T.I. is no Marvin Gaye. Or is he? Both men were blessed with supreme talent as musicians and songwriters. Both men exhibit an overflowing charisma and a flair for the dramatic. Both men chose acting as a supplementary alternative expression of their talents.
Both men were also cursed with an unfor ... More >>
There was a show at Jet Lounge last night. I wanted to go for a three reasons:
1. Local rapper D. Risha was performing. He has a brilliant song called "Ebonics" that is a manuscript on Houston slang and I was hoping it'd send whatever crowd was watching him perform it into fits; it'd have been fun ... More >>
Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where the leftover Peeps are finally starting to develop that intriguing leathery outer shell. We started the week off right with some chickens. That's right, chickens. They're tasty, and tasty things come out of them. Plus if you live nex ... More >>
If you are just about to the point of Christmas decoration overload and even the most ridiculous looking blow-up snowman inside a snow globe doesn't make you crack a smile, head over to Jenni's Noodle House in the Heights for something totally different. Look up and you will see a recently construct ... More >>
Houston gets a visit from architect Hermes Mallea who is dropping by Brazos Bookstore on Friday to sign his book Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style. The book features wonderful photographs of some of the most beautiful homes in Havana. One shows a courtyard, glowing in the evening lig ... More >>
Not one of the houses donated to HISDWhile going through their normal delinquent tax collections business, Houston ISD tax staff members discovered three separate property owners had gifted them with parcels of land.
Wow, Hair Balls was thinking, isn't that nice?
Nope. Or as Donald Boehm, ... More >>
To get this week's feature, I knew I would have to learn firsthand what it is to be a bike courier. While I have been an almost daily bike commuter for over a year, I knew that my bike was not up to the task.
One side's happyCity Council easily passed today some important revisions to Houston's historic preservation laws, the key part being you can no longer thumb your nose at Houston's historic preservation laws.The ""90-day clause" -- which said the city could stop you from demolishing a historic st ... More >>
Jaxon Leone had plenty of `emWe've all heard that urban legend about the drunk guy who drives off in the cop car and forgets all about it...You know, he's in a black-out, and he goes home and passes out, and then the next day, he's woken by an angry cop beating down his door, and there's the cop ... More >>
This week on Health Department Roundup, we visit the historic Houston Heights, and marvel at our city's most aggressively quaint neighborhood. And the grimiest corners of its restaurant kitchens.
An April 9 pre-opening inspection at Les Givrals (4601 Washington Ave.), found the floors not co ... More >>
No, not that McCain. Our own McCain's, right here in Houston.
It seems the economic crisis we're currently experiencing has claimed yet another victim: McCain's Market on Heights Boulevard abruptly closed up shop on Saturday, January 10th. The owners placed a note on the front door explaining tha ... More >>