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Kiss Of Death. A MUST HAVE for any true Houston Rockets Fan. This shirt pays homage to arguably the Greatest Shot in Rockets Playoff History. May 20th, 1995 Rockets guard Mario Elie made a 3 Point Shot with time expiring to beat the Phoenix Suns in Game 7 and send the Rockets to their second NBA Finals in a row. After making the shot, Elie turned and blew a “Kiss of Death” 💋to the Phoenix bench. The Rockets went on to win a Back to Back Championship and The Kiss of Death became a legendary moment in HTown Hoops History. #KissOfDeath #HoustonLegends #WeRunGame

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THE SHOP IS OPEN 🚀 2729 Fondren Rd. Houston, TX 📍Here til 6ish today PULL UP 🚁💨

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Over a decade ago today #astroworld shut its doors for good. Had some sweet times there in the 80’s. Here’s the proof. 🎢 #houstonhistory #houstontx #houstonlife #historyiscool

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houstonmuraltours. Another great moment from today’s tour. Leave it to the Girl Scouts to

Another great moment from today’s tour. Leave it to the Girl Scouts to immediately realize that the mural by @mleeding is on the original Cleburne Cafeteria, which was also later the home of the dance studio run by Patrick Swayze’s mother. • • Location: Cleburne and Fannin • #htx

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Our December issue is rather... um, cheery. Learn more about Houston’s sordid past, @theharperwatters, Houston’s top lawyers, the stories behind your favorite holiday cookies, and much, much more. 🕵️‍♂️🤶🎅🍪🎄 On newsstands and online right now! #houston #houstontexas #hou #htx #texas #christmas #holidays #december #houstonhistory #history #crime #houstonfood #food #eaaats

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joeltexas. Everybody drives in Houston. You always see strange things on Houston

Everybody drives in Houston. You always see strange things on Houston highways, even houses. 30 years ago in December of 1986 this historic home was moved from Westmoreland neighborhood to Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston. #downtown #houstonhistory #highways #downtownhouston

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houstonhistoryalliance. On this fourth night of Hanukkah, meet Lewis A. Levy. An early Houston

On this fourth night of Hanukkah, meet Lewis A. Levy. An early Houstonian and father of an astonishing 20 children, Levy is believed to have organized the Hebrew Cemetery in Houston in 1854. 🕯🕯🕯🕯 Read more in the Handbook of Houston through our facebook page. Link in bio!

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houstonhistoryalliance. It's the final night of Hanukkah! Tonight we honor Joseph Finger, one

It's the final night of Hanukkah! Tonight we honor Joseph Finger, one of Houston's most popular and prolific architects. Read more about him through our Facebook page. Link in bio! 🕯🕯🕯🕯🕯🕯🕯🕯 #houstonhistory #historichouston #jewishhistory

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Surprising that this building hasn’t been demolished yet given how Houston hates history. Joske’s opened in 1963 (based on my weak internet searching), it’s now the Galleria’s standalone Dillard’s. Given all the construction in the area I’d guess its days are numbered. . . . . . #houston #dillards #shopping #hou #htown #houstonhistory #oldbuildings

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Enjoying a cold beer in Houston's oldest commercial building. #lacarafe #lacarafehouston #houstonhistory

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Not everyone thinks #Houston’s roadways (and the city in general) are pretty, but we disagree. - Even back in the 1970’s, the #Downtown Houston skyline at dusk, with traffic streaming along Allen Parkway, was a gorgeous sight. We’re #grateful for our beautiful city, the 4th largest and most diverse in the nation! - - - #HoustonTexas #Skyline #HTown #HOU #HTX #Traffic #HoustonTraffic #AllenParkway #DowntownHouston #GratefulDecember #HoustonHistory #TimeLapse

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heritagesociety. Yesterday's News Today-In 1949, a neighborhood paper ran a throwback p

Yesterday's News Today-In 1949, a neighborhood paper ran a throwback photo of the first fire house in West U. #theheritagesociety #firehouse #houstonhistory #westu

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davidleftwich68. Instantaneous Ice Cream! An 1860 recipe from the Rutland (VT) Herald a

Instantaneous Ice Cream! An 1860 recipe from the Rutland (VT) Herald and Globe that mixed Borden’s condensed milk with simple syrup, ”necessary flavoring, ” and snow. Gail Borden, who invented the first commercially viable process for condensing milk, immigrated from the US to Mexico in 1829 and lived for many years in the Houston/Galveston area. #foodhistory #icecream #condensedmilk #houston #galveston #houstonhistory #galvestonhistory #gulfcoast #gulfcoasthistory

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We're already thinking of #lunch and dreaming of the Crispy Lobster Sandwich on toasted brioche with bacon, tomato, arugula, spicy onion rings and red pepper remoulade. MMMMMM... #backstreetcafe #backstreetcafehouston #backstreetcafehouston35years #riveroaks #houstonlandmark #houstonhistory #gulfcoast #gulfcoastkitchen #seasonal #HTX #HTXFood #HTown #HTownRestaurants #HoustonFood #HugoOrtega #JamesBeard #HoustonFoodie #htownrestaurantgroup #houstoneats #HOU #seafood #sandwiches

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The #HoustonTranStar #tbt photo this week is of the Franklin St. Bridge, under construction in 1958! - Check out the M&M Building in the background. Today, its the One Main Building on the @UHDOfficial campus. - - - #Houston #HOU #HTX #HTown #HoustonHistory #Architecture #HoustonArchitecture #Bridge #Construction #Traffic #HoustonTraffic #ThrowbackThursday #TexasHistory

