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  • Summer Fest 2011: The Crowds
    Record-breaking heat this weekend didn't keep an estimated 70,000 people from attending the Free Press Summer Fest — this time two full days of music, water guns and of course, that infamous paint slide. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES, JIM BRICKER, MARC BRUBAKER AND CRAIG HLAVATY MORE OF SUMME...
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  • Private Party with Big Boi and Crown Royal
    Saturday night, Crown Royal and 20.10 Media presented “A Royal Affair” hosted by Atlanta Rapper Big Boi. The event took place at “Big Boi’s Bungalow” – a lavish mansion deep in the woods of Hunters Creek Village. A fashionable crowd was treated to the sounds of DJ Good Grief as they sip...
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  • Adrienne Ballon at Drake
    Adrienne Bailon, actress, singer-songwriter, dancer, and television personality, was partying at Drake over the weekend. Ballon was a member of former girl groups 3LW and The Cheetah Girls. She is currently a solo artist signed to Island Def Jam, and MTV host. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Perfection at Pondicheri: Indian Meets Gulf Coast Cuisine
    Two dishes of chaat landed on our wooden table at Pondicheri in a swirl of colors. My dining companion and I briefly stopped to admire the two plates, both heaped high, each one an elegant mess. The more traditional papdi chaat was decorated in emerald and ruby-hued chutneys with bright-white...
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  • Dynamo v. Dallas But Still No Win
    The Houston Dynamo played I-45 rivals FC Dallas on Saturday night, May 28, 2011 at Robertson Stadium. The match ended in a 2-2 draw. The Dynamo have been winless since April. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Comicpalooza 2011: Steam Punk Meets Harry Potter
    Though the festival is young, the fourth annual Comicpalooza drew a sizable crowd this weekend as comic book lovers, fantasy freaks, film buffs and sci-fi nerds gathered to buy comic books, show off costumes, and get autographs from stars such as Edward James Olmos and Devon Murray, who plays...
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  • Fairy Tales at Rich's Freakshow (Semi-NSFW)
    Rich's went all our for their Memorial Day version of the monthly Freakshow night, with some dancers wearing nothing more than body paint. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Astros vs. Dimaondbacks at Minute Maid Park
    The Houston Astros blew a six run lead and lost starting catcher Humberto Quintero after a home plate collision during Friday's night game against the Arizona Diamonbacks at Minute Maid Park. The Astros lost the first game of this three game series 7-6. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Off The Wall: Houston Street Art on Display
    MegaHost Gallery, a tiny little room near Sedition Books on Richmond, hosted a one-night-only show of several well-known Houston street artists, from Give Up to Coolidge to ACK! Photos and screenprints of various works were for sale, and the gallery was packed to the gills with urban art...
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  • May 2011: The Month in Photos
    May was a month of festivals — from Houston's first food truck festival Haute Wheels and first Texas Beer festival — but there were also old standbys, like iFest, which this year celebrated The Silk Road.
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  • Barbecue Done Right at The Brisket House
    A half-pound of slick, fat-capped brisket and tender pork ribs sat on a gleaming, glossy white sheet of butcher paper on the table next to me at The Brisket House. It looked like barbecue as still life: to the meat's left on the tableau was a whole pickle, a great lump of Cheddar cheese and a...
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  • Nailbiter: Astros vs. Dodgers in Dramatic Win
    The Houston Astros pulled off a dramatic come from behind win against the Los Angeles Dodgers last night at Minute Maid Park. With runners in scoring position, Hunter Pence shattered his bat and hit a walk-off single, allowing outfielder Michael Bourn to score the winning run. The Astros won...
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