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  • Astros Vs. Mets: Minute Maid Parkour
    The biggest news from Friday's Astros game against the Mets wasn't the fact that the team was sold, or Carlos Lee's 2,000th hit, but a renegade fan who rushed the field, then evaded police by climbing, Spiderman-style, onto the roof of some covered seats. Our photog didn't catch the guy, though...
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  • Gyro Eating Contest at St. Basil's Greek Festival
    St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church hosted their annual Greek Fest this weekend, complete with a sloppy, stomach-filling gyro-eating competition. PHOTOS BY ADRIENNE BYARD
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  • Haute Wheels: Houston's First Food Truck Festival
    "If you think you're hot," mused my friend on Sunday afternoon, "think about how hot those guys in the trucks must be." I stopped fanning myself momentarily and realized how right he was. I shouldn't have been complaining about the heat at the Haute Wheels food truck festival on Sunday...
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  • Cast in Plastic: Local Artists Aid Toy Revolution
    Hundreds packed the small bookstore at Domy Books to catch a glimpse of the latest work of more than 30 local and worldwide artists at the "Cast in Plastic, Art from the Designer Toy Revolution," opening exhibition. Houston artists participating in the show included ACK! and Weah. Read more on...
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  • Texas Association of First Responders 4th Annual Wild Game Cookoff
    This past Friday and Saturday, nearly 200 law enforcement agencies from across the state - including teams from the DEA, FBI and CIA -- competed against one another (as well as fire department and EMS unit teams) to see whose brisket, ribs and wild game would apprehend the biggest trophy....
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  • Ruby Revue Burlesque at House of Blues (Semi-NSFW)
    Dallas' Ruby Revue Burlesque Troupe returned to House of Blues Friday with new moves and elaborate new costumes, including a gorgeous Queen of the Nile. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER PATRONALLA, JR.
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  • Out Of My Head: Kylie Minogue at Verizon
    Kylie Minogue is a wholly heavenly creature among comparably haggard savages in the female pop world. The strangest thing about Minogue's show Tuesday at Verizon Wireless Theater wasn't the intricate mythic Greek production design, or even the heights to which the Australian siren can push her...
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  • Savory South Texas: Tex-Mex at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen
    There is something immensely satisfying about wrapping a hot flour tortilla around the queso flameado at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen. Something deeply Texan and deeply mystical about how well the salty, stretchy, creamy cheese — dotted, if you've ordered correctly, with tender pieces of beef...
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  • iFest 2011: The End of the Silk Road
    Sunday, Mother's Day, marked the end of iFest's 2011 celebration of the Silk Road, from China to India and everywhere in between. Be sure to check out all our iFest 2011 slideshows: Saturday, good eats, bands, performers, crowd shots and even more food.
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  • Good Eats: Bites from iFest's Second Weekend
    Taking a tour of the Silk Road leads you from the delicious cuIsine of China to the spicy curries of India, with some deep friend turkey legs and iced lemonade in between. PHOTOS BY CARLA BRADLEY AND GROOVEHOUSE Be sure to check out all our iFest 2011 slideshows: Saturday, Sunday, the bands,...
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  • Hot Dogs: Mother's Day Weiner Dog Races
    Nothing says "I love you Mom" like a trip to Sam Houston Race Park to see the semi-annual weiner dogs races this past Sunday. Winners in this round of canine competition were Vito, 1st place; Daisey, 2nd place and Chloe, third place. PHOTOS BY ROBERT EASLEY
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  • iFest 2011: Second Saturday in the Sun
    2011 iFest wrapped up this weekend with two more days of music celebrating the Silk Road. Be sure to check out all our iFest 2011 slideshows: Sunday, good eats, bands, performers, crowd shots and even more food. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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