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Justin Bieber's wild Houston visit, best new patios top week's most popular stories

Justin Bieber's wild Houston visit, best new patios lead top stories

Houston, Justin Bieber, November 2015, Purpose album
Justin Bieber had a busy weekend in H-Town. Justin Bieber/Facebook
Houston, Burger Joint, April 2016, patio
The Burger Joint has a nice new patio. Photo by Becca Wright
Baylor College of Medicine gala 4/16 Sue Smith, Lester Smith
Sue and Lester Smith, pictured at the "The Magic of Motown" evening, where they announced a $10 million donation to Baylor College of Medicine's new Baylor Lung Institute. Photo by Wilson Parish
Kirby Ice House
The opening weekend of Kirby Ice House drew a big crowd. Courtesy photo
Craig Biggio Hall
Hall of Famer Greg Biggio is opening a big sports bar downtown. Courtesy of Houston Astros
Houston, Justin Bieber, November 2015, Purpose album
Houston, Burger Joint, April 2016, patio
Baylor College of Medicine gala 4/16 Sue Smith, Lester Smith
Kirby Ice House
Craig Biggio Hall

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

1. Justin Bieber cuts a partying swath through Houston and the police get in on the actionThe Canadian singer, who headlined a sold-out Toyota Center concert, was spotted around town as social media went into Bieber overdrive, reporting sightings from the Galleria-area to Johnson Space Center. 

2. Best new patios: Dine outdoors at these 10 hotspots — and you may spot a celebrity, too. With the weather so delightful, spring is prime time for alfresco dining at these new locales.

3. Rumor No More: Downtown hotel partners with Astros legend for massive sports barAstros icon Craig Biggio has partnered with the Marriott Marquis on Biggio's, a two story sports bar that will be located inside the upcoming downtown hotel.

4. Oilman/philanthropist bucks the trend, boosts Baylor med school gala with $10 million gift. Despite the oil industry slump, Lester Smith and wife Sue announced a major donation that raises their total philanthropic gifts to Texas Medical Center institutions to more than $100 million.

5. First Look at Kirby Ice House: H-Town's newest patio bar already packed with fans.  Lured by the combination of a new destination and good weather, hundreds of people showed up opening weekend to get a first look at the new Kirby Ice House.