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  • Blood and Guts with GWAR at HOB
    GWAR hit Houston just a few weeks after losing bandmate Cory "Flattus Maximus" Smoot. Smoot had played Maximus since 2002, and passed away on November 3 while on tour. The band retired the character and turned into a four-piece soon after. PHOTOS BY BARRY SIGMAN
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  • On the Menu This Thanksgiving
    This year, we headed to four of the city's hottest restaurants to see what the kitchens are cooking up for Thanksgiving Day. Brennan's, Canopy, benjy's in the Village and Sorrel Urban Bistro are all currently accepting Thanksgiving Day reservations; see what you'll get for your money in our...
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  • 19th Annual Art Crawl
    Artists gathered in their warehouses in Downtown Houston for the 19th annual open studios ArtCrawl. This year more than 180 artists and art organizations got involved. PHOTOS BY RACHEL BOHANAN
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  • Tailgating with ESPN GameDay and UH
    The University of Houston campus was a madhouse Saturday with students and college football fans alike tailgating and vying for a chance to appear on ESPN's GameDay. The Cougars beat SMU 37-7. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Color the Streets: Via Colori
    This weekend marked the annual Via Colori street painting festival. Now in its sixth year, the weekend-long festival brings the asphalt surrounding Sam Houston Park to life with art...literally. Artists from across the country, as well as a plethora of local talent, take it to the streets and...
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  • Friday Night at Bayou Live!
    Club-hoppers at Bayou Live! got a stunning view of the downtown skyline Friday night while sipping cocktails on the patio. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Phoenicia's New Downtown Location Looks Every Bit the Urban Grocery
    This new downtown Phoenicia is so much more than the warehouse on Westheimer, in a wildly different way. The second-generation influence of Ann-Marie and her brother Haig, who buys the store's wine, beer and cigars, is felt in more modern and elegant touches. The store itself is a marvel of...
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  • Winning! The 2011 Houston Press Music Awards Ceremony
    Want to see who were the winners of the 2011 2011 Houston Press Music Awards, voted on by readers and presented last night at Warehouse Live? Click on! PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • benjy's on Washington: Bringing Local Foods to the Chic Masses
    Much of the strikingly Asian-influenced menu is steadfastly seasonal (the current menu is charmingly labeled "early fall," as if Houston has any other seasons than summer and February), and benjy's is also keen to use local ingredients as often as possible. It doesn't flout this fact aside from...
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  • Texas Tweakers: Shake and Bake Meth Labs on the Rise
    James "Bull" Durham burned down his mother's house while cooking meth. In Angelina County, the jail is full of guys like him.
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  • H-E-B Makes Its Montrose Debut Today
    On the morning of Wednesday, November 16, the latest H-E-B to open inside the Loop opened its doors to its new Montrose neighborhood. The grocery store sits on the corner of West Alabama and Dunlavy, a site once long-occupied by the Wilshire Village apartments. The apartments are a memory now,...
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  • Night After Monsters: Mikkeller Beer Comes to Houston
    Mikkel Borg Bjergso moved around the crowd at the Night After Monsters beer tasting like a virtual unknown. Clad in a red plaid shirt and a scruffy beard, Mikkel looked more like any other Montrose resident who'd walked over to Whole Foods for the tasting than a world-famous brewmaster. PHOTOS...
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