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Happy Town
In spite of how you may feel during your daily commute, Houston has been named the sixth happiest metropolitan area in the nation according to a new study released by ...
In The Smilebooth
A masked gent, possibly the most interesting man in the world, brought tequila (snowcones) to the thirsty crowds at CultureMap's Summer Social  — as well as crazy-fun to the Smilebooth ...
City Extends Smoking Ban
By September, all Houston parks and public library spaces will be completely smoke-free environments. The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department and the Houston Public Library announced plans Wednesday ...
Pix of the day
When cake baker extraordinaire Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake constructed her life-sized wedding gown cake for the Bridal Extravaganza Show, she never dreamed that so many men would ...
Beyoncé & Jay Z's Weekend
After wowing a sold-out audience at Minute Maid Park Friday night, Beyoncé and Jay Z made time for a little r&r in her hometown over the weekend before heading ...
Fist-Bumping Fame
If Andy Warhol is right and everyone gets 15 minutes of fame, then Austin's Daniel Webb is using his to bring national attention to an important issue: LGBTQ rights ...
Life After TV
In 20 years of broadcast journalism, Mary Benton has covered politicians and taken cover from hurricanes. She’s been a fixture at Houston City Hall and an election night staple ...
Day School Drama
Beth Yeshurun Day School and its staff have been at the center of a lawsuit filed by Houston attorney Brian Cweren on behalf of a family who contend their children ...
Controversy
Hundreds of birds were recently poisoned and killed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport as part of a "bird abatement project" — one which animal rights groups are calling cruel and inhumane ...
Calendar Closeup
On tap this week is a frisky fruit festival, a Budapest-style anniversary dinner with Yankee flair, a celebration of cruelty-free living, a hilarious play that takes on a serious subject ...
Corpse Confusion
Fort Worth police were called to the vacant Johnson Family Mortuary earlier this week after several unattended bodies were found in the building. Sergeant Raymond Bush says the department is ...
Adventure Outings
If you're looking for a little fitness adventure this summer but don't want to face the Houston heat, here are five exciting ways to get an adrenaline rush ...
Landmark Win for UT
In a case that has bounced around the court system for six years — from the U.S. Supreme Court and back — a federal appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld the ...
Best Houston Hospitals
By the slimmest of margins, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has slipped to No. 2 among the nation's premier cancer hospitals in the latest U ...
Different Story Emerges
UPDATE: A day after a video went viral of passersby breaking into a car to rescue two children locked inside, a different story has emerged. The owner of a video ...
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