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  1. Houston, prepare for 3 weekends of traffic trouble on 610 and 288Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CultureMap

    Drivers traveling along SH-288 over the next three weeks may want to plan for some major closures. On August 13 the direct connector ramps, which take drivers from IH-610 eastbound to SH-288 northbound and IH-610 westbound to SH-288 southbound, were open to drivers.

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  2. Massive food festival serves up ethnic extravaganza to downtown dinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | CultureMap

    Houston, prepare for an event that will eat away at your day. Now in its second year, Houston Food Fest is a day-long extravaganza happening Saturday, August 18 that spotlights food and cuisine from all over the city.

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  3. Houston designers pay homage to Oscar de la Renta in fashion showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | CultureMap

    Jacqueline Kennedy, Lupita Nyong'o, Blake Lively and Sarah Jessica Parker are among those who have worn Oscar de la Renta designs. The next generation of local designers are showcasing their Oscar de la Renta-inspired gowns at 15 libraries across Houston, as a part of Timeless Elegance: Homage to Oscar de la Renta , with an opening reception and panel discussion Sunday, August 19 at the Central library.

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  4. Restaurant shocker: Memorial-area comfort food spot has new ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | CultureMap

    The drama surrounding Cherry Pie Hospitality has taken an unexpected turn. The embattled restaurant group, which was temporarily locked out of two its concepts earlier this month, announced that it has sold State Fare .

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  5. State of Grace owner's Tex-Mex and seafood spots set opening datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | CultureMap

    Superica will be the fourth location of the Tex-Mex concept Fry launched in Atlanta in 2015. The menu runs the full gamut of Tex-Mex history, from vintage tacos and enchiladas to fajitas and mixta plates; interior Mexican dishes like menudo and pozole are also included.

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  6. Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | CultureMap

    Several spots around Houston will be celebrating this day in full swing. Aloft Houston and the Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental will both have Bacardi cocktail specials for $12, while Downtownfest Houston will have rum flowing out of several downtown locations.

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  7. These are the 6 best concerts to catch in Houston this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | CultureMap

    Hip-hop is the sound of the week, with several high profile concerts rolling through the 713. Meanwhile, the '90s nostalgia trip continues as some of the biggest alt-rock bands of that era grace the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion stage.

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  8. 2 Houston favorites take top prizes in grocery chain's contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | CultureMap

    Ever wonder how your favorite local products make it to the shelves of H-E-B? It's not easy. As part of the grocery giant's Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best , entrepreneurs must stand out from a field of more than 700 entries before making it to the final round, a fiercely competitive event where budding food magnates are grilled nonstop by judges for two days.

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  9. 10 things to know in Houston food: Openings, closings, and 'rita dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | CultureMap

    Editor's note: Houston's restaurant scene moves pretty fast. In order to prevent CultureMap readers from missing anything, let's stop to look around at all the latest news to know.

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  10. Post Oak Little League team poised for historic World Series runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | CultureMap

    That's four tournaments down for the Post Oak Little League All-Star team , which will represent the Southwest Region in the most prized celebration of youth sports - the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. "We told our players at the start that we had six goals, now there are two goals left: win the U.S. championship and the Little League World Series championship," says Post Oak manager David Rook.

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  11. Houston's hip-hop superstar Travis Scott unveils Astroworld FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | CultureMap

    Locally raised, international hip-hop superstar Travis Scott is bringing back the ghosts of many childhood memories to Houston in the form of Astroworld Festival set for Saturday, November 17. The Grammy Award-nominated, Missouri City native, whose new album of the same name sits at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, will headline the music event at NRG Park.

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  12. Underground downtown dining palace heats up Houston's food hall boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | CultureMap

    How many food halls can downtown Houston support? Three are already slated to join Conservatory: Finn Hall , which will feature a mix of first-time concepts and new locations of popular concepts like Dish Society and Goode Company; Bravery Chef Hall , where chefs will cook in front of diners; and Lyric Market , which is being curated by chef Charles Clark and his business partner Grant Cooper . Add the Capitol Tower to the list.

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  13. Oprah Winfrey spotted at tony River Oaks District shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | CultureMap

    The chic, upscale, and tony River Oaks District has been site to myriad national celeb sightings, most recently, Kylie Jenner and her partner , Travis Scott, who were enjoying a quiet date night. But on August 8, the scene amped up to mega-wattage proportions, as Oprah Winfrey stopped by the shopping center - eliciting a social media frenzy.

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  14. Houston chef dishes on her speedy rise, plus a WashAve all-day hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | CultureMap

    On this week's episode of "What's Eric Eating," Kulture owner Marcus Davis and executive chef Dawn Burrell join CultureMap food editor to discuss their downtown restaurant that's serving an elevated take on African-American cuisine. The conversation begins with Davis discussing the path that led him to open Houston institution The Breakfast Klub and Burrell explaining how she made the transition from Olympic track and field athlete to a chef who worked at both Sparrow Bar + Cookshop and Uchi.

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  15. 8 best new happy hours from Houston's hottest bars and restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | CultureMap

    While one way to survive a long drive is to listen to a podcast or a sports radio show , finding a place to grab a drink while traffic dies down works, too. Thankfully, many of this summer's most-exciting new bars and restaurants have started offering happy hours that are sure to fit any budget.

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  16. Beyonce's family home survives flood, listed for sale near Med CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | CultureMap

    Fans of BeyoncA used to make regular pilgrimages to Third Ward to gaze upon Rice Mansion, home to Music World Entertainment - the once-glorious empire that was the brainchild of Bey's father, Mathew Knowles. The yellow estate on Hadley Street called to mind Motown, as the updated manse and surrounding buildings housed every facet of the Music World operation .

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  17. Houston's first rooftop movie theater coming soon from London chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | CultureMap

    Houstonians love taking in an outdoor movie, so much so that they're even willing to brave the scorching heat and dripping humidity for a summer screening . Londoners also enjoy a good outdoor flick and are thankfully sharing the Rooftop Cinema Club - a new outdoor movie venue that's set to open this fall at BLVD Place . 16 comments

  18. These are the 5 best concerts to catch in Houston this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | CultureMap

    It may be the heat, or the fact that kids are about to start back to school, but the local live music scene is slower in August - before the fall concert season picks up. That's not to say there isn't anything good to see in Houston this week.

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  19. Giant new food hall, market, and beer garden on track for Inner LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | CultureMap

    The food hall movement has been slow to arrive in Houston, but that's all about to change. At least four are under development in downtown, and the plans to transform the Houston Farmers Market include a food hall-style component, too.

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  20. 12 home run spots near Minute Maid Park to pregame before the AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | CultureMap

    There's no better time to catch your World Series Champs than right now in Houston. The hot bats, the All-Star pitching rotation, Orbit's hilarious antics - it all adds up to an amazing fan experience in one of only six covered, air-conditioned ballparks in the league.

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