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Openings and Closings: Shell Shack Will Boil in July, Beaux Coo is Cool Now

...is expanding with a second location in the fall of 2018 to Kirby Grove at 2925 Richmond. Slowpokes made the Houston Press Best of Houston 2017 list for its coffee and convivial...

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Calle Onze, 222 W. 11th,  had its "flash" opening June 7. The newest concept from the team at Edison & Patton...

...W. 11th,  had its "flash" opening June 7. The newest concept from the team at Edison & Patton, serves North Mexican and Texas favorites with a twist. Expect unique dishes like U10 scallops...

There is also a Bibo's Cafe at 6830 E. Sam Houston Parkway N.

Bungalow Heights, 1919 Beall,  had its soft opening the last week of May. Along with a selection of cider, beer and wine, there is a food menu featuring bar favorites like wings, fried green tomatoes and sticky ribs. The wings start out at $7 for five and the big ass pretzel weighs in at $9.

La Grande Roue, 1344 Yale, is expected to open early October or late November, according to Eater Houston.

Blkdog Coffee, 9630 Clarewood, opened June 21. The coffee shop is the newest concept in restaurateur Mike Tran's...

Beaux Coo, 5600 Richmond, had its grand opening May 5. If Cajun food and frozen daiquiris are on your...

Bisou, 4444 Westheimer, is slated to open in the fall, according to CultureMap Houston. The French-inspired restaurant and bar from the group behind Cle` and Spire will take over the spot formerly housing Taverna, which shuttered last week.

Moxie's Grill and Bar, 5000 Westheimer, is rolling out a new " Gluten Conscious Lifestyle" menu. It isn't a one-hundred-percent gluten-free menu, so for those with severe gluten and other allergies, Moxie's recommends speaking to a manager for assistance when ordering.

    Openings and Closings: Shell Shack Will Boil in July, Beaux Coo is Cool Now
    Shell Shack, the seafood boil restaurant with six locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, is bringing its concept to the Bayou City. The first Houston area location is planned for July at 2412 Washington, in the former Social Junkie space. The new build-out will feature two patios, two bars and...
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25 hours ago

Smoke, Pokes, and Poké: Houston Food News This Week

Slowpokes is expanding into the Upper Kirby district. Things have been going well in their Garden Oaks location, and now they’re taking their selection of coffees, teas, beer, wine and casual fare to 2925 Richmond Avenue, part of the Kirby Grove development.

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For those of you out in Pearland and Webster looking for more poké options, Pokéworks is headed to your neck of the woods. In October they’ll open up at 2360 Pearland Parkway and in December they’ll open at 1041 Bay Area Blvd.

$$ American/New American 2810 Westheimer Road

$ American/New American 2000 Lyons Ave.

    Smoke, Pokes, and Poké: Houston Food News This Week
    Well, you've made it. Happy Longest Day of the Year. Congrats. Depending on your perspective, it's all uphill or downhill from here. I'm not going to tell you what to believe, because either way the days are going to start growing shorter, and there's nothing we can do about it.
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33 hours ago

The Astros have become the first major league...

The Astros have become the first major league team to reach 50 wins.

    Astros use trio of homers to earn win No. 50
    George Springer slapped the dugout railing. Tony Kemp rose beside him, hand on head in disbelief. Jose Altuve trotted up the first-base line, the home run he launched still nowhere near its final resting place somewhere among the throngs of people populating the Crawford Boxes.
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2 days ago

Trump says he'll be signing something "in a l...

Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border. But the president added the "zero tolerance" policy will continue.

    The Latest: Trump to sign 'something' on migrant children
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border.
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3 days ago

The Houston Zoo Welcomes Tilly, the New Baby Elephant

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    The Houston Zoo Welcomes Tilly, the New Baby Elephant
    Earlier this year, the Houston Zoo made an exciting announcement: Tess, one of the zoo's Asian elephants and most beloved attractions was expecting a baby . After months of waiting, the Houston Zoo has finally announced that they've welcomed a new addition into their growing family: Tilly the baby elephant.
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3 days ago

Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate ...

Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate #NationalSelfieDay Thursday, June 21, we're rounding up your most-Houston selfies. That can be anything from you rolling down the hill at the Miller Outdoor Theatre, posing at the NASA's Johnson Space Center or watching a 'Stros game at Minute Maid Park - Houston Astro's Game. Email them to: Fernando.Alfonso@chron.com or send them here.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate #NationalSelfieDay Thursday, June 21, we're rounding up your most-Houston selfies. That can be anything from you rolling down the hill at the Miller...
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Jun 15

Paid Parking Meters Are Coming to Memorial Park

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    Paid Parking Meters Are Coming to Memorial Park
    Houston's Memorial Park has long been one of the best ways to enjoy the best of what our city has to offer on the cheap - or free. The 1,500-acre park is one of the largest in the nation and provides an oasis of outdoor recreation right in the heart of Houston.
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Jun 15

It. Is. SO HOT outside. Take a look at how w...

It. Is. SO HOT outside. Take a look at how we've survived our summers in the past:

    How Houstonians have beaten the heat over the years
    It's always been hot. We've just found better ways to beat the heat.
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Jun 14

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle is with ...

Looking to get more involved this summer? Hands of Houston has 3 great charities you can donate to right now through July 20th. #MTSIR

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Looking to get more involved this summer? Hands of Houston has 3 great charities you can donate to right now through July 20th. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton
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Jun 14

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle was live...

Stephanie Rice, the Texas native who made an emotional impact on The Voice, joins us for a performance and interview! https://chrn.cl/2t35rUr

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH LIVE: Stephanie Rice, the Texas native who made an emotional impact on The Voice, joins us for a performance and interview! https://chrn.cl/2t35rUr
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Jun 13

The Ultimate List of Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Houston (2018)

Levy Park- 3801 Eastside St., Houston 77098

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Discovery Green- 1500 McKinney St., Houston TX 77010

Market Square Park- 301 Milam St., Houston TX 77002

City Centre- 800 Town & Country Blvd., Houston TX 77024

The Square at Memorial City- 303 Memorial City Way, Houston TX 77024

Bane Park- 9600 W. Little York Rd., Houston TX 77040

Matzke Park- 13110 Jones Rd., Houston TX 77070

    The Ultimate List of Free Summer Outdoor Movies in Houston (2018)
    It's a BIG summer for free outdoor movies in Houston!
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Jun 13

Jun 12

Sugar Land Skeeters Tickets Deal: 40% Off Home Games!

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    Sugar Land Skeeters Tickets Deal: 40% Off Home Games!
    Houston might be home to the World Series champions, but the Astros aren't the only baseball team in town. Just down the road, the Sugar Land Skeeters offer their own exciting brand of professional baseball at beautiful Constellation Field. And now, you can get cheap Sugar Land Skeeters tickets for 40% off the regular price - just $8.50 gets you in!
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Jun 12

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!: Former President George H.W....

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!: Former President George H.W. Bush turns 94 today. (DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2t87tBV) Take a look at this 1944 photo of Bush in the cockpit of his TBM Avenger during World War II. The plane was named for his girlfriend — later his wife — Barbara:

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!: Former President George H.W. Bush turns 94 today. (DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2t87tBV) Take a look at this 1944 photo of Bush in the cockpit of his TBM Avenger during World War II:
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Jun 11

Father’s Day Freebies & Deals 2018: Where Dads Can Eat Free or Cheap in Houston Sunday

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    Father's Day Freebies & Deals 2018: Where Dads Can Eat Free or Cheap in Houston Sunday
    Father's Day weekend is upon us, and this year, there are plenty of great ways to spoil dad! All across Houston, you can find a number of different Father's Day freebies and deals, including dads eat free meal specials and more. Here are some of the top Father's Day freebies & deals in Houston for 2018.
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Jun 11

What do you think of officials' new measures ...

What do you think of officials' new measures to protect children from hot-vehicle deaths?

    Death of infant in hot car in Baytown prompts calls for safety measures
    Harris County officials and community leaders are doubling down on summer vehicle safety after the death of a 9-month-old who was found sitting alone in a hot truck in Baytown last week. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez lamented the death of the infant girl, Maria Solorio, whose parents both thought the other had removed her from the truck, he said.
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Jun 07

Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves had Houstoni...

Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves had Houstonians servin' looks Thursday night.

    Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves team up to charm Houston fans
    Harry Styles may no longer be a boy-bander. But he can still make fans scream. And swoon. And scream. The former member of One Direction brought his solo show Thursday to Toyota Center. Styles released his terrific debut solo album last year, propelled by tunes like "Sign of the Times" and "Kiwi."
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Jun 07

Here is look at the dedication of the restore...

