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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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  • Bayou Bash and Anything That Floats
    There were big fun on the Buffalo Bayou this Saturday with two splashy events. For Rice Design Alliance's Anything that Floats race, teams designed and constructed rafts and boats, and attempted to paddled down a section of the bayou. Not everyone managed stayed out of the water. Second was...
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  • Mama Monster: Lady Gaga at Toyota Center
    Lady gaga returned to Toyota Center for her third concert in a year, joined by her long-time friends Semi Precious Weapons as openers. At one point, Gaga fell off her piano stool before yelling to the crowd "You will never see me lip-sync." Read our review on Rocks Off PHOTOS BY JIM BRICKER
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  • Better Blocks Houston
    The Better Blocks program visited the intersection of Holman and La Branch this weekend, with the goal of showing Houstonians how to make streets safe for pedestrians and bicyclists, reduce traffic lanes, add bike lanes and parking stations, and make sidewalks larger and more walk-able. PHOTOS...
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  • Houston Modern Market
    The first ever Houston Modern Market, benefiting Houston Mod, took place this weekend at Winter Street Studios. The Friday night preview party included a performance by Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre. PHOTOS BY BRITTANIE SHEY
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  • Saturday Night at District
    District Lounge, the popular club on Washington Ave, was filled with revelers Saturday night. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • 20 Album Covers to Stare at on Flag Day
    Putting the American flag on an album cover is sure to get your album or single more than a passing glance from most people. It's a powerful symbol. So in honor of flag day (June 14), here are ten albums that display Old Glory front-and-center on the cover, which could make you think a little...
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  • Saturday Night: Avenue on Washington
    Avenue, the dance club on Washington Ave., was party palace Saturday night. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Astros' Home Opener Series
    The Astros didn't win their first home game, but they did finish the series with a 207 record this weekend, with former President George H.W. Bush watching from behind the plate. Be sure to check out our pics of baseball lovers at the Astros' FanFest and Block Party. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • 2011 Texan Cheerleader Tryouts
    Hundreds of hopefuls showed up to Reliant Center this weekend to try out for a spot on the Houston Texans' cheerleading squad. PHOTOS BY ROBERT EASLEY
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