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EVENT: Café con AAMA

Learn more about the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans at their monthly Café con AAMA events. Members of the AAMA Board of Directors and Executive Staff… [more]

EVENT: Café con AAMA EVENT: Café con AAMA

Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards 2014

Nominations are open for the Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Awards (MHHA). The award is given every year to recognize exemplary Hispanics who have made outstanding contributions toward… [more]

Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards 2014 Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Awards 2014

Houston, you are 346

In case you missed it, today marks the first day that new phone numbers in the Houston area may be assigned a fourth area code: 346. If you are getting a new number (beginning… [more]

Houston, you are 346 Houston, you are 346

Big Rio Grande Burger from 59 Diner

59 Diner is one of those places that almost everyone I know will say that they've been to at least once. We all have a favorite dish, or dessert. It's a good standby for a casual… [more]

Big Rio Grande Burger from 59 Diner Big Rio Grande Burger from 59 Diner

Food and nature, photos by Samsung GalaxyS5

Disclaimer: I was given access to a Samsung GalaxyS5 for review (i.e., they let me borrow one to play with); I have to give it back (sadly). I was not paid for this post; all opinions… [more]

Food and nature, photos by Samsung GalaxyS5 Food and nature, photos by Samsung GalaxyS5

Texas’ most popular baby names in 2013

Sophia was the most popular name for newborn girls in Texas and the country for 2013. For boy babies Texans preferred Jacob while the country picked Noah as the most popular name. This… [more]

Texas’ most popular baby names in 2013 Texas' most popular baby names in 2013

Luby’s is still a fresh-food experience

I used to assume that, when I ordered food at a restaurant, the food was actually prepared on site. I never worked in the food service industry (other than my brief visit foray… [more]

Luby’s is still a fresh-food experience Luby's is still a fresh-food experience

The view at Bay Area Park (photos)

Over the weekend I ended up at Bay Area Park with the intent of taking photos. We used the park and its green spaces and waterways as a backdrop for my niece's pre-prom pics. While… [more]

The view at Bay Area Park (photos) The view at Bay Area Park (photos)

Midtown Houston — a new sign

Have you seen the new Midtown sign in just south of downtown? I came across it when I stopped at the CVS Pharmacy (on the corner of Bagby and W. Gray) across the street. It's impressive,… [more]

Midtown Houston — a new sign Midtown Houston -- a new sign


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