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  • Toga Wearers, Barbarians and Saucy Wenches at RenFest This Weekend
    October 23 at 11:35 a.m. by Margaret Downing

    Saturday was a bright and shiny weekend for the Texas Renaissance Festival with only a smattering of rain. Although the theme was Roman Bacchanal, and there were some togas (bed sheets) in evidence, far more visitors either got their themed…

     
  • King's BierHaus Celebrates Oktoberfest With Wurst, Bier and Games
    October 23 at 6 a.m. by Jason McElweenie

    King’s BierHaus in the Heights took its German theme and kicked it up a notch, celebrating King's Oktoberfest! with plenty of oom-pah-pah, bier, wursts, ribs and turkey legs. The party people competed in adult carnival games, arm wrestling,…

     
  • Camaro vs. Mustang Face-Off at Anheuser-Busch Houston Brewery
    October 22 at 2:20 p.m. by Jason McElweenie

    The Anheuser-Busch Houston Brewery hosted a face-off between Camaros and Mustangs this weekend, with the biggest car count walking off with bragging rights. H-Town Camaro Club pitted its muscle against the Northside Mustang Car Club, while car…

     

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  • Tacolandia 2017 Brings Plenty of Taco Joy
    October 22 at 1:50 p.m. by Abrahán Garza

    There's no denying the power of the glorious taco. Tacolandia 2017 served up an afternoon of tasty tacos from more than 35 of Houston’s best restaurants at The Water Works on October 21, in an afternoon of taco joy with mariachi, luchadores and an…

     
  • Buffalo Bayou Partnership Resurrects Love Street Light Circus With David Adickes
    October 19 at 8:40 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Buffalo Bayou Partnership rolled out the psychedelic carpet last night for its Love Street Light Circus Party. The groovy set partied like it was 1968, donning bell bottoms, flower power and tie dyes, while toasting the historic Sunset Coffee…

     
  • The Weeknd Lands His Starship at Toyota Center
    October 18 at 10:45 a.m. by Marco Torres

    Canadian singer-songwriter Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, brought his Starboy World Tour into Houston''s Toyota Center October 17. A near capacity crowd filled the arena to hear the pop, R&B and Hip Hop anthems and club bangers from both…

     
  • The Faces of the 2017 ZiegenBock Music Festival
    October 17 at 7:45 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    ZiegenBock Music Festival, the area's biggest fall country festival, returned to Sam Houston Race Park with plenty of beer-drinkin', hell-raisin' honky-tonk. Now celebrating its 15th year, the October 14 event at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston…

     
  • Houston Italian Festival Celebrates Food and Culture
    October 16 at 10:30 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The weather was beautiful for the 39th Houston Italian Festival, a celebration of the cuisine and culture of Italy. Festival-goers enjoyed pasta with meatballs, meatball sandwiches, sausage (sandwiches or on a stick), baked artichoke hearts,…

     
  • Scenes From Week Two of Austin City Limits 2017
    October 16 at 9 a.m. by Jason McElweenie

    Scenes from week two of Austin City Limits 2017. The weekend saw performances by Los Angeles-based Vulfpeck, America's Got Talent champion Grace VanderWaal, Live, Ice Cube, Run the Jewels and a tribute to the late, great rock legend Tom Petty.…

     
  • Dream Machine Delivers Hallucinatory Raver of Technology, Art and Music
    October 16 at 8:40 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houston got weird Saturday night with the interactive, tech-inspired digital installations of Dream Machine 2017. The brainchild of Hannah Bull, Dom Bam and Black Cassidy, this nightlong raver (wild attire encouraged) featured a digital therapeutic…

     
  • Houston Texans Demolish Cleveland Browns During NFL Week Six
    October 16 at 8:15 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    The Houston Texans demolished the Cleveland Browns with a 33-17 win during game six of the NFL regular season. With J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus out, everybody stepped up their game and we saw strong plays from Will Fuller, D. J.…

     
  • Juggalo Family Gets Some Faygo Love During ICP Stop in Houston
    October 13 at 8:50 a.m. by Brandon Navarro

    Insane Clown Posse touched down at Warehouse Live in Houston on its "The Great Milenko" 20 year tour, spraying gallons of Faygo on Juggalos and Juggalettes. It was a dark and sticky circus of insanity.

     
  • The Coolest People of Austin City Limits 2017, Week One
    October 11 at 6 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Everybody was looking cool, staying cool and being cool during week one of Austin City Limits 2017. The two-week festival continues at Austin's Zilker Park, October 13-15. Photos by Christi Vest and Marco Torres.

     
  • Skooter's Dog Paddle Celebrates Motorcycles and Man's Best Friend
    October 10 at 9:35 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    The fifth iteration of Skooter's Ride took a pounding from Hurricane Harvey, so this annual tribute to late bestie Skooter had its do-over this weekend, this time as Skooter's Dog Paddle benefiting the Houston SPCA. It was a great afternoon in…

     
  • The Rappers and Rock Stars of ACL 2017, Week One
    October 10 at 9:05 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    This year's Austin City Limits boasted a heavy line-up of top acts including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, Martin Garrix, The Killers, Gorillaz, Ice Cube, The xx, Ryan Adams, Solange and Jay Z. Here are our pics of the rappers and rock…

     
  • High Society: The Movers and Shakers of Fashion X Houston
    October 9 at 9:35 a.m. by Treva Wygle

    The fashionistas, models and bold-faced set gathered this weekend in Houston for runway shows, step and repeats and the hottest new clothes for fall during Fashion X Houston. Designers included Vilebrequin, Joie, ERES, BAANOU, COS, de…

     
  • Opa! The Food, Fun and Culture of Houston's Original Greek Festival
    October 9 at 8 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    H-Town celebrated four days of the best of Greek culture during the 51st annual Original Greek Festival. The weather was great this weekend at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, where we enjoyed music, dancing, and authentic spanakopita,…

     
  • Tiptoe Through Some of Houston's Weirdest and Wackiest Homes
    October 8 at 3 p.m. by Abrahán Garza

    Hippos and horses and mummies, oh my. Come with us on this visual tour of the art and architecture on the 2017 Weird Homes Tour Houston. Stops included Bonnie Blue's art house, Sharon Kopriva's artist's haven, Sue Shefman's Hippolotofus House,…

     
  • The Party People at Brash Brewing's Second Anniversary Shebang
    October 8 at 11:30 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Brash Brewing lived up to its motto — "Good beer and heavy metal; what else is there in life?" — during its second anniversary shebang. The Crosstimbers-area brewery hosted a daylong extravaganza with BBQ, food trucks, special release beers and…

     
  • Houston Astros Lead the Best-of-Five Playoff Series by a 2-0 Margin
    October 7 at 10:30 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Game two between the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox was pretty much a repeat of game one. The Astros took the early lead. The Red Sox threatened. The starting pitchers struggled. The Astros hit a couple of homers. The Astros won 8-2, just…

     

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