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  • Cold and Boozy Drinks to Take the Edge Off Houston's Summer
    August 17 at 4:30 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Forget the hustle and bustle of Houston traffic and chill out with these boozy and cool summertime adult beverages.

     
  • Houston Closets That Would Make Carrie Bradshaw Swoon
    August 17 at 4 a.m.

    Those who followed Sex and the City through all its episodes and movies know that there was a fourth love for Carrie Bradshaw beyond Aidan, the Russian "lovah" and Mr. Big: closets. We saw Bradshaw obsessively purchase Manolo Blahniks only to…

     
  • Graffiti-Covered Harrisburg Arts Museum Hosts Epic Art Battle in Eastwood
    August 16 at 5:50 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Eastwood's unique, graffiti-covered venue, the Harrisburg Arts Museum, hosted its Ham Art Market 3 on August 12. Art-lovers checked out the murals, street art and graffiti, shopped from art and vintage clothing vendors, saw live painting and…

     

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  • Ham Cycles Turns Houston Into a Checkpoint-Style Alley Cat Race
    August 16 at 5:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Ham Cycles bike shop threw an anniversary bash and turned the Bayou City into its own checkpoint-style race course during the Ham Cycles Alleycat / Six Year Anniversary event on August 13. Competitors were tasked with returning a dry manifest to…

     
  • Demon Ink Hosts Metal Masquerade at Raven Tower in Houston
    August 15 at 6:55 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    Demon Ink Tattoo hosts a party every year to show some H-Town love for friends and customers. The 8th annual shebang on August 12 at Raven Tower was a fun, masquerade-themed party and showcased local bands Matt Cash, A.J. Santana, Astral Alchemy,…

     
  • Things Get Hot as DJ Robin Schulz Makes Waves at Cle in Houston
    August 15 at 6:35 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    It was another Funday Sunday as international superstar DJ and producer Robin Schulz took over the decks at Clé Summer Sessions and filled the humid air with deep and tropical house beats. During the "Heatwave" some fans escaped to cool off at the…

     
  • Things Got Wet and Wild at the Blacklight Slide in Houston
    August 15 at 4:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Blacklight Slide Houston on August 12 was a unique night experience focused on UV neon glowing fun. Sliders and party-goers from all around came out to Sam Houston Race Park for slip sliding fun and an awesome after party. When the sun went…

     
  • Tex-Mex Done Right in the Bayou City
    August 15 at 4 a.m. by Troy Fields

    Today the most essential Tex-Mex dishes in Houston are the cheese enchilada, fajitas, chile con queso, the margarita and rice and beans. We stopped in at some of our favorite Houston mainstays — Cyclone Anaya's, El Real, El Tiempo, The Original…

     
  • Fans Gathered to Pay Tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington in Katy
    August 14 at 5:50 a.m. by Makwakwa, Tracey

    The Wildcatter Saloon played host to a memorial for Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington on August 12 in Katy. Fans gathered to hear music from Patrick Gamble, Kross Patrick Drums, The Recovered, Starflight Rocks and Wayne Brezz, who also shared…

     
  • Protest Against SB 4 and Police Brutality Met With Counter Protest in Houston
    August 14 at 4 a.m. by Abrahán Garza

    A protest against Senate Bill 4, police brutality and the threat of Fascism, hosted by the Houston Socialist Movement, was met by a counter protest hosted by Texas Patriot Network at Houston's City Hall on August 12. Both groups kept the peace…

     
  • Southern Fried Chicken Fest Brings Food Lover's Paradise to Levy Park
    August 13 at 11 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Levy Park Conservancy hosted a food lover's paradise on August 12 with the Southern Fried Chicken Festival. Houston-area chefs and culinary artists offered up tasty bites while guests weighed in on their picks for the people's choice award. We saw…

     
  • Bayou City Cycles Celebrates Second Anniversary with FrankenBike #79
    August 13 at 8:10 a.m. by Abrahán Garza

    Bayou City Cycles celebrated its second anniversary in Houston's East End on August 12 with FrankenBike #79. Bike lovers, bike teams and everyday cyclists came together to swap and sell their previously loved bikes and gear. This monthly swap meet…

     
  • Chill Vibes at Insomnia Gallery's Photography Exhibit in Eastwood
    August 13 at 7:25 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    All the cool kids came out to Insomnia Gallery in Houston's East End to view more than 80 images in the August 11 exhibit, "Through The Viewfinder Vol. 3 - Photography Exhibition." Eureka Heights Brewing Company provided craft beer and guests…

     
  • Massive Crowds Throng to Miller Outdoor for Selena Tribute by Los Chicos del 512
    August 12 at 6:30 a.m. by Gilbert Bernal

    An estimated 8,000 people came out to Miller Outdoor Theatre on August 10 to remember our beloved Selena with a phenomenal performance by Los Chicos del 512. The Tex-Mex/Tejano/Cumbia/Grupero tribute band from Yuma, Arizona had everybody dancing as…

     
  • Witness the Amazing Art and Macabre Ephemera at The Wilde Collection in the Heights
    August 11 at 8 a.m.

    The Wilde Collection in the Heights, curated by visionary owners and artists Lawyer Douglas and Tyler Zottarelle, features an avant-garde collection of Victorian oddities, creative taxidermy and eccentric art. If you like what you see here — and…

     
  • Houstonians Recognize National Underwear Week
    August 10 at 6 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    In recognition of National Underwear Week, where we're encouraged to forgo the commando and embrace proper hygiene (just like mom told us), we're offering up a retrospective of some of our favorite underwear pics. Local nonprofit Undies for…

     
  • Back to School Bento Ideas
    August 10 at 5:30 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    It's that time of year for back-to-school shopping for clothes, shoes and books. It's also time to think up new ways for packing nutritious lunches for school or office. Bento boxes are a great way to serve fruits and vegetables to picky eaters,…

     
  • NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Celebrate 40 Years of Space Exploration
    August 10 at 5 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Our longest-living and farthest-reaching spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, are celebrating 40 years of space exploration this August and September. Each spacecraft carries the Golden Record of earth sounds, pictures and messages. Today, Voyager 1 is…

     
  • The Bands and Fans of Beyond The Pines Music Festival in Houston
    August 8 at 5:30 a.m. by Makwakwa, Tracey

    For its second year at bat, Beyond The Pines Music Festival moved to a larger venue at Sam Houston Race Park with headliners Ryan Bingham ("The Weary Kind," "Southside of Heaven") and L.A. power-soul rockers Vintage Trouble. The August 5 concert in…

     
  • Heights Bier Garten Celebrates White Linen Night With Best Dressed Dog Contest
    August 8 at 5 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    Just about everybody was celebrating White Linen Night in the Heights on August 5, but Heights Bier Garten, 1433 North Shepherd, turned it into a party with its Best Dressed Dog Contest. While local pups strutted their stuff, revelers dressed in…

     

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