This week's hot headlines
Houston's farewell to Kate Upton and Justin Verlander leads week's top stories
Editor's note: It's time to recap the top stories on CultureMap from this past week.
1. Kate Upton's hilarious 'salute' reminds fans why she and Justin Verlander are 100-percent ready for New York. The supermodel will have zero problem handling any mouthy Mets fans.
2. Ken Hoffman predicts how the Houston Astros will fare without award-winning ace Justin Verlander. The Astros can afford to lose the reigning Cy Young winner, our columnist opines.
3. Iconic Austin blues club brings the show to fans with new indie livestreaming platform. It's a convenient way to see some great performances.
4. Fan-favorite, wood-fired Houston pizzeria quietly opens in the Heights. The Fancy Backpacker has arrived in the Heights.
5. Luxe plastic surgery center injects River Oaks with cutting-edge techniques, posh recovery suites, secret access, and more. Image-conscious Houstonians have a new option for cutting-edge cosmetic treatments