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  • AmeriVespa 2010: San Antonio
    More than 30 scooter enthusiasts from Houston spent Memorial Day weekend in San Antonio representing the Bayou City at AmeriVespa, the largest scooter rally in the nation. Now in its 17th year, the event draws scooterists from all over the United States and beyond. This is the first time the...
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  • Viva Las Vegas at the House of Blues
    The glitz and glamour of Vegas came to Houston this past weekend when the House of Blues hosted a Vegas Night, complete with poker, craps and Elvis himself. PHOTOS BY MARK BRITAIN
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  • Burgers Across Texas
    Last week, we featured photos of epic burgers across the States (Burgers Across America)--from peanut butter topped weirdos in Minneapolis to Florida's fried burgers. This week features the joint special with the Houston Press and the Dallas Observer: the big burgers of the greater Houston and...
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  • Buxton at Discovery Green
    With an hour of ghostly folk songs and high-energy hoedowns, Houston roots-rockers Buxton played to the largest crowd in their three-plus-year history Thursday at Discovery Green's weekly Capitol One free concert series. Toddlers down front danced as members of at least half a dozen other local...
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  • BBQ Porn: Get Your Meat On
    In honor of the bevy of barbecuing that will be taking place this Memorial Day Weekend, we browsed through the Houston Press Flickr pool and our own photo archives in search of the most mouth-watering meats we could find. If you don't want to fire up the smoker this weekend, just head to one of...
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  • Taylor Swift at the Toyota Center
    We believe in her because she shares confessionals about the anxiety of a prom dress, boys with names not body-parts, BFFs, and the nerdiness of blue-jeans. Taylor Swift is the new neo-feminist. Get used to it. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Boobs On Parade: Protesting BP
    CODEPINK activists protested [mostly] naked in front of BP's Houston headquarters on Monday afternoon. According to activist Diane Wilson, a fourth generation fisherwoman from the Gulf, the clothing-optional protest has significance beyond boobs: "We will put our bodies on the line to hold BP...
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  • Bibas Diner: A Sneak Peak
    Everything old is new again. Haritos Bibas is reopening Bibas Diner on West Gray in the old Bibas One's A Meal location (which is now on Westheimer), and he plans to keep the nostalgia but update both the menu and the interior. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • OIMBY: Outstanding In My Backyard
    Not even yesterday’s exotic temperatures could stop more than one hundred fine folks from celebrating at OIMBY, a backyard feast celebrating some of Houston’s finest local chefs and vendors. PHOTOS BY RUTHIE JOHNSON
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  • HCDA 1st Annual Chili Cookoff
    West Alabama Ice House hosted amateur chili kings and queens at this weekend's cookoff, sponsored by the Harris County Darts Association. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • Trailer Park Parking Lot Party at W.A.D.
    The Drinkery hosted a trash-stravaganza this weekend, with all the mullets and malt liquor you could hope for. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Not Studying For Finals at Rich's
    Shouldn't these kids be studying for their finals? Or is school already out for the summer? PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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