The brunch appetizers at Cook & Collins are too good to pass up. And while the world's largest bacon-iced cinnamon bun (seriously, it's bigger than the head of your one friend that has that gian... More >>
So...who wants new music? MIXTAPE OF THE WEEK: Travi$ Scott, Days Before Rodeo
A year ago, Travi$ Scott emerged from Houston obscurity, Tumblr fanfare and the tutelage of Kanye West, T.I. and o... More >>
Welcome back to the show! We're counting down the Top 40 hard rock songs of all time, according to Billboard (sort of...). I'll take a moment to recap Nos. 40-31.
40. "Don't Tell Me You Love Me,... More >>
Way back in 2006, I bet the founders of Twitter had no idea the social-media platform would become the force it is today. Sure, you can interact with your friends and whatnot, but perhaps the co... More >>
Even in today's viral culture, this "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise money for ALS research has taken many by surprise. Instead of quickly blowing over like so many digital fads, this one continue... More >>
In his mugshot taken Tuesday at the Travis County Courthouse, Gov. Rick Perry sports that sly grin we've all come to know so well.
Perhaps that's because Perry thinks he's winning the public rel... More >>
Updated at the end of this post are some more comments from Sen. Whitmire.
University of Houston officials have suspended their plan requiring freshmen to live on campus after some blowback fro... More >>
School bond elections don't exactly see the type of white-knuckle politics currently plaguing Gov. Rick Perry (you can read about that here, in case you missed it). Still, things got pretty tense... More >>
How do we know the college football season is almost here? Well, not all that long ago, it would have been because the best of the preview magazines were hitting the stands -- Athlon, Lindy's, S... More >>
The Houston Press is looking to add to its freelancers ranks with writers who know something about the arts and pop culture scene in Houston and, in some cases, the larger world.
We are lookin... More >>
Everybody's doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
You can't make it through three posts on your Facebook newsfeed without stumbling across one of your high school friends dumping the ice cold buc... More >>
Numbers. The applications to which they are used in various fields can yield results ranging from the trivial to the catastrophic if not interpreted properly. If you are involved with numbers at... More >>
The life of Pimp C is coming back -- in hardcover format.
Julia Beverly, the former editor-in-chief of OZONE Magazine and noted documentarian of Southern hip-hop culture at large, is planning t... More >>
Recently we wrote about the ramifications of KISS and Vince Neil buying their own Arena Football League teams and what it would be like if NFL teams were also themed around bands and musicians. ... More >>
Editor's note: We have received a statement from Cleverley Stone about her decision to remove L'Olivier from Houston Restaurant Weeks.
It appears you can get kicked out of a charity event for b... More >>
Ronald Lee Haskell, who allegedly killed six former in-laws in Spring, Texas, stayed out of sight for Monday's status meeting between his attorney and the prosecutor, the Chron reports.
In hi... More >>
This was honestly the first episode of The Leftovers I didn't like.
The problem comes from a single error that often destroys apocalyptic fiction. That error is that pretending that the apocalyps... More >>
Catalina Coffee is an excellent place to relax, sip on your choice drink and nibble on a pastry. The calming environment of hipster baristas throwing together lattes, espressos and cappuccinos l... More >>
Two of the best Turkish restaurants in Houston, Pasha and Istanbul Grill, are a stone's throw away from each other in Rice Village, yet empirical evidence suggests the latter is more heavily fre... More >>
For a long term horror movie fan like myself, the recent mainstream love affair with zombie films is still surprising. How such a hyper-violent genre has become acceptable outside of hardcore ho... More >>
From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post.
This week, we're shari... More >>