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  • Margarita Fest: National Tequila Day at El Pueblito Patio
    Agave lovers celebrated National Tequila Day last night at El Pueblito by judging who could make the best margarita between Republic, Cabo Wabo, Hornitos, Herradura and other tequila vendors. Sounds like the real winners were the taste-testers. PHOTOS BY THEO SANTOS
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  • July 2011: The Month in Photos
    July started with a bang thanks to fireworks at Freedom Over Texas, and ended with us searching out the best ramen in the city at Cafe Kubo.
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  • Japanese Fast Food Rules at Cafe Kubo's
    Cafe Kubo's has been a success in its improbable location — a neglected side of the otherwise busy Dun Huang Plaza, home to more Chinese and Taiwanese restaurants than anything else — for the last two years by offering something rarely found in Houston: solid, inexpensive Japanese comfort food....
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  • Beautiful Freaks: Eels at Warehouse Live
    Between songs, Mark Oliver Everett repeatedly apologized for taking so long to return to Houston. After 14 years, he'd finally brought his band Eels to town, with guests The Submarines as openers. Read the review on Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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  • No Ordinary Love: Sade and John Legend at Toyota
    As word of Amy Winehouse's death spread across the Internet Saturday, another British soul singer was preparing to perform in Houston for the first time in about a decade. And there, so it would seem, the similarities between Sade Adu and Winehouse end - two women who shared a hometown, a...
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  • Furry Friends: Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows
    Reliant Park last week hosted the five-day World Series of Dog Shows, started in 1977 and drawing more than 40,000 spectators and participants and 14,000 entries each year. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER PATRONELLA, JR.
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  • DayGlow Houston
    "America's Largest Paint Party" came to Stereo Live over the weekend and the event was so popular a second night had to be added. Partiers wore white, bright colors and little else and danced under a blacklight while being sprayed with neon paint. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • World Wide SketchCrawl
    A group of artists met Saturday at Inversion Coffee House in the Montrose to participate in the 32 iteration of World Wide SketchCrawl, a day of art and creativity. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
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  • Atlantis Astronaut Homecoming
    Mayor Annise Parker joined NASA and space buffs at Johnson Space Center's Ellington Field to welcome home the crew of Atlantis's final flight, STS-135. Shuttle Commander Chris Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialists Sandra Magnus and Rex Walheim wrapped up a 13-day mission to...
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  • Owling at the Saint Arnold Brewery
    Owling is the new planking. Don't believe us? Just take a look at the hardcore owling going on down at the Saint Arnold Brewery, then go vote for your favorite owl. PHOTOS COURTESY OF LENNIE AMBROSE
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  • Poppin' Fresh Pita at Cedars Bakery
    Beyond just the baked goods, Cedars Bakery draws crowds with its authentic,beyond-the-mainstream Mediterranean food. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
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  • Indika Celebrates 10 Years
    Beloved Houston restaurant Indika celebrated its tenth anniversary Sunday evening with drinks and light bites in the Montrose. PHOTOS BY THEO SANTOS
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