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STILL TIME TO VOTE: Houston Astros players Altuve, Alvarez lead All-Star vote totals

Two of the top Houston Astros players are atop the American League leader board for All-Star votes, according to an update released Monday. José Altuve has more than 1.15 million votes -- which is a nearly 200,000 vote lead over the next closest second basemen in his category. In his career, Altuve has been an All-Star seven times, including four as a starter.
CBS Sports

2022 MLB odds, picks, bets for Friday, June 24 from proven model: This four-way parlay pays almost 13-1

A couple of high-profile showdowns highlight Friday's MLB schedule, with the Yankees and Astros continuing their series and the Dodgers and Braves opening a three-game set. The MLB-best Yankees rallied to win for the 19th time in their past 22 games in the opener against Houston on Thursday. The 7-6 victory improved their record to 52-18, and they are the +430 second favorite behind the Dodgers (+420) in the MLB futures from Caesars Sportsbook. The Astros are the +700 third choice, with the defending-champion Braves at No. 5 (+1200) behind the New York Mets (+750). Los Angeles visits Atlanta in what will be a homecoming for Freddie Freeman, who signed with L.A. in the offseason after helping the Braves win last year's World Series.
Houston Press

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Pride Specials and Latin Restaurant Weeks

Here's a look at this weekend's tasty food and drink happenings:. Houston’s Pride Festival and Parade goes down this Saturday, June 25, and many local restaurants and bars are getting in on the fun. From a DJ, unicorn and tequila-fueled party at downtown tequila temple El Big Bad to Pride-themed brunches and more, check out our Houston Pride Food and Drink Guide for all the tasty Pride happenings.

TXDW Houston — India Hicks at OKA

Liv Stribling, Katie Fonseca, India Hicks, James Turner, Emily Hart. Despite being straight off a plane from London (“This could be dangerous”) and confessing that she was already a couple of glasses of champagne in (“Quite dangerous”), British designer, entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, model, and mother of five India Hicks dazzled Texas Design Week-goers during her illustrated talk and book signing at OKA’s West Alabama jewel box store in Houston. Dressed in a cream blazer and wide-legged denim, Hicks made one devilishly funny quip after the next in the most prim and posh of accents and did not appear one bit the weary traveler.

Houston-based Local Foods to officially open first Austin location June 25

The menu features fresh food from local farmers and purveyors, including sandwiches and salads. (Courtesy Mackenzie Smith Kelley) Local Foods will officially open June 25. The Houston-based restaurant held a soft opening for its first Austin location, 454 W. Second St. Austin, in mid-June. Previously, it had help pop-ups and offered limited pickup options in Austin.

Highest-rated cheap eats in Houston, according to Tripadvisor

HOUSTON (KIAH) — As inflation and gas prices continue to rise, a lot of Houston residents are beginning to cut back on eating out. But there’s a number of places in the area that offer great food at reasonable prices. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated...

The Best Restaurants in Downtown Houston

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