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  • Houston's Taste of the Nation, a Feast Fit for a Cause
    May 23 at 6:36 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Hundreds of Houstonians showed up to downtown's Silver Street Studios for the chance to dine on some of Houston's best restaurants, bars, and bakeries all in support of eradicating childhood hunger. At this year's annual Taste of the Nation, you…

     
  • The Great Texas Barbecue Fest: Hot Times and Cool Tunes
    May 20 at 11:41 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Great Texas Barbecue Festival was held this weekend at Post HTX on Franklin  in downtown Houston. While it was the hottest day of the year so far, plenty of great bands helped keep things cool. There were food vendors and two stages with plenty…

     
  • Mudbuggin' Out at Navigation Esplanade's Crawfish Fest
    May 20 at 8:44 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houstonians absolutely love crawfish. The city consumes more than any other place in the world. To celebrate the end of bug season, the inaugural Houston Crawfish Fest at the The Esplanade on Navigation was held on Saturday. Scrumptious mudbugs…

     

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  • Houston Rally Draws Hundreds of Educators, Students and Parents to Speak Up and Stand Together
    May 20 at 7:45 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    In the wake of recent school shootings and teacher walkouts in several states, a rally was held Saturday in Houston's Discovery Green park. Those in attendance demanded more school funding, safety measures for students, educators and administrators…

     
  • Gettin' Down and Rockin' Out at Market Square Park's Bayou Jamboree
    May 20 at 7:22 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    There was no need to make the trek to Louisiana to get a Cajun fix this weekend. Market Square Park hosted the family-friendly Bayou Jamboree with beer, crawfish, Cajun eats, and lots of horn-blowing, Cajun two-stepping. Sounds were provided by the…

     
  • Another School Shooting Makes For a Sad and Terrible Day in Santa Fe, Texas
    May 19 at 6:43 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    A school shooting early Friday morning at Santa Fe High School has left 10 dead and another 10 injured. The suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is in police custody and currently stands accused of the capital murder of multiple people and aggravated…

     
  • Steven "Shea" Serrano Honored At South Houston-Area Middle School
    May 11 at 10:15 a.m. by Marco Torres

    New York Times' best selling author and former Houston Press contributor Steven "Shea" Serrano was honored this week at Stevenson Middle School, where he once worked as a teacher and coach. The school renamed and dedicated the school gym as…

     
  • Cyclists Enact Bicycle Die-In at Houston City Hall
    May 9 at 8:35 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    With the recent deaths of cyclists on Houston roadways, local groups are protesting to demand change. At Houston City Hall a bicycle die-in was enacted. The silent protest occurred just before city council met. The protesters hope that the city's…

     
  • Houston Photog Lynn Lane Captures NobleMotion Magic in Bank Lobby Exhibit
    May 8 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Houston photographer Lynn Lane — named best photographer in 2015's Best of Houston® and one of our 100 Creatives — has been capturing the local arts scene for years through his work with Alley Theatre and Houston Grand Opera. Now…

     
  • JMBLYA '18 Brings Big Stars and Even Bigger Crowds
    May 7 at 6:17 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    The JMBLYA music festival closed out its three-day journey through Texas in Houston this past Sunday. With headliners like J. Cole, Migos, and Young Thug along with Houston favorites Bun B, Trae tha Truth, and DJ Mr. Rogers, it's easy to see why…

     
  • Dada Life Goes Bananas as <i>Our Nation</i> Drops in Houston
    May 5 at 2:45 p.m. by Jack Gorman

    This weekend, Stereo Live hosted the release party for Dada Life's latest full album, Our Nation. New tracks including, "One Nation Under Lasers" were accepted by Citizens just like the classic Earth stompers "Happy Violence" and "Kick Out the Epic…

     
  • Fans Watch Astros and Yankees Battle At Minute Maid Park
    May 3 at 9:52 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The New York Yankees and their plethora of fans descended on Houston for a four-game series between teams that fought for the pennant last season. The field was littered with All Stars and future Hall of Famers while the stands held in a boiling…

     
  • Our Favorite Astros Photos of April
    May 2 at 4 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The first full month of baseball was a good one at Minute Maid Park as the defending World Series Champs finished April on top of the AL West Division. The stellar five-man starting pitching rotation has proven to be one of the best across the…

     
  • Red Bull BC One Camp Puts on One Big Dance Party With Cars in Houston
    April 30 at 11:41 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    To celebrate the city of Houston’s dancers, artists and hip-hop culture, Red Bull brought its BC One Camp to Houston. The three day event focused on dance lovers and rising stars. This past weekend was packed with workshops, lectures, competitions,…

     
  • Pink's <em>Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2018</em> Comes To Houston
    April 28 at 6:22 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Currently on a two-year tour, Pink brought her Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2018 to the Toyota Center for a two night stand. Fans from all over the state as well as Arizona, Louisiana and Mexico came to Houston for this epic event. (Photos by Eric…

     
  • Fans of the Eco-Friendly and Soothing Sounds of Jack Johnson
    April 27 at 7:16 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Jack Johnson brought his eco-friendly All the Light Above It Too Tour to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Touring with a minimal carbon footprint, Johnson has scaled down what a touring act normally takes on the road by minimizing the amount of…

     
  • Eric B. and Rakim Rock the House of Blues
    April 25 at 12:21 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Fans came to the House of Blues adorned in Adidas, gold chains, and Kangols to celebrate the first tour in 25 years of Eric B. and Rakim, the acclaimed hip-hop duo. (Photos by Mohammad Mia)

     
  • 4/20 Psychedelic Art Show &amp; Market
    April 21 at 12:02 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    It was all art, music, drinks, and chill vibes. Insomnia Art Gallery celebrated 4/20 by hosting the Psychedelic Art Show & Outdoor Market! The gallery was full of original, colorful, and tripped out psych-inspired art by Houston artists, and…

     
  • Lucille's Celebrates Prince on the Patio
    April 21 at 11:55 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    It's been two years since the passing of Prince. Executive Chef and owner of Lucilles, Chris Williams, hosted the ultimate Prince tribute party on on the restaurant's outdoor patio this weekend. Guests enjoyed a screening of Sign 'O' The Times…

     
  • PETA Showers Downtown With Knowledge
    April 18 at 7:06 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Activists from PETA set up a shower on the corner Main and Prairie to for a peaceful Earth Day Protest. PETA aims at raising awareness of the vast amounts of water drained by the meat and dairy industry. Supporters encouraged Houstonians to "Go…

     

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