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  • Tasty gourmet pulled pork treats, burgers from Buttz Gourmet Food Truck

    From Houston to Colorado then back to Houston, Buttz Gourmet Food Truck owner Garret Blinn shares how the delicious, gourmet BBQ business started! This truck seriously knows its BBQ, there’s no ifs, ands or “buttz” about it!

  • Handsomebeast performs ‘Young Idiot’ on Morning Dose

    It’s the final installment of our summer series, Dose of Music. Listen to the eclectic sounds of alternative rock band Handsomebeasts.

  • Poet Xach Blunt performs “Water”

    Poet Xachary Blunt shares his passion for poetry and when he fell in love with his rhythmic flow. Xach will perform at Music on the Plaza on Friday, August 30 at The Museum of Fine Arts.

  • Houston’s 183rd Birthday Party this weekend at Sam Houston Park

    Houston has done a lot of growing in the last few years alone, and now, the city is approaching its 183rd birthday! Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe catches up with Mister McKinney’s Historic Houston and The Heritage Society for a sneak peak of the organizations’ birthday bash celebrating the occasion. Houston’s 183rd Birthday will be held Saturday from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. This FREE educational event will be held at Sam Houston Park and will feature historical home tours, music, […]

  • Nickelodeon’s ‘All That’ Nathan Janak joins us on Morning Dose 

    Nathan Janak, a Houston native and star in the Nickelodeon reboot of “All That,” visits Morning Dose to discuss working on the new show and his acting career.

  • Nikki Pederson, celebrity talent scout, shares dos and don’ts for making it big in show biz 

    Nikki Pederson is a talent scout who has worked with dozens of child stars in Hollywood! She visits Morning Dose to talk about the dos and don’ts for actors trying to make it big in the entertainment industry. Pederson has more than 20 years’ experience in the business and has brought several talented Houston child actors into the spotlight including Garrett Wareing (“Manifest”), Brianna Hildebrand (“Deadpool”) and Nathan Janak (“All That”) to name a few.

  • Houston ISD parents, teachers speak out against possible takeover

    Texas Education Agency ratings were announced last week. Houston ISD was given a “B” overall, but even though the district has reportedly improved since last school year, there has still been some discussion of a state takeover. The Houston Federation of Teachers is one group speaking out against that potential change. They see a TEA takeover as stripping democracy from the district. They also feel it is unfair that scores from one school could be the basis of a takeover […]

  • Harris County deputy constable shot, injured during traffic stop

    A suspect has been taken  into custody Wednesday after allegedly shooting a Harris County deputy constable overnight. Authorities tell us they are thankful this deputy was wearing his bulletproof vest— otherwise, things could have been much worse. The shooting happened in southwest Houston in the 13700 block of Fondren Road. Precinct 7 deputy constable Quinton Goodwill pulled over a driver for a routine traffic stop around 12:30 a.m. Investigators said the driver started shooting at the deputy before he could […]

  • Music, dancing and more during FREE Theater District Open House event this weekend

    Houston is known for being put on the map when it comes to the performing arts. Morning Dose’s Maggie Flecknoe heads out the Theater District to explore everything the collection of world-class venues and talented groups has to offer during the district’s Open House event over weekend. It’s a free event taking place Sunday from noon until 5 p.m. “All four of the venues are open and there are performances going on,” district spokeswoman Kathryn McNeil said. “They’ll also be […]

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