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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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  • Texas Girls Represent at Swimsuit USA Competition
    Swimsuit USA, a Houston-based company, is currently in Mexico searching for the hottest swimwear model as part of their annual competition. Our lucky nightlife photographer got a behind-the-scenes look at the girls while they posed for photo shoots and enjoyed a night on the town. The swimsuit...
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  • Mala Sichuan Bistro: Prosper at 5 AM
    We ordered based on what neither of us had yet tried at Mala Sichuan Bistro: Four Joy Lion's Head and a bowl of Couple's Lung Slices. Most of the dishes here share similar, wonderfully whimsical names like these, such as Top Notch Pot of the Outlaws or Prosper at 5 AM. Some, like the Couple's...
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  • Bombon Quinceanera Party at Fox Hollow
    DJ's Gracie Chavez, OG Bobby Trill, Navo, and Panchitron hosted their monthly Bombón dance party at Fox Hollow on Saturday night, Jan. 7, 2012, providing party-goers with a mix of Moombahton, Tropical, Cumbia, and Salsa beats. The theme of the night was Quinceañera, and included hostess Miss...
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  • 2011 East End Toy Drive at Orange Show
    Saint Arnold, the Orange Show and the Latin Fantasy Lowrider Club teamed up to gather toys for children and celebrate the 70th anniversary of Sugar Hill Studios this past Saturday at the Orange Show Monument on Munger Street. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Texans Playoff Parties at Junction Bar & Lucky's Pub
    The Houston Texans won their first playoff game of the franchise on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 and these hardy fans where there to celebrate. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • 3rd Annual Gingerbread Build-Off
    Architecture Center Houston hosted the third annual Gingerbread Build-Off this weekend at Market Square Park, with teams of builders making delicious miniature versions of famous Houston landmarks, from the Astrodome to the Alabama Theatre. PHOTOS BY RACHEL BOHANAN
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  • MLS Texas Derby: Dynamo vs FC Dallas
    The Houston Dynamo hosted their in-state rivals FC Dallas at BBVA Compass Stadium in the 2012 edition of the Texas Derby on Saturday, June 16, 2012. The home team scored early in the first half when Will Bruin took advantage of the goalkeeper's failed attempt to clear the ball in the third...
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