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Get ready for some football (and the halftime show): More than 110 million people are expected to watch Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots ...
Singles City
With a thriving food scene, a wealth of unique dive bars and countless art galleries, Houston has just been named the No. 2 city in the nation for living the ...
Calendar Closeup
On tap this week is dramatic opera, a narcissistic bitch, unknown Oscar movie screenings, Japanese medieval music and a contemporary ballet with tunes by one of the most iconic legends ...
Brick Saga Continues
The fate of 100-year-old road paving bricks laid by freed slaves in historic Freedmen's Town could be decided in mediation between preservationists and city officials, rather than in court ...
Hot Topics at Sundance
PARK CITY, Utah — The Sundance Film Festival offers something for everyone: A dazzling array of movie stars, some hit-or-miss dramas and documentaries guaranteed to challenge, entertain, empower, and, in some ...
Stop, Shop and Save
They’ve been saying it since the day after Christmas, but now stores are getting real about sales. As in really deep, blow-it-out, everything-must-go kind of real. From sale tents ...
Shelby's Social Diary
With two decades of keeping tabs on the city's party scene, The Social Book unveiled its 2015 edition at the annual mega launch party, this year following the theme ...
Call Anytime
Many of us will never know what it feels like to face life’s challenges alone, without family or friends to turn to for help. Many of us will never ...
Talk Opera to Me
A melange of old and new, tradition and innovation, and favorites and unknowns are what opera buffs can expect for the Houston Grand Opera's 2015-16 lineup, which the organization ...
Memorial Park Kidnapping
A local mother escaped from a determined man who tried to kidnap her 3-year-old daughter at Memorial Park on Wednesday morning. "I noticed someone came at me. He kept saying ...
CultureMap Video
For hundreds of Houstonians, a recent break in the city's dreary weather in December and January meant one thing — it was time to pay a visit to Urban Harvest ...
McConaughey Headed To UH
"Alright, alright, alright!" The University of Houston has announced a commencement speaker who is sure to draw a lot of attention. Texas native and Academy Award winning actor Matthew McConaughey ...
Fashion Shakeup
Kate Spade officials revealed Thursday that they will be closing all freestanding Kate Spade Saturday stores, including the Rice Village location. No exact date was announced, although officials said the ...
Foodie News
Is Arturo's Uptown Italiano going to close to make way for a new upscale Tex-Mex concept from Lasco Enterprises in its prime Galleria area space?  The answer is a ...
The Piano Man's Return
No more need to feel pressure that the piano man, Billy Joel, hasn't been to Houston in awhile. The singer/songwriter will put fans in a New York state ...

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