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  • Celebrate National Deli Month at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen

    HOUSTON — August is National Deli Month and there is no better place to celebrate than at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen. Houston’s Deli Man Ziggy Gruber “chopped it up” with CW39’s Morning Dose Maggie Flecknoe and viewers on how he and Jay Parker, owner of Ben’s Best Deli in New York, started National Deli Month. Three years ago, a national documentary film, “Deli man,” raised the alarm on how delicatessens — an integral part of every Jewish community in the […]

  • Houston Happenings: International Puppet Show, Houston Food Fest, A Place for Peanut

    HOUSTON — The weekend is almost upon us! That means it’s time to check out Houston Happenings. “Mr. Ruraru’s Yard” International Puppet Show The Children’s Museum of Houston is hosting Mr. Ruraru’s Yard International Puppet Show at its location on Binz Street this Sunday. Showtime will be at 4 p.m. Mr. Ruraru’s Yard is a non-verbal interpretation of the exchange of emotions between human and nature based on the classic Japanese picture book, “Mr. Ruraru’s Yard”. For more information, click here. Houston Food […]

  • STEMulate girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math

    HOUSTON — About 74 percent of kindergarten girls want to pursue STEM careers — science, technology, engineering and math — but by the time they reach middle school, only 15 to 20 percent remain interested, according to experts. Scientist, author and professor Dr. Cristal Glangchai explained to Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe and viewers what has kept young girls out of STEM fields and offered a unique solution based on her own experience as an engineer and entrepreneur. For more information on […]

  • Houston Happenings: Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest, Back to School Bash, Creole Cooking Class

    HOUSTON — The weekend is almost upon us! That means it’s time to check out Houston Happenings. Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest Come out to the Mayor’s Back 2 School Festival — presented by Shell — this Saturday at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The fun begins at 8 a.m.! If you would like to take part in this incredible event, visit www.houstontx.gov/btsf/ to preregister. Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe will make an appearance at the festival around 9 a.m. Republic […]

  • Back to School: Shop smart this Tax-free weekend

    HOUSTON — Tax-free weekend starts today and goes until midnight on Sunday! Tax-free weekend is an annual back-to-school event across Texas where you can avoid the regular 8.25% sales tax on most clothing, school supplies and shoes that are less than $100. Walmart Spokesperson Erica Jones gave Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe and viewers a sneak peek of what shoppers can expect during this year’s tax-free weekend. It’s time to play “Tax-free or not?” Learn which items at Walmart are tax-free […]

  • Night Court is now in session at The Hobby Center for ‘Clash Of The Counselors’

    HOUSTON — Night Court is in session! Night Court’s “Clash of the Counselors” —  Houston’s all-lawyer charity show — will be performed at The Hobby Center this weekend. Night Court is a 501(c)(3) organization that has raised money for over 25 years for legal charities —  Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Houston Area Women’s Center, Children’s Court Services Program, Family Unification Initiative, etc. — in Houston. Marty Lundstrom with the Board of Directors chatted with Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe about […]

  • Dining Out for a Cause: Check out Houston Restaurant Weeks

    HOUSTON — Houston Restaurant Weeks officially kicked off on Wednesday and will last until Monday, September 3 at Houston’s top restaurants! Diners can enjoy great gourmet fixed-price menu items ranging from $20 to $45 at participating restaurants, with part of the proceeds benefiting the Houston Food Bank. CFO of GR8 Plate Hospitality Craig Lindstrom and The Union Kitchen’s Executive Chef James Lundy shared with Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe what food lovers can expect at The Union Kitchen and other local restaurants […]

  • Houston Happenings: Nikon Ambassador Lecture Series, Splash Bash, Jurassic Quest

    HOUSTON — The weekend is almost upon us! That means it’s time to check out Houston Happenings. Nikon Ambassador Lecture Series Houston Camera Exchange will host a Nikon Ambassador Lecture Series on August 8 and 9 in the Lois Chiles Studio Theater at Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University. The series will feature Military Combat Photographer Stacy Pearsall, who draws upon the hardships she faced as a photographer and woman in combat. She has documented some of the most dangerous […]

  • Take a bite outta this: Celebrating National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day in a sweet but healthy way

    HOUSTON — National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is this Saturday and what better way to celebrate than with a sweet, but healthy treat. Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with Simple Mills Olivia Wagner shared with Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe some healthy chocolate chip cookie recipes that will allow cookie lovers to not feel guilty while celebrating the national day. You can purchase Simple Mills products at your local Kroger store and other grocery stores. Chocolate Chip Cookie S’mores: 1 box Simple Mills Chocolate Chip […]