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A heavy, heady mix of literary voices
Energy
Published in 22-7-2016
    733 Visits

Inprint's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series brings in a mix of heavy-hitters and up-and-comers to read and discuss their work on stage. The first reading of the 36th season is in September, and season tickets are available now.

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Henderson Cup finish validates hard work for St. Thomas program
Heights
Published in 22-7-2016
    534 Visits
Since Netzel's arrival, St. Thomas has made major improvements to its athletic facilities, including: Various updates to Reckling Gymnasium, including a new sound system, lighting and flooring and increased capacity for fans with the addition of ADA-compliant bleachers Upgrades to Father Wilson Field, with new protective screens, improved drainage and changes to the bullpen area, and The E ...>>
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Heights pawn shop burglary suspect caught behind a banana tree
Heights
Published in 22-7-2016
    282 Visits

A pawn-shop burglary suspect was arrested after he pried siding off the building to squeeze inside and then surveillance cameras captured his image as he grabbed items.

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Lights in the Heights 2015 NOT canceled (despite rumors), but will be scaled back
Heights
Published in 22-7-2016
    1153 Visits

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 22-7-2016
    1047 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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New chef/partner at River Oaks steakhouse
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
    732 Visits

Fleming's steakhouse in River Oaks has named Elias Miranda executive chef/partner. 

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New restaurants set to open in Downtown Houston's convention center
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
    538 Visits

Downtown Houston is about to get yummier.

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Humor, lighter touches beam up 'Star Trek Beyond'
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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"Star Trek Beyond," which opens Friday, like most of the rebooted properties flying around our movie theaters, delights in nostalgically resurrecting iconic characters and tweaking them anew. The balance is a delicate one, as seen in the pre-release debate around this film revealing Sulu (John Cho but formerly played by LGBT icon George Takei) as gay. Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), on a diplomatic m ...>>
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Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' meanders without resonating
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
    419 Visits
Not only has he kept up his blistering pace of pushing out a movie a year, but this time he's really delivered two films, only loosely connected by jangling neurosis. "Cafe Society," starring Jesse Eisenberg as the sweet but awkward Allen stand-in, is a meandering look at lost love that is split between the highball-sipping, fur-wearing elite nightclubs of Manhattan and Hollywood in the 1930 ...>>
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'Wiener-Dog' brings life to heel
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
    422 Visits
The conceit of his latest exercise in droll negativity is presenting the misery from the viewpoint of the cute dog, who finds herself being herded from owner to owner, each with their own distinct shades of the pathetic. The next owners on the dog's tour include a pathologically struggling screenwriter (Danny DeVito) and a resentful, ailing woman (Ellen Burstyn, brilliant) who wears giant su ...>>
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'Mr. Robot,' 'Suicide Squad' debut in VR form at Comic-Con
Technology
Published in 22-7-2016
    546 Visits
The creators of the USA Network hacker drama and the Warner Bros. supervillain mash-up respectively premiered virtual reality experiences Thursday in atmospheric venues located outside the San Diego Convention Center. Unlike most other promotional VR content released alongside films and TV shows, the "Suicide Squad" and "Mr. Robot" short VR films featured their counterparts' casts and crew. ...>>
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The Latest: Florida probing 2nd possibly local Zika case
Technology
Published in 22-7-2016
    290 Visits
The department says in a news release that it is working with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and that the state government has asked that the CDC to send an epidemiologist to Florida to help with the investigation. Health authorities are testing mosquitoes and have not yet confirmed that anyone has been infected by a bite in the mainland United States. A Florida Health department sp ...>>
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Mosquito control officials: Even Zika suspicions are costly
Technology
Published in 22-7-2016
    1067 Visits
On Thursday, fogging trucks drove through a Miami-Dade County neighborhood where health officials are investigating a Zika diagnosis that doesn't appear to have connection to travel outside the United States. Zika is such a mild disease for most people that they don't even know they have it, but it has been found to lead to severe birth defects if a pregnant woman is infected. Better b ...>>
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Racism on Airbnb inspires new sites Innclusive and Noirbnb
Technology
Published in 22-7-2016
    1068 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) Accusations that Airbnb has been ignoring complaints of racism have led several black entrepreneurs to create two new vacation rental websites where they say racism will not be tolerated. Another case got attention in June when Airbnb removed a host in North Carolina who purportedly used a racial slur to reject a booking by a black woman. Airbnb has a longstanding policy prohibiti ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 22-7-2016
    395 Visits

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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