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Like old books? Check out the Houston Book Fair
Energy
Published in 12-5-2017
    640 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.

Reference: www.chron.com
Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize
Energy
Published in 12-5-2017
    235 Visits

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 12-5-2017
    836 Visits

He's more than bolts and green skin

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Houston gets a new comics and fantasy store
Energy
Published in 12-5-2017
    432 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 12-5-2017
    808 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 12-5-2017
    821 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 12-5-2017
    1118 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 12-5-2017
    388 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 12-5-2017
    890 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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Houston's great locally owned 'mini-chain' restaurants are expanding
Entertainment
Published in 12-5-2017
    927 Visits

Houston's dining scene is frequently welcoming newcomers, but it's also seeing a slate of second (or more) new outposts of successful spots around town.

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Danny Trace joins team at Potente and Osso & Kristalla
Entertainment
Published in 12-5-2017
    1080 Visits

Former executive chef at Brennan's of Houston to head Astros owner Jim Crane's new downtown restaurants

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Beach Boys bring 'Wild Honey' to Galveston
Entertainment
Published in 12-5-2017
    514 Visits

Mike Love's touring version of The Beach Boys' "Wild Honey" tour kicks off this month and runs into November. Among the stops will be a date at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston.

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Famous former University of Houston Cougars
Entertainment
Published in 12-5-2017
    417 Visits

The University of Houston's spring semester ends this week, and if you're one of the university's graduating seniors taking part in Spring Convocation this weekend, all the work has been worth it.

Reference: www.chron.com
Ariel Winter and Jennifer Lopez have a knockout fashion round over the same dress
Entertainment
Published in 12-5-2017
    701 Visits

It's hard to look better than the almighty JLo, however, Winter, who is becoming known for flaunting her curves on the red carpet is a close contender.

Reference: www.chron.com
Senate conservatives: Ease Obama health care law protections
Technology
Published in 12-5-2017
    971 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Conservative senators are pushing to diminish insurance coverage requirements imposed by President Barack Obama's health care law as Senate Republicans try fashioning legislation overhauling the nation's health care system. Conservative senators are also talking about curbing health care tax credits Republicans want and slowing the growth of the Medicaid program for poo ...>>
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