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  1. Breaking down the matchups for Tastemaker Awards Best New RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CultureMap

    For nine of the categories in the 2016 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards , a panel of restaurant industry insiders has already voted on the winners. No, we won't tell you who they are, but you're welcome to find out at the awards ceremony on May 18. But Best New Restaurant is different.

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  2. This modern home plays nice in the historic Heights neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CultureMap

    Swedberg selected the main bathroom backsplash tile for its irregular quality that fits with the patterns he used throughout the house. The Heights is a historic Houston neighborhood with wide, tree-lined streets and old-time charm.

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  3. Where to Eat Right Now: 10 new restaurants for MayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CultureMap

    After 2015's breakneck pace, this year has been a slow one for new restaurants so far, which is why this column took a month off. While this column will always include interesting establishments from across the Houston-area, readers have told me they prefer it to focus on high quality, inner Loop options.

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  4. Starbucks gets hit with absurd ice lawsuit that 'defies common sense'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | CultureMap

    A woman in Chicago filed a federal lawsuit against Starbucks because she claims they put too much ice in their drinks. This upsets her so much that she is seeking $5 million.

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  5. Uber's threat to leave and a new pizza shop top this week's headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | CultureMap

    After the technology company published a letter threatening to exit the Houston market unless regulations regarding background checks are amended, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner fired back. 2. Popular pizza truck gets a brick and mortar home thanks to newly launched restaurant group .

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  6. Saks Fifth Avenue sparkles with mega party for M.D. AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | CultureMap

    No glass was left empty, no luxurious detail was overlooked at Saks Fifth Avenue's cocktail party and store preview Wednesday. The hot ticket event benefited The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and drew a dazzling coterie of fashionable and philanthropic locals who clamored at the chance to get a sneak peek at the store.

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  7. Big Brothers Big Sisters event tastes yummy thanks to competing chefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | CultureMap

    The Scoop: Houston foodies packed the showroom floor to sample bites from more than 20 restaurants, including hotspots like State of Grace, Helen Greek Food & Wine, and Southern Goods. A panel of judges, including celebrity blogger Adam Goldberg of A Life Worth Eating, Houston Ballet principal dancer Connor Walsh , and former Houston Texan Chester Pitts , selected Cloud 10 Creamery's malted barley ice cream sundae as their favorite.

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  8. Casa de Esperanza continues its tradition of seven-figure benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | CultureMap

    With a group of chairs linked by family ties both immediate and extended, Casa de Esperanza's annual dinner showed the love for the children and foster families that seek refuge and guidance in the 34-year-old center. The evening at the Hobby Center raised $1 million for children in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV.

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  9. Wine, fashionistas, and song launch partying in new Saks Fifth AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | CultureMap

    Two days before Saks Fifth Avenue president Marc Mettrick would cut the ribbon on the smashing new store in the Galleria, the luxury retailer joined forces with Town & Country magazine to host an oh-so-chic inaugural soire benefiting Houston Grand Opera. The fashionable contingent swept into the new 51Fifteen Cuisine & Cocktails, escorted to the second floor of the gleaming new emporium by glamazons in slinky black gowns, setting the high-style tone of the evening.

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  10. Dallas' top high-fashion boutique selects Houston for next locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | CultureMap

    One of the country's premier high-fashion boutiques is coming to Houston's River Oaks District. Dallas-based Forty Five Ten , the longtime go-to shop for Texas and out-of-town fashionistas, will open in September 2016.

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  11. KIPP Houston soars in scholastics, fundraising with $1.2 million eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | CultureMap

    Defying all odds, H-Town's fundraising continues - at least in some quarters - to soar with ease to the seven-figure mark in proceeds . Case in point, http://kipphouston.org's 22nd anniversary dinner that raised more than $1.2 million.

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  12. Hawaii-based ramen chain sets its sights on HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | CultureMap

    Whether or not Houstonians ever fully embrace ramen to the same extent to which diners slurp pho is an open question, but out-of-town operators are betting heavily that the answer is yes. Already, California-based Jinya Ramen and Seattle-based Samurai Noodle each have two locations in the city, and Austin-based Ramen Tatsu-ya has received its initial City of Houston permits to begin construction on its Montrose location.

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  13. Houston's newest burgers feature serious chef talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | CultureMap

    For many Houstonians, burger Friday is as sacred an eating ritual as Sunday brunch or taco Tuesday. Social media fills up with posts of people dining at classics like Lankford Grocery and Stanton's City Bites or fancier restaurant burgers at places like Hunky Dory and Vic & Anthony's.

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  14. River Oaks Boulevard mansion plays host to chicest parties everRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | CultureMap

    Interior stylist Carlos Mota, Brenda Diaz de la Vega, editor-in-chief at Harper's Bazaar . The family of billionaire money manager Fayez Sarofim refers to his stately white mansion on River Oaks Boulevard as the Maison Blanche.

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  15. Stormy weather and a new place to party top this week's headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | CultureMap

    Our running list kept track of which restaurants advised customers whether they were either open or closed due to Monday's storms that dumped more than a foot of rain on some parts of Houston. 2. Curtain set to rise on glam, state-of-the-art party space in River Oaks backyard .

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  16. Sound of Music college student lead tells all before Houston premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | CultureMap

    What girl didn't want to be a nun after first seeing The Sound of Music movie? After all, joining a convent led Julie Andrews to a huge mansion and to the love of her life. With its romantic story line, adorable kiddos, and catchy tunes, The Sound of Music has long been one of the world's most beloved stories. 1 comment

  17. These special restaurants provide the perfect setting for tying the knotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | CultureMap

    Lined with 300-year-old panels from France, the Grand Ballroom at La Colombe d'Or evokes a sense of a bygone era. Wedding planning can certainly be stressful and a simple way to reduce stress is to use one of Houston's finest restaurants as your venue.

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  18. Best new restaurant? Don't miss the creative cooking at CureightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | CultureMap

    Even though I managed to include 15 restaurants in my list of 2015's best newcomers , I feel badly about snubbing Cureight , because the tasting room concept inside Hubbell & Hudson Bistro in The Woodlands is serving some of the most creative, carefully executed dishes in all of greater Houston. Recently, I had the opportunity to return for my first visit since June .

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  19. Scalia dies at 30,000-acre West Texas ranch favored by Mick Jagger, Dixie Chicks and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | CultureMap

    With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at Cibolo Creek Ranch in West Texas, the Big Bend resort has been thrust into the international spotlight in a way that owner and Houston businessman John Poindexter surely never imagined. From the London Daily Mail to the Washington Post and New York Times, the media is delving into the story of 30,000-acre ranch which has attracted notables such as Mick Jagger, Bruce Willis and Tommy Lee Jones.

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  20. Where the New York Times thinks visitors should spend time in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | CultureMap

    With the imminent arrival of the Final Four and the countdown on to Super Bowl LI, the eyes of the nation will soon turn towards Houston. People will be traveling here from all over the country, and they will want to know where to stay, eat, drink, shop, and sightsee.

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