A beautiful thing about the Houston restaurant scene is the love and support that is shown to those going through difficult times. On November 29, My Dee Dee's Pie Shoppe was engulfed in flames. Bella-Katherine Curtis has been the owner of the place for the past 22 years, and has provided homemade ... More >>
Mayor Annise Parker announced two things today: 1) Houston is a big Spring Break destination, which we admit we never really realized; and 2) She wants you to use specific routes to get to some tourist hotspots during this time. Again, we didn't realize there were Spring Break tourist hotspots in t ... More >>
One way to smuggle cash
A Facebook page for the victims
Marc BrubakerThursday night, local rapper Fat Tony sent us this leak of a freestyle he recorded back over the Christmas holidays with Tom Cruz, June James and Smash Bro. Shit like this makes us feel like badasses while sitting in our cubicle drinking coffee and fielding e-mails from PR people. T ... More >>
More than just cyberspace, the tweet life inspires people to make friends and adopt causes in person. It has a few problems, too.
Step into my zoo
Texas Tech studies body ink and social deviance.
Fotofest's The Art of Social Media: A Conversation on Media Collision, taking place Wednesday night at 6 p.m., promises to be informative and entertaining on more than one level. Part of the title, Media Collision, sounds pretty entertaining by itself, conjuring up visions of MySpace, Facebook and ... More >>
Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase
We pass on a bit of luck to the recipients of our first creativity awards
Haunted houses, parties, festivals and other trails to terror
Trails to Terror
The Houston Press guide to all things Halloween
Mexican wrestlers take the ring in Angel Rodriguez-Diaz's new exhibit
Hollywood Frame Gallery goes Gallic with "March de Triomphe"
No porn future for a Bobbitt protégé
A new book looks at the drunk, drugged genius of six Texas scribes
Hermann Park vendors are begging the city: Take us back!
League City neighbors go to war against rogue coyotes
An animal typically has three days before he leaves the city pound, dead or alive. What happens during that time continues to cause concern.
An angel named Grace, a doctor who's a real Trip and fresh gore flooding the ER -- the new Ben Taub gets old quick
Cecil Hopper subdues the wilderness -- then enshrines it in his museum
D.R.U.M. not only wants the right sound, it wants the right spirit
Robert Rothbard wants to re-net America's basketball hoops