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Aurora has been working with Project Row Hous...

Aurora has been working with Project Row Houses and DiverseWorks for the past ten years to administer The Idea Fund, a re-granting program for Houston area artists funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. We're proud of our part in this collaborative catalyst for unique local projects, and really excited about the newest round of artist projects to receive TIF funding! Congratulations to Pamela Council, Ching-In Chen/ Jorge Galvan Flores/ Cassie Mira Nicholson/ John Pluecker/ Addie Tsai, jenaeveeve, Laura Wellen, Brian ‘PlutoLenz’ Ellison, Alex Goss, Shana Hoehn, Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, Monica Villarreal, Sebastian Gomez de la Torre, and Bill Davenport! Check out more about these upcoming projects at: www.TheIdeaFund.org

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora has been working with Project Row Houses and DiverseWorks for the past ten years to administer The Idea Fund, a re-granting program for Houston area artists funded by The Andy Warhol...
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Police said he was making a scene so the news...

Police said he was making a scene so the news could report about him and "his story could be documented for history."

    Police: Man admits to smoking methamphetamine, screams about 'the lizard people' during arrest
    Police said a man who admitted to snorting "methamphetamine to lose weight" was screaming about "the lizard people" while he was being arrested. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said an unidentified man in a white Jeep Cherokee had stopped on the road in Parkland, Washington.
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4 days ago

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX. 5,657 likes · 20 talking about this · 1,101 were here. Aurora Picture Show presents artist-made, non-commercial film and video. We promote the understanding and...
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Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Houston Chronicle
    Tonight we're pleased to present "Greater Houston After Harvey," a Houston Chronicle signature event. We'll discuss flooding causes and solutions, the government's role in creating a resilient...
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Visionary.

The need for Strategic Planning is one of the most important tasks that the Montrose District performs.

    Montrose Management District - Visionary.
    Visions of a more beautiful Future for MontroseThe need for Strategic Planning is one of the most important tasks that the Montrose District performs.Working with area partners such as the
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5 days ago

Where To Get Your Holiday Season Mimosa Fix in Houston

Cocktails 214 Fairview

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Cocktails, Happy Hour, Outdoor Patio, Pub Grub 544 Yale St.

bar 2349 Bissonnet St

Beer 3106 White Oak Dr.

Cocktails 2356 Rice Blvd.

$$$ American/New American 2048 Colquitt St.

$ Mexican/Tex-Mex 1018 Fairview St.

    Where To Get Your Holiday Season Mimosa Fix in Houston
    The holiday season means lots of brunches, lunches and daytime get-togethers. What goes well with all of these things? The ultimate daytime drinking bubbly: the mimosa. Where's the best place to get your mimosa fix in Houston? Have no fear; your trusty friends at Gastronaut have helped narrow down the best places in town to order one.
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5 days ago

Where to Dine in Houston on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2017

Charivari, 2521 Bagby, 713-521-7231

MAX’s Wine Dive, 4720 Washington, 713-880-8737; 214 Fairview, 713-528-9200

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Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd, 713-521-2239

Bistro Provence, 13616 Memorial, 713-827-8008

Brenner’s Steakhouse, 10911 Katy, 713-465-2901

CRU, 2800 Kirby, 713-528-9463; 9595 Six Pines, 281-465-9463

D’Amico’s Italian Market Café, 5510 Morningside, 713-526-3400

Fogo de Chão, 8250 Westheimer, 713-978-6500

La Table, 1800 Post Oak, 713-439-1000

The Tasting Room, 1101 Uptown Park, 713-993-9800; 818 Town and Country, 281-822-1500

Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe, 713-528-2264

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 1200 McKinney, 713-658-1995; 5839 Westheimer, 713-780-7352

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 1200 McKinney, 713-658-1995; 5839 Westheimer, 713-780-7352

The Pass & Provisions, 807 Taft, 713-628-9020

Quattro at Four Seasons Hotel Houston, 1300 Lamar, 713-650-1300

Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen, 1212 Waugh, 713-528-3474

Toulouse, 4444 Westheimer, 713-871-0768

Underbelly, 1100 Westheimer, 713-528-9800

    Where to Dine in Houston on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2017
    'Tis the season to wine, dine and not spend the entire holiday cleaning dishes. With that in mind, we've put together a 2017 Christmas Dining Guide. From splurge-worthy holiday feasts to family-friendly brunches, here is where to dine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Houston: Note: Don't forget to...
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Fun Fitness Options in Midtown to Drop Holiday Calories

The good news is you can do something about it right now, with plenty of fitness options in Midtown Houston. 24Hour Fitness at 3201 Louisiana Street offers round-the-clock accessibility to cardio and weight machines, courts, a lap pool, and classes in cycling, Pilates, yoga, martial arts, and Zumba.

