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Ax throwing comes to Houston - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:34

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Ax throwing comes to Houston
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Sara Sed, owner of Houston Axe, poses for a portrait on Monday, July 17, 2017, in Houston. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ). Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff. Image 2 of 10. Sara Sed, owner of Houston Axe, poses for a portrait on Monday, July 17, 2017, ...

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Houston “Ruined” According to Angry Front Lawn Sign - Houstonia Magazine

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:31

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Houston “Ruined” According to Angry Front Lawn Sign
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Was our city “better” in 1947? Given the general lack of air conditioning, for one—no. By Katharine Shilcutt 7/20/2017 at 3:00pm. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to Pinterest Share to SMS Share to ...

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On stage: July 20-26 - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15

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On stage: July 20-26
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The Ensemble Theatre's "Simply Simone" relates the life and legacy of the late singer, pianist and activist Nina Simone. The play runs through July 30. Photo: Here Teaser. Image 2 of 3. The Ensemble Theatre's "Simply Simone" relates the life and legacy ...

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Must list: The best in entertainment July 20-26 - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:12

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Must list: The best in entertainment July 20-26
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"Jazz Stories: Mama Can Sing, Papa Can Blow #1: Somebody Stole My Broken Heart" is among works in the exhibition "The Magnificent Faith Ringold" at the Houston Museum of African-American Culture July ... more. Photo: Courtesy Of The Artist. Image 2 of ...

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Houston apartment demand picking up - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:53

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Houston apartment demand picking up
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Demand for apartments in the Houston area outstripped the supply of new units delivered in the first half of 2017, signaling improvements in the region's multifamily sector. Renters newly occupied 11,636 area apartment units in the first half of 2017 ...

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Retail Wrap: Doris Metropolitan to offer passers-by a look at curing meat - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:12

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Retail Wrap: Doris Metropolitan to offer passers-by a look at curing meat
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Doris Metropolitan has hired Houston-based Construction Concepts to redesign and remodel the space formerly occupied by Triniti at 2815 S. Shepherd. The restaurant, which has locations in New Orleans and Costa Rica, is expanding to Houston. Plans call ...

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Houston woman arrested in phony kidnapping-for-ransom scheme ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:43

Houston woman arrested in phony kidnapping-for-ransom scheme ...
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A Houston woman was arrested Thursday on federal charges in what authorities called a "virtual" kidnapping-for-ransom scheme that targeted 39 families ...

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Houston gets nearly $2M to prepare for complex terrorist attacks ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:28

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Houston gets nearly $2M to prepare for complex terrorist attacks ...
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Homeland security agencies across Texas have won more than $5 million in federal grants to prepare for complex terrorist attacks like the November 2015 strike ...
City of Houston awarded federal funds for terrorism prevention ...KHOU

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9 Houston ZIP codes rank among Texas' top 20 priciest when it comes to renting - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:02

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9 Houston ZIP codes rank among Texas' top 20 priciest when it comes to renting
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9 Houston ZIP codes rank among Texas' top 20 priciest when it comes to renting. By Darla Guillen, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle. Updated 12:58 pm, Thursday, July 20, 2017. 77006 (Montrose) is the No. 6 priciest rental ZIP code in Texas. 77019 (River ...

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Zillow: Houston home values up, rents down - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:31

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Zillow: Houston home values up, rents down
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Houston area home values continued their upward track, while rental rates dropped in June, a new report showed. The median home value in the area rose 3.9 percent year-over-year to $178,400 in June, according to the June Zillow Real Estate Market ...

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Even this office slump can't dampen allure of Houston's tallest buildings - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:18

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Even this office slump can't dampen allure of Houston's tallest buildings
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More of Houston's office buildings are vacant than at any time since the slump of the 1980s, but downtown remains resilient, suggesting many big tenants are still interested in higher quality for a higher price. Houston's eight trophy buildings have ...

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Environmental group sues EPA over pollution rules, cites Houston refineries - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:13

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Environmental group sues EPA over pollution rules, cites Houston refineries
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A watchdog group sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, saying it failed to police lax pollution enforcement by the state of Texas. In five separate complaints, the Environmental Integrity Project said Texas issued permits to ...

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Full Show: Prison Heat Conditions, And Trees Ordinances (July 20 ... - Houston Public Media

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:13

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Full Show: Prison Heat Conditions, And Trees Ordinances (July 20 ...
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Houston Matters examines a ruling on heat conditions in a prison near Houston, Gov. Abbott's desire to repeal tree ordinances in cities, and how Houston plant ...

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Four legal phrases to learn, practice and use to get what you want - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:03

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Four legal phrases to learn, practice and use to get what you want
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Sometimes you want your boss, airline or landlord to know you mean business. Maybe it's because being nice isn't working. Maybe you want to draw a line in the sand. Or you just want what you have coming under the law. Whatever the motivation, the ...

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Mother, older brother of slain 14-year-old arrested in unrelated case ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:55

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Mother, older brother of slain 14-year-old arrested in unrelated case ...
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The mother and older brother of a slain Houston 14-year-old were charged Thursday morning in connection with an unrelated robbery, according to court ...

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The best deals of the 2017 Houston Restaurant Weeks - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:24

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The best deals of the 2017 Houston Restaurant Weeks
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The best deals of the 2017 Houston Restaurant Weeks. Houston, it's that time of year to go out to eat for a good cause. By Heather Leighton, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle. Updated 1:00 pm, Thursday, July 20, 2017. The 2017 Houston Restaurant Weeks will ...

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Owners want improved Airline Drive farmers market to remain 'bit ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:22

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Owners want improved Airline Drive farmers market to remain 'bit ...
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Over the next three years, the new owners of the farmers market on Airline Drive plan to transform the property into a "destination retail experience," one where ...
Developer unveils stunning plan to transform Airline farmers market into a foodie paradiseCultureMap Houston
Houston's Finally Getting its Own World Class Farmers MarketPaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)

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Two injured after gunfire in west Houston - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:11

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Two injured after gunfire in west Houston
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A man and women are injured after they were shot by an acquaintance outside of an apartment complex on Westpark. The couple drove by Sunridge Apartments in the 10000 block of Westpark near S. Gessner when a man opened fire at their car from the ...
HPD: Suspect still at-large after couple shot in southwest HoustonCW39

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Developer unveils stunning plan to transform Airline farmers market into a foodie paradise - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:00

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Developer unveils stunning plan to transform Airline farmers market into a foodie paradise
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A rendering displays an aerial view of the transformed Farmers' Market. Courtesy of MLB Capital Partners. Houston Farmers Market site plan. A site plan shows the new pavilion and green space. Courtesy of MLB Capital Partners. Kevin Floyd Chris Shepherd ...
Owners want improved Airline Drive farmers market to remain 'bit ...Chron.com
Houston's Finally Getting its Own World Class Farmers MarketPaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)

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