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  • Winning Streak: Rockets vs NOLA
    The Rockets secured their fifth straight win on Thursday night, January 19, 2012, against the New Orleans Hornets. Kevin Martin lead the team in scoring with 32 points. When the final buzzer sounded in regulation, the game was tied at 82 but the Rockets pulled out the win 90-88 in overtime....
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  • 2011 in Foodie Festivities
    If you're an Epicurean, there are worse places to live than Houston. Here are the highlights to the best foodie events of the past year, and here's hoping you eat, drink and be merry in 2012.
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  • City Cafe: South Houston's Charmingly Old-School Diner
    Inside City Cafe, it's like time itself has paused for a cigarette break and a cup of black coffee. Here in the City of South Houston, a few short blocks away from Pasadena, smoking is still allowed at the long, diner-style counter (although, as a stern black sign points out, there's no cigar...
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  • The 10 Most Texan Beers
    This coming Fourth of July, don't just celebrate your American patriotism; celebrate your Lone Star patriotism with one of these 10 beers, the most Texan beers ever to grace our refrigerators, kegs and tap lines.
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  • 2011 Criminals of the Year
    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year. Here are the mugshots from the 2011 crimes of the year, re-imagined as trading cards. Collect them all!
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  • 2nd Annual Soul Food Cookoff
    Under the Volcano, the little Rice Village bar previously known for its gumbo and chili cookoffs, sponsored its second-annual Soul Food cookoff on Sunday, January 15, 2012 in honor of MLK Day. Blues musician Reverend K.M. Williams performed. PHOTOS BY RACHEL BOHANAN
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  • French-Texan Flair at Philippe
    Since opening in the beginning of the year, the Galleria-area restaurant has managed to straddle a very fine line between high-end and lighthearted with its Texan interpretations of French classics and swanky atmosphere that often catches you by surprise. Philippe has a practiced grace and...
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  • The 20 Best Concert Photos of 2011
    Duran Duran returned to the Bayou City, and Cisco partied into the wee hours of the morning at one of Houston's most popular nightclubs. Katy perry brought her candy-coated Teenage Dream to town, and Ozzy and Slash teamed up to rock our faces off. Here are the best concert pics of the year.
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  • Texans End First Playoffs Trip With Loss to Ravens
    Bars and restaurants throughout Houston hosted Texans watch parties on Sunday, January 15, 2012 as the Texans played their second ever playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens, losing 13-20. Taqueria Laredo hosted a free tailgating viewing party with drinks, food and cars. At The Lot and The...
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  • Tacky Country Christmas Cotillion
    On Friday night, Dec. 23, 2011, Rebels Honky Tonk hosted a Tacky Country Christmas Cotillion to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. $10 tickets included a performance by David Grace and Brian Burke, a silent auction, pictures with Santa, and costume and bull riding contests. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO...
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  • 40th Annual Houston Marathon
    More than 22,000 runners took place in the 40th annual Houston Marathon, sponsored by Chevron, and the Aramco Half Marathon on Sunday, January 15, 2012. The marathon took place just a day after Houston hosted the race to determine this year's 2012 Olympic marathon teams. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Sexy Santa Contest at Rich's
    Thursday night, Dec. 22, was College Night at Rich's and in the spirit of the holidays the nightclub threw a Sexy/Nauty Santa costume contest. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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