlas and Mariah McWhorter. You can see the winning photos here and in the paper version of the Houston Press. The deadli ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 18, 2006
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