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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
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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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Happy Frankenstein Day! 7 facts about the best monster
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
    669 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 24-3-2017
    569 Visits

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

Reference: www.chron.com
Yale Street Bridge opens over White Oak Bayou
Heights
Published in 24-3-2017
    118 Visits

Commuters and residents around the Heights will be getting some relief Tuesday morning as they head out for work now that the Yale Street Bridge is open after months of construction that caused traffic delays on both sides of I-10.

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Heights staple Jimmy's Ice House to close
Heights
Published in 24-3-2017
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Jimmy's Ice House, one of the oldest ice houses in Houston, was recently sold and will close at the end of the March. 

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Alt-Country originator, Jay Farrar comes to Heights Theater with Son Volt
Heights
Published in 24-3-2017
    305 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 24-3-2017
    682 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 24-3-2017
    601 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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16 TV shows have just been renewed. Is your favorite safe?
Entertainment
Published in 24-3-2017
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CBS just renewed a slew of shows, new and old, for the 2017-2018 television season.

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Joanna Gaines to star in 'Fixer Upper' spinoff
Entertainment
Published in 24-3-2017
    291 Visits

It's well documented that HGTV ratings outrank even CNN, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that one of the network's flagship shows is getting a spinoff soon.

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Director Danny Boyle brings new film to life by living in the moment
Entertainment
Published in 24-3-2017
    478 Visits

In other words, it's kind of like watching Boyle's beloved 1996 film "Trainspotting" without the aid of subtitles to translate the characters' sticky Scottish accents. Which is fitting, I suppose, as the reason for this phone call is the director's long-gestating sequel to "Trainspotting." The film, which opens Friday, reunites the director from Manchester, England, with t ...>>

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Houston Symphony extends contract for maestro Orozco-Estrada
Entertainment
Published in 24-3-2017
    780 Visits

The Houston Symphony announced today that it will be extending its contract with current music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada for another three seasons.

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Country singer and Baytown native RaeLynn joins us for a Facebook Live
Entertainment
Published in 24-3-2017
    777 Visits

She'll also perform Friday at RodeoHouston.

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WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix
Technology
Published in 24-3-2017
    849 Visits

"The most notable part of this latest WikiLeaks release is that it shows the CIA doing exactly what we pay them to exploit specific targets with limited attacks to support our national interests," said Rich Mogull, CEO of the security research firm Securosis.  

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