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Laura Day

On August 30, 1836, just months after Texas won its independence from Mexico, New York land speculators Augustus and John Allen placed an advertisement in the local Telegraph and Texas Register bragging of their new “Town of Houston.”  Their description … Continue reading

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This Is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale

This Is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale will be screened at Houston Public Library at 500 McKinney on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Noon.  Filmmaker Jon Schwartz will be in attendance for audience questions afterwards. This Is Our … Continue reading

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On August 30, 1836

The Telegraph and Texas Register ran the following advertisement for “The Town of Houston.” SITUATED at the head of navigation,  on the west bank of Buffalo Bayou,  is now for the first time brought to public notice because,  until now,  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Houston – Happy Hour

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Save the Date

Amnesia Houston is planning a celebration for Houston’s 175th Birthday on August 30, 2011.  Stay tuned for details. Share

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Join Save the Astrodome Facebook group.

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The African American Library at the Gregory School – Grand Opening Ceremony

The Houston Public Library invites the community to the Grand Opening Ceremony & Festivities for The African American Library at the Gregory School. Community members will join Library staff, city officials, and other representatives to commemorate the culmination of this … Continue reading

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Endangered Modern: The Real Story

  Architecture Center Houston in collaboration with Houston Mod is pleased to present Endangered Modern: The Real Story. The exhibition will open with a public reception on July 9 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at ArCH, 315 Capitol and run through … Continue reading

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