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 >>
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 >>
"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 >>
Surviving bandmates reunite for a 50th-anniversary tour.
The Back Porch Players present a startling, sterling production.
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 >>
HARLBJ's Houston home: Where "Jumbo" no doubt got an airingWhile 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 >>
Theater LaB's talented cast takes on Neil LaBute's play.
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 >>
Hitting the streets with Montrose's craftiest taggers
Saturday, November 12, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.
It's all there -- in a neat little package -- at WestFest Compressed
Hawthorne, CA: Birthplace of a Musical Legacy (Capitol)
Licensing body piercers to protect youngsters sounds good. But enforcement drags.
Suzan-Lori Parks runs The Scarlet Letter through a horrifying funhouse in Fucking A
Local Music News
October 8 - 14, 1998
Gay society steps out at the Houston Club