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  • Shake Weight Olympics at Swaye
    Swaye Bar on Washington Ave., formally The Social, is trying to set itself apart from the rest of the strip's crowd by hosting a weekly bracket of Shake Weight games. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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  • Back in Time at Another Time Soda Fountain
    From my perch at the long wooden bar, I watched with childlike glee as a soda jerk at Another Time Soda Fountain built a one-pound banana split that could have rivaled the enormous Ziggy Pig sundae from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. Each scoop of ice cream was roughly the size of a grown...
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  • Htown Kicks: Pics from the Winter Sneaker Summit
    Sneakerheads gathered at Toyota Center yesterday to admire and buy limited-edition shoes at Houston's semiannual Sneaker Summit. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Chef Bryan Caswell Teams Up with the Houston Astros
    The local celebrity chef will partner with the Astros and Aramark to revamp the menus at the FiveSeven Grille and in the club levels, while also bringing smaller versions of his own Little Big's and El Real Tex-Mex to the ballpark. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • Ghost Town Artworks: Daniel Anguilu and Yamin Cespedes at Dionysus Salon
    Friday night, Ghost Town Artworks hosted the opening reception for painter Daniel Anguilu's and wood sculpter Yamin Cespedes's current works at the midtown location of Dionysus Hair Salon. The salon will host a new art or photography exhibition every month. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE AND MARCO TORRES
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  • Main Street Block Party: The Bands
    Houston's brand new music festival, organized by local promoter Eric Dean, Houston DJ duo Grrrl Parts and underground rap star Fat Tony, showcased dozens of local bands at the handful of bars on south Main anchored by The Continental Club. PHOTOS BY JIM BRICKER
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  • Main Street Block Party: The Crowds
    Crowds flooded "The Island," also known as the rockin'est block in Houston for a brand new winter festival pulled together by local promoter Eric Dean with a little help from longtime Houston DJ duo Grrrl Parts and underground rap star Fat Tony. PHOTOS BY JIM BRICKER
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  • NOFX and Friends at House of Blues
    Now closing in on 30 years of existence, bassist/lead singer "Fat Mike" Burkett, drummer Erik "Smelly" Sandin, and guitarists El Hefe and Eric Melvin have gleefully shown no signs of maturity, save for a few politically motivated albums and a few discourses on death. But overall, NOFX is...
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  • Good Manors: Saturday Night On Washington Ave.
    DJs The Chad and Elroy Boogie take turns entertaining club-goers at the Manor on Washington Ave. every Saturday night. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Friday Night at Mercer
    Mercer's later Friday night happy hour (from 8-10 p.m.) drew a good-looking crowd last week. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Dunny Azteca Release Party at DOMY
    DOMY Books hosted a release party last night for the newest line of the popular Dunny figurines by KidRobot. Dunny is a smooth bunny-shaped vinyl character designed to be a blank canvas for artists to decorate and reinterpret infinitely. The most recent series, Azteca, features limited-edition...
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  • Molto Italiano at George's Pastaria
    It's that rigatoni campagnolo at George's that keeps me coming back here for more: tubes of rigatoni topped with that creamy tomato sauce, resplendent with plump nuggets of fennel-laced sausage and sauteed bell peppers, a dollop of goat cheese on top. It's that Italian classic sausage an...
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