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From Bus to Brick: TOMO Mags Builds Community Through Independent Print Magazines

A picture of independent magazines sold at Tomo Mags in Houston, Texas.

Walking into TOMO Mags on West Alabama Street in Houston’s Montrose district, you encounter the city’s only magazine shop that is both an artistic incubator and community sanctuary at once. Co-founded by husbands Vico Tadeo and Keiwing Chong, TOMO Mags offers a range of niche magazines—including local publications on architecture, photography, and design—that you cannot typically find in corporate hubs like Barnes & Noble.…

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