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Who Are Those People Staging Battles in Mandell Park on Sundays? They’re LARPers

Posted on · If you’ve ever driven by Mandell Park in Montrose on a Sunday afternoon, you might have come across some “Battle Gamers,” more commonly referred to as LARPers – or “live action role players.” This particular group refers to itself as The Far Haradrim of Houston. We sent Houston Matters’ Conner Clifton out to meet them. […]

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Immigration Challenges, a Nobel Laureate’s Crusade to Ban Land Mines, and LARPers in Mandell Park: Houston Matters for Wed., Dec. 4, 2013

Posted on · Four activists seeking immigration reform finally ended a 22 day fast Tuesday at the National Mall in Washington. They were then replaced by eight others, who have vowed to continue the fast. They, like many others, are seeking to convince Congress to act – to pass legislation that would include a pathway to citizenship for […]