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MetDance at 2808 Caroline Street gives you a choice of six-week classes in ballet,  jazz, hip-hop, and modern...

    Fun Fitness Options in Midtown to Drop Holiday Calories
    Did you eat an extra piece of pie on Thanksgiving Day? With whipped cream or ice cream on top? Well, that may be the least of your concerns. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American consumes 4,500 calories in their Thanksgiving meal, and about 229 grams of fat.
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6 days ago

Montrose District Security Patrol Successfully Reduces Car Break-Ins on Thanksgiving Weekend

On Sunday November 26th, the Montrose District made significant arrests that have already resulted in a reduction of motor vehicle burglary incidents in the Montrose area.

    Montrose District Security Patrol Successfully Reduces Car Break-Ins on Thanksgiving Weekend
    By Staff | December 5, 2017 On Sunday November 26th, the Montrose District made significant arrests that have already resulted in a reduction of motor vehicle burglary incidents in the Montrose area. Two days earlier, on Friday the 24th, surveillance video of the parking lot of Niko Nikos on Montrose identified two suspects in a late model BMW casing cars in the lot.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

6 days ago

Five Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit in Montrose

The holiday season is in full swing. Lights decorate many area businesses and shopping centers, as well as homes and apartment balconies in the Montrose District. While you probably have plenty of holiday parties packing your schedule, we hope you can slip away and enjoy one of these wonderful events in the neighborhood.

    Five Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit in Montrose
    The holiday season is in full swing. Lights decorate many area businesses and shopping centers, as well as homes and apartment balconies in the Montrose District. While you probably have plenty of holiday parties packing your schedule, we hope you can slip away and enjoy one of these wonderful events in the neighborhood.
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Dec 04

Houston TranStar Cautions Commuters: When Stranded, Stay in Your Car

    Houston TranStar Cautions Commuters: When Stranded, Stay in Your Car
    A flat on the freeway. Extreme temperatures overheating your engine. A fender bender causing you to pull to the side of the road. The possibilities are as many as parts of a car, and all unplanned. However, if you find yourself stranded on Houston-area roadways, you can have a plan for staying safe!
    http://montrosedistrict.org

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Dec 02

Greener.

These projects provide the foundation for enhancing how the District looks and works while also providing a sense of place, a source of community pride, and dramatically impact the decisions of potential investors. During the first ten years plans were developed for projects related to beautification, landscaping, perimeter and interior markers, HWY 59 bridge lighting, banners, flags, custom signage, and monuments. The District also advocates concepts to improve internal mobility and regional access including a Special Parking Area (SPA).

    Montrose Management District - Greener.
    Completion of a comprehensive study of mobility, parking, and drainage infrastructure throughout the District and presented study results to the Houston city council committee on infrastructure, transportation, and technology to focus its attention on District infrastructure needs.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Dec 02

Safer.

Security is more than maintaining an area free of crime. It also means the ability to invest, live, and work comfortably. The District has developed strategies and actions to enhance the level of public safety, security, and maintenance, and regularly monitors and evaluates the results of programs and projects, while recommending steps for continuous improvement.

    Montrose Management District - Safer.
    A "work-smarter" philosophy police patrol initiative which utilizes veteran Houston Police officers assigned to the Differential Response Team. In addition to being experienced, these officers are specially trained problem solvers. They know the community, its character, and its challenges. More importantly, they know and care for the people who live, work in, and enjoy Montrose.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Dec 02

Growing.

This function of the District has helped support and promote over $400 million in new multi-family, office, and retail development in the area. New luxury apartments that have been completed or are under construction will bring over 3,000 new residents, mostly young professionals who will add even more vitality to the restaurant and retail sectors of the Montrose community.

