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As we count down to the end of baseball season, one thing is certain: the Astros are the AL West champs. What we don’t know exactly is who they will have to beat to win their next World Series. By clinching their division championship, the Astros have earned a bye in the first round of the newly-formatted (i.e. now a total of 12 teams will qualify) playoffs, so we can sit back, see how things shake out, and catch some great shows in the meantime.
A protest against a drag queen bingo event in Katy this weekend included prominent Houston neo-Nazi, Ronald Lee Murray. The event was held at First Christian Church in Katy, known for its welcoming attitude to the LGBTQIA+ community. The bingo game raised money for clothing to help transitioning youths. Hundreds of people, both supporting and opposed showed up to scream, some of them armed.
Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings:. Chef Hugo Ortega and highly-acclaimed Mexican chef Rodolfo Castellanos will celebrate Oaxacan street food at a walk-around event at URBE, 1101 Uptown Park, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Castellanos will serve some of his signature dishes which helped him win the title of “Top Chef México” in 2016, along with other traditional Oaxacan street food items prepared by both chefs. Tickets for this event are $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.
Hurricane Ian is already a Category 2 hurricane and is expected to reach major storm status before reaching the Gulf coast of Florida Wednesday or Thursday. It is forecast to be a very dangerous storm that, if it does make a direct hit on the Tampa area, could cause serious damage with a huge storm surge, torrential rains and catastrophic winds.