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  • A Closer Look at Pizzeria Solario
    "Every meal I had at Pizzeria Solario seemed to follow this pattern of one outstanding dish marred by a multitude of other, far less impressive offerings. Generally, it was the pizzas that excited me, with their Neapolitan-style thin crusts, scorched on the bottom from the heat of the oven but...
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  • The 20 Most Memorable Houston Concerts of 2013
    From tiny clubs to major festivals, there was no shortage of live music in Houston in 2013. The writers of Rocks Off covered a ton of shows this year, but these are the 20 that stood out the most. More Houston in 2013 Recaps: 100 Photos of the Year in Houston Nightlife 69 Photos of Houston...
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  • Lights in the Heights 2013 in Photos
    Christmas lights, Christmas songs, and Christmas cheer were all on display December 14th, 2013 for Lights in the Heights. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES.
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  • Winter Wonderland for the Dogs of Houston
    To promote the opening of the Willowbrook Unleashed by Petco, the company brought in a bunch of snow so that dogs could run free. Yeah, it was pretty adorable. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES.
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  • The 60 Best Houston Sports Photos of 2013
    In 2013 there were sports highs and lows and there were sports triumphs and heartbreakers. We love sports and we love our teams, which is why we spent so many days and evenings at different events. Here are our favorite sports photos of 2013.
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  • A Closer Look at Mamak Malaysian
    "When Mamak first opened, in July 2012, people wondered if Chinatown needed another Malaysian joint, let alone one right across the street from everyone's favorite, Banana Leaf. From the moment Mamak announced its presence, people compared it to its neighbor (which reportedly loaned Mamak its...
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  • The Chelsea Norman Memorial Ride for a Safer Cycling Houston
    The Houston cycling community crowded the Whole Foods parking lot at Waugh and West Dallas for the Chelsea Norman Memorial Ride for a Safer Cycling Houston on December 11th, 2013. Riders left in groups of about 30, each traveling North and South on Waugh; South to Westheimer, where they...
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  • Tequila and Tamales 2013 in Photos
    What better way to spend a chilly December night than with some Tequila and Tamales? Sponsored by the Houston Press (that's us), the event was an epic throwdown of good food and tasty drinks. Congrats to the winners, as voted by the tasters, El Gran Malo and Irma's Kitchen. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO...
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  • The 20 Best New Restaurants in Houston 2013
    Houston has a great culinary scene, and in the last 12 months some exciting new restaurants have hit the scene. Check out our favorite spots that have opened started back in December of 2012 until today, and make sure to go grab a bite from them if you haven't already.
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  • A Closer Look at Ciao Bello
    "Perhaps it feels so much like a small trattoria rather than the large, bustling restaurant it is because the kitchen produces the kind of Italian comfort food Vallone grew up with. It's la cucina casalinga — home cooking — but with enough panache that Houstonians, always eager for the newest...
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  • The Astrodome Ramps Come Down
    On a chilly, cloudy Sunday night, three of the four ramp towers of the Astrodome were imploded. Check out these photos as well as the video we shot of the implosion. PHOTOS BY DERREK BARLOW.
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  • Katy Knocks Off Manvel 56-14
    It was a high school football showdown Friday night at Reliant Stadium with the Katy Tigers taking down Manvel 56-14. PHOTOS BY AARON SPRECHER.
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