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gallery_sonja_roesch. For this week’s #womenwednesday we recall the incredible Dominique De

For this week’s #womenwednesday we recall the incredible Dominique De Menil. Her passion and astute understanding of the arts has given us one of the most important art collections in the world. Here she is, casually lounging by a John Chamberlain. . . . . . . #dominiquedemenil #womeninthearts #themenilcollection #menilcollection #johnchamberlain #arthistory #artherstory #womenrolemodels #strongwomen #knowyourhistory #houstonhistory #houstonarts #menil

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admiral_falloure. On this twelfth day of Christmas, a little backstory on Boss Claus.  B

On this twelfth day of Christmas, a little backstory on Boss Claus. Brandsinhistory.com. #houstonhistory #brandsinhistory #christmas #santaclaus #twelfthdayofchristmas

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Duck! No, we're not throwing anything atcha, we're suggesting our Pan-roasted Duck Confit with acorn squash purée, wilted greens, and orange – fig - Maker's Mark sauce. #backstreetcafe #backstreetcafehouston #backstreetcafehouston35years #riveroaks #houstonlandmark #houstonhistory #gulfcoast #gulfcoastkitchen #seasonal #HTX #HTXFood #HTown #HTownRestaurants #HoustonFood #HugoOrtega #JamesBeard #HoustonFoodie #htownrestaurantgroup #houstoneats #HOU

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There’s a lot more to know about the Buffalo Soldiers than the Bob Marley song. Houston is home to the @buffalosoldiermuseum which pays tribute to the African-Americans who played a vital role in the westward expansion with on-going service to our country. Housed in a former armory, the museum is part of the Museum District. #americanhistory

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meandpink_mwm. ✨ The Ensemble Theatre ✨ An iconic part of #houstonhistory in #midmain

✨ The Ensemble Theatre ✨ An iconic part of #houstonhistory in #midmainhouston . It opened in 1976, but what wasn’t there in 1976 was the light rail which has over 65k riders per month. Crazy how our town has changed! The fabulous @rinadeedoeshair at @katsmeowsalonhouston took care of my do for me then I got to spend some time chatting with my girl @dawnohlssonbell at @myflamingheart it was a blast! 💕 . . . . . . #houston #houstontx #houston_insta #houstonlightrail #ensembletheatrehouston #theatre #vintageclothing #historicalhouston #midtownhouston #mainsthouston #momlife #momblog #mommy #momblogger #houstonmetro #metro #lightrailtransit #houstonlife #houstonmodels #pinupmodel #vintagepinup #vintagechristmas

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Guess what? You have a little while longer to enjoy #CisterninColor. Spatial Chromointerference is now extended through February 3rd, 2019. 🍭 Reserve your spot via the link in our bio. #bbpcistern . 📸: @civicprojects . #bbpcistern #cisternincolor #houstonart #houstonhistory #htx #cistern #houstoncistern #htxcistern #bbpcistern #buffalobayoucistern #design #repurposed #designbuild

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here. A thing I love about Houston, that not many people know, is that there are beautiful, historic homes like this #legendary one in #RiverOaks. Michelle grew up visiting this house as a kid, but was never allowed to use the front staircase. The owner, Dorothy Knox Houghton (her ancestors helped to found Houston), wrote a fantastic book about Houston’s Forgotten Heritage, which chronicles the history and architecture of Houston. It’s a great gift for anyone on your list that loves history or architecture! #DavidsPicks #GiftIdeas #HoustonHistory

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hotel_icon. Celebrate NYE in the heart of Downtown Houston 🎉🥂 and make it a stay

Celebrate NYE in the heart of Downtown Houston 🎉🥂 and make it a stay-cation! Start with a 3 course dinner at Line & Lariat and dance the night away with a live JAZZ band playing from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Book your stay: www.hotelicon.com Reserve your NYE dinner: https://www.opentable.com/line-and-lariat $65 per person & menu options below: First course choice of: Seafood Gumbo Caprese Salad Main course choice of: Shrimp Brochette (6) and roasted Jalapenos over Texas Caviar Salad & Southern Grits Aged Filet of Beef and caramelized Cipollini onions over Potato Cake & Grilled Asparagus Paired with a red or white glass of wine chosen for each entree Dessert choice of: Tiramisu Warm bread pudding with bourbon cream sauce Champagne Toast for Two 🥂 . . . #downtownhouston #houstonweddings #houston #houstonblogger #engaged #houstonbrides #houstonwedding #houstonevents #eventshouston #brides #wedding #htx #houstontravel #houstontx #houstonskyline #houstonblogger #houstonfoodie #houstonhappyhour #houstoneats #wine #houstonbridal #bridal #houstontexas #houstonhistory #texas #historichouston #stylishwedding #wine #NYE #newyearseve

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Thankful to live in such a spectacular city! Love my Houston!! View from under the Sam Houston statue looking toward the Pioneer Memorial. #houston #samhoustonstatue #hermannpark #houstontodo #texastodo #getoutherehouston #stopalongtheway #houstonhistory #texashistory

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livetherice. The VIP treatment comes standard at The Rice.

Every time you pull up,

The VIP treatment comes standard at The Rice. Every time you pull up, our valet takes the keys. 🔑 • • • • • #therice #thericeapartments #houston #houstonliving #downtownhouston #houstonapartments #myhouston #houstontx #htown #houstoncity #lifeattherice #historicalhouston #houstonhistory #mainst #texasave #marketsquare

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