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  • National Skydiving and Canopy Piloting Championships
    Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon, TX, is hosting the US Parachute Association's National Championships of Canopy Piloting this weekend, judging jumpers on accuracy and speed as they "swoop" through courses at over 75mph on their way to the landing zone. Click the link for video. PHOTOS BY...
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  • Houston Fine Art Fair Set-up
    Local and international galleries are busy getting ready for this weekend's inaugural Houston Fine Arts Fair. PHOTOS BY COURTNEY RIEDMANN
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  • Radical Eats: Vegan Food Has Never Tasted So Good
    Sunday brunches at Radical Eats are a sensationally mad affair. It's $12 for an all-you-can-eat buffet of vegan and gluten-free food — which is normally quite pricy in restaurants and stores — and the crush of people happy to have their gluten-free cake and eat it too is a sight to behold....
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  • George Bush Park Fire
    Tensions were high yesterday as yet another wildfire broke out near Houston, this one at George Bush Park near the Barker Reservoir. The fire was eventually contained, but not before thousands of rush-hour drivers had the chance to witness the looming tower of smoke. BY BARRY SIGMAN
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  • Anubis Installation: King Tut Fever Hits the MFAH
    It was a welcoming fit for a king. Workers installed a 25-foot-tall, 7-ton statue of the ancient Egyptian god Anubis in front of the MFAH today to promote the upcoming exhibit Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharoahs. PHOTOS BY BRITTANIE SHEY
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  • New York Fashion Week Spring 2012
    Photographer Jay Marroquin hit the streets of the Big Apple for New York Fashion Week's Spring 2012 collections, snapping pics of everyone from model Iman to designer Carlos Campos and several stunning collections in between.
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  • Ike Jime: Gulf Fishermen Go for Bust with Sashimi-Grade Fish
    In Corpus Christi, Jim Naismith is catching and selling sashimi-grade fish from the Gulf of Mexico. He's not only the last commercial fishing vessel left in the area, he's the only one in Texas processing Gulf fish to this high standard. Will it help save a dying industry? PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Pray the Gay Away Protests
    Protesters lined the Sugar Creek Baptist Church in response to Exodus International's "Love Won Out", a day-long seminar that teaches young homosexual Christians to straighten out their gay impulses. PHOTOS BY MANDY OAKLANDER
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  • Texans vs Colts: 34-7
    The Texans looked like a brand new team in the first game of regular season play, beating the Colts 34-7 following an emotional pre-game dedication to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. Be sure to also check out our updated interactive game card. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Sept. 11 Heroes Run
    The Travis Manion Foundation hosted the 2011 9/11 Heroes Run at Ellington Field Sunday. The organization's goal is to never forget the sacrifices of all of the Heroes of September 11th - veteran, first responder, and civilian. Proceeds from the charitable walk/run benefited military and police...
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  • Check Up Art Show (sNSFW)
    Letter F Gallery presented the opening of Check Up on Friday, an exhibition inspired by the idea of a doctor's office as a charged psychological space. For one week, the work will inhabit the abandoned one story maze of private rooms, alcoves, and waiting rooms at 2808 Milam Street. Artists in...
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  • Escobar Hopping
    Escobar was the place to be Friday night, with guys and gals in their finest kicking off the weekend in style. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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