Web Extra: Laura Jelemensky, Pedernales EC: “My daughter’s senior prom back in 1989 was memorable because it coincided with a torrential rain and hailstorm in Austin. Although they had to swaddle themselves in rain gear and carry their shoes, my daughter and her date didn’t let the storm put a damper on the evening.”:
Web Extra: Linda Blezinger, Farmers EC: Girls just wanna have fun, but there’s no need for your feet to hurt! Kasey Blezinger has her own sense of style and glam.
Hair and makeup? Check. Heels and formals? Check. Dressing up or down, arriving by limo or tractor, Texans love a high school prom. It’s a rite of passage and a celebration of youth; it’s time to get a little crazy and cut loose.
The Black Heritage Society in Houston holds its annual Original MLK Day Parade January 21, starting in front of Minute Maid Park. The celebration continues after the parade with the MLK Jr. Taste of Houston festival, also at Minute Maid Park.
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