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  • Puppies for Breakfast Fetches Quite the Crowd in Houston
    May 9 at 8:11 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Puppies for Breakfast, a unique yearly morning dog festival, returned Saturday but at a new location: the site for the soon to come East River development in the 5th Ward. The annual dog festival was created in 2010 to bring everything dog…

     
  • Astros Fans Show Up for the Home Opener
    April 9 at 8:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Minute Maid Park reopened Thursday to fans for the first time since Game 7 of the 2019 World Series, at 50 percent capacity of course. A total of 21,765 fans welcomed the home team. The Astros kept the wins coming by giving the home crowd a 6-2 win…

     
  • UH Shows Off Hardware and Celebrates Final Four Run
    April 8 at 7:30 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The University of Houston 2021-2021 Men’s Basketball Team celebrated with fans at the Fertitta Center on Wednesday. The limited capacity event lasted just over an hour and included speeches by Coach Kelvin Sampson, Tillman Fertitta, Mayor Sylvester…

     
  • A Maskless Crowd Hits Sunday's Clé Summer Sessions Party
    March 29 at 6:51 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Mad Decent boss, Diplo stopped in town to perform at a sold out Clé Summer Sessions on Sunday. The weather was overcast and the air a bit chilled, but that did not stop the day club crowd from stripping down and dancing around the pool with no…

     
  • Texas Smoke Break Fest Brings Live Music & Good Vibes Back to Houston
    March 21 at 12:53 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Texas Smoke Break Fest, presented by Gas Gods, featured a week of events dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of cannabis culture. Saturday night's concert was one of the first in Houston after the state officially reopened from…

     
  • Protestors Outside Ted Cruz's House Sunday Call For Him to Resign
    February 22 at 7:41 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    On Sunday, as temperatures were beginning to warm up in Houston demonstrators assembled on the sidewalk outside Sen. Ted Cruz's house, calling for his resignation in the wake of his decision to take a trip to Cancun while thousands of Houstonians…

     
  • Sometimes Tackling a Slippery Slope is a Wonderful Experience
    February 15 at 9:07 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    All over Houston, children and several adults embraced the snow and ice that swept through the area. Grabbing all sorts of equipment from boogie boards to cardboard, buckets to yes, a canoe, a lot of people had a grand time making their way down…

     
  • Collect it for the Culture Art Exhibition Replaces Retail at Houston's GreenStreet
    January 30 at 10:57 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Black Buddha Creative Agency along with Robert Hodge and The Heist Agency premiered the third installment of Collect it for the Culture Friday — complete with face masks and social distancing requirements. The annual exhibition is being…

     
  • Houston's Holiday Lights Around Town
    December 2 at 6:52 a.m. by Violeta Alvarez

    From the Alley Theatre's annual Deck the Halls showcase to the city of Houston's official holiday tree to Zoo Lights at the Houston zoo, a trip through Houston these days — especially at night — is a journey into a wonderland of bright shining…

     
  • Congressman Dan Crenshaw and Wesley Hunt Stage a Counter-Rally Friday
    October 30 at 10:22 p.m. by Jack Gorman

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw and candidate for Texas' 7th Congressional District, Wesley Hunt staged a counter-rally to Senator and Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Friday. The rally was hosted by Lime Instruments in Houston's Energy…

     
  • Mayor Turner Joins Houston Rapper Trae Tha Truth to Reveal the Say Their Name Memorial at Emancipation Park
    September 28 at 9:33 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    A crowd gathered at Houston's  Emancipation Park in the early evening Monday for the reveal of the "Say Their Name Memorial." The installation displays names of individuals who lost their lives to police brutality, systemic racism, and social…

     
  • Fans Brave the Rain for the Houston Texans Drive-In Watch Party
    September 11 at 6:43 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The weather was soggy but that did not stop fans from supporting the Texans in the NFL season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs. A total of 100 Season Ticket Holders were given the opportunity to tailgate at NRG Park at the Houston Texans…

     
  • Houston Rallies to Call for Justice for Vanessa Guillen
    July 5 at 9:02 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    A crowd gathered at Houston's Discovery Green and marched to City Hall on July 4th. They called for justice for Vanessa Guillen, a Mexican-American soldier who went missing from Fort Hood in April after telling family and friends that she was…

     
  • Galveston & Houston Celebrate Juneteenth
    June 20 at 10:47 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger led federal troops to Galveston. They came to announce that the Civil War had ended, and slaves had been freed. Juneteenth became a state holiday in 1980 after the late Texas State Rep. Al Edwards…

     
  • Demonstrators Gather at Houston City Hall for Police Appreciation Rally
    June 19 at 6:17 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    After a significant amount of buzz on social media, a small group of demonstrators gathered at Houston's City Hall for a police appreciation rally on Thursday. Organized by Charlie Diggs, the event boasted a group of supporters, wearing blue,…

     
  • Houston Rallies to Call For Justice for Breonna Taylor
    June 5 at 9:17 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    A crowd gathered at Houston's Discovery Green Friday afternoon calling for justice for Breonna Taylor, an African-American medical worker killed by police in Louisville, and address police violence. The rally boasted speakers, poets, and a moment…

     
  • Trae Tha Truth & Bun B Lead Peaceful March with George Floyd's Family and Over 60,000 People
    June 2 at 9:23 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    The march and rally in support of justice for George Floyd on Tuesday from Discovery Green to City Hall that was organized by Trae tha Truth and Bun B was mostly peaceful with more than 60,000 people in attendance. (Photos by Doogie Roux)

     
  • Scenes from the Justice for George Floyd March and Protest
    May 29 at 8 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    Hundreds of marchers turned out in Houston Friday afternoon to protest the death of George Floyd, a native Houstonian who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for almost 7 minutes on May 25. The officer has been charged with…

     
  • Our Fondest Memories of the Houston Roughnecks in Photos
    April 11 at 7:08 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    The XFL dealt out hefty layoffs Friday and suspended operations after a month ago cancelling the remaining games for the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns. It is not expected to return in 2021. The Houston Roughnecks will always be the only…

     
  • Signs of COVID-19 Closures and Social Distancing
    March 23 at 7:35 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    The signs are everywhere. No sitting down and having a chat inside restaurants. Not as many people out and about on the streets and when they are, they are maintaining a careful distance from each other. The coronavirus spread continues in Houston…

     

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