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  • Subliminal Messages, Vibrant Colors and Hidden Street Art in Houston
    April 26 at 6:45 a.m.

    From vibrant colors to subliminal messages, complicated designs to minimalist and beautiful, here's a round-up of some great murals and street art in the Houston area. We took a look at photos shared with the Houston Press Flickr Pool (thank you…

     
  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend Two: Bands and Fans Rock Out
    April 25 at 7:45 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Bands and fans set the desert on fire with their energy and their love of all things Coachella over the second weekend April 21-23, 2017. We saw a return of Radiohead (no glitches this time), Travis Scott (we kept looking for Kylie Jenner) and…

     
  • We Found the Cutest Couples at Coachella
    April 25 at 6:45 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Love was in the air (the hot, hot air) during the second weekend of Coachella 2017. Here are some of the cutest couples we found wandering the festival grounds hand-in-hand. For more on finding romance at Coachella, read sister paper LA Weekly's…

     

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  • Crawfish, Tunes and Libations Abound at Houston's Bayou Bash
    April 24 at 11:45 a.m. by Francisco Montes

    The gorgeous weather this weekend in Houston made for a breezy Bayou Bash over at The Water Works on Sabine. Buffalo Bayou Partnership's Bayou Buddies sure know how to throw a party. Revelers took boat rides, visited the underground Cistern (to see…

     
  • Houston Chefs Take Home the Win at Damian's Meatball Brawl
    April 24 at 8:45 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    Some of Houston's hottest chefs competed in the Meatball Brawl at Damian's Cucina Italiana on April 23, vying for the coveted championship title. Alex Padilla (Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys) won the Best Meatball award, while Anthony Calleo (Pi Pizza)…

     
  • Cactus Music Celebrates Record Store Day with Bun B in Houston
    April 24 at 7:45 a.m. by Marco Torres

    There's nothing small or grass-roots about Record Store Day anymore; it's grown over the years and is now an international celebration of vinyl, music and traditional brick and mortar. Here in Houston we saw celebrations at Cactus Music, Vinal Edge…

     
  • Houston Black Restaurant Week Launches First Black-Owned Food Truck Fest
    April 24 at 6:45 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    It may have been the first black-owned food truck fest, but we suspect it won't be the last. With more than ten different culinary purveyors, SoundBites: Food Truck Festival took over Peggy Park in the Third Ward on April 22. Cultural specialties…

     
  • Houston NORML Continues its Fight to Legalize with 4/20 Fest and Generators Playground
    April 23 at 3 p.m. by Yuri Pena

    While the Houston Chapter of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) continues its mission of educating the public and legalizing marijuana, they also find ways to spread the good news by sponsoring events like this annual…

     
  • Sugar Land Skeeters Put the Bite on Bridgeport Bluefish in 2017 Season Opener
    April 21 at 12:30 p.m. by Marco Torres

    The Sugar Land Skeeters had home field advantage during 2017's Opening Day against the Bridgeport Bluefish at Constellation Field on April 20, 2017 in Sugar Land, Texas. The 2016 Atlantic League champions won the game 5-2, and we're rooting for…

     
  • Whoosh! It's Waterpark Season in the Houston Area
    April 21 at 7:45 a.m.

    As the temperatures climb, we start looking for ways to cool off in the Lone Star State. Take a look at our oh-so-cool pics of waterparks that are about to kick off the season in Houston and surrounding areas. Jump on in; the water's fine. Palm…

     
  • The Most Beautiful People of Coachella 2017
    April 20 at 8:45 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    As the sun rose on Monday morning, the desert dust had settled and Coachella weekend one officially drew to a close. But along with the music still echoing in our ears are the bountiful memories of all the beautiful faces that attended over the…

     
  • MFAH Shows Hauntingly Realistic Figures to Houston in “Ron Mueck”
    April 20 at 7:45 a.m.

    Ron Mueck's hyperrealistic sculptures are incredibly lifelike, though never to scale, and illustrate humanity's journey from cradle to grave. "Ron Mueck" runs through August 13 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet, 713-639-7300,…

     
  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend One: Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Justice, Future Islands (Sunday)
    April 19 at 7:45 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    The final day of Coachella (weekend one) featured musical performances by Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Justice, Future Islands, Devendra Banhart, Grouplove, DJ Khaled, New Order and others. Sunday, April 16, saw 125,000 music fans filling the Empire Polo…

     
  • Protest Against Governor Abbott Turns Heated in Houston
    April 19 at 6:45 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    Protestors joined together on the afternoon of April 18 to protest against Governor Greg Abbott, who was delivering his State of the State address at the Hilton Americas - Houston Hotel at 1600 Lamar. Due to heavy rains, the Greater Houston…

     
  • Coachella 2017 Photos, Weekend One: Lady Gaga, Future and Dreamcar (Saturday)
    April 18 at 9:45 a.m. by Mathew Tucciarone

    The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival continued Saturday at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The iconic festival's attendance expanded from just under 100,000 last year to 125,000 this year, and some of the world's biggest musicians were the…

     
  • Kirby Ice House Celebrates One Year
    April 18 at 8:45 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    Kirby Ice House celebrated its first anniversary on April 15 with a birthday extravaganza, featuring puppies from Pup Squad Animal Rescue, monkeys from Ms. Monkey's Emporium, DJ Ebonix, raffle prizes, crawfish and much more.

     
  • BuzzFest 2017: Sun, Fun and Music
    April 18 at 7:45 a.m. by Christi Vest

    BuzzFest once again welcomed those ready to have fun in the sun and rock out to music. The semiannual rock festival hosted by Houston's 94.5 The Buzz took place on April 15, 2017 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, showcasing bands…

     
  • The Highs and Lows of J.J. Watt in Houston
    April 18 at 6:45 a.m.

    There's no denying we've got J.J. Watt fever here in Houston. From gametime dominance to personal philanthropy to television appearances (and even some TMZ spottings), here's a look at the highs and lows of J.J. Watt in Houston.

     
  • The Best (and Weirdest) Fashion at Coachella 2017
    April 17 at 9:45 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    Never mind festival season — with Coachella, spring fashion season has sprung. The festival brought out plenty of black crochet and metallic macramé, and the coordinating outfits of BFFs appear to have been cut from the same cloth — literally…

     
  • EaDo Block Party Fans of the Dash and Dynamo
    April 17 at 8:45 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Dash and Dynamo hosted the Eado Block Party on April 15 outside BBVA Compass Stadium. Both teams played home games (it was the Dash's season opener) and fans came out to celebrate their teams and to enjoy the beautiful weather. (Photos by Eric…

     

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