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Beverly Hills (California)

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Roy Shvartzapel's Culinary Journey to Common Bond

    His last name may be a little challenging to pronounce correctly, but chef Roy Shvartzapel of Common Bond is practically a Houston native. After traveling the world and working in some of the most renowned restaurants, he came back home to open the wildly successful, upper-crust bakery at Westheimer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Angry Donald Sterling Leaves Voicemail Messages For His Doctor (AUDIO)

    Texans mandatory minicamp ended on Thursday afternoon, as did minicamps in numerous other NFL cities, which means we are heading into the Sahara Desert of the sports calendar -- late June and the entire month of July. The only way to survive and navigate the upcoming six weeks is with a lot of crea ... More >>

  • Film

    May 29, 2014

    Seth MacFarlane's Comedy Western Pulls Off Its Trick Shot

    A Million Ways to Die in the West is ruthlessly funny.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Donald Sterling Hanging Out In Beverly Hills Like Nothing Happened (Video)

    (Possibly, soon to be former) Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may have been banished from NBA arenas everywhere earlier this week, but that won't keep him sequestered from society. To ask Donald Sterling to have the self awareness to at least lay low for a few days post-punishment befor ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 24, 2014

    The 10 Best Patios in Houston

    Get outside and eat.

  • Dining

    August 15, 2013

    La Fisheria

    The restaurant bans kids after 7p.m., and everyone on the Internet has an opinion.

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    Films of 2012: The Ultimate Review

    Quentin Tarantino emerges from a chaotic couple of years with his most ambitious film to date, Django Unchained. Will the academy really, really like it?

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Sketchy Evangelist K.A. Paul Arrested in Connection with Brother's Death

    K.A. Paul, our favorite leper-stealing evangelist, has been arrested in India for allegedly conspiring to kill an aide who police suspect Paul had hired to kill his own brother in 2010. Paul and his brother, David Raju, had become embroiled in a bitter property dispute, and the latter was found dea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2012

    Whitney Houston In Houston: A Brief Retrospective

    All morning, the world woke up to the shocking, but not altogether surprising, news that troubled pop/R&B superstar Whitney Houston died Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles. Houston, 48, was pronounced dead at around 3:55 p.m. at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, according to Reuters. No cause of ... More >>

  • News

    January 26, 2012

    Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.

  • Film

    January 19, 2012

    Odd Couple

    She fights like a guy, he grooms like a girl: Gina Carano and Channing Tatum make a good match in Haywire.

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Last Night: Weezer At Free Press Summer Fest

    Ed. Note: Much more on Summer Fest to come throughout the day. Jim Bricker​Weezer Free Press Summer Fest Eleanor Tinsley Park June 5, 2011 For almost two hours on Sunday night, Weezer led a sea of thousands through some of the saddest and happiest times of their lives an their 18-song set of ... More >>

  • News

    September 16, 2010

    Mental Cases

    Philip Grantham counts on his meds and his MHMRA doctor to stay straight. Too bad Texas is slashing funding.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Elisabeth Mandala: A Death In Mexico Joins The List Of Tourist Trouble In Foreign Lands

    The media firestorm is gone, the pain is not​When Elisabeth Mandala, a high school student from Sugar Land, was murdered in Mexico in May, it made national news. The stories, however, didn't just focus on the death of an American teenager in Mexico, but more about Elisabeth's secret life outside t ... More >>

  • News

    November 26, 2009

    Lightnin' Hopkins may finally get his marker

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Defending The Buzz: Does 94.5 FM Really Suck That Bad?

    What with Creed reuniting, BuzzFest coming up in a couple of weeks and, hell, maybe even the swine-flu scare - As in: What's worse than coming down with swine flu? A Houston radio that only tunes in 94.5 FM - Rocks Off sure has been thinking a lot about The Buzz lately. Probably too much. I mean, it ... More >>

  • News

    March 5, 2009

    Leon Hendrix Is a Voodoo Child

    Being Jimi 's baby brother can be a tough row to hoe, especially if you play guitar

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Tonight: Boxmasters at Scout Bar, Part 2

    Billy Bob Thornton (center), flanked by the Boxmasters' touring lineup. “Billy’s reaching for the phone.” With that, Boxmasters guitarist/bassist J.D. Andrew (see here) hands off to his drummer/lead singer Billy Bob Thornton, who won the hearts of miscreants everywhere as Willie, the booze-sw ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2008

    On Weezer's Mystifying Red Album

    The world has turned and left them here, and it'll take more than a great video to redeem them

  • Music

    May 8, 2008
  • Film

    January 24, 2008
  • News

    March 22, 2007

    Saint Matthew's Churches, Inc.

    Christians send in money for prayer requests which may just go up in smoke

  • Film

    July 13, 2006

    Freeloader

    You, Me and Dupree overstays its welcome

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    In the Pink

    Surgeons are sculpting labia, reconnecting hymens and inventing a new standard of beauty in female genitalia

  • Film

    April 20, 2006

    Tube Boobs

    American Dreamz's nation of idiots lands a little close to home

  • Film

    November 10, 2005

    Love at First Fight

    This Pride & Prejudice brings fresh passion to an old love story

  • Film

    October 13, 2005

    Keira Get Your Gun

    Domino chronicles the life of a model-turned-bounty hunter

  • Dining

    December 30, 2004

    Le Grand Cheesecake

    The Vegas version of Venice, or Vienna, or someplace

  • Dining

    October 7, 2004

    Cowboy Cookin'

    After Grady Spears's departure, The Burning Pear still smolders

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Destroy All Monsters of Rock!

    Please come see Shonen Knife's powerful activity!

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Chop Talk

    Houston remains embroiled in what to do about Memorial Park

  • Film

    November 22, 2001

    Emma Goes to France

    Amélie sends Jane Austen's best-loved heroine on a wild ride

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Chow Time

    Could the Food Network finally be coming to Time-Warner's analog offerings?

  • Culture

    June 8, 2000

    A Puff of Smoke

    Paul Wesolowski knows the secret word: Groucho

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    [S]hit

    Behind current blaxploitation pulp literature is - surprise! - the music biz

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Like Fine Wine...

    The Hollisters keep getting better with age

  • Culture

    January 13, 2000

    The Greek System

    Riotous Die! Mommy! Die! transforms Electra into a Hollywood satire

  • Film

    March 25, 1999
  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Davidian Branches Out

    Former Chronicle reporter turns into a Tennessee Matt Drudge

  • Film

    June 4, 1998

    Tube Message

    Everyman's Jim Carrey examines TV's omnipotence in The Truman Show

  • Film

    May 21, 1998

    Contact High

    Fear and Loathing is the latest in Terry Gilliam's cinematic revolution

  • Film

    May 14, 1998

    Out of Time

    Narcissism drives Warren Beatty into the 'hood

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Parting Shot

    Almost 25 years ago, graphics man Alan Berrent took Hustler "into the pink." Before he dies, he wants to make amends.

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    Oprah Does Amarillo

    It's the Queen of Talk versus the Meat Men, and outside the courtroom, master media manipulator Winfrey is already the clear winner.

  • Film

    September 4, 1997

    Back to School

    Once again, here's to you, Mrs. Robinson

  • Music

    May 15, 1997

    Soul Survivor

    Four decades after his first record, Solomon Burke is still in the studio -- and still in God's arms

  • Film

    August 15, 1996
  • News

    June 13, 1996

    Watch out, stock market,, here come the SOES BANDITS

    And they're ready to make money the old-fashioned way: By outsmarting the big guys.

  • Calendar

    February 9, 1995
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