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  1. Historic rainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

    There was no dove with an olive branch to mark the end of Monday's storm. Receding waters and satellite maps were the only comfort for a city left paralyzed by flood and rain.


  2. Texas Woman Rescues Seven People from Flood: 'Fear Wasn't Going to Serve Anyone in that Moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | People

    Malaika Muhammad was home alone on Monday night when the flood that killed at least three people struck her neighborhood of South Houston, Texas. "I was looking outside at the weather in astonishment," she says, when she noticed a car stopped on the freeway exit ramp near her home.


  3. Things to worry about after a torrential floodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chron

    Now that we Houstonians have braved this latest flood event some of you are probably wondering what the next step is. If you were one of several that had to abandon your vehicle to seek higher ground you are no doubt counting your lucky stars and also dreading dealing with your insurance company.


  4. Mayor Parker, Gov. Greg Abbott provide update on Houston floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Mayor Annise Parker and Gov. Greg Abbott addressed the Houston area Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on the flooding damages and resources available to Houstonians. Bill Spencer reports.


  5. Recent editorials from Texas newspapersRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Not to be dyspeptic at a time when spring rains have replenished rivers and reservoirs and cool breezes continue to fend off beastly hot weather, but we're wondering whether it's time for the Lone Star State to engage - if you'll pardon the cliche - in a bit of "rebranding." The question comes to mind in the wake of the horrific shootout at a Waco "breastraurant," a deadly confrontation among criminal biker gangs that killed nine people and injured twice that number.


  6. Readers share their tweets from the #HoustonFloodRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chron

    Thanks to Garibay Adriannaedith for sharing his photo of what it looks like at 610 near Post Oak Road. #HoustonFlood @KHOU this is W. Bellfort at Kirkwood in SW Houston.


  7. The 20 Best Restaurant Patios in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Houston Press

    When the weather is blessedly mild, Houstonians go running, not for the hills but for the best restaurant patios in the city.


  8. Halal barbecue comes to HoustonRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    "Even though I was born in Houston, I never tried Texas barbecue because it wasn't halal," said Ali, a Muslim whose parents emigrated from Pakistan. "I'd spent my whole life listening to friends and co-workers say how great it is."


  9. Boutique Love tour party stops at Houston boutique to tout independent and emerging designersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | CultureMap

    The 411: A group of stylish Houstonians kicked off their Cinco de Mayo at a party hosted by Saint Cloud for Garmentory's traveling Boutique Love tour. Garmentory is a Seattle-based e-commerce platform that showcases independent and emerging designers and boutiques across the country.


  10. Editorial: Myths die hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Houston Chronicle

    ItA A ATMs time for the straight-shooting, straight-talking Texas cowboy to ride into the 21st century, time to show the world a new brand. Not to be dyspeptic on a Memorial Day weekend when spring rains have replenished rivers and reservoirs and cool breezes continue to fend off beastly hot weather, but we're wondering whether it's time for the Lone Star State to engage - if you'll pardon the cliche - in a bit of "re-branding."


  11. The 10 richest towns in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | USA Today

    ... is a suburb of Houston and had an annual median household income of $205,135 and a poverty rate of just 2.3%. South Houston, meanwhile, had a median income of $35,478 and a poverty rate of 32.0%. One common trend among places with higher income is a ...


  12. Johnson Space CenterRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Houston Press

    Get ready to free fall 28 feet , experience simulated reduced gravity and see the effects of microgravity on your face at the interactive exhibit "Fac... The fact that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is located here is a source of great pride to Houstonians.


  13. Jury deliberates case of attorney charged with duping accused drug traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Chron

    It was a used car salesman and a crooked lawyer, federal prosecutors said Friday, who duped accused drug traffickers into believing they could get their criminal charges dismissed in exchange for cash payments of millions of dollars. "It's a scam," Assistant U.S. Attorney John Pearson told jurors Friday in closing arguments in the trial of Houston criminal defense attorney Abraham Fisch .


  14. Free rides and fireworks as new METRORail lines set to open: Here's what's happeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CultureMap

    In honor of the two new lines beginning service Saturday, staff and artists from Houston Grand Oper a donned full-makeup and costume to pose at the Theater District stop near the Hobby Center in downtown Houston where both the East End and Southeast lines begin. Posing for a photo at the stop were Die Walkure ' s heroic Valkyrie and The Magic Flute ' s Queen of the Night, as well as Papageno and a dancing bear.


  15. Rodeo awards more than $7.5 million in scholarships this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Houston Chronicle

    Go Tejano Day on March 15 saw 75,357 rodeo fans make their way into NRG Stadium to see La Arrolladora Banda El LimA3n and La Maquinaria NorteA a perform on the big revolving stage inside. The World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest hosted 232,380 people over three days in late February.


  16. Charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Houston Chronicle

    The quality of education should not depend on a student's ZIP code. Currently, a young Houstonian has an 80 percent shot of graduating from college if he lives in an affluent neighborhood as compared with an 8 percent shot if he lives in a poor neighborhood, according to a recent study by Houston Endowment.


  17. Get Your Geek On: Comicpalooza's don't-miss guide to fan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CultureMap

    Original S.H.E.I.L.D agent Maria Hill, Colbie Smulders will be at Comicpalooza to answer your Avengers questions. Every Memorial Day weekend, thousands of Houstonians from all walks of life don their best corsets, pleather catsuits, feathered tutus, stormtrooper codpieces, medieval codpieces, S.H.I.E.L.D jumpsuits, Star Trek jumpsuits, Iron Man body armor and formal tentacles, then head on down to the George R. Brown Convention Center to get their Geek On.


  18. Rothko Chapel hosting public events for the upcoming summer monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 |

    Bringing first class speakers and inquisitive minds to Houston - and hosting thought-provoking and inspiring events - are two of the primary goals of the Rothko Chapel. Past programs have featured leaders, heroes, artists, musicians, scientists and scholars from all over the world including Amiri Baraka, President Jimmy Carter, the Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, Brice Marden, Rigoberta MenchAo, Raimon Panikkar, Nelofer Pazira, Steve Reich, Jonas Salk, Amartya Sen and Susan Sontag.


  19. Brennan's of HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Houston Press

    Houston institution Brennan's is back after burning to the ground during Hurricane Ike.


  20. Hell freezes over: METRO and Houston congressman agree on outline of transit planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | CultureMap

    The Metropolitan Transit Authority and U.S. Rep. John Culberson have reached an agreement on a 7-point plan to help relieve traffic congestion in the Houston area. Although it might have seemed like hell would freeze over before the Metropolitan Transit Authority and longtime Richmond rail opponent U.S. Rep. John Culberson would agree on anything, the two announced a rapprochement of sorts on Monday that may help the city's transit projects move forward. 2 comments

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