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  • May 2012: The Month in Photos
    It's not quite summer yet, but things are heating up in Houston. From celebrating Burger Month to partying at the end of the school year, here are our favorite photos from May.
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  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Lucio's BYOB
    Just when you think you know a neighborhood and just when you think you've uncovered every stone there is to pluck up and examine, Houston surprises you. It's one of the endlessly thrilling things about living in this city, one that's so full of treasures and so spoiled for choice that you...
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  • Historic Pleasure Pier Opens on Galveston Island
    After months of construction on the pier that used to house Galveston's historic Flagship Hotel (destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008) Landry's Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier celebrated a soft opening Friday, May 25, just in time for Memorial Day crowds. PHOTOS BY BRITTANIE SHEY
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  • Made in America Festival
    Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia saw the Made in America Festival, a first-year music festival organized by Jay-Z, who headlined Saturday night. Pearl Jam headlined Sunday night. Photos by Marcos Torres for the Houston Press.
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  • Popsicles and Pizza: The Food of Summer Fest
    From banh mi sandwiches to fresh-squeezed beverages, every hip restaurant, bar and food truck in town was at Free Press Summer Fest this weekend serving up bites and drinks for the crowd. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE More FPSF 2012 Coverage: - Summer Fest line-up reviews on the Rocks Off blog. -...
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  • Memorial Day: War Memorials Around the World
    Most Americans are familiar with the war memorials on our home turf, but here's a sampling of some the most beautiful war memorials across the globe, from Australia to Cairo. COMPILED BY MONICA FUENTES
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  • Free Press Summer Fest 2012: The Bands from Sunday
    It's become somewhat of a Summer Fest tradition to close out the festival with a band catering to the weirder side of the crowd. Sunday night, that was Primus, who played just before a rollicking set by Pretty Lights and a fireworks display to send the music fans off in style. More FPSF 2012...
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  • Burgers With Nostalgia on the Side at Lankford Grocery
    For a 73-year-old restaurant, Lankford Grocery is a breath of fresh air. Straddling the quickly gentrifying neighborhoods of Montrose and the Fourth Ward, the tumbledown burger joint in circus hues of red and white has never suffered the crippling mediocrity of an old-timer that's given up on...
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  • Astros Bike Ride to the Ball Park
    More than 240 people pedaled their way to Minute Maid Park Sunday, June 3, to see the Astros take on the Reds. iCycle and Bike Barn offered complementary bike inspection at designated starting locations, along with a bike valet at Minute Maid Park. Offering two routes, (a shorter 5 mile route...
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  • Nightlife: Toga Party and School's Out
    Rich's and Escobar both celebrate the end of the school year with parties Thursday night, Rich's being toga-themed, of course. (Photos 1-17 from Rich's, photos 18-27 from Escobar.) PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • 25 Creepiest Metal Album Covers
    Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside... This slideshow...
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  • Shuttlebration: Space Shuttle Replica Comes to NASA
    "Shuttlebration Weekend" began on Friday afternoon when the Space Shuttle attraction arrived by barge at the Johnson Space Center dock on Clear Lake. This was the largest item to arrive at the dock since the Saturn V arrived for display in 1977. The public was invited to a free street party at...
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