Eyesight and Eye Health

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Want to Chip in to Help Some Abandoned Pups?

    If you woke up this morning wondering what good deed you could do for the day -- or even if you didn't -- we got the hook-up: You can donate to help treat three emaciated pit bull pups that some a-hole discarded like trash off U.S. 290 near the Harris-Waller border. Leslie Stokes found the pups Tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    "Sochi As Hoth" Star Wars Olympic YouTube Is Phenomenal

    We all dork out over something. Me, I have actually have a short list of things I dork out over, and just to refresh, my definition of "dork out" is "to spend an inordinate amount of time obsessing over and following, to the extent that a majority of society wouldn't understand." My list: The Sopr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Flying Champagne Corks: You'll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid!

    It's there, lurking in your kitchen this time of year, an innocent-looking bottle of champagne that, if not handled properly, can be a brutal instrument used to maim, or even kill. Or at least that's what the Texas Ophthalmological Association told us in a press release yesterday -- a press release ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Culture

    December 8, 2011

    Poster Boy

    Rock art legend Uncle Charlie will not be denied.

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010
  • Calendar

    February 11, 2010

    The Eyes of Me

    Four teens tackle adolescence without the benefit of sight

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Artopia Preview: Michah Simmons, Artist And Bouncer

    Photos courtesy of Micah Simmons​ The Houston Press Artopia party is Saturday, and Hair Balls is previewing a different participating artist each day this week. Artopia will feature 27 artists, as well as live art and music performances, fashion shows, and a presentation of the Press's Maste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Woodlands Man Sues After Former Major-Leaguer (Allegedly) Assaults Him

    ​A former relief pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets has been sued for allegedly assaulting a Woodlands man during a New Year's Eve party in Dallas.Randy Sorrels, attorney for 25-year-old Ivan Pinney, said his client's left eye was severely damaged when he was punched and kicked by ... More >>

  • Film

    December 24, 2009

    Blind Faith

    Pedro Almodóvar still believes in Pedro Almodóvar.

  • Music

    November 5, 2009

    Vision Quest

    Uncle Charlie is the best concert-poster artist in Houston — and he's legally blind.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    R.I.P., Marvin Zindler's Angels

    ​It's been a little over two years since Houston legend Marvin Zindler took his shock wig, blue-tinted eyeglasses and excessively nipped-and-tucked face to that great Ice Machine in the Sky.For a while after his demise, KTRK kept alive his Angels in Action program, where doctors and other professi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009

    David Ray Vance and Anna Journey

    Brazos Bookstore hosts a poet who likes to play doctor

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2008

    “The Absence of the Subject”

    Michael Somoroff masters addition by subtraction

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2008

    Sty of the Blind Pig

    The Ensemble Theatre examines one woman’s life

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2007

    Found...and Now We’re Lost

    I found this flyer this morning at Diedrich Coffee on Montrose. Is this some sort of viral marketing campaign or someone with a serious eye problem who's really into prayer? Maybe this guy is just terrified of having a bad haircut or rocking the pirate look. Hit up the comments if you've got any inf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2006
  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006
  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Place to Hike

    Brazos Bend State Park

  • News

    August 28, 2003


    HISD shuts down a program for visually impaired students and strips its teacher of her job

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Blind Faith

    Luke and Rachel Watson have lost most of their sight. They eventually will lose all motor skills. Their parents are losing sleep -- do the adults tell their kids they're dying of Batten disease?

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Radio Station

    KTRU/91.7 FM

  • Dining

    February 10, 2000

    Hot Plate

    Baker's Ribs

  • News

    November 19, 1998