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Name That Shuttle Says Space Center Houston

Name That Shuttle Says Space Center Houston

Very soon now the Space Center Houston will pick one lucky Texan who will get to name the replica shuttle due to sit atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft starting in 2015. Combining Texas' natural state pride with a renewed interest in space, the contest hopes to inspire the awe and wonderment beffiting of the space program whilst simultaneously taking the spirit of Texas to lofty new heights.

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Houston's Exciting Fourth of July Lineup

Houston's Exciting Fourth of July Lineup

America is bracing itself for another birthday bash and Houston is hot with events dedicated the celebration of the independence of our union. Besides the gorgeous fireworks display set to the backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is lining up the festivities to give a proper sound off to our glorious holiday.

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How Houston Has Changed Over The Years

How Houston Has Changed Over The Years

The stereotype for Houston is a white-washed, racist backwater but that offensive sentiment couldn't be farther from the truth. Houston has come a long way since its days long past and the city has long since become a roiling melting pot of diversity, cultural exchange, and forward thinking. The only thing left is to dispel the lingering notions that mar the city's reputation.

Stephen Klineberg polishes off a spicy lamb mint burger, mops his brow and recalls the Houston he moved to as a young professor in the 1970s.

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Houston To Get JW Marriott in Spring of 2014

Houston To Get JW Marriott in Spring of 2014

Nothing says luxury like JW Marriott, and soon a new hotel in Houston will bear that luxurious name. Due to open in Spring of next year, the new hotel will emerge from the renovated ruins of the aging Samuel F. Carter Building, a move that will simultaneously revitalize the local area but maintain the city's cultural heritage.

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Artwork From Kennedy's Presidential Suite on Display in Houston

Artwork From Kennedy's Presidential Suite on Display in Houston

A lover of the arts but remembered only for the tragedy that befell him, President John F. Kennedy surrounded himself with beautiful artwork and those works will now go on display in Houston. Dubbed “Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy,” the exhibition will display a collection of works from the 1963 Presidential Suite.

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Renovation Strikes Houston Once More With Revitalized Theater

Renovation Strikes Houston Once More With Revitalized Theater

Renovation fever has once more come to Houston as yet another building succumbs to temptation, this time the Main Street theater. The much needed renovation is actually the second attempt at restoring the aging construction, this time being spearheaded by Justin O'Brien and Dean O'Kelley who have raised an impressive sum to breathe life back into the building.

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Houston Awes With Art Car Parade

Houston Awes With Art Car Parade

Some see every car as a work of art, but the Houston Art Car parade has shown that for others, every car is a canvas just waiting to be filled. Featuring a suite of custom-made or decorated cars and other vehicles, everything from seashells to shoehorns appeared in the parade's impressive array of art and expression.

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Energy-Smart Hotel Options in Houston

Energy-Smart Hotel Options in Houston

If you're the type of person who wants to minimize your carbon footprint even while traveling, there are some great hotel options available for you in Houston, and you don't even have to give up your favorite luxuries.

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Historic Houston Building to Become Downtown Luxury Hotel

Historic Houston Building to Become Downtown Luxury Hotel

Rather than demolish the Samuel F. Carter building, the structure will be converted into a downtown Houston luxury hotel, which will be opened and operated by JW Marriot.

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New Convention Center Hotel Approved in Houston

New Convention Center Hotel Approved in Houston

Though there are numerous hotels being constructed in Houston right now, the only one that's really guaranteed to get a ton of visitors is this second convention center hotel, which should be starting construction any time now that agreements have been completed.

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Houston International Festival 2013

Houston International Festival 2013

Political stalwarts in Texas have earned an unfair stereotype for the rest of the residents. Though many of the state's citizens are assumed to be unwelcoming at best, xenophobic at worst, the truth of the matter is that the people are as friendly and warm as anywhere else in the world. For example, Houston has an entire festival dedicated to its international community and every year the festival goes on without problems.

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Texans to look for a quarterback in Draft

Texans to look for a quarterback in Draft

After an amazing start to last season the Houston Texans will be looking to acquire the services of a rookie quarter back as the draft grows closer and closer. Most teams are looking out for the good of the team and what better way to do that then to scout young players.

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Artist pays tribute to musicians

Artist pays tribute to musicians

Painting instruments that where played by very talented musicians can only mean one thing. Pen Morrison has an astonishing collection of wood and metal guitar collages paying tribute to musical artist such as Eric Clapton and Lightning' Hopkins. The art will be on display at the Cactus Musical during the month of April.

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Houston Rockets Get 13th Straight Win

Houston Rockets Get 13th Straight Win

The Houston Rockets are on fire, figuratively of course. They have won 13 straight games and they are looking very strong as the playoffs get that much closer. They are tied with the franchise's longest winning streak. One more game and they'll set a new record.

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Houston Rodeo Parade

Houston Rodeo Parade

The annual Houston Rodeo parade was recently held and boy was it as amazing as ever. This whole event raises millions of funds for various foundations so your attendance does count for something other then fun. Along with a parade the 5k-rodeo run takes place which also raises funds.

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The Houston RV show

The Houston RV show

The Houston RV show attracted many people who are looking for a sort of home-away-from-home. Most of the people in attendance have a vehicle to tow a trailer but nothing too heavy. This cause many people to be on the look out for spacious yet light towable RV.

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Top 11 Models of Auto Show in Houston

Top 11 Models of Auto Show in Houston

The Houston Auto Show is always a huge hit. If you want a little preview of what you might see when you go to the show then you are at the right place. These are the top 11 models that you are most likely to see at the show. The top three are the Corvette, Porsche, and Range Rover.

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MLK Day Parades in Houston

MLK Day Parades in Houston

Houston, as it does every year, held two parades in honor of the historic civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. One of the pared will be held in Downtown, while the other is held in midtown. Both began at the same time, marking a celebration of the 45th anniversary of this much-missed leader of men.

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Houston Makes Top 20 Cities to Rent a Home

Houston Makes Top 20 Cities to Rent a Home

Houston, Texas just made the top 20 cities to rent in list. Although it came in in dead last it is still a great accomplishment. Renting prices are down to 81 percent of the cost of owning. Even though it seems as though that’s a lot this is one of the lower percentages in the United States.

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Amazing Cars at the Houston Auto Show

Amazing Cars at the Houston Auto Show

The Houston Auto Show is under way and boy are there some great cars for the show. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the show and it seems like they went all out. Featuring cars from 35 different manufacturers as well as classic cars, this show offers up the opportunity to eyeball all of the cars you have been ogling online all year.

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