    Montrose Management District - Growing.
    Creation of illustrated brochures given to developers to provide them with useful information about the District, trade area population, and demographics; the purposes, history, committee structure, and Service, Improvement, and Assessment Plan of the District; numbers and types of businesses; comparison of retail demand and supply; and District strengths and advantages.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Dec 01

Aurora Picture Show shared The Idea Fund's po...

    The Idea Fund
    How you look after allocating tens of thousands of dollars to amazing local artists in Houston! Thank you to our panelists for spending hours reviewing our Round 10 projects! #10yearsofTIF 🙏🏽...
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Dec 01

Want a Couture Dinner? Try These Six Chef's Tables

$$$$ Cajun, Creole, Seafood, Southern 3300 Smith St.

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$$$ Japanese, Sushi 3600 Kirby Dr.

$$$$ Japanese 1401 Binz St.

$$$ American/New American, Southern 3258 Westheimer Rd.

    Want a Couture Dinner? Try These Six Chef's Tables
    The buzzing restaurant scene in Houston is always hopping, and there's nothing more exciting than getting a custom tailored, one of a kind unique dining experience like a meal at the chef's table at some of our favorite local restaurants. So what exactly defines a chef's table?
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Nov 30

Webinar – How to Submit an Award Winning Nomination – NSBWA 2018

    Webinar - How to Submit an Award Winning Nomination - NSBWA 2018
    By Staff | November 30, 2017 Join the Houston NSBWA Coordinator for a brief WEBINAR on how to submit this year's award winning nomination for local and national categories. Monday and Thursday at 10 am until January 4th (except Dec 25th and 28th).
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Nov 30

Where Ben’s Been in November

    Montrose Management District - Where Ben's Been in November
    Ben hosted our Flip the Switch Party at Niko Niko's alongside owner and Montrose District board member Dimitri Fetokakis (not pictured.) The party featured several hors d'oeuvres from the menu, including stuffed grape leaves and baklava, and beer and wine.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Nov 30

Cleaner

The District will:

    Montrose Management District - Cleaner
    Continue supplemental mowing, trash pick-up, and bandit sign removal on public rights-of-way. Add new pan and broom maintenance team members, distinctly uniformed to patrol the rights-of-way, assisting with: trash pick-up, observation of infrastructure needs, and suspicious activity.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Nov 30

Business & Economic Development and Marketing

This function of the District has helped support and promote over $400 million in new multi-family, office, and retail development in the area. New luxury apartments that have been completed or are under construction will bring over 3,000 new residents, mostly young professionals who will add even more vitality to the restaurant and retail sectors of the Montrose community.

    Business & Economic Development and Marketing
    By Staff | November 30, 2017 This function of the District has helped support and promote over $400 million in new multi-family, office, and retail development in the area. New luxury apartments that have been completed or are under construction will bring over 3,000 new residents, mostly young professionals who will add even more vitality to the restaurant and retail sectors of the Montrose community.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Nov 30

Public Safety, Security, & Maintenance Services

Security is more than maintaining an area free of crime. It also means the ability to invest, live, and work comfortably. The District has developed strategies and actions to enhance the level of public safety, security, and maintenance, and regularly monitors and evaluates the results of programs and projects, while recommending steps for continuous improvement.

    Montrose Management District - Public Safety, Security, & Maintenance Services
    Security is more than maintaining an area free of crime. It also means the ability to invest, live, and work comfortably. The District has developed strategies and actions to enhance the level of public safety, security, and maintenance, and regularly monitors and evaluates the results of programs and projects, while recommending steps for continuous improvement.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Nov 30

Planning, mobility, environmental & urban Design, Visual improvements, and Cultural Promotions

These projects provide the foundation for enhancing how the District looks and works while also providing a sense of place, a source of community pride, and dramatically impact the decisions of potential investors. During the first ten years plans were developed for projects related to beautification, landscaping, perimeter and interior markers, HWY 59 bridge lighting, banners, flags, custom signage, and monuments. The District also advocates concepts to improve internal mobility and regional access including a Special Parking Area (SPA).

    Planning, mobility, environmental & urban Design, Visual improvements, and Cultural Promotions
    By Staff | November 30, 2017 These projects provide the foundation for enhancing how the District looks and works while also providing a sense of place, a source of community pride, and dramatically impact the decisions of potential investors.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Nov 29

Aurora Picture Show shared Harvey Arts Recove...

