• Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    3400 Montrose: Piece of Houston History Going ... Going .... Gone

    The parking lot of Disco Kroger at the corner of Montrose and Hawthorne has been an ideal vantage point to watch the two-month-long demolition of yet another curious piece of Houston history. While the ten-story building at 3400 Montrose is little more than twisted girders and concrete rubble now, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    Group Says Bull Run Promoters Don't Have Proper Permit

    The promoters of an upcoming bull run outside Baytown don't have the proper permit to hold their event next month, according to an animal welfare group that has sent letters to Chambers County officials. The Animal Legal Defense Fund says The Great Bull Run, LLC, does not have a Texas mass gatherin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    The Rocks Off 100: Bill Fool, Punk Lifer, Dad, Good Guy to Know

    "Bill Fool was born in Chicago, Illinois and spent his entire youth living near Wrigley Field and really never left that particular area as a kid, ever..." says local luminary and punk lifer Bill Fool in an email. What follows is a short primer on this beloved curmudgeon. Mr. Fool has been a part ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2012

    The Beach Boys' Endless Summer

    Surviving bandmates reunite for a 50th-anniversary tour.

  • Culture

    September 22, 2011

    Brutal Blood

    The Back Porch Players present a startling, sterling production.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Idol Beat: American Idiots

    Spoiler alert: the smug one wins.​Thanks to Shea Serrano for taking the bullet yesterday. After what felt like eons, the 10th season of American Idol lurched to its inevitable anticlimax last night. It was as especially torturous affair, stretching well over two hours and mixing performances ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    For Sale: LBJ's Old Montrose Digs

    HARLBJ's Houston home: Where "Jumbo" no doubt got an airing​While Hair Balls has been going all Doris Kearns Goodwin with our presidential history, we might as well tell you that LBJ's one-time Montrose crash pad is on the block. The 107-year-old white clapboard home is at 435 Hawthorne or 34 ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 13, 2011

    reasons to be pretty

    Theater LaB's talented cast takes on Neil LaBute's play.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Making Change on Montrose

    The intersection of Montrose and Westheimer is nothing if not mutable.  From being a sleepy residential neighborhood in the 1920s to the 40s to a run-down hangout for drug addicts and rough types in the 1970s and early 80s to a haven for LGBT community in the late 80s and throughout the 90s to ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    Knitta, Please!

    Hitting the streets with Montrose's craftiest taggers

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    dios (malos), with Swords and Go Spread Your Wings

    Saturday, November 12, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2005

    Art, Music and Crap

    It's all there -- in a neat little package -- at WestFest Compressed

  • Calendar

    August 26, 2004
  • Music

    May 20, 2004
  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    The Beach Boys

    Hawthorne, CA: Birthplace of a Musical Legacy (Capitol)

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    A Few Minor Problems

    Licensing body piercers to protect youngsters sounds good. But enforcement drags.

  • Culture

    March 2, 2000

    Future Shock

    Suzan-Lori Parks runs The Scarlet Letter through a horrifying funhouse in Fucking A

  • Music

    November 4, 1999


    Local Music News

  • Calendar

    October 8, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 8 - 14, 1998

  • News

    June 11, 1998
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    March 30, 1995

    Old Boys at Play

    Gay society steps out at the Houston Club