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Beloved Priest Dies
Hearts are aching across the city with news of the passing today of the much-beloved Father T.J. Martinez, 44, founder of Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School. With all ...
Houston Holiday Guide
With Thanksgiving over, it's time to focus on the giving holiday season. Here are the 10 best holiday events: Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo Lights abound at the ...
Dramatic Ferguson Protest
"Intense" one participant described the evening. An angry young man jumped in front of television cameras trying to interrupt a reporter's interview. Barely school-aged children carried signs hand painted ...
Stressed Out In Houston
If you think you're underpaid, suffer an almost unbearably long commute each work day and too often wonder about your financial future, you must live near Bush Intercontinental Airport ...
Field of Light Glows
Even the weekend's evening showers, lightening and thunder could not dampen the glow of British artist Bruce Munro's Field of Light, which fills the Discovery Green oak alley ...
Earthquake Rattles Dallas
An earthquake hit Dallas on Saturday night at 9:15. According to earthquaketrack.com, the epicenter was in Irving and was a magnitude 3.3. Within an hour, more than ...
Tattered Jeans
I was chewing the fat with Lisa Black, the chef at Modica Market in Seaside, Florida. Chef is my word, not Lisa’s. Lisa says, “I’m a cook. Plain ...
Like An Animal
A precious and rare okapi is already charming Houston Zoo staff with its darling baby-bop antics in its first few weeks of life. The yet-to-be-named male calf, born Nov. 6 ...
Best Young Professionals Groups
With so many groups dedicated to bringing Houston's young professionals together for good causes, finding the right organization for you can be a challenge. CultureMap has created a breakdown ...
Bizarre Galveston Mystery
A strange tale has unfolded following the rescue of a couple and seven children from a sailboat sinking into Galveston Bay. Three weeks following the rescue, the family is now ...
Thanksgiving Traffic Secrets
Thanksgiving can be an extremely frustrating holiday if you aren't prepared, and that includes everything from roasting the turkey to the horrendous traffic you experience on your way to ...
No Kirby Oaks?
When are some Houstonians going to learn they can't just cut down trees, especially those of certain varieties and, even then, without a permit? The good news for those ...
Hard hats and shovels
More than 120 CultureMappers broke their own party ground recently at the new Gateway Memorial City with hard hats, shovels and lots of grins in the Smilebooth during CultureMap's ...
Video Tale
If this brisk winter-like weather isn't getting you into the celebratory spirit, then the video above will fast-forward you into that magical mood. It's a sneak peek at ...
New $100 Million Park
Bike and pedestrian trails in Memorial Park will more than double to 50-plus miles as part of the proposed $100 million makeover of Houston's well-loved 1,500-acre green space ...
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