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Discovery Green opens up a winter wonderland

HOUSTON – A festival celebrating winter is now on display at Discovery Green with a skating rink as the main attraction. Don’t forget all the ice sculptures all around the park as well. 23 more words


House of Pies has the perfect pie for your Thanksgiving celebration

HOUSTON, TX – It’s Thanksgiving week and you know what that means. Pies, pies, pies, pies and maybe a little turkey. It’s the perfect time to wet your palette with those sweet baked goods. 52 more words


Sister Angela serves food for the cupboard and compassion for the soul

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) — Sister Angela Daniel’s dream of teaching was crushed decades ago by an energy-zapping disease, but fate sent her to a place where’s she’s helped countless families feed themselves. 358 more words

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There's a New 'Phantom' in Town

HOUSTON, TX– Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phantom has had a face lift. British producer Cameron Mackintosh has reimagined “The Phantom of the Opera,” and the Hobby Center has brought that new production to town. 184 more words


Behind the scenes of a coffee rush with Boomtown Coffee

HOUSTON, TX – Boomtown Coffee’s owner, Matthew Toomey, took NewsFix behind the scenes of how baristas cope with a 25-degree drop in the temperature outside, and the rush created by higher demand for HOT coffee. 21 more words

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Screwed Up Sunday: A tribute to DJ Screw like never before

HOUSTON, TX – It’s been fifteen years since Houston said goodbye to DJ Screw, but that certainly hasn’t stopped music lovers from keeping his legacy alive. 99 more words


Fighting what he can't see with uncanny instincts

WARWICK, RI (WPRI) – One glance at Thomas Kirchner as he punches a piece of pine into kindling, and you wouldn’t guess his eyesight was anything but perfect. 336 more words