August 11th, 2011

NEWScoop: For Sports, Water, and Music

Woman Mistakes Large Flashing Vehicle for Capa de Brega
No identification. No insurance. Just a face and an appetite for accidents. She is currently being treated for minor injuries. Visit ABC13 for more on this story.

Water in Manvel Worth More Than Your Water
Higher water restriction fines of up to $10,000, have residents questioning their property value. Either their liquids are truly unique or the city has made a misstep and disproportionally levied huge fines with no representation. Visit KHOU for more on this story.

UH Cougars’ Hofheinz Pavilion to Host NBA Games
While it hasn’t been formally announced—the sports site Deadspin has leaked a photo of one of several college arenas to be used by the NBA, should the league go SCAB in the face of a total lockout. Visit Deadspin for more on this story.

River Oaks Theatre, Home of Pornographic Cage Fighting
The site had been the long time home of monthly Rocky Horror Picture Show reenactments. The switch to adult material had been a long time coming. Visit FilmDrunk for more on this story.

Milli-Vanilliism Evolves, Monitors Replicate Musical Experience
Musicians are halting tours in favor of playing shows from their studios and broadcasting them via the internet. Will fans pay for a live-not-live show where the chance of beer being spilled on them, is based on the proximity of their cataracts inflicted dog. Visit MyFoxHouston for more on this story.

Paul / Richard

— The Loop Scoop


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