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Nominate someone for People and People en Español’s “Most Beautiful” social media contest

Celebrate natural beauty today by nominating yourself or someone else to People or People en Español‘s “Most Beautiful” social media contest. The magazines are inviting women ages 18 or older to “celebrate their natural beauty by posting a photo that best represents their naturally beautiful self – whether it’s a makeup-free selfie, a shot flaunting […]

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El Pollo Loco food, February 2015.

El Pollo Loco has shrimp! #ad

**SPONSORED** In time for Easter (and Lent), El Pollo Loco is offering shrimp dishes. For me what this means is that I can grab a meal at El Pollo Loco on Fridays, when my other options are limited. Or at least it gives me a choice from the fried seafood that normally features as my entree on Fridays….

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Selena to be honored at Fiesta de la Flor on April 17 & 18, 2015

Tejano music legend Selena Quintanilla Perez will be honored during a two-day event in Corpus Christi. Fiesta De La Flor will be held in the south Texas city on Friday, April 17, 2015 and Saturday, April 18, 2015. Among the headliners for the event are A.B. Quintanilla y los Kumbia Kings Allstarz… a fitting choice. […]

Wings of the City, an art exhibit by Jorge Marin; Discovery Green Park

Wings of the City, an art exhibit by Jorge Marin

There’s still time to catch the Wings of the City art exhibit by Jorge Marín at the Discovery Green Park. This free art installation is on display throughout the park until Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The exhibit was set up “to offer Houstonians a place to gather, reflect and celebrate acclaimed international art.” According to […]

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3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival on Sunday, April 26, 2015

WHAT: 3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival WHEN: Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 1-5 p.m. PRICE: $50-$100 WHERE: NRG Park – Green Lot Parking entrance #13 off Lantern Point Dr. Houston, TX 77054 MORE INFO: * * * NOTES: SOURCE: Tickets On Sale Now for 3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival | Houstonia Magazine Image source: […]


Latino Health Summit 2015 on Friday, February 27, 2015

WHAT: Latino Health Summit 2015: Preventive and Integrated Approach to Healthcare WHEN: Friday, February 27, 2015 WHERE: University of Houston College of Education Stephen Power Farish Hall, KIVA room 101 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77004 PRICE: $40 at the door MORE INFO: Latino Health Summit – Hispanic Health Coalition

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Paquita la del Barrio in concert on Saturday, May 30, 2015

WHAT: Paquita la del Barrio in concert WHEN: Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Arena Theatre 7326 Southwest Freeway Houston, TX 77074 MORE INFO: * * * NOTES: We do our best to ensure all event information is accurate and up-to-date. However, it’s a good idea to visit the website listed or […]

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Chef Hugo Ortega nominated for James Beard Award, again

Chef Hugo Ortega (Hugo’s Restaurant) garnered two of Houston’s five nominations for the prestigious James Beard Awards this year. Ortega’s two nominations were: one for Ortega himself for “Best Chef: Southwest” and one for the restaurant for “Outstanding Wine Program.” This is Ortega’s fourth year to be nominated. The other Houstonians in the awards nominations […]

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Celebrate National Margarita Day on Sunday, February 22, 2015

Did you know that tomorrow is National Margarita Day? Yep. And, once again, I will commemorate the day at least in spirit (pun intended). This fabulous drink is celebrated every February 22nd. Last year it fell on a Saturday (the better to celebrate). I suspect that even though this year it falls on a Sunday, […]