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  • Our Favorite Astros Photos from the Ballpark Before the All Star Break
    July 20 at 6:36 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The Houston Astros started the first half of the 2018 season with a record of 64-35. Scroll through our favorite photographs of the players, fans, and personalities around Minute Maid Park. (Photos by Jack Gorman)

     
  • The Best <em>Houston Press</em> News Photos of 2018 (So Far)
    July 20 at 4 a.m. by Houston Press

    From the impossible sadness of a school shooting to professionals and amateurs alike delighting in all sorts of sports, the Houston news scene provided plenty of gripping photos this year. Add in an unexpected return of flooding on July 4 (what is…

     
  • The Houston Astros Representing the 2018 AL All Stars
    July 17 at 6:49 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The 2018 All Star Game is being held in Washington D.C. and Manager A.J. Hinch gets the honor to take the helm of the American League All Stars. Additionally, the Astros have more players on the All Star Roster than any other club in Major League…

     

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  • DUB Car Show Rolls Into Houston as Fans Line Up
    July 16 at 7:15 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    At this year's DUB Show, Houstonians had the chance to check out some amazing cars and see performances by hip-hop artists such as Paul Wall and Lil Keke. The event was well attended and featured everything from tricked-out sports cars and giant…

     
  • Houston Has a Rainy, Flooded 4th of July
    July 4 at 2:55 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    Heavy rain began in the morning hours of Independence Day and is expected to continue in to the late evening. Several road closures occurred as a result of flash flooding in the Houston area. Many bayous swelled to contain the prolonged rainfall.…

     
  • Critical Mass Pedals into Summer
    June 30 at 6:51 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    With Guadalupe Park as the new starting point, Houston's largest bike ride kicked off Summer just right. Cyclists from all around the city hit the streets and racked up about 15 solid miles. Critical Mass happens on the last Friday of every month…

     
  • Protesting Christian Youth Ask, Who Would Jesus Detain?
    June 29 at 5 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    As more than 30,000 high school youth from across the nation gathered for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's conference, a select few chose to spend their time protesting the ongoing separation of families under current immigration…

     
  • Houston Celebrates Its Very Own Slab Holiday
    June 25 at 6:12 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Texan Wire Wheels and Red Line Keith brought out Paul Wall and friends for the Houston Slab Holiday Car Show and concert at 8th Wonder Brewery. Attendees enjoyed a car show, beat contest, and performances by local up and coming artists. (Photos by…

     
  • Houston Celebrates 40 years of LGBTQIA Pride
    June 24 at 6:17 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Pride festivities were held throughout the city this weekend. Attendees converged downtown for the yearly parade. More than 700,000 people from all over the world celebrated 40 years of LGBTQIA Pride in the city of Houston. (Photos by Doogie…

     
  • Fans of BIG3 Show Out to See NBA Legends at Toyota Center
    June 23 at 7:37 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Season 2 of the BIG3 basketball league began Friday evening at the Toyota Center, giving fans a chance to see NBA legends such as Mike Bibby and Baron Davis go head to head in games of 3-on-3 basketball. Houstonians were also treated to a free…

     
  • Kids at Boys and Girls Club Get Basketball Lessons from NBA Legends
    June 22 at 4 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    The kids at the Boys and Girls Club in downtown Houston got the opportunity of a lifetime, a youth basketball clinic hosted by NBA legend Jerome ‘Junk Yard Dog’ Williams. The clinic is an opportunity for the young BIG3 league to give back to the…

     
  • Astros Fans Brave the Rain for Replica Rings
    June 21 at 6:24 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Fans braved Mother Nature's wrath to receive their Houston Astros World Series Replica Rings at Minute Maid Park. The Tampa Bay Rays stopped the franchise tying record of 12 game win streak the previous night, but the Astros got a 5-1 victory and…

     
  • Buffalo Market Moto Meetup at Winbern Mess Hall
    June 17 at 1:53 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    Buffalo Market & Neue Creative teamed up with Winbern Mess Hall to bring a very eclectic motorcycle gathering to Midtown Houston. Motorcycles and riders of all kinds were present, and guests enjoyed plenty of chrome, wheelies, carbon and burnouts.…

     
  • Commemorating Freedom at the Annual Juneteenth Parade
    June 16 at 9:38 p.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Mayor Silvester Turner hosted the annual Juneteenth Parade this Saturday in the Acres Homes area in Northwest Houston. The event commemorates the moment when Southern slaves learned they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation and rejoiced.…

     
  • PETA Protests Houston's Opening Night of UniverSoul Circus
    June 8 at 6:40 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Activists were back in downtown Houston for another peaceful protest. This trip their aim was to raise awareness of the use and treatment of animals by the UniverSoul Circus. A body-painted model caught the attention of passersby and the Houston…

     
  • Comicpalooza Day 2:
    May 26 at 9:29 p.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Day 2 of Comicpalooza was underway this Saturday, with Houstonians enjoying the beautiful weather as they ventured through the George R. Brown Convention Center and met fellow fans, scoured through bins of old comic books, and picked up some sharp…

     
  • 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…

     
  • 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…

     

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