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  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Openings and Closings: 2009 Edition

    ​The year gone by marked some very exciting restaurant openings (such as Haven, Branchwater Tavern, Yelapa Playa Mexicana and Stella Sola) and some equally important closings (such as Cafe Annie, Bedford, Las Alamedas and Felix Mexican Restaurant). To close out the yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    The Aggies Know Great Architecture When They See It, Especially If It's Done By An Aggie

    ​Texas A&M University created an architectural award this year, the Spirit of Place medal, "envisioned as becoming one of the world's premier built-environment awards," according to a press release from the school.The university wants its new award to be "viewed in the same light" as the Stirl ... More >>

  • Music

    September 24, 2009


    Houston's grindcore provocateurs (and HPMA nemises) Insect Warfare reunite for a brief U.K. tour.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    You Spend A Billion Dollars And Still Get A Crappy New York Times Review

    Courtesy Dallas Cowboys​You spend over a billion dollars on something, you want to at least get a good review out of it in The New York Times.Alas, Jerry Jones, you're out of luck. As a great philosopher once said....The Times's architectural critic (named, as any Times archiectural critic should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Openings and Closings

    It wasn't a good week to be an Asian restaurant in Houston. Japanese, Chinese and Thai -- none were exempt from the executioner as three well-known restaurants closed around town. Café le Jadeite (1952 West Gray), the eye-catching Chinese restaurant in River Oaks, closed out the month of May by cl ... More >>

  • Year End

    December 28, 2006

    Your Lucky Night

    Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2006

  • Music

    July 27, 2006
  • Calendar

    June 30, 2005
  • News

    January 8, 2004


    Houston's sweet-and-sour inaugural

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2003

    Rock 'n' Roll

    Sushi meets nightlife at two Houston eateries

  • Dining

    February 28, 2002


    A five-part journey into Houston's fusion scene starts with some noodles

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Phuz Tones

    Local Filipino-American band takes its lush sounds on the road with Sade

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Deliverance from China

    Unmarried and pregnant, she knew her options in a land obsessed with population control: Abort or become an outcast. Lijun looked for another way out.

  • Dining

    June 8, 2000

    Multicultural Masala

    Have you heard the one about the American food critic and the Pakistani cab driver who walk into a barbecue joint?

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2000
  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Dub Hub

    A top Japanese film translation studio takes hold - in Houston

  • Music

    July 15, 1999

    Nonfiction Gospel

    Houston's Discipline finds its inspiration in real life

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    WorldFest: Wild, Mild and Wicked

    Moviegoers may find both their Sixth Happiness and Seventh Heaven in these 40 featured indie films

  • News

    March 14, 1996
  • News

    December 15, 1994

    Mr. Big

    Houston sculptor David Adickes has one message for the art world: large is good