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  • No More Making-Out: The Last Night At Marfreless
    Houston's favorite make-out bar closed its doors for the final time Saturday night, and for fans of Marfreless it was a chance to take a walk through the unmarked blue door one last time. We were on hand with those there to to say farewell. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES.
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  • 11 Photos Of Awesomely Dressed People Outside Anime Matsuri
    Friday was the start of the fifth edition of Anime Matsuri, Houston's annual anime, Japanese culture, and related arts convention. With over 100,000 sq. feet of space and 100s of hours of programming, people from all over the country travelled to Houston for the convention. Outside we caught up...
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  • Yelapagain: Two-Day Pop-Up Dinner Series Reunites Former Yelapa Crew at Kitchen Incubator
    It's a rare occasion when you get to enjoy a favorite dish from a long-closed restaurant, prepared once again by the chef himself. But that's exactly what took place this past Tuesday and Wednesday as chef L.J. Wiley and his old kitchen crew from Yelapa Playa Mexicana hosted four pop-up...
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  • March 2013: Month in Photos
    In March we said goodbye to the rodeo and welcomed in Spring. We hit the bayou, the club, and spent a few days making new friends at SXSW. Before you head in to April take one last look at the March that was.
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  • Eatsie Boys Go Brick-and-Mortar
    If someone distilled all that is modern Houston into a restaurant, it would serve dishes like matzoh ball pho and fried shrimp banh mi in a casual, counter-service cafe shaded by thick-trunked live oak trees and fronted by a river of traffic. That place exists already, though. It's called...
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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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