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  • Texans Beat Colts for AFC South Title
    In front of more than 71,700 fans, the Texans won their second AFC South title in a row with a 29-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Reliant Stadium. JJ Watt had 3 sacks for the day while quarterback Matt Schaub threw for 261 yards and completed 23 passes. The win improved the team...
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  • HBO Championship Boxing: Donaire vs Arce
    One week after Mexican welterweight Juan Manuel Marquez knocked out Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao, two more boxers from each of those countries took the ring for the HBO Championship Boxing event at Toyota Center on Saturday, December 15 2012. Rising star Nonito Donaire, nicknamed “The...
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  • Houston Lady Oilers Tryouts
    Tryouts were held for the Houston Lady Oilers of the Women's Arena Football League (WAFL). Athletes were tested and tried for dexterity and physical ability early Saturday morning at the University of Houston Athletic Center. The WAFL is set to kick off its regular season of 8-on-8 full contact...
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  • Boston Celtics vs Houston Rockets
    The Houston Rockets hosted the Boston Celtics at Toyota Center on Friday night, December 14, 2012. A heartfelt moment of silence was observed prior to tip-off in response to the tragic school shootings that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut earlier in the day. The Rockets took an early lead, but...
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  • Stone Vertical Epic Takes Over the Flying Saucer
    Last night at the Flying Saucer, Stone Brewing Co. released all ten of its Vertical Epic Ales at once - including the latest 12.12.12 batch - for a once-in-a-lifetime tasting experience. Guests were able to sample all ten ales side-by-side in a vertical tasting that spanned an entire decade's...
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  • First Look at the Eatsie Boys Cafe in Montrose
    Blending Houston's disparate ethnic cuisines into one dish has been one of the best dining trends to come along this year and is most often cited at higher-end places such as Underbelly. But now you can find that same technique at a casual cafe setting, where the Eatsie Boys have taken over and...
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  • USA Women's Soccer vs China
    The U.S. Women’s National Team played China in Houston on December 12, 2012. USA's Abby Wambach scored her 150th career goal in the US's 4-0 victory over China in front of 15,643 fans at BBVA Compass Stadium. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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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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