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  • Punches in Bunches at Legacy Fighting Alliance 14 in Houston
    June 24 at 2:55 p.m. by Jack Gorman

    The action was speedy and furious at LFA 14 at the Arena Theatre. The top regional MMA promotion, Legacy Fighting Alliance, brought three title fights to the card in Houston including the Light Heavyweight, Flyweight and 125 Pound Amateur title.…

     
  • Alt-Right Trolls Stirred Things Up, Resulting in Camo, Guns and Trump Supporters at the Sam Houston Monument
    June 10 at 4:45 p.m. by Yuri Pena

    Alt-right trolls stole the name of the anti-fascist group Houston Antifa and launched an event page, "This is Texas" announcing a counter-protest rally. The scuttlebutt all revolved around the Sam Houston Monument at Hermann Park, with allegations…

     
  • Protesters Rally in Houston Against Yulin Dog Meat Festival
    June 10 at 7:30 a.m. by Abrahán Garza

    On June 9, protesters gathered in front of the Chinese Consulate in Houston to protest the Yulin Dog Meat and Lychee Festival. The effort was part of a multi-city protest (San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Montreal and Toronto) to…

     

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  • The Wettest, Most Drenched Fans at Free Press Summer Fest
    June 5 at 6:45 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Free Press Summer Fest just can't catch a break. In the past we've had more than one weather-related move to NRG Park, controversy over headliner R. Kelly, and the tragic death of Megan Tilton. But hope springs eternal and we had high hopes for…

     
  • Gulf Coast Hurricane Preparedness and Zombie Apocalypse Survival Tips
    June 3 at 11:25 a.m.

    The odds are not in our favor. The last time Texas was affected by a major hurricane was in 2008 with Ike, but it looks like our luck may have run out. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting that we'll see between five…

     
  • The Party People at Go Topless Weekend in Crystal Beach
    May 21 at 6:15 p.m. by Ajani Stewart

    Thousands of party people lined up along the Bolivar Peninsula for this year's Go Topless Jeep weekend. The 27 miles of sand along Crystal Beach served as party central for beach-goers and Jeep enthusiasts. The revelers started rolling in Wednesday…

     
  • Houston Cyclists Gather During Worldwide Ride of Silence
    May 18 at 11:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    In honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways, cyclists from all around Houston gathered at City Hall for a Ride of Silence. Events like this are important for remembering those who have been killed, as well as…

     
  • Schwarzenegger Gives "Thumbs Up" During UH Commencement Ceremony in Houston
    May 12 at 3 p.m. by Daniel Kramer

    Scenes from the University of Houston's commencement ceremony May 12 at TDECU Stadium in which actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered the commencement address, and a big "thumbs up." We hope he'll be back.

     
  • Houston Swankiendas That Recently Sold in the Millions - May 2017
    May 8 at 6:45 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Expansive closets, high end bathrooms, kitchens worthy of the toniest restaurants. Admit it, sometimes it's fun to look inside beautiful swankiendas and dream about what could be possible with the best-of-the best designers, architects and…

     
  • Dragon Boat Races Draw Fans to Allen's Landing
    May 7 at 8:45 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Houston Dragon Boat Festival was held on May 6 at the original location of the founding of Houston, Allen's Landing in downtown. Teams competed all day and fans came out to see the races and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. (Photos by Eric…

     
  • Anti-Trump Protests Take Creative Turn in Houston
    May 4 at 6:45 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    With so many recent rallies against decisions made at the city, state and federal level, it makes sense that creativity will eventually go beyond the font choices and slogans of protest signs and banners. In Houston, Matt Adams (president of the…

     
  • Houston BCycle Celebrates Five Years in Houston
    May 2 at 9:45 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Rolling, rolling, rolling. It's hard to believe that we've been BCycling for five years now, but it's time to blow out the candles and wish bike sharing in Houston a happy fifth anniversary. Houston BCycle has grown by leaps and bounds since May 2,…

     
  • Houston Astros Win Game One of 2017 Lone Star Series
    May 2 at 8:45 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The Houston Astros took the first game 6-2 against the Texas Rangers in the 2017 Lone Star Series, presented by the Texas Lottery, at Minute Maid Park on May 1. That makes for a good start towards retaking the Silver Boot from the Rangers, who have…

     
  • Houstonians March on City Hall for May Day 2017
    May 2 at 5:45 a.m. by Meagan Flynn

    Community activists, labor union members, students and Houstonians marched to City Hall on May 1, under the banner Houston Unido, to protest the Republican Party's attacks on immigrants and low-income communities. It's part of a grassroots effort…

     
  • Doggone Good Times at the K-9 Fun Run & Walk in Houston
    April 29 at 6 p.m. by Eric Sauseda

    For 36 years the Houston Humane Society has hosted this annual event for dogs and their owners to come together and enjoy a day of pet related activities, booths, music, demos and, of course, the K-9 Fun Run & Walk. It all went down at Lynn Eusan…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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.

     

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