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  • 2011: The Year In Photos
    Join us as we take a look back at the year in photos, from food to music to Charlie Sheen's Torpedo of Truth Tour. Remember that madness?
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  • Bands Rally for Chris Gray Day
    Bands gathered on Saturday, January 14, 2012 to help raise funds for Houston Press music editor Chris Gray, who suffered a heart attack in October. Be sure to also check out our slideshow of Chris Gray Day crowd shots.
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  • Night Moves: 2011 in Nightlife Shots (sNSFW)
    With a crippling drought, it's no wonder that much of Houston's action in 2011 took place after dark. Here we look back at some of the best nightlife shots of the past year. (Some images semi-NSFW.)
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  • Faces in the Crowd at Chris Gray Day
    Houston's music scene rallied Saturday around Houston Press music editor Chris Gray, who suffered a heart attack at a Metro light rail station in October. Musical performances, an auction and a raffle all took place to help raise money for Gray's medical bills. The event also honored the two...
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  • It Really Is Finger-Licking Good at Finger Licking Bukateria
    At Finger Licking Bukateria, dark green coins of okra had been cooked down in a simple base of tomatoes and onion for the soup, a few assorted beef parts thrown in for added flavor. Much like injera bread in Ethiopian cuisine, fufu is used as both a starchy side dish and a utensil, served in a...
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  • "Topless" Playboy DJ Blondie at Nox
    DJ Blondie, who has posed for Playboy and has a residency at Club Revolution in Orlando, Fla, performed Thursday night, January 12, at Nox, topless but covered with airbrushed body paint. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Swimsuit USA International Finals
    Houston-based Swimsuit USA International held their final 2011 model search this past weekend in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Winner Jennifer Brock of Anaheim, Calif., beat out several women from Texas to Mumbai, India, for the prize. See also our behind-the-scenes photos from the Swimsuit USA...
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  • Rockets vs Atlanta After NBA Lockout
    Following the threat of an entire year without professional basketball, the Rockets beat the Atlanta Hawks 95-84 in one of their first games of the belated season, on New Years Eve 2011. In the NBA, they're neither the best nor the worst, Rockets remain stuck in professional basketball's great...
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  • Money Cat Brunch's Last Meow
    The very last of the limited run Money Cat Brunches took place this Sunday, December 18 at Umai. Chefs Justin Yu and Peter Jahnke were joined by partners-in-crime Justin Vann, David Buehrer and Ecky Prabanto. Read more about Money Cat Brunch and its creators in our slideshow. PHOTOS BY PAUL SEDILLO
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  • Samba Grille Breaks the Steakhouse Mold Wide Open
    Steakhouses downtown are plentiful. Houston's central business district is a natural host to these types of meat-heavy, suit-filled, high-testosterone establishments, perfect for entertaining clients or out-of-town guests. Come to Texas and get a steak, whether you visit a standard like...
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  • Tequila & Tamales at El XX
    Last night the Houston Press sponsored its first ever Tequila & Tamales competition at El XX, with six restaurants vying for the title of best tequila cocktail and best tamale, as voted on by our readers. So who won? Check Eating Our Words on Monday, December 19 to find out. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO...
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  • Dirty Dozen Ice Sculpting Competition at Discovery Green
    Disco Green hosted the 4th annual Dirty Dozen Ice Sculpting Competition on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, hosting 12 acclaimed ice artist from around the country, who used chain saws, clothing irons, chisels and more to mold ice into forms. Attendees standing in the "splash row" in front of the stage...
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