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Summer Sensation
By Nate Chapnick | June 5, 2015

It was in 1964 at the Targa Florio, a grueling open-road endurance race in the mountains of Sicily, that Porsche introduced the GTS moniker (short for Gran Turismo Sport). Two 904 Carrera GTS racers...

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Summer Escapes
By The Editors | June 4, 2015


When the snow melts and temperatures rise, summer in this idyllic mountain town heats up with big city-caliber cultural events and unlimited outdoor recreation.


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The Hit List: Wine & Dine Dad
By Robin Barr Sussman | June 3, 2015

1. Named one of Esquire's Top 20 Steaks in America, Churrascos' (2055 Westheimer Rd., 713.527....

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Copenhagen Calling
By Chris Kelly | June 3, 2015

This morning two adorable French bulldogs named Fritz and Finn are trotting around a very cool warehouse in the Heights, which also happens to be headquarters for Indre By Design, an online...

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Yo, Adrian
By Ray Rogers | May 27, 2015

When Vincent Chase and crew make their entrance on the silver screen in this summer’s surefire blockbuster version of the HBO hit Entourage, it’ll be as high octane as you’d expect: The guys are partying with throngs of scantily clad models on...

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The Hit List: Made in the Shade
By Robin Barr Sussman | May 21, 2015

1. Brenner’s on the Bayou (1 Birdsall St., 713.868.4444) has launched Bands on the Bayou at Blue Bar, its swanky...

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The Hit List: Tex-Mex Appeal
By Robin Barr Sussman | May 18, 2015

1. Everyday is a fiesta at The EL Cantina Superior (602 Studewood St., 832.203.5180), with brightly painted Mexican chairs, a breezy patio...

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By Ray Dennison | May 11, 2015


Galveston Island’s Pleasure Pier

Tillman Fertitta’s Pleasure Pier has been attracting crowds since its opening in the summer of 2012. Throngs of beach goers parade on the...

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Heat of the Night
By Daniel Renfrow | May 11, 2015

Based upon how well singer Rodney Connell’s voice melds with keyboardist Brandon Duhon’s synths in the electro-pop outfit Night Drive, one would never guess that the pair—which plays Free Press Summer Fest next month—began...

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Glass Act
By Jeff Gremillion | May 11, 2015

Manipulater of light and glass David Graeve was one of the most talked-about public artists of recent years; his glowing orbs brandishing photographic images hung from Discovery Green’s oaks like surreal Christmas tree ornaments for the past...

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Lunch Break
By Robin Barr Sussman | May 8, 2015

1. Local Foods (2424 Dunstan Rd., 713.521.7800, and 2555 Kirby Dr., 713.255.4440) sports a roster of artisan sandwiches starting at $10 and each includes two of their luscious sides or...

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The Cat's Meow
By Nate Chapnick | May 8, 2015

Jaguars are known for their sneak attacks—silently stalking their prey until the moment they strike without warning. Unlike the jungle cat, this feral beauty makes no attempt to fly under the radar. An explosive exhaust note, large 20-inch rims...

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