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  • Mayor Parker And Volunteers Paint The Blue Trees
    Saturday morning Mayor Annise Parker and volunteers from the community grabbed their brushes and went to work making the city a little more blue. The Blue Trees project is a temporary art installation by Australian artist Konstantin Dimopoulos that seeks to inspire awareness and discussion...
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  • The Cool People of the 3rd Annual Haute Wheels Food Truck Festival
    Cloudy skies and occasional drizzle were not enough to keep the sold out crowd away from this year's Haute Wheels Houston Food Truck Festival. The festival gave attendees the chance to check out Houston's rich food truck scene without hitting the streets. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES.
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  • The Faces and Tastes of the 1st Annual Houston Barbecue Festival
    The organizers of the Houston Barbecue Festival have a simple mission statement: They want to let everyone know that when it comes to barbecue Houston has a long history of putting out quality meat. Sunday's sold-out festival was a chance for festival attendees to get a history lesson and a...
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  • Decaying Wonder: A Return To What Is Left Of The Astrodome
    It's been almost a year since we took you on a tour of the wonder that had seen better days, but Thursday we went back. On March 21, the Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation and SMG-Reliant Park once again invited the media to revisit the Reliant Astrodome. Another year and millions of...
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  • The Graffiti Mecca Known As The Mullet
    Hidden just behind the decaying Almeda Mall off Gulf Freeway sits the graffiti hotspot know to artists and patrons of street art simply as The Mullet. Located at 10902 Kingspoint and literally dripping with paint in a thousand different colors, the space bills itself as Houston's largest...
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  • Rolling With Orbit: A Day In The Life Of Our Favorite Astro
    After a few years spent visiting his home in the Grand Slam Galaxy, Orbit - Houston's favorite Homerunus Spectacularus - is back. We wanted to see what a day in his life was like and he was nice enough to let us hang out with him. PHOTOS BY JEFF MYERS
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  • Our 25 Favorite Ladies From The 2013 Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo
    Record-breaking crowds, weaponized bacon, and chilly nights were just a few of the themes of the now complete Houston Rodeo. Although we're saying goodbye to the rodeo for now that doesn't mean we don't have our favorite memories of fried food, mutton busting, and, of course, the lovely ladies...
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  • Crawfish in Every Form at LA Crawfish
    Eating at LA Crawfish – or, at least near it – is to experience a microcosm of Houston's great bounty of ethnic cuisines and its friendly, energetic, welcoming charm. Cozy up to the table next to you and start a conversation; let a stranger who knows a trick show you the best way to crack into...
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  • 15 Movie Presidents We Wish Were Real
    Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln (Lincoln) and Anthony Hopkins as Richard Nixon (Nixon) get all of the critical acclaim, but fake presidents, like Aaron Eckhart as President Benjamin Asher in this week's Olympus Has Fallen, exemplify ideals just as meaningful. Here are fifteen fake...
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  • Down On The Buffalo Bayou: The 2013 Buffalo Bayou Regatta
    It was lovely weather Saturday for the running of Texas' largest canoe and kayak race, The Buffalo Bayou Regatta. Over 500 canoes and kayaks hit the bayou for the race which ended in Sesquicentennial Park. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES.
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  • The King Of Country And More: George Strait At Reliant Stadium
    80,020 fans packed Reliant Stadium Sunday night to see the legendary George Strait. Our Dan Kramer was there snapping photos as he has been for much of the rodeo. He sent us some of his favorite photos from this rodeo season, including the night the masses paid tribute to the King of Country....
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  • The Super Weird, Super Cool, and Superstars Of A Super SXSW Saturday
    Saturday night is the climax of of SXSW, and everyone was out. Walking around you might have seen some of the biggest names in music, costumed crazies, and a whole bunch of people too cool to look at the camera. Marco Torres was on hand to capture the grand final of SXSW.
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