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91. House of Pies: A Houston landmark for decades; a place on Kirby Street to get just about any type of pie your heart desires, and a...  
92. Daily Review Café: A stylish restaurant on Lamar Street with an eclectic menu and local art exhibitions; due to its popularity, reserv...  
93. Mission Burrito: A low-key Mexican place in the Upper Kirby neighborhood, with a regular clientele and friendly service.  
94. Americas: A five-star, award-winning restaurant located in the Galleria; gourmet "New World" style cuisine.  
95. Rocket Park, The: A free, outdoor exhibit near the NASA space center where one can view the featured Saturn V rocket up close and per...  
96. Sam, The: Local nickname for "The Sam Houston Hotel" on Prairie Street, two blocks from the ballpark.  
97. Magnolia, The: A snazzy high-rise hotel close to the Convention Center, geared towards business travelers.  
98. Houston Theater District: The second largest in the country, surpassed only by Broadway.  
99. Bayou Place: A downtown complex housing several popular restaurants.  
100. Houston International Festival: A big two-weekend celebration in April, featuring food, music, and culture from around the world.  
101. METROrail: Also known as the Red Line, the Metrorail is a light rail train system which goes through downtown Houston.  
102. Hermann Park: One of the most-visited public parks in Houston, located near Rice University and the Medical Center.  
103. Sam Houston Park: A public, historical park in downtown Houston, and the city's first.  
104. Tranquility Park: A public park in downtown Houston named for and modeled after the Apollo 11 moon mission in 1969; sandwiched betwee...  
105. Houston's Tunnels: An underground network of shops and restaurants in downtown Houston.  
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This was the alternate nickname for the "Phi Slama Jama" University of Houston Cougars basketball team from 1982 to 1984 that featured basketball legends Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon. The fraternity had a joyful reunion during the 1994-1995 NBA season when Clyde Drexler was traded to the Rockets at mid-season, solidifying what was to be the second-straight championship team for the franchise.

A popular--and relatively new--nickname for the city of Houston, which refers to “chopped and screwed,” an authentically Houston style of music.

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A group of people who follow a brass band down the street while swinging handkerchiefs over their heads and doing a special, shuffle-step dance.

Nickname for "The tallest fraternity in Texas." The Houston Cougars' basketball team from 1982 to 1984 featured explosive players like Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon that warranted the nickname for their explosive play and huge dunks. Phi Slama Jama happened again on the Houston Rockets when Clyde Drexler was traded to the NBA champion Houston Rockets for one last hurrah at the end of both Drexler's and Olajuwon's careers.