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  • A Taste of Bologna in Capri
    Capri Pasta Pizza and More might be the greatest restaurant in Houston you've never heard of. It's not visible from the pounding rush of traffic on I-45. It has scant reviews on sites like Yelp and B4-U-Eat. Heck, it's not even technically in Houston. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
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  • Sprite Step Off at Texas Southern
    The Sprite Step Off tournament stopped at Texas Southern University this weekend where members of fraternities sororities and step clubs danced off for a chance at $100,000 in scholarship money. The event was emceed by DJ Rock-T and also featured a performance by Mr.Quick. PHOTOS BY TAYLOR...
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  • Minute Maid Bark: Dog Day at the Astros
    The Astros might be in the doghouse with their 5-11 record so far this season, but the dogs themselves were out in full force Sunday for Dog Day at the Juice Box. The San Diego Padres won yesterday's game 8-6. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Winnie City Mayhem: Ted Nugent at Nutty Jerry's
    The approach of Tax Day no doubt inspired a packed crowd to flock to Nutty Jerry's in Winnie, TX, to see the original Detroit madman, Ted Nugent, last Friday. Read our review of the concert on Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY MARK C. AUSTIN
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  • Hell On Wheels: Houston Roller Derby Opening Day
    Houston Roller Derby opened their 2011 season in a new venue, Houston Indoor Sports, with bouts between The Brawlers vs. Red Stick Roller Derby and the Psych Ward Sirens vs. The Bayou City Bosses. PHOTOS BY ROBERT EASLEY
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  • Heads and Tails: Kemah's 1st Crawfish Festival
    An hour long line for the $2 per pound crawdads and Louisiana specialty dishes did not keep festival-goers away from the First Kemah Crawfish Festival under the city's iconic bridge. Music, crawfish races and crawfish eating contests entertained approximately over 1,200 on Friday, Saturday and...
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  • House of Blues Thursday
    Dancers hung out and moved to DJs Thursday night at House of Blues' Bronze Peacock Room. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Midweek Nightlife at Diem
    Wednesday may be a school night but that didn't keep the party-goers from hitting Diem last week. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Gypsy Punks: Gogol Bordello at HOB
    Tuesday night at House of Blues, Gogol Bordello had the captain's wheel, center stage. They had the ocean, in the form of the seething pit of humanity down front. The set had exotic ports of call to spare - Spain, the Middle East and especially the Caribbean. So how did we like the show? Read...
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  • Houston Press Menu of Menus 2011
    Nearly 2,000 people squeezed in to Spring Street Studios last night for the annual Houston Press Menu of Menus, a tasting part featuring samples from more than 30 restaurants and bars in Houston. Proceeds from the event went towards Houston's Center For Hearing and Speech. Be sure to also check...
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  • Skewers and Soup at Suya Hut
    How best to describe something like tuwo (also known more commonly as fufu)? Starchy root vegetables like cassava or yams are pounded into a thick paste, which is then formed into a softball-sized round that looks and tastes like the raw dough used to make dumplings in a pot of good,...
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  • Kawaii Treats From The Japan Festival
    Cuisine made up a large part of Houston's 18th Annual Japan Festival. This year's event at Hermann Park drew some 20,000 people over the weekend. The festival provided entertainment, martial arts demonstrations and, of course, lots of great food. Funds were collected to assist the people of...
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