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1. NASA: NASA Johnson Space Center (think "Houston, we have a problem…") is open to visitors (bit a bit pricey-see the nearb...  
2. Texas' Tallest Fraternity: This was the alternate nickname for the "Phi Slama Jama" University of Houston Cougars basketball team from 1982 to...  
3. Phi Slama Jama: Nickname for "The tallest fraternity in Texas." The Houston Cougars' basketball team from 1982 to 1984 featured exp...  
4. Contemporary Arts Museum: located in the heart of Houston’s museum district, the Contemporary Arts Museum is a not-for-profit institution.  
5. Houston Astros: Formerly housed in the Astrodome, the Astros are the city of Houston’s professional baseball team.  
6. Lakewood Church: Located on the outskirts of Houston, it is a large non-denominational church which purchased and then renovated the...  
7. Houston Texans: Joining the NFL in the 2002 season, the Houston Texans are the league’s newest team and they play at Reliant Stadiu...  
8. Heritage Society: An organization that focuses on preservation and restoration efforts of area history.  
9. Minute Maid Park: Located in downtown Houston, Minute Made Park is a fairly new sports venue that houses the Astros.  
10. Astros: Short for the Houston Astros Major Leauge Baseball Team  
11. TMC: Texas Medical Center, one of the world's finest.  
12. Houston Rockets: One of the most popular professional basketball teams. They won championships most recently in 1994 and 1995. Their...  
13. Houston Comets: Houston’s professional women’s basketball team. They rose to prominence with the launch of the WNBA when they won t...  
14. Skate Trash: A Houston-based social organization for skateboarders  
15. Houston Hash House Harriers: An organization of runners who gather afterwards for drinking and other such social events.  
 
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