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  • The Texas 30: The 30 Best Texas Albums From the Last 30 Years
    In this week's cover story, Music Editor Chris Gray and friends count down the Top 30 Texas albums of the past 30 years, released between 1982 and 2012. Just in time for the end of the world, right?
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  • Feast of La Virgen de Guadalupe
    The feast day of La Virgen de Guadalupe is celebrated every year on December 12. On that day in the year 1531, it is believed that the Virgin Mary appeared to an indigenous Native American peasant named Juan Diego. The miracles associated with this Marian apparition lead to the conversion of...
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  • Tequila & Tamales 2012 at La Mexicana
    Four restaurants gathered in the dining room of La Mexicana last night to serve their unique versions of margaritas and tamales — a Christmas classic — to 150 diners, each armed with tokens to vote for their faves, at our second annual Tequila & Tamales party. La Mexicana's traditional pork...
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  • METRO: Riding the Under Construction Rails
    Three brand new light rail lines are under construction in Houston, all of which are set to open in either 2014 or 2015. We took a drive along the proposed paths to see how far along METRO is. Turns out, quite a ways. Read more about it on the Hair Balls blog. PHOTOS BY JEFF BALKE
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  • Montrose Gets More Mexican with Cuchara
    Even thought the food is a bit uneven, Cuchara's drinks are spectacular and its dining room filled with energy. Read more in this week's cafe review. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
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  • Texans Tailgate at Triniti
    Houston Texans fans did not have much to cheer about Monday night after the team lost their second game of the year in New England, but at least those who attended the Monday Night Mayhem event at Triniti Restaurant and Bar had full bellies and a variety of drinks to console them. The event...
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  • Houston's 50 Best Nightlife Shots of 2012
    If there's one thing to love about Houston, there's always something going on at night. Above, we look at the best nightlife events from the past year.
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  • Rockets Fall to Mavericks
    In what was a slow start, the Rockets rallied back only to fall short in the 4th quarter to the Mavs, 116-109. This game also marked Kevin McHale's return to the bench after the loss of his daughter Sasha. PHOTOS BY AMANDA CAIN
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  • 4th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off
    The Architecture Center of Houston, in partnership with Buffalo Bayou Partnership, hosted the fourth annual Gingerbread Build-Off Saturday, Dec. 8 at Herman Square at City Hall. 30 teams competed in the Build-Off, with Kirksey/Shade Heights taking home the prize for their edible edifice. PHOTOS...
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  • Lights In The Heights 25th Anniversary
    Despite attempts by neighbors in the Woodlands Heights neighborhood to keep the annual Lights in the Heights Festival low-key, the crowd was still thick for the holiday celebration's 25th anniversary. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES
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  • Goodbye Ben Milam Hotel
    We said aloha to the Ben Milam Hotel on Sunday, December 9th, 2012. The 80 year old building that stood across from Union Station had been closed since the 1970s and was imploded to make room from a 380 unit apartment complex covering the area where the Ben Milam Hotel was built in 1926. Click...
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  • 22 Memorable Houston Concerts of 2012
    2012 was a kick-ass year for live music in Houston, from the resurgence of EDM to a rockin' rodeo season. Check out our favorite concert shots of the year in the slideshow below, and be sure to click through to see more from each show.
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