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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 23-6-2017
    152 Visits

If you like rare and antique books, get to the Printing Museum Saturday for the Houston Book Fair. The annual festival is designed to both celebrate old books and educate people about them.

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Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 23-6-2017
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Paul Beatty has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Sellout," a satire that deals with racial politics in America.

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Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 23-6-2017
    130 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 23-6-2017
    749 Visits

Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy, a company founded in Austin 30 years ago, will open a new store this weekend in north Houston. 

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Alt-Country originator, Jay Farrar comes to Heights Theater with Son Volt
Heights
Published in 23-6-2017
    153 Visits

In his mission to bring a curated line-up for discerning music audiences to his renovated theater-turned-music venue, Edwin Cabaniss is staying true to his word by hosting Son Volt at the Heights Theater March 5.

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Family finds human bones inside walls of new Houston home, which once belonged to long-missing woman
Heights
Published in 23-6-2017
    960 Visits

The two-bedroom, steel-blue 1930s-era home is among the last few standing next to condo towers and shiny new townhomes in the 600 block of Allston Street in the Heights.

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Acclaimed Italian restaurant to close, award-winning Greek spot to take its place
Heights
Published in 23-6-2017
    638 Visits

Drink specials are some single folks' raison d'etre. They know the location, times and alcohol on offer like the back roads to their house.

But even at happy hour it's hard to beat 50 percent off.
Before Arthur Ave on Studemont closes its doors for good in March, they may see their biggest crowds since they opened now that they've announced they will be selling ...>>

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Man found dead in Heights home
Heights
Published in 23-6-2017
    878 Visits

Police responded to a call early Tuesday morning around 1 a.m. at an apartment home on White Oak drive where they found a man, 45, who suffered a gunshot wound, Houston Fire Department Paramedics declared him dead on the scene.

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Heights High School wins Grand Trophy in Art Car competition
Heights
Published in 23-6-2017
    290 Visits

In Houston's 30th annual Art Car Parade, Heights High School took the Mayor's Cup Grand Trophy and a $2,000 prize.

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Dan Molad plays the angles on 'Chimney'
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
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Dan Molad's album "Chimney," a record he's releasing this week under the band name Chimney, is a masterpiece in miniature. [...] he shows great depth as a lyricist and a melodic ease as a songwriter. Chimney reminds me of other self-contained and wondrously detailed albums with a strong guiding vision, like Harry Nilsson's Pandemonium Shadow Show, the Beatles' White Album and ...>>
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The Rock almost got a fan killed fulfilling a selfie request
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
    105 Visits

"Jumanji" star posts a touching tale of a superfan who almost got flattened in traffic while trying to get a picture with him “Baywatch” star Johnson took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a video of an encounter with a perhaps over-enthusiastic fan, who risked being mowed down in traffic in order to snap a shot with the wrestler-turned actor. “This dude put a grateful smile on my face a ...>>

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Ariel Winter slams tabloid in an angry social media post
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
    546 Visits

She's not one to just ignore false tabloids and negative press like many seasoned celebs would advise.

 

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'Ghostbusters II' actor dies after long battle with mental illness
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
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The child actor that played Baby Oscar in "Ghostbusters II" has died, according to family members. He was 28 years old. 

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Watch: Here is the cheesiest cheeseburger and there's no bun
Entertainment
Published in 23-6-2017
    734 Visits

A burger restaurant decided to think outside the bun and perfect the cheesiest cheeseburger.

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Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups
Technology
Published in 23-6-2017
    125 Visits
[...] the Facebook founder wants to bring more meaning to its nearly 2 billion users by shepherding them into online groups that bring together people with common passions, problems and ambitions. The shift comes as Facebook continues to grapple with the darker side of connecting the world, from terrorist recruitment to videos of murder and suicides to propaganda intended to disrupt elections aro ...>>
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