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Ford to Debut Wi-Fi Hotspot on New 2018 Models

Ford recently announced that a Wi-Fi hotspot is coming to its lineup this fall! By providing Internet access through SYNC Connect, select 2018 Ford cars and SUVs will offer a new way for Houston drivers to stay connected.

Powered by AT&T’s 4G LTE network, the new hotspot will be able to support up to 10 devices at once, versus GM’s Wi-Fi hotspot which only supports up to seven devices at one time. An external antenna enhances signal strength, so users can access the hotspot when standing up to 50 feet away, too.

The signal isn’t just…

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Ford Edge SEL Appearance Package Offers Custom Look & Comfort

2018 Ford Edge SEL Appearance Package

Adding a large dose of visual pizazz to the 2018 Edge, Ford’s brand-new SEL Appearance Package is just what you need if you want an SUV with a custom look that’ll turn heads. The new package is available this fall and includes several dashing interior and exterior enhancements.

Blacked-Out & Magnetic Metallic Accents
The 2018 Ford Edge SEL Appearance Package offers a personalized look with special exterior features that heighten the crossover’s athletic…

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New Attractions at Tamale Festival Houston

Tamale Festival Houston is one of the state’s hottest foodie events, offering a variety of delicious tamales, live music, competitions and other entertainment. This year, the event features several new attractions, including:

TAMALITO’S CRAFT BIERGARTEN
Visitors 21 and up can enjoy local craft beers, which pair nicely with the festival’s plethora of tamale options.

BRAGGART FAMILY SIDESHOW CIRCUS
They’ll be putting on a performance that shocks and amazes with their Strange Danger Thrill Show.

MUSIC FROM METALACHI
The world’s only heavy metal mariachi band will be performing at the event!

In addition to Metalachi, numerous…

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See Who's Top Dog at the Houston World Series of Dog Shows

Houston World Series of Dog Shows

NRG Center
8400 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054

July 19-23, 2017

Poodles, shih tzus, bulldogs and more, the Houston World Series of Dog Shows brings together a wide range of talented pups! All will compete to see who’s top dog in a variety of competitions that test their skill. From tough obstacle course challenges to doggy dancing, flyball teams and Frisbee catching, there’s lots to see during the five-day event.

Other activities on…

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How to Pair Your Phone with SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3

A New Experience with SYNC 3

There's a ton of new hardware and software for automotive computing technology that's making its rounds these days. With Android Auto making its debut and the ever-increasing demand for multimedia control on the fly, Ford has formulated a software solution that lets drivers conveniently and safely access their smartphone's controls without endangering themselves on the drive. This solution is known as SYNC.

The latest evolution in…

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Is a Ford Extended Warranty Worth It?

Ford Extended Service 

The extended warranty has become a great part of car ownership in the modern era. These vehicles are built to last, and when you buy something that's going to last far beyond its original warranty, it's natural to want to extend that protection and take advantage of an extended warranty. Ford cars, trucks, and SUVs are, as they say, "built Ford tough!" When something is going to last, you need maintenance and sometimes repair on it. Ford has a host of extended warranty options available under their Ford Protect line of products, so there's a little something…

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Video: Tow With Ease Using These Ford Features

Along with several available cameras, including a high-mounted stop lamp camera, 360-degree camera and trailer cam, here are a few technologies that make life easier when it comes to towing. If you’re currently looking for a new pickup with excellent towing abilities, check out our lineup of Ford trucks and stop by to try out some of the features showcased in this video!

Ford 360 degree camera
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Houston Super Bowl Touchdown Tour - Final Event

Houston Super Bowl Touchdown Tour Logo

The Houston Touchdown Tour is coming to an end soon, and if you’ve yet to attend an event, you have one last chance to do so. The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee has been holding events since last fall and the final party takes place on Saturday, Jan. 14 at Alief Community Park.

Like past events, this one will include music, giveaways, exhibits, interactive games, a beer garden and food concessions. If you don’t want to miss out on the fun, stop by Alief Community Park any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event…

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Let the Good Times Roll: Mardi Gras Events Near Houston TX

Experience a popular New Orleans tradition right here in Texas at these vibrant Mardi Gras celebrations!

MARDI GRAS MENAGERIE
Feb. 18, 2017 at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002

The Houston Symphony is hosting a fun family-friendly Mardi Gras event featuring Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals,” duo pianists, student poetry and other festivities. The event starts at 10 a.m. and tickets range in price from $22-37. Learn more on the event website.

MARDI GRAS FESTIVAL & PARADE
Feb. 25, 2017 at Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N Main St, Kingwood, TX 77339

One of the most popular…

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