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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Rock art legend Uncle Charlie will not be denied.
Four teens tackle adolescence without the benefit of sight
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 >>
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 >>
Pedro Almodóvar still believes in Pedro Almodóvar.
Uncle Charlie is the best concert-poster artist in Houston and he's legally blind.
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 >>
Brazos Bookstore hosts a poet who likes to play doctor
Michael Somoroff masters addition by subtraction
The Ensemble Theatre examines one womans life
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 >>
Brazos Bend State Park
HISD shuts down a program for visually impaired students and strips its teacher of her job
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?