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1. Texas' Tallest Fraternity: This was the alternate nickname for the "Phi Slama Jama" University of Houston Cougars basketball team from 1982 to...  
2. Quiosco: A gazebo-type structure with concrete columns built to resemble tree trunks  
3. Driving Etiquette: Stay to the right if driving at or below the speed limit, since people in the spread-out city of Houston drive fast...  
1. Pappasito's: Pappasito's Cantina, a popular and sometimes crowded Houston chain restaurant that serves passable Tex-Mex fare.  
2. Blowfish: Blowfish Restaurant and Sushi; a Japanese eatery on Gray Street said to have excellent sushi including many special...  
3. Luther's Bar-B-Que: One of an almost seemingly endless number of Texas Barbecue restaurants; this one a chain-cheap, greasy but fast an...  
 
1. Montrose: A section of Houston known for tattoo parlors, gay bars and quirky shops.  
2. Museum District: A world-renowned cultural/artistic area just south of downtown Houston where many museums, the zoo, and several par...  
3. Rice Village: A shopping and dining area west of the Rice University Campus  
1. Houston International Festival: A big two-weekend celebration in April, featuring food, music, and culture from around the world.  
2. Candlelight Tour: In December, the Heritage Society hosts a twilight tour of the restored Historical homes at Heritage Park.  
3. Earth day Festival: An outdoor concert at Elanor Tinsley Park sponsored by a local radio statio.  
 
 
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