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  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    The Five Best Underrated Greasy Spoons (According to You)

    After reading your comments and tallying your votes for the most underrated greasy spoons in Houston, I've come to a conclusion: We don't have enough greasy spoons here. There are several big ones that get all the credit and a few lesser-known ones with small but devoted contingents of fans. So he ... More >>

  • Film

    June 26, 2014

    E.T. Update Earth to Echo Makes Everything a Device

    At least the alien feels at home in this digital world.

  • Film

    May 29, 2014

    Seth MacFarlane's Comedy Western Pulls Off Its Trick Shot

    A Million Ways to Die in the West is ruthlessly funny.

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013-2014: No. 24, Som Tam at Vieng Thai

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus® issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of person ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Check Out The Houston Press' New Digs at 2603 La Branch

    There are always snags when you move. Moving bins, broken items, misplaced belongings, miscellaneous computer power cords, mishandled packages, no coffee machine. Heck, you might even forget to forward the mail. The Houston Press made its move into its new building (2603 La Branch at McGowen) over t ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 30, 2013

    Relentless Sun: The Images of Clarissa Tossin

    Brazilian artist Clarissa Tossin explores poverty with images of heat and earth.

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Back In the U.S.S.R.: The Obsolete Beatles

    The next time someone who's too "cool" to "get" the Beatles asks what makes them so important, ask that person what's so great about his or her nose. First, if you're lucky, you'll be treated to an entertaining look of befuddlement. Then, when you're done being amused by that, avoid launching into a ... More >>

  • Film

    January 3, 2013

    Team Kerouac

    Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund chat about the film version of On the Road.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Google Earth's New "Ballparks of America" Video Can't Be Bothered To Get The Mets' Stadium Name Right

    Google Earth is celebrating the return of the baseball season with a swooping bird's-eye view of the country's ballparks. The video zooms you in and out of cities coast-to-coast, including the Astros' Minute Maid Park. And, of course, the New York Mets' semi-new Shea Stadium. Not the Shea Stadium ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    SBOE Member Lawrence Allen Doesn't Live in the District

    Photo by Margaret DowningLawrence Allen (left)​Lawrence Allen Jr. might be convinced to the contrary, but the state agency that oversees redistricting confirms the seven-year member of the State Board of Education no longer lives within the boundaries of his own district. Allen is the voice o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Sailing Away With Songs Of The Caribbean

    ​A couple of years ago She Said was in Oslo, Norway, where she saw an exhibit by artist Tacita Dean chronicling the mysterious voyage of Donald Crowhurst. Dean found and photographed the Teignmouth Electron, the boat Crowhurst apparently abandoned, and collected newspaper articles from the circum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    The End Finally Comes For Wilshire Village

    Photos by John Seaborn GrayThe view from Dunlavy​We've been following the slow end of the Wilshire Village apartment complex on Alabama, a once-charming relic that should never have seen the wrecking ball. But the wrecking ball has come, as these photos show.Once the process of demolition began, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Texas Traveler: Angleton's Mysterious House of the Century

    It all started with an obsession. And a blog post. The House of the Century was built in 1972 by the Ant Farm Art Collective, a group that included architects Richard Jost, a then-recent graduate of the University of Houston, and Doug Michels, founder of the collective and professor at UofH. (Ant ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009

    Byrne's Eye View

    The ex-Talking Heads front man takes stock of his homeland on his second Brian Eno collaboration.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    We Miss You, Dale Stewart

    Houston artist Dale Stewart died Monday at age 34. He was brilliant, and he was my friend for more than two years.Dale was fascinated by the world, and that made him a fascinating person. His obsessions were too many to count. He loved his family, adored his little girls Anna and Kate beyond all mea ... More >>