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Baku

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    New Azerbaijan Cultural Center Shows Why Baku Was the Houston of the Soviet Union

    Irada Akhoundova remembers when the Soviet military rumbled outside her house. It was late 1991, post-perestroika, pre-independence, and Akhoundova, a principal of one of the schools of the Azerbaijan Republic, heard the four-wheelers and hard-tops tossing gravel outside her house. It was an early m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    The Sister Cities Of Houston: A Critical Appraisal, Part 1

    With the recent addition of Karachi, Pakistan, Houston now is a sister to 18 other cities around the world. Hair Balls is on the case - we studied all of them so you wouldn't have to. In the interest of brevity, though, we are parceling out our findings over the next couple of days. Here are the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Houston as a Movie Stand-In: The Top Five

    Anyone who's endured summer in our fair city or spent 45 minutes trying to negotiate the I-610/US-59 exchange has probably, however briefly, contemplated getting the hell out. Admit it, you've thought about abandoning Houston altogether in favor of a city with better traffic where you can spend the ... More >>

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Super Unison Brothers

    Ryan Chavez and Andrew Morgan wave good-bye to Hands Up Houston

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    The Last Conqueror

    Cecil Hopper subdues the wilderness -- then enshrines it in his museum

  • Calendar

    May 16, 1996
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