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4-hour wait for unicorn desserts and Houston's Varsity Blues lead this week's top stories

4-hour wait for milkshakes and Varsity Blues scandal lead top stories

Magical Dessert bar unicorn cake
Houston has gone unicorn crazy for the Magical Dessert Bar.  Magical Dessert Bar/Facebook

Editor's note: It's time to recap the top stories on CultureMap from this past week.

1. 4-hour wait greets Houstonians at magical new Montrose unicorn dessert shop. Add rainbow milkshakes to the list of foods — Killen's Barbecue, The Breakfast Klub, etc. — Houstonians will stand in line for.  

2. 2 Houstonians indicted in nationwide college admissions scandal. Houstonians Martin Fox and Niki Williams have been indicted by federal prosecutors as part of the "Varsity Blues" operation that targeted alleged cheating in college admissions. 

3. Influential and edgy Houston real estate website announces sudden shutter. Swamplot, the local blog devoted to the highs and lows of all things Houston real estate, announced it woud cease regular publication after a 12-year run. 

4. Popular Latin coffee brand rolls into Montrose with colorful pop-up cafe. Houstonians only have until May 25 to visit the Café Bustelo pop-up before the shipping container rolls on to another city. 

5. Carlos Santana masterfully works his black magic at stellar RodeoHouston debut. The legendary musician had no need to mess around with tricks; his smooth set covered his whole career. 

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