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Doing Good
Part of the mission of CultureMap is to shine a light on all the good work Houston nonprofits do to make our city a better place to live. That's ...
Take a Chill Pill
Texans are among the worst at decompressing and finding their centers, according to a survey examining how “emotionally recharged” each state’s residents have been in the new year. It ...
Links We Love
Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...
Galleria Store Fire
It has been more than a week since the Kate Spade flagship store in Highland Village caught fire and the store remains closed for repairs. Houston Fire Department officials have ...
Car Talk
The Houston Auto Show has roared into town. Here's a look at the best and most exotic cars of the show.
Park Game Changer
A botanical garden could sprout on the site of one of Houston's seven municipal golf courses. Houston City Council's approved a contract with the Houston Botanic Garden for ...
LGBT Lawsuit
A transgender former Saks Fifth Avenue employee has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against the luxury retailer for alleged unlawful employment practices based on sex and disability. Leyth Jamal, a ...
Sad Sacks
A recent article appeared in Forbes counting down the 10 happiest and unhappiest cities to work in the U.S. Based on an annual study by CareerBliss, a career information ...
Houston History
A last-minute, 14-day restraining order has temporarily stopped city crews from removing 100-year-old road paving bricks in Freedmen's Town as part of a citywide infrastructure improvement plan. The bricks ...
Texas News
A Central Texas meteorologist has returned to the air just one month after being shot in a TV station parking lot. Patrick Crawford, a morning show meteorologist for KCEN in ...
CultureMap Video
"Please don't kill me I want to live," reads a sign painted on the side of jewelry store Fly High Little Bunny. But even a very earnest plea won ...
MLK Oratory Competition
The words of freedom rang from 250 young contestants during the 19th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition as Cornelius Elementary School fifth-grader Chase Roberts was declared the winner, just ...
Texas Crime
The police arrested a pair of Texas grandparents for possession of marijuana after finding plants, firearms and a pot-growing operation in their home, along with an infant. It happened in ...
Dog Days Ahead
Animal lovers rejoice: Houston's newest dog park, located in Buffalo Bayou Park, is opening this weekend and it's going to blow you away. The Johnny Steele Dog Park ...
French community pays tribute
A powerful sense of liberté, égalité  and fraternité prevailed Sunday night at Sam Houston Park downtown as several hundred members of the local French community paid tribute to their ...

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