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A Houston Funeral Home Director Becomes Internet Sensation, Captivating TikTok Users
In the world of TikTok, an unexpected star has emerged from an unlikely industry: the funeral business. All People's Funeral Home, with its elegant director at the helm, has captured the hearts of thousands of viewers on TikTok. Based in Houston, Texas, the funeral home's account showcases meticulously coordinated celebrations of life and offers a glimpse into the exceptional professionalism and dedication of its director, Deborah Ali-Williams. From setting up services with meticulous attention to detail to directing processions with a commanding presence, Ali-Williams has become a viral sensation on the platform.
Here's where you can go grape stomping in the Houston area in 2023
HOUSTON — It's that time of year again for Texans as grape stomping season is upon us!. Over the next several months, vineyards across the Lone Star State will participate in the annual grape stomping tradition. Vineyards in Texas generated more than $20 billion in economic activity last year....
Kashmere student Tianna Newell designs new Metro shelter
Kashmere High School student Tianna Newell is taking her love of art to new levels. The freshman was recognized for her winning design in the Metro Bus Shelter Program. The program is part of Metro’s larger goal to provide riders with a safe and comfortable place to rest while waiting for the bus. It also provides a platform for students like Newell to showcase their artistic abilities to a wider audience, validate their talents and ignite their passion for further exploration.
How ‘Hound Dog’ was born in Houston
Though Willie Mae Thornton, better known as “Big Mama Thornton,” was born in Montgomery, Alabama, it was in Houston that her career took off. When the blues singer moved to Houston, she caught the eye of Don Robey, the owner of Peacock Records and the newly-opened Bronze Peacock Club. Thornton also caught the attention of songwriters Mike Stoller and Jerry Lieber, who wrote Hound Dog specifically for her.
Dave Chappelle coming to Houston for July show
HOUSTON - Well-known and award-winning comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor, Dave Chappelle is coming to Houston in July. Chapelle will be performing at Houston's Toyota Center on July 1 at 7:30 p.m. According to the event posting on the Toyota Center website,. "This event will be a...
Get Ready to Sip, Dance, and Jam at Yellow Cup Weekend Festival in HTX!
Yellow Cup Weekend festival is coming to HTX this weekend!🎉🎉🎉. If you're looking for a fun and exciting event to attend this Saturday, look no further! Join us at Down Town Houston, 1120 Naylor Street, Houston, TX 77002, for an unforgettable evening of music, drinks, and good vibes!🍹🎶🌟
Houston’s International Moms and Their Kids Get a Spotlight Moment In Heartfelt Runway Show
International Mothers Day honorees at the 10th anniversary luncheon held at the Junior League of Houston. (Photo by Quy Tran) What: LCAHouston International Mothers Day Celebration. Where: The Junior League of Houston. PC Moment: The runway parade of the 17 honored mothers, many escorted by their children and a number...
Two Texas zoos named among the best in the country
Texas is home to two of the best zoos in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report.
Houston woman takes home James Beard Award for 'Best Chef in Texas'
HOUSTON — It's not that hard for us Houstonians to believe, but for the rest of the world, we want you to know that the "Best Chef in Texas" is in our neck of the woods. Houston chef Benchawan Jabthong Painter or “Chef G" was crowned the "Best Chef in Texas" Monday during the James Beard Awards, which are given to the best of the best restaurants and cooks in the U.S.
Get Ready to Groove: South Park Coalition Takes Over Houston this Saturday!
📣 Hey, hey, hey! What's up, party people? I've got some exciting news to share with y'all! 🔥South Park Coalition🔥 is coming to town and they're ready to rock the stage like never before! 🎤🎶
Our 5 Favorite Houston Diners
These 5 favorite Houston diners – Tel-Wink Grill, Dot Coffee Shop, House of Pies, The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, and Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen – represent some of our favorite spots to enjoy delicious meals in the city. Now you know why they are some of the best Houston diners for you to discover.
3 Houston restaurants up for James Beard Awards
HOUSTON — On Monday night, we’ll learn who some of the top chefs and restaurants are in the country. The winners of the James Beard Awards will be announced. Houston finalists include Tatemó for ‘Best New Restaurant’ and Nancy's Hustle, which is up for ‘Outstanding Wine and Beverages.’ Houston's Benchawan Jabthong Painter of Street to Kitchen is up for a Regional James Beard Award, nominated for best chef in Texas.
Houston bar to become New York's Stonewall Inn in pop-up event
HOUSTON, Texas — Pride Month is underway and events are scheduled all month long in celebration, but one party happening Tuesday night will take Houstonians back in time. Known as the place where Pride began, the Stonewall Inn in New York was the site of the 1969 riots that launched the Gay Rights Movement. Because of that, Stonewall Inn and the surrounding streets are now a national monument.
New Tex-Mex Restaurant in Montrose Creates a Serious Drinks Haven With Patio Power — Verde Garden Boosts the Harlow District
Another view of the inside of Verde Garden at the new Houston development, Harlow District. (Photo by Dustyn Zenner) The first tenant in the Harlow District development is making itself at home amid quite a bit of ongoing construction at 1011 La Rue (off West Dallas) in Houston’s vibrant Montrose neighborhood. Verde Garden, the new Tex-Mex restaurant created by The Kirby Group, has been building a following in the former locale of Grappino di Nino, one of several buildings previously occupied by the trio of Vincent Mandola restaurants in a dining destination, which also included the former Vincent’s and Nino’s restaurants.
New mobile veterinary unit will make pet care house calls in southeast Houston
HOUSTON (KIAH) Lots of pets just seem to know when they’re headed to the vet — and they hate it. That’s why GeoVet Animal Services is bringing veterinary care to homes in the southeast part of the Houston-area. “If it’s not a surgery or something that needs...
"Jus Jokin' 4 Juneteenth": A Hilarious Pre-Celebration You Won't Want to Miss!
🎉Hey, hey, hey! Houston, are you ready to laugh your hearts out?🎉. 📣I've got some exciting news! Freedom Unlimited Presents "Jus Jokin' 4 Juneteenth" - a pre-Juneteenth celebration of laughter that you wouldn't want to miss!🤩
Food: Taco Bell Tests New Triple Double Crunchwrap 3 And 5 Course Meals.
Taco Bell Tests New Triple Double Crunchwrap 3-Course And 5-Course Meals. A grandfather in Nashville went viral after he supposedly lost 60 pounds on a 100-day McDonald's-only diet. He drank water instead of soda and only ate HALF of the portions they gave him. General Mills Introduces New Lucky Charms...
Bobbie, a 3-year-old Masai giraffe, leaves the Houston Zoo for new home
Bobbie was born to mom Kamili and dad Joshua in Houston in 2019.
USPS: Houston top city for mail carrier dog attacks
More than 5,300 U.S. Postal Service workers were bitten by dogs in the United States last year, the mail carrier announced Thursday in an effort to promote dog-bite prevention. The USPS issued its annual dog bite ranking ahead of National Dog Bite Awareness Week, June 4-10. Houston ranked worst in...
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