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JFK – Cape Cod 1963

The John F Kennedy Library has just released never seen before footage of the President on vacation in Hyannisport from 1963. A fifteen minute silent film shows the former President golfing, sunbathing, and playing with his daughter Caroline. As many Americans head off for summer vacations, a nice look back at very glamorous time in […]

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46 Places to Go in 2013 – New York Times

On January 11th, The New York Times chose the 46 best places to visit during the next year…with obvious choices like Rio (Olympics) Hawaii (of course) and Croatia (Gwynneth goes there)….coming in at lucky number seven was Houston. The piece highlights a few of our top cultural institutions: Rothko Chapel, the new-ish Museum of African […]

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The Menil 25th Anniversary – Lonny Jan/Feb 13

Lonny (an online interior design magazine) visits Houston for the 25th anniversary of the Menil Collection with a rare look at the Menil family residence. Now owned and maintained by the museum (but closed to the public) the home designed by Philip Johnson in 1948 along with interior decoration by fashion designer Charles James, brought […]

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Bernie

Based on a Texas Monthly article “Midnight in the Garden of East Texas” Richard Linklater’s darkly comedic filmed version called “Bernie” is now available on Netflix instant. The true story of Funeral Director, Bernie Tiede, is a Texas tale that where the truth is stranger than fiction. Starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, and Shirley McClaine, […]

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Aloha Shirts 32¢

We here at Hamilton like shirts of all kind, especially shirts that fit everyone and only cost a mere 32 cents. The United States Postal Service has brought out a new set of stamps in homage of one of our favorite kinds of shirts- the Hawaiian Aloha Shirt. Conjuring up visions of black sand beaches, […]

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Mayor Parker on The Colbert Report

Mayor Annise Parker takes on Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert to talk about Houston in a BIG way. Houston does have it all – jobs, food, arts, sports, theater, air conditioning and don’t forget…some pretty nice shirts. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive

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