    Harvey Arts Recovery Knowledge Share
    Harvey Arts Recovery Knowledge Share Dec. 2, 10am-2pm Winter Street Studios Free event RSVP: harveyartsrecovery.org (click on upcoming events tab)...
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Nov 29

Aurora Picture Show shared QFest Houston's ev...

    QFest Presents BPM: An Observance of World AIDS Day
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Nov 29

Aurora Picture Show shared their event.

Aurora and the Houston Public Library are co-presenting a free-admission family film program this Sunday afternoon at the Julia Ideson Library downtown. Imaginative short films by animators from around the globe, plus a couple of films made in our own youth filmmaking camps. The screening will be followed by snacks, crafts, and even a visit from Santa Claus! Join us!

    Sweet Stories
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Nov 28

My Montrose: Krista and Kobra, STRETCH Studio

Tell me about STRETCH.

    My Montrose: Krista and Kobra, STRETCH Studio
    Tell me about STRETCH. Krista: We are sisters, and we have always wanted to work together. I found yoga, Pilates, and cycle when I was 15, and it was an easy way to get in my exercise in a safe environment. Kobra started Pilates about four years ago.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

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Nov 27

Support us when you shop today, Cyber Monday!...

Support us when you shop today, Cyber Monday! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0612928

    AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
    https://smile.amazon.com

Nov 27

This Week in Houston Food Events: Wine Bar Mondays and a Tamale Fest

Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith, will be hosting its annual Holiday Brunch with Santa on Saturday, December 2 from 9...

Chef Cuc Lam is taking over the kitchen at Wooster’s Garden, 3315 Milam, from 4 to 10 p.m. The pop-up event will be inspired by the...

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Every Monday through December 18, the usually closed Helen Greek Food & Wine, 2429 Rice, will open its doors to holiday shoppers looking to take a break with a few...

13 Celsius, 3000 Caroline, will conduct a week-long celebration highlighting some of the classic styles and more iconic...

...staff of Uchi to create a perfectly paired  beer and food menu, available at Uchi, 904 Westheimer, from 7 to 10 p.m. The details of the eats are being kept under...

Lucille’s, 5512 La Branch, is hosting another Southern-inspired Dim Sum Dinner, this on benefiting Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief...

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, 3601 Kirby, will bring back its holiday tradition, 12 Days of Mole, kicking off on Friday, December 1. The 12-day event will feature a different mole and dish each evening.

Head to EaDo's Navigation Esplanade, 2800 Navigation, to kick off the holiday season with a fun-filled tamale festival from noon to...

...cheese with the Saint Arnold at Sonoma tasting event, held at Sonoma Wine Bar & Restaurant, 801 Studewood, from 2 to 5 p.m. Guests will sip Christmas Ale, Bishops 12 (Christmas Ale...

...pitmasters will compete in a Houston versus Austin BBQ Throwdown, held at Saint Arnold Brewery, 2000 Lyons, from 1 to 4 p.m. The Houston lineup includes Beaver’s, The Brisket House...

    This Week in Houston Food Events: Wine Bar Mondays and a Tamale Fest
    Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Mondays through December 18 Wine Bar Mondays at Helen Greek Food & Wine Every Monday through December 18, the usually closed Helen Greek Food & Wine, 2429 Rice, will open its doors to holiday shoppers looking to take a break with...
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FBI - Houston Texas is searching for a man in...

FBI - Houston Texas is searching for a man in his mid-30s, standing at a height of between 5-feet 7-inches and 5-feet 8-inches tall and weighing 150 pounds, who was seen on surveillance video wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and square-rimmed glasses. He entered the Wells Fargo bank branch on Smith Street near Drew Street at around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

    Midtown Houston bank robbed on Black Friday
    FBI Houston is seeking help from the public to find man who robbed a midtown Houston bank on the afternoon of Black Friday. The man, described by FBI Houston as in his mid-30s, standing at a height of between 5-feet 7-inches and 5-feet 8-inches tall and weighing 150 pounds, was seen on surveillance video wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and square-rimmed glasses.
    http://www.fox26houston.com

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