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Yucatan Taco Stand and Tequila Bar offers variety of Latin-inspired foods and drinks

During the week, families and professionals alike populate its tables. Children come with their parents to broaden their palates; businesspeople partake in a quick lunch of tacos de canasta, or basket tacos. On Friday and Saturday nights, younger patrons fill its patio for the nighttime bar scene.

Local Girl Scout earns Gold Award with Veggie Village cookbook

Kaitlyn Pace, a resident of The Woodlands and Girl Scout of 12 years, attended the state of Texas Girl Scout Gold Award Ceremony in Austin last Saturday. She was one of less than one percent of Girl Scouts nationwide to earn the Gold Award last year.

Brooklyn Cafe celebrates its 20th anniversary

When a customer walks in, there is a combination of two worlds. Black-and-white tile peppers the floor. A newly installed bar, outfitted with power outlets every few feet, seats businesspeople and sports fans alike. Booths comprise the left half of the room; older, standalone tables the right.

Movie Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

How To Train Your Dragon 2 lives up to its adorable predecessor. We begin with an updated view of the village of Berk: five years after Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) convinced the citizens that dragons are more like giant rideable puppies than terrifying monsters, Hiccup’s dragon-riding friends and girlfriend, Astrid (America Ferrera) are competing in what looks like a version of Quidditch with dragons.

Veteran Zachary Griffin is helping to make a difference in his community

Adapted from Loren Eiseley’s “The Star Thrower” is a tale you might know as “The Starfish Story.” In one version, a young man finds an old man walking along the shore, picking starfish up off the sand and throwing them one by one back into the sea.

UPDATE: Andy Granda’s road to Ironman Texas

At 11:49 p.m., just 11 minutes before the official cutoff of the Ironman Texas, Andy Granda crossed the finish line-and made history. That night, Granda became the first deaf, blind man to complete an Ironman triathlon.

Local comic store will have a booth at Comicpalooza this weekend

Pop culture is becoming increasingly dominated by the comic book superhero. Marvel’s “The Avengers” is a perfect example: it’s the third-highest grossing film of all time. One business that benefits from this trend is Oak Ridge North’s Space Cadets Collection Collection, located at 27326 Robinson Road.

Local father-son duo compete in the 2014 Ironman Texas

The typical father-son pair bonds by fishing, camping and building decks. Derek and Todd Cooper shatter that stereotype by running – or rather, running, biking and swimming-triathlons.

GameStyleZ: Made by gamers, for gamers

Just off Sawdust Road, sandwiched between a craft store and a restaurant, lies every gamer’s dream. It’s hidden behind a wall of black one-way glass, but as soon as you step through the door, you are in a world of video games: three separate rooms with gaming consoles, PCs and big-screen TVs.

Project Linus warming children’s hearts throughout Montgomery County

Anyone who is familiar with the “Peanuts” cartoon knows about Linus, the security blanket-toting child philosopher and theologian. His older sister, Lucy, may make fun of his blanket, but it has inspired the efforts of Project Linus, a real-life organization dedicated to providing blankets to children in need.

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