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  • Cambodian Weed
    The invasive plant water spinach is banned in some states — and essential to Asian cooking. In a small village outside Houston, relocated Cambodians are growing and selling it across state lines, up North, out West, hoping to get rich. The authorities don’t have a clue. PHOTOS BY DANIEL KRAMER
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  • St. Paddy's Day Queen Contest at Griff's
    Last night Griff's hosted it's annual St. Paddy's Day Queen contest, crowning the bonniest lass in Houston. PHOTOS BY SON LAM St. Patrick's Day across America: - New York (Village Voice) - Minneapolis (City Pages) - After Dark in Minneapolis (City Pages) - St. Paul (City Pages) - St. Louis,...
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  • Sneak Peek Inside the New Dynamo Stadium
    Photographer Marco Torres got a sneak peak yesterday of the almost-finished BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston, soon-to-be home of the Houston Dynamo, thanks to Dynamo President of Business Operations Chris Canetti. Construction on the stadium began March 1st, 2011 and will conclude on...
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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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