• Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    First Look at Kurry Walah

    Chef Nirman Shah, a native of Jaipur, has an interesting connection to Houston despite only arriving very recently: Shah opened the first U.S. location of Indian bakery chain Hot Breads in Edison, New Jersey. There are only two other American locations of the wildly popular Indian bakery; one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    The 25 Creepiest Heavy Metal Album Covers

    BY JEFF ROCHE, LA WEEKLY Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step insi ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 30, 2012

    Paneer on Bombay Pizza

    If you haven't tried it yet, you're missing out.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Friday Night: Aesop Rock at Fitzgerald's

    Aesop Rock, Edison, Dark Time Sunshine Fitzgerald's August 10, 2012 It was a characteristically hot August night in the H on Friday, but I'd wager that no place was hotter than the upstairs room at Fitzgerald's. The club was crowded with sweating hip-hop heads anticipating hot rhymes, hot beats and ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 1, 2011

    Casual Coppa

    This restaurant impresses with simple, harmonious flavors — and its refusal to over-impress.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Three Ways Steve Jobs Made Technology Cool, Stylish and Accessible

    This morning I was scheduled for a conference call with one of my clients and I knew I was running a few minutes late. My laptop was not with me and I didn't know the client's email address by heart. Fortunately, I had my iPhone. I opened it up, found a recent e-mail exchange between myself and my c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Rosalio Pena, 48, Bayou Body Count No. 152

    A robbery attempt turned into murder on the northside last week, Houston police say, and a man was arrested yesterday and charged in the incident. Rosalio Pena, 48, was shot in his driveway in the 4300 block of Edison about 8 p.m. on September 28, HPD says, after neighbors heard him arguing with a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Laurens Hammond, True Synth-Pop Sire, Would Be 115 Today​Today we celebrate the birthday of one Laurens Hammond, who basically invented everything that Edison and Tesla didn't. For instance, he designed an automatic transmission at age 14 in 1909, but French carmaker Renault rejected it. No matter; he went on to develop the ... More >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010

    Queen Bee

    Upper Kirby's got a brand-new bag.

  • Dining

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Houston Is Great For Relocating Singles, Allegedly

    What's the best city in Texas to relocate to if you're single? Houston. Suck on that, Temple! The bad news: Houston is only the 23rd-best city in America for a relocating single dude or dudette. This no-doubt-highly-scientific information comes from Primacy Relocation, which deals with such thing ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2006
  • News

    February 26, 2004

    History for Dummies

    Neil Bush touts a school curriculum for guys like himself

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Image-Free Art

    Julian Dashper gives us audio but no visuals in his recordings of the museum exhibit environment

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Year of the Woman

    The big-screen dames of cinema 2003 will keep you watching

  • Film

    February 17, 2000

    Well Executed

    Mr. Death comes alive in a disturbing documentary by Errol Morris

  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Think Small

    Richard Farias wants to change the way HISD teaches middle school

  • Film

    April 4, 1996

    Lights, Action, History

    A century ago, France's Lumiere brothers started something big -- the movies

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Escargot A Go-Go

    Gene Weaver always had a big idea. Selling snail dreams was to have been his last hurrah.