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  • Ham Cycles Turns Houston Into a Checkpoint-Style Alley Cat Race
    August 16 at 5:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Ham Cycles bike shop threw an anniversary bash and turned the Bayou City into its own checkpoint-style race course during the Ham Cycles Alleycat / Six Year Anniversary event on August 13. Competitors were tasked with returning a dry manifest to…

     
  • Things Got Wet and Wild at the Blacklight Slide in Houston
    August 15 at 4:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Blacklight Slide Houston on August 12 was a unique night experience focused on UV neon glowing fun. Sliders and party-goers from all around came out to Sam Houston Race Park for slip sliding fun and an awesome after party. When the sun went…

     
  • Protest Against SB 4 and Police Brutality Met With Counter Protest in Houston
    August 14 at 4 a.m. by Abrahán Garza

    A protest against Senate Bill 4, police brutality and the threat of Fascism, hosted by the Houston Socialist Movement, was met by a counter protest hosted by Texas Patriot Network at Houston's City Hall on August 12. Both groups kept the peace…

     

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  • Bayou City Cycles Celebrates Second Anniversary with FrankenBike #79
    August 13 at 8:10 a.m. by Abrahán Garza

    Bayou City Cycles celebrated its second anniversary in Houston's East End on August 12 with FrankenBike #79. Bike lovers, bike teams and everyday cyclists came together to swap and sell their previously loved bikes and gear. This monthly swap meet…

     
  • NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Celebrate 40 Years of Space Exploration
    August 10 at 5 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Our longest-living and farthest-reaching spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, are celebrating 40 years of space exploration this August and September. Each spacecraft carries the Golden Record of earth sounds, pictures and messages. Today, Voyager 1 is…

     
  • Houston Astros Fans Celebrate Jeff Bagwell Hall of Fame Weekend
    August 7 at 5:15 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Fans thronged to Minute Maid Park on August 5 to see the first place Houston Astros take on the Toronto Blue Jays as the home team continued to ride the wave of celebration from Jeff Bagwell's Hall of Fame induction on July 30. The Blue Jays ended…

     
  • Nice Showing of 'Gators, Snakes and Knives at Hunters Extravaganza Houston
    August 6 at 7 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Billed as the "granddaddy of all Texas hunting shows" the Hunters Extravaganza 2017 got off to a great start on August 4 at NRG Center in Houston. The family-friendly event runs through August 6 and features hunting equipment, accessories,…

     
  • View Amazing Images From 2017's Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition
    August 4 at 7:45 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Astrophotographers are holding their breath until the mid-September announcement of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 winners at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Take a look at these breathtaking images from those shortlisted for…

     
  • Monster Energy DUB Show Delivers Custom Wheels and Rap to H-Town
    August 2 at 4:30 a.m. by Evan Hammerman

    Custom rides, music artists (Gucci Mane, Kyle, LeCrae, Slim Thug, Baby Bash, Z-Ro, Dat Boi T, GT Garza, BeatKing and Propain) and more kept NRG Center thumping when DUB magazine's Monster Energy DUB Show descended on H-Town on July 30. Fans checked…

     
  • Futbolito, El Jimador and El Luchador at BBVA Compass Stadium
    August 1 at 6 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Before the big game against the Portland Timbers, Houston Dynamo fans gathered for a futbolito tournament on July 29 at BBVA Compass Stadium. Teams competed in a bracket-style competition with the tournament winners (Team Boyz) taking home $5,000.…

     
  • Pearl Bar Rallies Behind Evinger in UFC 214 Featherweight Bout Against Cyborg
    July 31 at 4:15 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houston's very own Tonya Evinger faced Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino during UFC 214, and the hometown was behind her all the way. Patrons of Pearl Bar on Washington gathered to show support and cheer her on during the match. Although Evinger was the…

     
  • Historically Significant Architectural Gems on the Market Now in Houston
    July 28 at 1:15 p.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Maybe it took the unbridled explosions of McMansions and characterless new construction in no-zone H-Town for us to appreciate the historically significant homes found in Houston. Rich in history and tradition, these architectural gems hearken back…

     
  • The Splintered Bits of AstroWorld Keep Showing Up Online
    July 27 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Houstonians get all dewy-eyed and sentimental when it comes to AstroWorld, our hometown theme park just across Loop 610 from the Astrodome. It closed in 2005 but we still have fond memories, and we keep the flame alive through vintage photos,…

     
  • Back to Sword Shopping for Texans
    July 26 at 10:50 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    In light of House Bill 1935, which makes it legal for Texans to carry most edged weapons beginning September 1, 2017, we decided it's time to see what's out there. Here's our look at spears, machetes, swords, Bowie knives and other exotic weaponry…

     
  • The Cutest (and Most Creative) Canines at the Houston World Series of Dog Shows
    July 24 at 4 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The Houston World Series of Dog Shows celebrated its 40th anniversary at NRG Park this week, July 19-23. Dogs, groomers and handlers participated in activities from flyball, creative grooming, adoptions and a big market for anything dog-related.

     
  • Lifestyles of Houston's Rich and Famous
    July 23 at 11:25 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Work hard, play hard. There are plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation when it comes to these gorgeous million-dollar swankiendas in Houston. These recently sold homes feature golf courses, media rooms, designer decor, art niches and Gone…

     
  • Man U Defeats Man City in First Manchester Derby Held on Foreign Soil
    July 21 at 8 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The first Manchester Derby held on foreign soil went down in Houston on July 20 at NRG Stadium as part of the International Champions Cup. Two Premier League giants battled in front of a crowd of more than 67,000 fans as Manchester United FC topped…

     
  • Sotheby's Set to Auction Space Exploration Artifacts on July 20
    July 19 at 9:45 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Sotheby's is holding its first space exploration-themed auction since the early 1990s, when it auctioned off Russian space history artifacts. The July 20 auction coincides with the 48th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and offers objects…

     
  • Houston Zoo Welcomes Joy, a New Baby Elephant
    July 19 at 7 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Cuteness alert: It's time for another birth announcement over at the Houston Zoo. After a two-year pregnancy and a short labor, the wait is over for mom Shanti who gave birth to a 305-pound female elephant on July 12. Welcome to Houston, baby…

     
  • 10 Cool Beach Rentals in the Bay Area
    July 18 at 2:50 p.m. by Susie Tommaney

    It's hard to believe, but paradise is not that far away from Houston. Galveston has some amazing lodging opportunities for rental, including hotels and condos, bed and breakfast inns, RV parks and more. Here's our look at some of the coolest…

     

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