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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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  • Free Press Summer Fest 2012: The Bands from Saturday
    Returning acts such as the Flaming Lips teamed up with classic artists like Snoop Dogg and new and local acts across eight stages for the first day of Free Press Summer Fest 2012. More FPSF 2012 Coverage: - Summer Fest line-up reviews on the Rocks Off blog. - Free Press Summer Fest 2012: The...
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  • Baseball 1860s-Style
    At the Katy Heritage Festival on May 5, 2012, the Houston Babies played the Katy Combine and the Boerne White Sox according to the rules of 1860s-era baseball, including no helmets or gloves. "Shoeless" John Lomax even took to the mound. PHOTOS BY DANIEL KRAMER
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  • Free Press Summer Fest 2012: The Sexy, Sweaty Crowds
    Summer hasn't even begun yet, but the dress code for Free Press Summer Fest was bikini tops, short shorts, shirtless dudes, and body paint. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES (1-15, 90-112), GROOVEHOUSE (16-34, 50-62), JAMES BRICKER (35-41, 63-75) AND MARC BRUBAKER (42-49, 76-86) More FPSF 2012...
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  • ...and Oysters for All at Liberty Kitchen
    There is a bowl of gumbo at Liberty Kitchen with your name on it. And it's utterly unlike any other gumbo in town. It's served in a bowl nearly the size of a washtub, and it's topped not only with fried oysters but also plump piece of fried okra. The dark, thin roux has a deepness and richness...
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  • Play-N-Skillz at The Drake
    Play-N-Skillz, a hip-hop EDM duo from Irving, Texas, got beats going at Drake Saturday night. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
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  • Marilyn Manson: Mother's Day at HOB
    "It's Mothers Day. Anybody here have my child, or is my child?" howled Marilyn Manson from the stage at the House of Blues Sunday, just as he and the band ended "Disposable Teens" in a flurry of fog and stomp. For a good amount of fans in the crowd who responded with reverence, he is their...
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  • Eat St. Films The Modular at Grand Prize Bar
    The Cooking Channel show Eat St. recently swung through Houston to film an episode centered around Houston's growing food truck scene. We dropped by the set of their first stop: The Modular food truck, which was parked behind Grand Prize Bar. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
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