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Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 30-12-2016
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Its 28-year history now includes tens of thousands of attendees every year, which is understandably an issue for some in the area who would rather thousands of people not be in their front yards each year doing what thousands of people do. 

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Heights group pushes for wine and beer sales in neighborhood
Heights
Published in 30-12-2016
    934 Visits

The Houston Heights Beverage Coalition is seeking 1,500 signatures from Heights residents in order to get an initiative on the November 8 election ballot that would allow for the sale of beer and wine in Heights stores. 

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H-E-B reps will hold community meeting in Heights
Heights
Published in 30-12-2016
    577 Visits

H-E-B representatives will meet with Heights residents next week at the historic fire station at 107 W 12th St., said Cyndy Garza a public affairs person with H-E-B.

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Heights residents praise designs for new HEB store at town-hall meeting with company
Heights
Published in 30-12-2016
    486 Visits

A group of Heights residents mostly in favor of Texas grocer H-E-B building a store in their neighborhood met Wednesday night with Scott McClelland, president of Houston stores for H-E-B, and other representatives from the company.

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A look back at 2016 in the Heights
Heights
Published in 30-12-2016
    300 Visits

The past 12 months have proven to be a pivotal time for the Houston Heights. Its residents and the Houstonians who frequent the neighborhood to take in the small-town feel, Victorian homes, vintage shops of all kinds and meandering bike trails will face the challenges of development but will also enjoy more conveniences.

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Musicians who left us in 2016
Entertainment
Published in 30-12-2016
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Much has been made of how rough 2016 was on popular musicians, starting with David Bowie's death just a few days into the year and George Michael dying on Christmas Day. Here's a slideshow remembering the heroes we lost, and the great musicians who left us even if their names didn't have as much prominence as their music.

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First look at Riel restaurant’s menu
Entertainment
Published in 30-12-2016
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Chef Ryan Lachaine to open his new Montrose restaurant on Jan. 3

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Laurenzo’s restaurant to open in Midtown
Entertainment
Published in 30-12-2016
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The restaurant group that owns El Tiempo Cantinas will open Laurenzo's Bar & Grill at former Republic Smokehouse space on Bagby

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'Sherlock' returns with murder, mystery - and a baby
Entertainment
Published in 30-12-2016
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The offspring of John and his enigmatic wife Mary - with Sherlock as a somewhat skeptical godfather - is one of the few things program-makers are willing to reveal before the first of three new episodes airs Sunday on the BBC in Britain and on PBS in the United States. "The unofficial alternative title for episode one is 'The Three Watsons,' because the baby changes the dynamic," said M ...>>
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AP Explains: How Amazon Echo listens and what it stores
Technology
Published in 30-12-2016
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Authorities investigating the death of an Arkansas man found floating face-up in a hot tub believe that Amazon might have some evidence, given how Echo listens for commands and questions and communicates with Amazon's servers to respond. The software that powers it, Alexa, is constantly listening for commands such as a request to turn on the lights or play music, or questions such as what ...>>

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States face off over future of Obama global warming plan
Technology
Published in 30-12-2016
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Two weeks after officials in two dozen states asked Republican President-elect Donald Trump to kill one of Democratic President Barack Obama's signature plans to curb global warming, another group of state officials is urging Trump to save it. The letter to Trump lists local impacts of climate change from fossil fuel emissions, including drought in California, catastrophic ...>>
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Serena wins at love again; says 'yes' to engagement in poem
Technology
Published in 30-12-2016
    399 Visits
The tennis great announced her engagement to Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, posting a poem on Reddit that she accepted the proposal of the social news website's co-founder. Williams in July won Wimbledon for the seventh time to tie Steffi Graf's record of 22 Grand Slam titles.
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AP Explains: Did Trump just create 8,000 jobs?
Technology
Published in 30-12-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Donald Trump gave himself kudos for the creation of 8,000 new U.S. jobs by a Japanese tech mogul, saying it was proof of "the spirit and the hope" stirred by his presidential win. On Wednesday, Trump celebrated the planned creation of 5,000 jobs by wireless carrier Sprint and 3,000 jobs by OneWeb_both companies where Son is a dominant investor. The president-elect has pushed def ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 30-12-2016
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Secret staircase on Boeing 747
Business
Published in 30-12-2016
    539 Visits

Have you ever wondered where flight crews go to rest during the 14-hour flight on a Qantas 747 between San Francisco and Sydney?

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