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Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend - CultureMap Houston

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:53

CultureMap Houston

Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend
CultureMap Houston
If the weather this week is any indicator, we're clearly headed into summer, which means there will be more flip-flops, more shorts, and more mad dashes from cool car to cooler indoors. Nevertheless, there is always fun stuff popping off in Houston as ...

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Bay Area man accused of buying drinks before fatal crash speaks out - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:43

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Bay Area man accused of buying drinks before fatal crash speaks out
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The lawyer for a man accused of buying drinks for a 20-year-old woman who allegedly caused a fatal drunken driving wreck in Clear Lake in February said Wednesday that his client did not provide any alcohol to the minor. Attorney Wilvin Carter also said ...

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Houston council sets higher bar for firms seeking city subsidies - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:25

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Houston council sets higher bar for firms seeking city subsidies
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Companies seeking tax breaks from the city of Houston must give construction workers safety training, advertise jobs to ex-offenders in the city's re-entry program, provide affordable housing if the project is a residential development, and try to hire ...
WATCH: Houston Mayor Calls For Increased Security At Apartment ComplexesHouston Public Media
'We stand together' Houston mayor gives pep talk to RocketsKTRK-TV
4-year-old boy hit by stray bullet during shootout at Kings Row Apartments in southeast HoustonCW39
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Best places in Houston to watch the royal wedding on Saturday - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:41

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Best places in Houston to watch the royal wedding on Saturday
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Want to get your "Royal Wedding" watch-party on? There's no shortage of big screens capitalizing on the big day. For an authentic viewing experience, try the British American Foundation of Texas' Royal Wedding Party at the Royal Oaks Country Club.

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Houston to require firms to give more to get tax breaks - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:29

Houston to require firms to give more to get tax breaks
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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston on Wednesday approved new rules outlining additional community benefits companies seeking tax breaks for development projects will need to provide in order to get financial incentives from the city. The new benefits — including ...

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Houston couples and a Meghan Markle doppelganger model royal-wedding-inspired fashion - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:14

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Houston couples and a Meghan Markle doppelganger model royal-wedding-inspired fashion
Houston Chronicle
In the headlines, bride-to-be Meghan Markle appears to be the hybrid of two beloved princesses, Grace Kelly of Monaco and Lady Diana Spencer of Wales. Like Princess Grace, Markle is an American actress swept into whirlwind romance by real-life royalty, ...
A taste of the royal wedding: Houston bakery offers cupcakes inspired by Harry and Meghan's cakeKTRK-TV
Watch the royal wedding like a princess bride: with crown jewelsChron.com
Sparkle Like a Markle and Celebrate the Royal Wedding in HoustonHouston Press
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On the go: - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:08

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On the go:
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The exhibition boasts hundreds of professional tattooers, tattoo memorabilia and sideshow performers. When: 2-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. Where: NRG Center, One NRG Park. Details: $20; villainarts.com ...

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Art Galleries: 'Outside the Realm' - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:06

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Art Galleries: 'Outside the Realm'
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Houston's art scene is as diverse and colorful as the city itself, with galleries and museums that feature works by local, national and international talents. All shows are free unless otherwise noted. GALLERIES. Anya Tish Gallery. “Lillian Warren ...

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Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates female contributions to society - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:04

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Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates female contributions to society
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There may not be cake, but there will be plenty of celebration as Ars Lyrica Houston transports its audience to a day in the life of Marie Antoinette, in a sense. The Austrian-born royal of the late 18th century is part of the ensemble's Saturday ...

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Iconic Galleria-area hotel reveals massive $30 million renovation and reopening date - CultureMap Houston

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:23

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Iconic Galleria-area hotel reveals massive $30 million renovation and reopening date
CultureMap Houston
Tragically hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey and currently closed, the Omni Houston Hotel is undergoing a $30 million renovation, and is set to reopen just in time for the holidays on November 1, 2018. Guests can expect a revitalized look that includes ...

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Alison Cook: Houston's next great sushi bar is in Katy - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:08

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Alison Cook: Houston's next great sushi bar is in Katy
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What if I told you the next great Houston sushi bar is in Katy? It's true. Tobiuo Sushi & Bar in Cinco Ranch's flossy La Centerra shopping center has only been open for about a month, but that's long enough to conclude that sushi chef Mike Lim is the ...

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Rockets Fever: Gerald Green's style is all Houston - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:59

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Rockets Fever: Gerald Green's style is all Houston
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Gerald Green is quick to say he's not a GQ guy. No shrunken pants, natty pocket squares or over-the-top shoes for this Houston native and Houston Rockets guard. But Green's style is all Houston, from his collection of throwback jerseys to his ornately ...
Rockets in 60 seconds: Houston focused on defense in Game 2KTRK-TV
Houston's Best Bars to Watch the NBA Conference FinalsHouston Press
Houston Rockets vs. Warriors: Three Game 2 tweaks that need to be madeHouse of Houston
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Houston Police Department made 34 sex trade arrests in April ... - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:27

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Houston Police Department made 34 sex trade arrests in April ...
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Houston Police Department made 34 sex trade arrests in April. By Fernando Alfonso III. Published 9:41 am, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. 30. The Houston Police ...
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Northwest Houston athletes medal at state meet; Klein Collins boys place third - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:23

Northwest Houston athletes medal at state meet; Klein Collins boys place third
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The Woodlands repeated as the boys Class 6A track champions with 68 points the UIL State Track and Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium, May 12, in Austin. Converse Judson placed second with 49 points. The Woodlands became the first school ...

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Chief Art Acevedo suspends veteran Houston cop 45 days for excessive force in New Year's arrest - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:15

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Chief Art Acevedo suspends veteran Houston cop 45 days for excessive force in New Year's arrest
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A Houston police officer has been suspended for using unnecessary force while arresting a man who prompted concerns about a possible Las Vegas-type shooting plot New Year's Eve after police found several firearms in his downtown highrise hotel room.

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Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money - Houston ... - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:08

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Abbott, local officials in new fight over Harvey money - Houston ...
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AUSTIN -- Local officials in Houston and dozens of Gulf Coast jurisdictions devastated by Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday asked the state to tap its Rainy Day ...

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Houston police arrest 34 vice sex trade suspects - KTRK-TV

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 09:32

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Houston police arrest 34 vice sex trade suspects
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Houston police say they arrested 34 vice sex trade suspects last month. Those arrested are accused of either compelling prostitution or solicitation of prostitution, commonly referred to as pimps and johns. HPD Vice Division Captain James Dale said ...

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Greater Houston athletic activities listings: May 18-20 - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 09:03

Houston Chronicle

Greater Houston athletic activities listings: May 18-20
Houston Chronicle
A look at athletic activities for the weekend of Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 20 around the greater Houston area. CYCLING. BikeHouston and the City of Houston are partnering to promote riding-to-work day Friday from several starting points. Group ...

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Is there a better place to celebrate National BBQ Day than Houston? We think not... - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:40

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Is there a better place to celebrate National BBQ Day than Houston? We think not...
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Texas' pitmasters turn out some of the best barbecue in the country. Smoky, finger-licking good briskets, ribs and sausages are irresistible staples at the state's most famous joints. See these Texas BBQ restaurants outside Houston that are worth a ...

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North Houston affordable housing apartment project breaks ground - Houston Business Journal

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:33

Houston Business Journal

North Houston affordable housing apartment project breaks ground
Houston Business Journal
Filled with “must read” stories, industry news and reporter insights, exclusive interviews with local business leaders, and expanded Top 25 Lists. Exclusive Online Tools. Research the 3+ year digital archive, and People on the Move leads database download.

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