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  • Sneak Peek at TQLA
    The newest restaurant to open along Washington Avenue serves cuisine not often seen in Houston: Southwestern food. TQLA's chef, Tommy Birdwell, puts a Baja and Tex-Mex twist on many of its dishes, however. And they're all served alongside a selection 167 tequilas curated by tequilier (yes,...
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  • Decision Points: George W. Bush Booksigning
    Fans of former President George W. Bush lined up outside the River Oaks Barnes & Noble Bookstores as early as 5 a.m. to get a few seconds with the recent author as he signed copies of his new memoir Decision Points. Read more about the event and the small protest it drew on Hair Balls. PHOTOS...
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  • Lightnin' Hopkins Historical Marker Dedication
    A crowd that overflowed the weather-proof tent - although, thankfully, it never actually rained - came out to witness the dedication of the official Texas State Historical marker in legendary Third Ward bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins honor, a process that began when Houstonian R. Eric Davis was...
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  • Art on the Avenue
    Lucky man Ed Mazzu was the winner of the raffled Matisse painting that was given away as part of the Art on the Avenue event this weekend. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Fetish Fair Fleamarket
    Members of the leather, fetish and BDSM community from across the country visited Houston this weekend to share their wares and offer workshops on the fetish and BDSM lifestyle in a convention at the Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel. We sent a photographer to check out the booths and the most...
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  • The Texas International Pop Festival (1969)
    Full story: At Long Last, Texas International Pop Festival In Lewisville to Receive a State Historical MarkerFriends of Unfair Park are aware of the Texas International Pop Fest--held during Labor Day Weekend, 1969. Tuesday, September 13, the festival was awarded with an Official Texas...
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  • Pilgrim Party at Brixx
    Pilgrims and Indians gave thanks for the nightlife at Brixx on Washington over the weekend. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Pretty in Pink at Ei8ht
    Clubgoers partied in pink boas at the Washington Ave hotspot this weekend. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Behind-the-Scenes at Sweet n Namkin and Salaam Namaste
    The dual-sided Desi restaurant on West Bellfort -- Indian-Pakistani chaat on one side, Pakistani-Indian meat-based meals on the other -- show us how it's done in their dueling kitchens. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
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  • Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010: The Crowd
    If music wasn't your bag during this weekend's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, you could take a foot bridge to Waterloo Park's east side for a cavalcade of human wonders, including wrestling, stunt shows, comedians, videos, the occasional comedian, Monotonix and the sweetly grim mariachi stylings...
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  • Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010: The Bands
    Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin is on the cusp of change. A renovation to its home base, Waterloo Park, is due within the next year, so come next November the festival more than likely won't be setting up shop there for the first time in its four-year history. Read the full report on Rocks Off....
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  • Murray's Cheese Shop Opens Houston Outpost in Kroger
    The internationally famous cheese shop from NYC has opened Houston outposts in three Kroger stores and hopes to add a fourth in the future. The River Oaks Kroger on West Gray welcomed the cheesemonger with a tasting by cheese expert Liz Thorpe last week. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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