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  • Indivisible Houston Lets Loose With <i>Hamilton</i> Singalong at Guava Lamp
    August 21 at 7:25 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    Indivisible Houston found a creative and fun way to continue the fight for freedom by hosting a Hamilton Singalong at Guava Lamp in Houston on August 19. Organizers took a break from phone calling, filling airports and organizing marches to let…

     
  • J. Cole Packs the House at Toyota Center in Houston
    August 21 at 7:05 a.m. by Nguyen, Mitchell

    J. Cole, Ari Lennox, J.I.D., Bas and Anderson .Paak blew Houstonians to another dimension at Toyota Center on August 18. Packed to the nosebleed section, concert-goers were blown away by some of the finest hip-hop in the game today, including…

     
  • The Party People of Saint Arnold's North Heights Pub Crawl
    August 21 at 5:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The pub crawling party people were out and about for Saint Arnold Brewing Company's North Heights Pub Crawl on August 19. Craft beer lovers got some respite from the heat and, for those who hit all the stops on the punch card, went home with some…

     

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  • Hundreds Turn Out for "Destroy the Confederacy" Rally Hosted by Black Lives Matter Houston
    August 21 at 5:10 a.m. by Nguyen, Mitchell

    Hundreds of passionate Houstonians gathered at Sam Houston Park near Houston's City Hall to express their opinions and views in a "Destroy the Confederacy" Rally hosted by Black Lives Matter Houston. The rally was organized into zones: one for…

     
  • Texas Road Trip: Burton, Where the Back Roads End
    August 20 at 8:40 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    If you're itching for a nice day trip out of the city, look for Burton, Texas — smack dab in the middle of it all between Houston and Austin. It's a sleepy little town where the back roads end, but don't overlook the lively nightlife, fabulous…

     
  • Award-winning Global Megastar Ed Sheeran Sells Out Toyota Center
    August 20 at 8:15 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    Global megastar Ed Sheeran performed to a sold-out crowd at Toyota Center on August 19 as part of his tour with opener James Blunt and in celebration of his third studio album, ÷ ("Divide"). The singer began his set with "Castle on the Hill,"…

     
  • James Harden Shows Some H-Town Love with JH-Town Weekend
    August 20 at 7:55 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The bearded one himself, Houston Rockets guard James Harden, invited Chris Paul and NBA All-Stars Jimmy Butler, DeMar DeRozan and other sports greats to participate in JH-Town Weekend. Local fans and out-of-town celebs flocked to Rice University's…

     
  • Cold and Boozy Drinks to Take the Edge Off Houston's Summer
    August 17 at 4:30 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Forget the hustle and bustle of Houston traffic and chill out with these boozy and cool summertime adult beverages.

     
  • Houston Closets That Would Make Carrie Bradshaw Swoon
    August 17 at 4 a.m.

    Those who followed Sex and the City through all its episodes and movies know that there was a fourth love for Carrie Bradshaw beyond Aidan, the Russian "lovah" and Mr. Big: closets. We saw Bradshaw obsessively purchase Manolo Blahniks only to…

     
  • Graffiti-Covered Harrisburg Arts Museum Hosts Epic Art Battle in Eastwood
    August 16 at 5:50 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Eastwood's unique, graffiti-covered venue, the Harrisburg Arts Museum, hosted its Ham Art Market 3 on August 12. Art-lovers checked out the murals, street art and graffiti, shopped from art and vintage clothing vendors, saw live painting and…

     
  • 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…

     
  • Demon Ink Hosts Metal Masquerade at Raven Tower in Houston
    August 15 at 6:55 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    Demon Ink Tattoo hosts a party every year to show some H-Town love for friends and customers. The 8th annual shebang on August 12 at Raven Tower was a fun, masquerade-themed party and showcased local bands Matt Cash, A.J. Santana, Astral Alchemy,…

     
  • Things Get Hot as DJ Robin Schulz Makes Waves at Cle in Houston
    August 15 at 6:35 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    It was another Funday Sunday as international superstar DJ and producer Robin Schulz took over the decks at Clé Summer Sessions and filled the humid air with deep and tropical house beats. During the "Heatwave" some fans escaped to cool off at the…

     
  • 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…

     
  • Tex-Mex Done Right in the Bayou City
    August 15 at 4 a.m. by Troy Fields

    Today the most essential Tex-Mex dishes in Houston are the cheese enchilada, fajitas, chile con queso, the margarita and rice and beans. We stopped in at some of our favorite Houston mainstays — Cyclone Anaya's, El Real, El Tiempo, The Original…

     
  • Fans Gathered to Pay Tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington in Katy
    August 14 at 5:50 a.m. by Makwakwa, Tracey

    The Wildcatter Saloon played host to a memorial for Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington on August 12 in Katy. Fans gathered to hear music from Patrick Gamble, Kross Patrick Drums, The Recovered, Starflight Rocks and Wayne Brezz, who also shared…

     
  • 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…

     
  • Southern Fried Chicken Fest Brings Food Lover's Paradise to Levy Park
    August 13 at 11 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Levy Park Conservancy hosted a food lover's paradise on August 12 with the Southern Fried Chicken Festival. Houston-area chefs and culinary artists offered up tasty bites while guests weighed in on their picks for the people's choice award. We saw…

     
  • 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…

     
  • Chill Vibes at Insomnia Gallery's Photography Exhibit in Eastwood
    August 13 at 7:25 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    All the cool kids came out to Insomnia Gallery in Houston's East End to view more than 80 images in the August 11 exhibit, "Through The Viewfinder Vol. 3 - Photography Exhibition." Eureka Heights Brewing Company provided craft beer and guests…

     

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