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1 day ago | Season's Eating
In 2012, Katharine Shilcutt, then our food critic, wrote a story about going to Costco to investigate its offer of Thanksgiving in a Box designed to feed eight to ten people. Her story, which we reproduce below, caught the imagination of thousands...
3 days ago | Special Events
Houston First Corporation, the entity that oversees the city's buildings, has announced that it will be able to reopen its underground parking garages in time for the H-E-B Thanksgiving Parade and the Alley Theatre's offering of A Christmas Carol....
8 days ago | Health
Former staffer Meagan Flynn has received top honors in a journalism contest sponsored by the Harris County Medical Society for three articles she wrote in the past year for the Houston Press. Flynn won a first place Award of Excellence in the "Med...
8 days ago | Booze
Labeling it "The perfect gift for the beer lover in your life," Saint Arnold Brewing Company has announced it is offering limited memberships in its Saint Arnold Society with the chief perk being free beer for life. Of course to access that member...
15 days ago | Dance
Houston Ballet has announced that its annual Jubilee of Dance has been permanently renamed after one of its biggest longtime benefactors: Margaret Alkek Williams. This year's Jubilee will feature performances from Clear, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Ca...
16 days ago | Houston 101
Not that many people turned out to vote Tuesday but the ones who did gave Mayor Sylvester Turner what he wanted: approval of his pension bond reform proposal which includes issuing $1 billion in bonds and a way for the city to climb its way back o...