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December 2011

Houston Texans to Host NFL Playoff Game

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There is a buzz around the city of Houston that has not been felt in nearly 20 years as professional playoff football is set to soon return.

The Houston Texans have clinched a spot in the AFC.

The Houston Texans are the 2011 AFC South champions and hold a franchise-best 10-5 record with one final regular season game this weekend. The team is guaranteed its first-ever playoff game at Reliant Stadium, the date and time of which will be announced the evening of Sunday, January 1. It will be either Saturday or Sunday, Jan. 7 or 8.

City to Host Aggies at Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

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Houston plays host to a major college football bowl game as the Texas A&M Aggies face the Northwestern University Wildcats at the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium on Saturday, December 31, beginning at 11 AM.

This will be a game with great interest in the Houston area as a large number of Texas A&M students and alumni call the city home.

There will be no shortage of intriguing story lines to this game as well.

New Job Creation in Houston Expected to Rise Significantly Throughout 2012

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There is good news for Houston’s economic growth prospects for the new year.

According to the 2012 Employment Forecast produced by the Greater Houston Partnership, new jobs in Houston are expected to surge in the year ahead.

84,600 new jobs are expected in the area over the next 12 months. These will be lead by energy sector employment in exploration, production, distribution, and equipment manufacturing, which are predicted to account for one in seven of all jobs created.

Montrose Art Gallery Presents Exhibit of Emerging New Masters

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Have you been to many of Houston’s art shows and think you’ve seen all there is to see? Think again, because a new generation of highly-skilled artists are now on display. 

Wade Wilson Art presents a special exhibit: On the Edge of New: New Paintings by New Artists, now through December 31.

On the Edge of New includes works by promising young artists Justin Garcia, Felipe Lopez, Winston Lee Mascarenhas, Deborah Porter, Cheryl Schubert, Nazar Yahya.

Works by Rembrandt, Dutch Masters on Display at Museum of Fine Arts

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents a collection of works from the great Dutch Old Masters at the “Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection” exhibit lasting through February 12.

This collection features more than 60 17th century master works by Rembrandt, Jan Steen, Hals, Gerrit Dou and others.

Experience New Twist on Mini-Golf at Discovery Green

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For those who enjoy a touch of art with their miniature golf, Discovery Green has the perfect course for you.

Visit the Insperity Golf Experience at Discovery Green now through December 25, for a round of mini-golf like you’ve never experienced before.

This first-of-its kind attraction is a nine-hole course created by Houston artists. These unique holes include “A Sure Thing”, a narrow ramp that leads directly into a guaranteed hole-in-one, and “The Galactic Forfeit Cowboy Lounge”, a larger-than-life pin-ball machine where golfers use a spring launcher to sink their putts.