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Bananas at the Mildred Building Apartments on Calder

This healthy tree loaded with bananas at the Mildred Building Apartments on Calder near downtown Beaumont shows just how well this fruit grows right here in Southeast Texas. The Mildred Building banana tree has lived happily there for a decades. It is so exotic and tropical yet so possible right here in your own backyard.

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Fans of KIX, Steve Whiteman (vocals), Brian "Damage" Forsythe (guitar), Ronnie "10/10" Younkins (guitar), Jimmy "Chocolate" Chalfant (drums), Mark Schenker (bass), have waited almost two decades for new music. Their seventh album, Rock Your Face Off, was released on Aug 5 on Loud & Proud Records and debuted at No 48 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart.

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From the good-times team that brought you Goodfella’s and Madison’s comes Beaumont’s latest Frankie Ran­dazzo/Buck Maraist brainchild – Bar Local – now open in the old Pacesetter Lounge at the Colonnade Shopping Center on Phelan Boulevard.

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 Offering quality burgers, fries and shakes in a laid back atmosphere, Daddio's Burger, created in 2013 by Novrozsky's owner, Dave Jones, is located in former GEO Burrito building on the corner of Calder and Lucas

Keeping it all natural

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Anyone who attended last week’s screening of “Dirt! The Movie,” the public service documentary project sponsored by the Magnolia Garden Club and the City of Beaumont, will realize that Christopher Nolan’s movie gives an accurate depiction of mankind’s future fate — and it’s not good.

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