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  • RodeoHouston's Wild Rides
    You can't go to the Rodeo without going on the rides. Well, you could, but what fun is that? But if you're going on the rides, you definitely want to know what you're getting yourself into. So we rode `em and rated `em, just for you. Read the full story on Hair Balls. PHOTOS BY RACHEL BOHANAN
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  • Crazy for Crawfish at The Seafood Shoppe
    It's like clockwork: Every year when crawfish season comes around, Houston loses its damn mind. At The Seafood Shoppe one recent Saturday afternoon, Houstonians of every stripe were busy breaking off tails and sucking heads. I was nearly face-down in a stainless-steel bowl that held two pounds...
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  • Go Tejano Day at RodeoHouston
    The Annual Go Tejano Day at RodeoHouston drew an all-time record crowd of 74,588 to Reliant Stadium on Sunday, March 11 2012. La Original Banda El Limon de Salvador Lizarraga opened the show with their lively brand of tuba-fueled banda music. Super Norteno group Duelo provided their fans with...
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  • O'Brother and Junius at Warehouse Live
    O'Brother and Junius, two heavy (really heavy) rock acts with a taste for exploring the unknown boundaries of the unconscious mind, performed last night at Warehouse Live. Be sure to read our review on the Rocks Off blog.. PHOTOS BY ALLISON McPHAIL
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  • ZenHill Night at Fitzgerald's
    For the very first time on the same stage, the fine folk of Zenhill Records came together Friday night to share the fruits of their looms since the marriage of Dan Workman's and W. Ross Wells' supportive sensibilities. On the bill for the evening were The Wheel Workers, Winter Wallace, Craig...
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  • ZZ Top at RodeoHouston
    Could there be any combination more Houstonian than ZZ Top and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo? It's like peanut butter and jelly, two great tastes that taste great together. Be sure to check out our review on the Rocks Off music blog. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Sacred Heart's Spaghetti Lunch With Robb Walsh
    Since 1953, the Sacred Heart Society, a Catholic men's organization on the near north side, has been serving a spaghetti lunch every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Thursday, Skinner Pasta donated the spaghetti as part of their 100 Years of Mealtime Memories essay contest. Former Houston...
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  • 2012 Miss Houston Rodeo Pageant
    Swimsuit USA hosted the finals for the Miss Houston Rodeo 2012 last night at Whiskey River on FM 1960. 3-7-12 Whiskey River. Sunday Stephens (photo 1) won Miss Houston Rodeo 2012. Angel Lira (photo 2) won First Runner Up. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Blake Shelton at RodeoHouston
    Blake Shelton could very well be the Vince Vaughn of modern country music. Howso? Read our review on Rocks Off to find out. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Welcome to the Nabi-hood
    Nabi is not a see-and-be-seen hotspot. It is not a high-end Japanese restaurant. It is not a cafe in Chinatown populated by fellow ramen aficionados. It's simply a warm and cozy neighborhood restaurant serving small plates of beautifully constructed modern Asian cuisine with correspondingly...
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  • Boom or Doom: The Faces of Fracking
    America's hydraulic fracturing gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation. Read "Fracking: Boom or Doom" by Denise Grollmus. Photographs by Mark Hewko.
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  • Fried Kool-Aid and Four-Pound Burgers: Gold Buckle Foodie Awards at the Rodeo
    The fourth annual Gold Buckle Foodie Awards at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo awarded eight blue ribbons to fair food from across Reliant Park last Thursday. See all of the winners and read more at Eating Our Words. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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