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  1. A closer look at who's behind the Houston-to-Dallas high-speed trainRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CultureMap

    Texas High Speed Rail is on track to revolutionize travel between Houston and Dallas , but it's not without controversy. Hundreds of people came to public meetings earlier this month to protest the plans.

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  2. Local word nerds battle at buzzy Houston spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    The Scoop: How does the Houston Center Literacy Spell s-u-c-c-e-s-s? By gathering some of Houston's most savvy word nerds for a grown-up spelling bee. The event raised close to $200,000 to support adult education and skills development programs in Greater Houston and gave locals an opportunity to flex their spelling skills over dinner by Cordua Catering and Sprinkles cupcakes for dessert.

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  3. Artsy Israeli duo offers Houstonians a chance to spread the loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    Black birds formed from string, red-lettered words of encouragement for a city, a heart sculpted from red yarn, if you see any of these images on walls or buildings in Austin, San Antonio, Houston or small Texas towns, know that the Mind the Heart Project - a.k.a artists Maya Gelfman and Roie Avidan - stopped and created art along the way on their journey across the state. After closing their home studio and giving away many of their possessions, the internationally renowned Tel Aviv artist duo are on a year-long tour of the U.S., and have recently crossed into Texas to create public street art but also to enlist Texans from all walks of life to literally present their hearts to their favorite spots and objects of the cities.

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  4. Central Market rolling out new curbside service in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    The first location for the service is in Fort Worth, where it begins February 15. Central Market will add it at select stores in Texas, including Houston. The date has not been announced, but construction is underway at the Houston store, at 3815 Westheimer Rd. H-E-B, Central Market's parent company, has already launched more than 100 curbside locations at H-E-B stores throughout Texas.

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  5. Houstonians make a splash at new ZaZa's bubbly bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | CultureMap

    From a champagne aerialist to a mermaid in a giant martini glass, it was an unforgettable evening at the grand opening party of the Hotel ZaZa Memorial City . An invite-only crowd of more than 700 attendees turned out for the splashy soiree at the 17-story building. 2 comments

  6. Popular burger joint Shake Shack coming to MontroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | CultureMap

    Houston fans of the ubiquitous ShackBurger can rejoice. Popular burger joint Shake Shack will take over the familiar Montrose Burger King drive-thru location, Houston real estate news site Swamplot reports .

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  7. Bosscat owners share secrets of their success - and future plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | CultureMap

    On this week's episode of "What's Eric Eating," John "J.T." Reed and Leslie Nguyen join CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler to discuss their two Houston restaurants: Bosscat Kitchen & Libations and newly opened BCK: Kitchen & Cocktail Adventures . As it approaches its first anniversary, Bosscat has emerged as one of the Galleria area's most popular dining and drinking destinations, and BCK's retro-styled menu has diners in The Heights buzzing.

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  8. Downtown pop-up shop showcases Houston's hot designers and boss babesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | CultureMap

    It's a city full of potential and promise, talent, and tenacity. Just ask the Houston Astros, homeowners still rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey, and anyone who has ever sat on 610 during rush hour traffic.

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  9. At last! Locally minded sandwich shop arrives in The HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | CultureMap

    Local Foods , the popular sandwich concept from Benjy's owner Benjy Levit and chef-partner Dylan Murray, announced it will open its fifth Houston-area location at the Heights Mercantile mixed-use development on Friday. The 4,500-square-foot, 120-seat restaurant features design work by Michael Hsu and Micah Land of Austin's Michael Hsu Office of Architecture and designer Aaron Rambo - the same team responsible for both the Tanglewood and downtown locations - that incorporates a mix of a clean design with vintage touches.

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  10. These are the 5 best shows to see in Houston this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | CultureMap

    From steamy salsa, to cool electronica, it's another hot week of music in Houston. Here are the best shows coming up over the next seven days.

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  11. Where to eat now: 11 new restaurants and bars to try in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | CultureMap

    The fall's torrid pace of restaurant openings slowed a bit in December and January, but even a more relaxed Houston restaurant scene still produces a number of intriguing new restaurants. Or, more specifically, new additions to the ever-expanding roster of bar-restaurant hybrids.

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  12. Houston scores big on James Beard semifinalist listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | CultureMap

    Once again, Houston is well-represented on the James Beard Foundation's list of the semifinalists for its 2018 Awards . The awards are considered the Oscars of the culinary world, recognizing chefs, bartenders, restaurant owners, media members, and more.

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  13. Here are the top 7 things to do in Houston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | CultureMap

    Head to Le Colonial restaurant at River Oaks District for a festive evening in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Now that the work week is almost history, it's time to look ahead to the weekend.

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  14. Hip-hop heavy Hamilton finally hits Houston, with tickets on sale nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | CultureMap

    Fans of the Broadway behemoth, Hamilton , have devoured the tale of the life of founding father - and the first U.S. Treasury Secretary - Alexander Hamilton. Emmy, Tony, and Grammy-winning auteur Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-fused, musical jaunt has redefined the perception of American theater, and subsequently sent audiences into a frenzy for tickets on Broadway and in touring markets.

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  15. Houston deemed one of America's 15 best places to tie the knot in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | CultureMap

    Once the engagement is in the books, the search for the perfect wedding location begins. Local couples are in luck, as Houston ranks among America's 15 best places to tie the knot. 4 comments

  16. Here are our top picks for the Houston Sports Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | CultureMap

    Hakeem Olajuwon was honored at the Houston Sports Awards, and is an inaugural member of the Houston Sports Hall of Fame. Last week's Houston Sports Awards were a rousing success .

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  17. Houston champions and cancer survivors rock the runway for good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | CultureMap

    Tears of joys flowed at the heartfelt "Celebration of Champions" luncheon and fashion show, as 16 Texas Children's pediatric cancer survivors walked, danced, and strutted down the catwalk at River Oaks Country Club . The kids stole the spotlight - and the hearts of everyone in the audience - and had a blast strolling the runway in the latest fashions provided by Saks Fifth Avenue and Dillard's, alongside the 2018 Community Champions.

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  18. Fabulously French Junior League of Houston gala toasts joie de vivreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | CultureMap

    From champagne girls dressed in Marie Antoinette costumes delivering magnums of bubbly, to a Louis XIV-inspired show, the Junior League of Houston 's 70th annual charity ball captured the spirit of its theme, "Une Belle Nuit" The two-night extravaganza, held in the ballroom at the League's River Oaks-area building, featured silent and live auctions, plus entertainment each night.

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  19. Acclaimed Spanish restaurateurs get MAD in River Oaks DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | CultureMap

    One of Houston's most acclaimed fine dining restaurants has plans to open a sister concept in 2018. BCN Taste & Tradition owner Ignacio Torras and executive chef Luis Roger have quietly put together plans to open a new restaurant called MAD.

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  20. Here are the top 7 things to do in Houston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | CultureMap

    Still carving out your weekend plans? From a whiskey event to can't-miss concerts, we've got you covered. Here are our top seven picks to get out and enjoy what's hot in Houston.

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