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Tiffany Trump's exciting summer ends with law school

Tiffany Trump is ending her adventure-filled summer and beginning law school at Georgetown University this week.


Revisiting three Houston restaurants with new menu focus

THE CONCEPT Opened in February, this high-end Italian restaurant from Astros owner Jim Crane experienced some wobbles during its infancy but now has sure footing since chef Danny Trace, formerly of Brennan's, was hired several months ago.…

Monday, Aug 21


Cyclone Anaya’s Houston restaurants sold

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Five restaurants in Houston and one in the Woodlands are acquired by Dhanani Group's Heritage Restaurant Group


Uptown Holiday Lighting postponed until 2019

The Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting event has been postponed until 2019.

La Table heats up fine dining in Houston


Galleria restaurant updates menus with lighter, healthier options but also pours on tableside theatrics with its new cognac-drenched ribeye flambéed tableside


Lizzo is coming home for a show

The rapper and singer says she found hip-hop in Houston.

The style progression of Texas-born country star Kacey Musgraves

The Golden, Texas native has been lauded for having her own distinct spin on modern country, pulling elements from the classic female singers and merging them with her own flair.



Famous former University of Houston Cougars

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The University of Houston's fall semester begins this week, and if you're one of the university's roughly 44,000 students enrolled for the fall semester, the semester ahead can seem daunting.


KRIV-TV undergoes big staffing changes: New anchor, new reporter

Over the weekend, Melinda Spaulding bid farewell to Houston's KRIV-TV after more than a decade and finally announced her new gig:


Fans react to 'Game of Thrones' season 7 episode 6 'Beyond the Wall' with epic memes

WARNING: The content below contains spoilers and it will surly give away the plot of season 7 episode 6, "Beyond the Wall."

Sunday, Aug 20


Jerry Lewis, comedian and actor, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.


Houstonians celebrate diversity at the International Powder Fest

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After Houston was named among the 10 most diverse cities in America, the International Powder Fest decided there was no better place to hold the 2017 event.


Ed Sheeran enraptures a sold-out Houston crowd

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There was a marriage proposal near the back of the venue during "Thinking Out Loud." Another girl sobbed uncontrollably into her Snapchat account.

Saturday, Aug 19


The most popular pinup girl the year you were born

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Because a "like" on a favorite celebrities' newest photo on social media basically equates to ripping out the page in a magazine, we're bringing back the most popular pinup girls from 1940 to 1989.


First look: Paul Qui’s new Aqui restaurant

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Austin's James Beard Award-winning chef quietly opens his first Houston restaurant – an Asian stunner on Westheimer in Montrose


26 ways to save money and still have a life in Houston

Houston is a pretty great place to live with lots of great restaurants and things to do. But let's face it, we don't all have a trust fund so we can't be spending a lot of money all the time on going out.

Friday, Aug 18


Debbie Gibson's 'Out of the Blue' album turns 30 years old

Here are the videos we all remember, including one with a strong Houston connection.


Slim Thug is getting roasted for his birthday

The member of Houston rap royalty is the guest of honor at a comedy roast to kick off his birthday weekend.

Deborah Cox, in case you didn't know, is a dance floor superstar


The star, currently in "The Bodyguard," has earned 12 No. 1 singles on Billboard's Dance Club chart over the last two decades.


Taylor Swift just went dark on social media, here's what that may mean

Is Taylor Swift clearing out her social media presence for a new album?


Friday is National Fajita Day. Where do you go for Houston's best fajitas and Tex-Mex?

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Of all the corporation-created food holidays on the nation's calendar, "National Fajita Day" may be our favorite.


Meet the coolest and deadliest chameleon that just went viral

Michigan-based artist Emma Ward never expected her chameleon to become one of the Internet's most beloved reptiles.


Famous former Rice University Owls

Orientation Week wraps up today at Rice University, where some of Texas' brightest young minds are preparing for another semester at Houston's historic campus.


Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay and fiance Bryan Abasolo hang out with family in Houston

After celebrating their engagement in Dallas, the former Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsey and her now fiance, Bryan Abasolo made their way to Houston for more fun.


Social media users think they've found Selena Gomez's unofficial Instagram

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A 22-year-old from Mexico is garnering a lot of social media attention for being Selena Gomez's near-exact double.


OUT Magazine celebrates most powerful LGBTQ personalities in '10th Annual Power List'

OUT magazine has come out with its '10th Annual Power List,' that celebrates the most notable and powerful LGBTQ personalities in 2017. Tim Cook was ranked number one on the list.

Video: Johnny Depp surprises patients at children's hospital

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Captain Jack Sparrow made a special appearance at a children's hospital in Canada and the kids couldn't have been happier.