Here is look at the dedication of the restored mural entitled, "The Rebirth of Our Nationality" painted on the wall outside the District Clerk’s Office Records Storage facility. https://chrn.cl/2Jl1LHz

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Here is look at the dedication of the restored mural entitled, "The Rebirth of Our Nationality" painted on the wall outside the District Clerk's Office Records Storage facility.
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Kids Eat Free All of June at Applebee’s

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    Kids Eat Free All of June at Applebee's
    Eating at restaurants gets a lot more expensive once kids come into the picture, so much so in fact that dining out is out of the question for many households on a budget. While less expensive options on kids menus are great, they still don't always bring eating out into the realm of possibility given the ever-rising costs of other necessities.
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Jun 04

Cool Off This Summer at These Houston Area Splash Pads

Located At :: 3801 Eastside Street, Houston, Texas 77098

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Located At :: 1300 Seamist Drive, Houston, Texas 77008

Located At:: 410 Bagby  St @ Memorial Dr., Houston, Texas 77002

Located At :: 14205 Kimberley Lane, Houston, Texas 77079

Located At :: 10570 Westpark Drive, Houston, Texas 77042

    Cool Off This Summer at These Houston Area Splash Pads
    It's coming y'all ... that infamous Houston heat has already started making its ghastly appearance, complete with dripping humidity reminiscent of the deepest, darkest corners of the rainforest. There are mornings when I walk out my door, kids in tow, and feel like I've walked straight into Conrad's Heart of Darkness, "The horror!
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Get Free Money for Using Your Amazon Cash Account

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    Get Free Money for Using Your Amazon Cash Account
    Amazon has made it easier than ever to shop online - sometimes even too easy, given the impulsiveness with which one-click purchases can be made. Yet Amazon also offers frequent shoppers a wide range of exclusive deals and benefits through its Prime membership, making shopping on Amazon somewhat of a rewarding experience.
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Charles "Smokey" Culver grew up in the Pasade...

Charles "Smokey" Culver grew up in the Pasadena area and now he has been selected to be the post laureate for his city. https://chrn.cl/2IUuVgo

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Charles "Smokey" Culver grew up in the Pasadena area and now he has been selected to be the post laureate for his city.
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The Ultimate List of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Houston This Summer

May 28 @ 11 am. Free performance featuring professional local musicians. Located at 3801 Eastside.

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Sun salutations ( a series of yoga poses) start at 6:20 am on the grounds of the chapel. It offers a pathway to prayer and meditation. The solstice celebration ends at sunset, 8:25 pm, with Japanese drumming ensemble, Kaminari Taiko. Located at 3900 Yupon.

Wednesdays in June and July, 10 am. Introduce kids to magic of art and literature through fun and interactive activities for ages 3+. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the garden after the event. Rienzi is the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston home, 1406 Kirby; free

Head to this independent bookshop in West Houston this summer for a variety of summer programs plus the regular 10 am Thursday Story Time! Located at 14532 Memorial.

The Dark Knight (May 25, 8:30 pm), Despicable Me 3 (June 23, 8:30 pm), and other movies will play throughout the summer at Discovery Green. Located at 1500 McKinney.

Batman (May 24, 8:30 pm), Pretty in Pink (June 28, 8:30 pm), Stand by Me (July 26, 8:30 pm), Field of Dreams (August 24, 8:30 pm) are some of the free movies that will be playing on the lawn at the park. Located at 301 Milam.

Alice in Wonderland (June 13), The Sandlot (July 11), La La Land(August 8). 8 pm fun & 9 pm movie. Located at 800 Town and Country Blvd.

Enjoy free salsa dance lessons every Friday night June 8 through August 17, 7 pm – 11 pm. Lessons are taught by professional salsa dancers. A live band will perform the last Friday each month. Located at 410 Bagby at Memorial.

1st and 3rd Fridays year round: Arrive 30 minutes before sunset to hear a brief presentation on Waugh Bridge Bat Colony. Watch bats emerge under the Waugh Bridge. Meet on the platform at Waugh Drive and Allen Parkway. Free public parking at Spotts Park, 401 S. Heights Blvd at Memorial.

...9 pm. Noah’s Ark pool only August 28-September 1 (10 am – 2 pm). 10570 Westpark. Playground and basketball pavilion also on site...

...full until August. Reserve a tour spot online or call 713-670-2416. Located at 7300 Clinton Drive...

    The Ultimate List of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Houston This Summer
    Looking for the best free and cheap summer activities in Houston in 2018? In a city this large, there's no shortage of things to do in Houston this summer. From free outdoor concerts to story times for kids to theater performances and more, there's ample summer fun for the whole family!
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