Lifestyles of the rich and semi-famousIn many ways, a recent post was a typical CultureMap item: headlined "Becca Cason Thrash, Scott McClelland, Gina Gaston & more share their living lean strategies," it was a hard(ly)-hitting look at the holiday diet tips of Houston's wealthy social types.
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I can get your name on the Chron website, I promiseMary Flood, for years a legal-affairs reporter for the Houston Chronicle, has left the building at 801 Texas to go into public relations.She'll be with Androvett Legal Media & Marketing, which prides itself on getting positive publicity for i ... More >>
Heartbroken fans of Clifford Pugh, Shelby Hodge and Heather "Shopgirl" Staible take solace -- the trio of ex-Chron lifestyle scribes have a new home online at Culture Map Houston, which debuted a few hours ago.
"CultureMap, a new online magazine and "mapazine" -- the first of its kind -- headqua ... More >>
For years, whenever you've felt the need to read about self-important River Oaks types heading to Vail or Taos or France, you turned to the Houston Chronicle's Shelby Hodge. We can only hope for your sake that the need didn't arise too often, but when it did she was always there.If there was some ... More >>
Photo by Lori GreigIt might seem like we're harping on the recent round of layoffs at the Houston Chronicle just because we're journalists too ("Hey, how come you don't do ten posts about the layoffs at Schlumberger!!"), but -- as we've said before -- we perhaps naively hold to the thought th ... More >>
The bad news is coming out at 801 Texas, and the cuts include some familiar bylines. We've written about some of them here, but more are starting to emerge.Perhaps the most surprising is Clifford Pugh, the lively fashion/society/arts writer who blogs regularly and was just sent to New York (or somew ... More >>