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  • Memorial Day Weekend in Galveston
    Locals looking to enjoy a staycation and holidaymakers from further inland hit the shores this weekend in Galveston. East Beach and Apffel Park were crowded with sandcastles, soccer and suntan bottles as people soaked up the holiday in the sun. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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  • Home Run Derby at Minute Maid Park
    Texans players stepped up to the plate for charity last week at the annual Reliant Energy Home Run Derby, and found out that they weren't much better than the Astros at knocking them out of the park. PHOTOS BY CRAIG HLAVATY
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  • Terra Cotta Warriors Opening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
    The highly-anticipated Terra Cotta Warriors: The Guardians of the First Emperor of China exhibit opens this weekend at the HMNS. We attended the opening reception last night, where people were intrigued and fascinated by the exotic and delicate soldiers. PHOTOS BY OLIVIA FLORES ALVAREZ
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  • How-To Albums, Part 2
    More practical two-step advice from the bizarre mind of Bizarre Records' Nick DiFonzo. Get up to speed on Part 1 here.
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  • CRAVE Cupcakes Ups the Ante
    CRAVE Cupcakes has upped the ante in the recent and hotly-debated game of "Who Has the Best Cupcakes In Town" with their new line of Event Cupcakes. With personalized fondant toppers and unique flavors, such as their new line of breakfast cupcakes, the debate is sure to continue anew. PHOTOS BY...
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  • Albums Based on Literature
    It might not seem like it, but some musicians are actually pretty smart. And they read. Sometimes when they tackle a book or two, they'll come away so inspired they have to translate it to their own medium. Here, then, are some albums based on works of literature, so you can rock out instead of...
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  • Eleven Reasons Tofu Will Never Be the New Bacon
    When The Feed dared to ask the heretical question Is tofu the new bacon? we responded in kind by creating a list of the top reasons that bacon will always be Elvis and tofu will always be Kenny G.
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  • A Preview of Summer at Hermann Park
    Hermann Park isn't the same old park we grew up with anymore. With an infusion of funds and a recent facelift, the city's oldest park now has amenities and activities galore. Read more about the park's newest attractions and upcoming events in our Summer Guide, out now in the May 21 issue, and...
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  • A Bird's Eye View
    Daniel Marshall has a unique view of Houston. He spends his days high above the city as the tower crane operator for Tellepsen, the construction company that is currently building the new Downtown YMCA at the corner of Milam and Jefferson. On his breaks, Marshall has been documenting the...
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  • Pageant of Pulchritude in Galveston
    After 77 years, Galveston has revived the Pageant of Pulchritude, a bathing beauty contest that was a fixture on the island in the Roaring '20s. Our very own John Nova Lomax was a judge at the pageant as "ghosts of Bettie Page and Galveston's glorious past were brought back to life." PHOTOS BY...
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  • Albums Influenced by Pet Sounds
    To celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the Beach Boys' sonically revolutionary album Pet Sounds - released May 16, 1966 - we're featuring a cavalcade of albums which have, according to critics, fans, friends of the artist or even the artists themselves, been influenced by Brian Wilson and Co.'s...
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  • 1:15 a.m. at Etro
    The night was just getting started early Sunday morning at popular Montrose lounge Etro, where the 1980s live on in infamy. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
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