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  • Street Stories: Houston trainer shares love of shaping strong minds and bodies

    HOUSTON- There are hundreds of fitness centers in Houston and each one boast different results. Newsfix caught up with the owner of Chiselers in north Houston to find out what makes them stand out amongst the crowd. Co-Founder of Chiselers Training Facility, Carl Wesley started Chiselers in his home garage three years ago with business partner Kendrick Webb. Chiselers is now a contender in the fitness arena offering private training sessions to members wanting to gain muscle weight or lose weight. […]

  • Guinness beer heir places ‘Guinness Luggala Castle’ on market for $30 million

    House hunting anyone? If you happen to have thirty million dollars on hand you could be the proud new owner of the iconic Guinness Luggala Castle. The 300-year-old legendary castle sits nearly 30 miles southwest of Dublin Ireland on 5,000 acres of enchanted bliss and is currently up for grabs to the highest bidder. Garech Browne, 77, has decided to part with the property which was originally purchased by his great-grandfather three times removed. According to the Luggala  family history, the castle […]

  • Texas Applebee’s offering Insane coupon promotion

    HOUSTON- Applebee’s Bar & Grill is getting a jump start on March madness with an insane coupon promotion. Certain Texas Applebee Restaurants announced that they will accept all gift cards, gift certificates and coupons from all businesses all month long. If it’s a coupon they’ll take it. The promotion will offer discounts of up to 50 percent off your meal using any type of coupon included in that promotion. The offer may not be combined with any other Applebee’s discounted offer […]

  • Red Umbrella AIDS Walk raises funds for local HIV/AIDS organizations

    HOUSTON — In downtown Houston, AIDS Foundation Houston (AFH) hosted the 28th Annual AIDS Walk Houston- “Red Umbrella Stroll” at Sam Houston Park. The non-competitive 5K walk is to help raise funds for local HIV/AIDS organizations that provide programs and support for thousands of Houstonians impacted by the virus. “As long as there is one person infected by HIV/AIDS we are all impacted,” said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Cheers to HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention, whether in the rain or sunshine! […]

  • Mac Cosmetics launches Lollipop Lips, receives lackluster reviews

    This season, Mac Cosmetics introduced an experimental look called Lollipop Lips on the Paris runways. To get the Lollipop Lipstick look, you have to intentionally smudge your lip color around your mouth to give the impression that you have been sucking a lollipop. Many Twitter users have blasted the trend on social media and some have even nicknamed the look “Kylie Jenner lip challenge gone wrong.” The edgy fashion trend hasn’t left the Paris runways yet and, judging by the […]

  • Lupo to the rescue! Dog alerts family to house fire in Clear Lake

    CLEAR LAKE, Texas– One family has a new hero after being saved from a house fire Wednesday morning. “Around 3 a.m., our dog’s barking woke me up. I got up to see what was going on and that’s when I noticed the fire,” said Denia Macmillian. Lupo’s loud bark is known throughout his neighborhood and is normally followed by complaints. This time, 3-year-old Lupo used his bark to save his family’s life. Lupo was rescued from the streets when he […]

  • Young entrepreneur providing fresh fruit to Third Ward community

    HOUSTON– Shiheem Wallis is a 20-year-old entrepreneur taking the “lemonade stand” concept to an ambitious new level. His fruit stand where he cuts fresh fruit for people in the community sits on the corner of Alabama and Tierwester in Third Ward, directly behind Texas Southern University and across the street from the Cuney Homes. “There is not many places that is selling life over here. It’s pretty much death, stick up stores and none of the stores are catering to […]

  • Houston’s first African-American prima ballerina honored

    Houston — Houston native Lauren Anderson has earned her legendary status in the arts community by being the first African-American woman to be a principal ballerina in the Houston Ballet. Anderson is one of the proud honorees of the 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards in Austin. She is slated to receive the coveted Texas Medal of Art Award in Dance. “I am honored to be amongst the honorees for the 2017 Medal of Arts Awards! I am indebted to […]

  • Pothole of the day: I-45 at Rayford, three lanes shut down

    HOUSTON– The Newsfix Pothole of the Day is brought to you from the busy freeway of I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road near the Rayford exit. We are usually on the hunt for potholes around the city but today’s crater made headlines for it’s massive size and gridlocked traffic. The opening of this pothole was seven feet across and ten feet wide, shutting down three lanes on the freeway. TX-DOT reports that they are not just doing a patch job […]