The planned demolition of former Wheatley High School in the Fifth Ward started in September was stalled yet again on Monday, this time after a resident sued Houston ISD over concerns about asbestos. Previously, preservationists had fought the district's plans to replace the historically black, 1929 ... More >>
It's Week 14 of the 2012 NFL season. The 11-1 Houston Texans are in New England for the biggest game of the season, taking on the Patriots. A win in New England and home field advantage in the playoffs and a first round bye are all but clinched. The Texans trail 7-0 in the first quarter, but are on ... More >>
My mother-in-law was a Depression-era kid, and she shared stories of the rail-riders who would pass through her small Louisiana hometown looking for work. They carried all they owned from place to place, stopping here and there to do odd jobs for dinner and a place to sleep. Those travelers became k ... More >>
That up above, the dreamy rendering of the area that used to house the downtown Post Office? It's "Bayou Commons," which is "strategically designed to be downtown Houston's first residential district celebrating cultural diversity and urban lifestyle." But don't go looking for it yet.
Kojuan Miles may not be playing football for a while.Maybe it's the meltdown of the California economy. Maybe they heard about Rick Perry's alleged Texas miracle. Whatever the reason, the Lone Star State appears to be undergoing a plague of transplanted pimps from Southern California. Must ju ... More >>
Improvements on the way?Amtrak has a new plan out on how to improve service on the Sunset Limited, the long-distance passenger train that comes through Houston on its way between Los Angeles and New Orleans. Any plan would likely improve service, since the Limited is notorious for long, long ... More >>
DiverseWorks showcases the video of self-absorption.
Her career has already withstood more train wrecks than Amtrak, and now it looks like Britney Spears is on the upswing one more time. Spears' new single "Womanizer," the lead single from her Circus album (dropping today), which she performed today on Good Morning America (above), is a recent Bi ... More >>
The Galveston singer-songwriter spent a lot of years on the periphery of music greatness and right in the middle of its excesses
Rice screens the only film to warm hearts and pop eyes at both Troma and Disney
Pump pains constrain some musicians and inspire others
Primates and train wrecks and dancers with bling...
UTMB is under fire in Dallas for its jail health care. So why is Houston ready to install it here?
Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage
Mark Aguirre is an aggressive Houston cop who won civilian support by fighting crime. But the abrasive captain could lose his biggest battle: the one raging over him in HPD itself.
Yo, Adrian! Unfaithful is damn near unwatchable!
Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.
He's Around Here Somewhere
At Tugboat Taylor's gym, would-be wrestlers are taught the eternal verities: It's more fun to be a heel, but heels always lose.
Bob Lanier's buddy Billy Burge wants to play the power game the way it was played in the old days. . . . . . But the rules have changed.