While the inauguration wasn't without its low points (i.e., Fred Phelps and his merry band of morons with their hatemongering signs), the swearing in of Houston's 61st mayor - who is also the city's first gay mayor and the first Rice grad in office - went over without a hitch as excited onlookers cheered new mayor Annise Parker. PHOTOS BY DAN KRAMER
While compiling our slideshows each week, it doesn't escape our attention that there are some lovely ladies and winsome women in our great city. Here are the 15 most beautiful (and bountiful) babes we've run across in our slideshows this year.
Now in its sixth year, the biannual H-Town Sneaker Summit drew a huge post-Christmas crowd at the Meridian this past Saturday night as sneaker aficionados from all walks of life - including celebrities like Bun B and Bobbito Garcia - came together to view and discuss rare and popular shoes....
The store, which opened on December 4, is the second "Marketplace" concept store in Texas. The third is scheduled to be built in Frisco. The Marketplace store combines a super-sized Kroger with a furniture and home goods side. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT