Carrie Bradshaw

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Local Acts Besiege CMJ For Texas Takeover

    All this week, aspiring rock stars, rappers, DJs and even a folksinger or two have fanned out across Manhattan and Brooklyn for the 33rd annual CMJ Music Marathon. But today New York City's week-long festival will have a pronounced Texas twang. Lone Star acts, almost two dozen of them, will overru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Pitbull's "Timber" Is Just the Worst

    [Note: in his column Serrano Time, Houston's award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Right now, Pitbull's "Timber," featuring Ke$ha, is No. 2 on Billboard and No. 1 on my GTFOH chart. I don't remember the first time I heard it -- it seems like I've heard it ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2013

    The Ten Weirdest Members of Congress

    Texas claims three of the top spots.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    The Cosmopolitan at Stag's Head

    ​If I'm a "regular" at any Houston bar, it's the Stag's Head Pub. I favor the Stag's Head for a number of reasons: It's within walking distance of my house, it serves surprisingly good jalapeno poppers, and the waitresses are friendly and attentive. But what I like most of all about the Stag' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Metro: No Ads On Buses, Despite (Or Because Of) Tough Economic Times

    We missed out on Carrie Bradshaw on our buses​Anyone who has taken mass transit in most major cities knows one thing: There are a ton of ads on the buses and trains.Not in Houston, though. And that policy won't change anytime soon, even though one study showed Metro could get "tens of millions of ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Celebrity Cupcakes

    ​Though Celebrity Cupcakes was included in the Houston Press Cupcake Smackdown, the owners were far from happy afterward. Except for best overall appearance, Celebrity's cupcakes didn't fare too well. The owners blame it on the fact that the cupcakes were purchased a day in advance and that th ... More >>

  • Film

    January 7, 2010

    No Luck Among the Irish

    Amy Adams is trapped in the land of blarney, cow pies and forced humiliation.

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Cheap Sex and the City: The Movie

    Despite the labels and levity, it's a poor-woman's knockoff

  • Film

    April 10, 2008

    Ordinary Smart People

    Intelligence goes soft in this more obvious than smart rom-com

  • Dining

    March 13, 2008
  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    Little Cakes

    Local pastry chef shows how simple it is to start from scratch

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    The 50 Smartest People in Houston

    On the front row with Toby Lightman

  • Dining

    March 30, 2006



  • Film

    March 9, 2006

    Oh, Grow Up

    Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie, and a pretty good one for us

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Invasion of the Giant Cheeseburgers

    A Washington Avenue mainstay (and Billy Gibbons) migrate into Midtown

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Calendar

    September 2, 2004

    Painting by Numbers

    Thomas Vinson's work is math-happy

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Film

    May 15, 2003

    The Art Is a Lonely Hunter

    A retro Down with Love is suckin' in the '60s

  • Film

    December 12, 2002

    Jenny from the Crock

    Don't be fooled by the rocks that she's got, J.Lo's just a Maid in Manhattan

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Shoe Store

    Sole Sensation

  • Culture

    September 21, 2000

    Almost Famous

    Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.