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  • Rosalie HAUS: Inside Houston's First Co-op
    This year Houston welcomed its first co-op, Rosalie HAUS. About a dozen young professionals live together in the house, sharing meals and chores with the aim of creating a modern environmental utopia. PHOTOS BY MANDY OAKLANDER
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  • Dragon Bowl: Pan-Asian and Casually Cool
    Poring over the new menu at Dragon Bowl Asian Bistro on a recent Friday night, I was stunned to see options at the Heights hangout such as a Third Coast hand roll with crispy fried oysters and jalapeño relish, and a crispy duck curry with a confit of leg in a Thai-style red curry. When I'd...
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  • Freedom Over Texas 2011
    Though the state-wide drought put a damper on many small-town fireworks displays, Freedom Over Texas, the City of Houston's official Fourth of July celebration, wowed with a performance by Jack Ingram and culminated with 20-minutes of patriotic pyrotechnics. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER PATRONELLA, JR.
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  • Helmut Newton: Photography at MFAH
    The MFAH opened the United States' first retrospective collection of photography by German-born artist Helmut Newton with a members-only preview Friday evening. The exhibit opened to the public Sunday and will run through September 25. PHOTOS BY ADRIENNE BYARD
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  • Friday Night Fireworks: Astros vs. Red Sox
    Interleague baseball continued through the holiday weekend as the Boston Red Sox battled the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Capacity crowds packed the ballpark to see Friday Night fireworks as well as local products Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford. Beckett struck out eleven Astros on...
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  • Last Night: The 2011 Houston Web Awards
    Last night the Houston Press hosted the first ever Houston Web Awards at Momentum Audi, a gathering to honor the best and brightest in the Bayou City's social media scene. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
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  • Lawndale's Big Show
    Last night Lawndale Art Center had a sneak preview for their annual Big Show, an open-call juried selection of art from Houston-area artists. The show features 121 works by more than 70 artists. The exhibit's opening reception is tonight, Friday July 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. PHOTOS BY THEO SANTOS
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  • Old-School Trendy Vibe at Prohibition
    Prohibition, the much-talked-about Galleria-area bar that's the latest to jump on the craft cocktail movement, had its soft opening last night. The bar features 36 cocktails meant to embody the 1930s vibe in an old-school but trendy atmosphere. PHOTOS BY ADRIENNE BYARD
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  • Do the Twist: Hairspray Flash Mob
    In celebration of Country Playhouse's summer musical, Hairspray, a flash mob gathered at City Center to perform a choreographed dance to the musical's song "You Can't Stop the Beat." We also got video of the action. Hairpsray opens July 14 at Houston's oldest community theater. PHOTOS BY MARC...
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  • Houston Proud: June 2011 Month in Photos
    From the 33rd annual Pride Parade at the 3rd annual Free Press Summerfest, June was a good month to be a Houstonian, in spite of the drought.
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  • Silver Boot: Astros vs. Rangers at Minute Maid
    The Houston Astros lost their fifth game in a row to their in-state rival Texas Rangers last night at the Juice Box in Houston, ensuring that the “Silver Boot” will remain in Arlington for another year. Astros starter Brett Myers gave up two longballs to Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsle...
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  • Street King: Trae Tha Truth's Record Release Party
    Trae, the man who walked face-first into a war with corporate radio because his morals dictated he do so, took the stage at House of Blues last night to celebrate next month's release of Street King, his first solo album in more than three years. He was joined by everyone from Lupe Fiasco to...
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