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Texas Legislature Approves Controversial "Heartbeat Bill" That Would Ban Abortions At Six Weeks

3 hours ago by Schaefer Edwards
Texas lawmakers have finally rubber-stamped Senate Bill 8, a set of controversial new abortion regulations that would effectively ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy by allowing people to sue abortion providers as well as anyone who helped someone get an abortion after a “heartbeat” is detected in a fetus...

Ultimate Fighting Championship Returns to Houston Saturday Night

7 hours ago by Jack Gorman
Some of the world’s most elite fighters will be competing at UFC 262 in the Toyota Center in front of more than 20,000 rabid fight fans this Saturday night. The MMA promotion is bringing a stacked card headlined by the UFC Lightweight Title Fight between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira...

The Perfect Team To Trade With The Houston Texans For Deshaun Watson

10 hours ago by Sean Pendergast
In a perfect world, Deshaun Watson would be getting ready for Organized Team Activities next week with the Houston Texans, and with his new head coach David Culley. In a slightly less perfect world, he would have been traded by now for multiple first round picks, and he would be...

Openings and Closings: Four Seasons Gets a Pan-Latin Steak House, The Roastery Closes

10 hours ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
Toro Toro, 1300 Lamar, will open at the Four Seasons Hotel Houston in fall 2021. This will be the sixth location for the concept. The hotel has partnered with Richard Sandoval Hospitality to bring his award-winning global Pan-Latin Steakhouse to Houston. It will open in the hotel’s revamped third floor...

The Houston Press Scores Two Wins in Regional First Amendment Awards

11 hours ago by Houston Press
Houston Press contributor Craig Malisow has received two first place awards in the First Amendment Awards competition sponsored by the Fort Worth chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The journalism contest covered publications in Texas and Oklahoma. Malisow won in the Business News category of the large print/online division...

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: A Saturday Night Market and Sunday BBQ Brunch

11 hours ago by Brooke Viggiano
Here's a look at this weekend's tasty food and drink happenings: Pasadena Strawberry Festival at Pasadena Municipal Fairgrounds Friday-Sunday 7603 Red Bluff Featuring a colossal lineup of food and drink vendors, a carnival and a BBQ Cook-Off, and the “World’s Largest Strawberry Shortcake,” the Pasadena Strawberry Festival is going down...

Reviews For The Uneasily Quarantined:

11 hours ago by Pete Vonder Haar
Title: Spiral Describe This Movie In One WarGames Quote: JOSHUA: Shall we play a game? Brief Plot Synopsis: Crackpot concocts clever contraptions, killing crooked cops. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: 2 Shrimp Scampi out of 5. Tagline: "From the Book of Saw." Better Tagline: "Must be an Old Testament book." Not So...

Live Nation To Open New Music Venue At Post HTX In November

11 hours ago by Matthew Keever
A new music venue dubbed The Terminal is scheduled to open at POST Houston this November, Live Nation Entertainment announced today. Formerly the Barbara Jordan Post Office, POST Houston played host to the now-defunct Day For Night Festival in both 2016 and 2017. Live Nation Entertainment says the venue will...

CDC Approves Even Less Masking For Vaccinated As Pfizer Shots Begin For 12-15 Year-Olds

1 day ago by Schaefer Edwards
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has revealed new guidelines on mask-wearing for folks fully vaccinated against COVID-19, namely that the fully vaccinated can go maskless in public and without social distancing from others in all but a few specific settings. The news came one day after the agency echoed...

Alcohol-To-Go From Texas Restaurants Is Now Legal For Good

1 day ago by Schaefer Edwards
Over a year after Gov. Greg Abbott allowed Texas restaurants to sell booze-to-go with takeout and delivery food orders, a new law signed by Abbott Wednesday made that temporary pandemic-inspired change the permanent law of the land. Much to the delight of Texan restaurateurs (and state alcohol aficionados who’d rather...

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