Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Astros Get Into Throwback Mode for Civil Rights Game

    Houston gets to play host to this year's Civil Rights Game, in a year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. This is only the eighth time that Major League Baseball has held the throwback-style game, in which teams ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 12, 2012

    Flaming Young

    Ten food-related words you need to stop misspelling

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The Texas Chefs Hall of Fame: 1981 and Now

    Assistant music editor Craig Hlavaty recently purchased a 1981 edition of The Genuine Texas Handbook, a guide to all things Texan. It's an often-tongue-in-cheek look at the people, places, outfits, songs, foods and more that made someone Texan 31 years ago. Incidentally, the book and I are the same ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2011

    Getting Past the Bouncer

    Local nightclub door policies aren't always black and white

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Cross-Dressing In The Women's Room? You'll Need These Songs

    ‚Äč God-fearing men of Houston: Mayor Annise Parker wants to banish your micturitions back to the Stone Age: "Houston's first openly gay mayor is now being accused of opening up the women's restroom to cross-dressing men. On Tuesday morning, the Houston Area Pastors Council issued a blistering ... More >>

  • News

    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    KBR: Prostitution & Rape, Allegedly Yes; Headscarves, Allegedly No

    It's hard to know what kind of workplace behavior is acceptable at KBR these days. On the one hand, if you believe the many lawsuits filed against the nation-builder, it's not unheard of for the men stationed in Iraq to verbally and sexually abuse their women colleagues, even rape one on occasion. ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 22, 2001

    Feasted Upon

    A health food store and restaurant falls victim to the movement it helped create