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square feet of retail space combined with nearly 7,600 hotel rooms, more than 100 restaurants and a booming residential market. Uptown Houston is "Where You Can Have It ________ ." 21. Mobility is key to the success of Uptown Houston. ________ Boulevard will be transformed. Details can be found on Uptown Houston's website, 22. Houston's port is the ________ in terms of international tonnage handled, and third in terms of trade value. 23. Houston is the home of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, which includes America's astronaut corps, the place where they — and many international astronauts — are trained to go to space. It's a research 24. According to Census data, Houston is the most racially and ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the U.S. Some 400,000 foreign-born residents moved to the city between 2000 and 2010. Two suburbs — ________ and ________ — have become even more diverse than the city of Houston. 25. more single Americans than people who are married. That is a huge change. About 50.2 percent — or 124.6 million American adults — are single. In 1950, that number was about 22 percent. What is the percentage of single people living in Houston today? 26. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, held annually in Reliant Stadium, is one of the ________ in the country, attracting more than 2.4 million visitors in 2014. The event features more than 20,000 livestock exhibits. 27. Houston is considered to have one of the best culinary scenes in the country, with cuisine from around the world. There are more than ________ restaurants with culinary choices that represent more than 70 countries and American regions. 28. ________ boasts the chef that was awarded the Best Chef Southwest by the James Beard Foundation in 2014. Name the chef. ________ ________ 29. Hotel Galvez opened in 1911 and once hosted such guests as Theodore Roosevelt, Howard Hughes and Frank Sinatra. It was known as the "________ of the Gulf." It sat vacant for a number of years before undergoing a major renovation in the late 1980s. 30. The new Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier was built where the original Pleasure Pier stood from 1943 until 1961, when it was destroyed by Hurricane Carla. It features a 100-foot-tall steel roller coaster named the ________. 31. Annually, Galveston hosts many events. The two largest are ________ and ________. 32. Name the master-planned community 28 miles north of Houston along Interstate 45. ________ ________. 33. The Woodlands ________, a 1.4-mile-long transportation corridor and linear park, links the shopping, "downtown" of The Woodlands. 34. Originally considered a ________ community, a total of approximately 1,870 businesses and corporations have found a home in The Woodlands, among them Anadarko Petroleum, Aon Hewitt, CB&I, Chevron Phillips Chemical, Fox Networks Group, Huntsman Corporation and McKesson. 35. The ________ ________ ________ ________ amphitheater seats 19,500 people and has been the second- most heavily used amphitheater in the world. Answers: 20. All 21. Post Oak 22. largest 23. Mission Control 24. Missouri City, Pearland 25. 32 26. t s e g g i b 27.10,000 28. Underbelly, Chef Chris Shepherd 29. Queen 30. Iron Shark 31. Mardi Gras, Dickens on the Strand 32. The Woodlands 33. Waterway, Town Center 34. bedroom 35. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 1. Professional football returned to Houston in ________ when the 2. Houston is home to the Major League Baseball team the Houston Astros, the ________ National League Champions. 3. The two-time ________ Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association bring their game to the ________ ________, a $202 million basketball/hockey arena. 4. The Houston Dynamo soccer team — 2006 and 2007 ________ Cup Champions — plays its home matches in ________ ________ Stadium. 5. Houston is also home to ________ ________, the 2000- 2002 champions of the Women's Professional Football League. 6. Other pro sports teams include the Houston Red Storm of the American Basketball Association and the ________ ________ of the National Women's Soccer League. 7. Houston's collegiate teams represent the following universities: ________ ________ ________, ________ ________, ________ ________ ________, ________ ________ ________ ________ and ________ ________ ________. 8. In 2012, the Houston Chronicle 9. Retired Houston Astros player ________ ________ is widely considered to be the best all-around position player in club history. 10. ________ ________ won the AP Defensive Player of the Year award in 2012 and 2014 and is widely considered one of the most dominant players in the National Football League. 11. The River Oaks International began in 1931 and has attracted some of the world's leading tennis pros. It is played at ________ ________ Country Club. Answers: 1. 2002, NRG, retractable-roof 2. 2005 3. r e t n e C a t o y o T , s n o i p m a h C d l r o W 4. MLS, BBVA Compass 5. Houston Energy 6. Houston Dash 7. Houston Baptist University, Rice University, Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University, University of Houston. 8. Earl Campbell, Hakeem Olajuwon, Nolan Ryan, Bum Phillips and Rudy Tomjanovich. 9. o i g g i B g i a r C 10. J. J. Watt 11. River Oaks HOUSTON REGION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 M A J O R LEAGUE SPORTS Minute Maid Park Buffalo Bayou Gardens of Bayou Bend Stainless Steel Arch, Uptown Houston The Houston Zoo Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

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