The heavy rains that have blanketed the Houston area the past 48 hours have forced the postponement of tomorrow's Untapped festival due to the conditions at Discovery Green. According to the festi... More >>
A Harris County detention officer fired in the wake of an inmate death is suing Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the Civil Service Commission in a bid to get his job back.
Christopher Taylor claims tha... More >>
The French have a word for it - lousy.
When the best part of a Broadway musical is the proscenium curtain - a stunning piece of faux French art deco with golden geometric fountains... More >>
The USDA has warned the University of Houston that it could face severe penalties if it doesn't correct conditions in its research lab, where two rhesus monkeys have died since 2012.
The August... More >>
Title: The Maze Runner
Finally! I've Been Wondering What Happened To Tom Hanks After His Psychotic Break. You're thinking of Mazes and Monsters, though Dylan O'Brien does kind of resemble a young... More >>
Here at the Houston Press, we're all about sharing the stories of the city we live in. We're big believers in the power of storytelling and the need for certain stories to be told.
We're lookin... More >>
Coming into the season, we all knew the Texans' schedule was relatively light. Granted, every team on the Texans' schedule was looking at the Texans as one of their opponents to justify thinking ... More >>
The Memorial area is in no way void of shopping meccas. Memorial City Mall, Town & Country, and City Centre provide plenty of retail therapy sessions to the locals. Each comes with trendy boutiqu... More >>
When John Cramer was 6 years old, he hated the violin. He wanted to play the piano, but his family only owned an old violin that his father played long ago, so he bore with it and followed in hi... More >>
There's an interesting backstory to the piano concerto that is the focus of the Houston Symphony's concert Andre Watts Plays Rachmaninoff, our pick for Friday. The Russian pianist and composer ha... More >>
Come with me now, rock music fan, to visit a bygone time of yore.
Imagine a time when radio station program directors could actually program their radio stations. When artists both on the rise ... More >>
By Chris Gray and Matthew Keever
HONORABLE MENTION: SUNNY SWEENEY
Thus far mainstream success has eluded Sunny Sweeney, but not for lack of either talent or trying. According to her Facebook pag... More >>
Fitzgerald's, September 19
Deep Cuts have gone from first band of the night to last band on the bill in an impressive amount of time; less than two years by our watch. Honed by many, m... More >>
Houston police officer James Taylor really wants you to know one thing about local cops: HPD is not the National Security Agency, "nor are we the federal government."
Taylor repeated the mantra... More >>
Coheed and Cambria, Thank You Scientist
House of Blues
September 17, 2014
Concerts are rarely a communal experience, even though they should be.
The reality is that we all get our tickets for ... More >>
It's not every day a store clerk encourages you to drop your sample on the floor once you've finished testing it.
It makes sense, though, at Rice Village's Savory Spice Shop where 99 percent... More >>
Last week, The Galleria hosted a fashion extravaganza to launch the new Fall season. Simon Malls invited Vogue, GQ, and Glamour magazine reps and local bloggers to host a huge fashion show and tr... More >>
Iron Sommelier, the annual wine competition and fundraiser, returns on October 2nd from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Houstonian. The event benefits The Periwinkle Foundation, a non-profit organizati... More >>
A Texas appeals court has ruled the state can't ban "improper photography" in public places, striking down a sweeping law that criminalized photos taken in public "with the intent to arouse or gr... More >>
I've lived in Houston for 22 years. It took me 16 of those to visit the Rothko Chapel for the first time. I didn't eat at Ninfa's on Navigation until I'd counted myself a Houstonian for nearly a... More >>