Whatever its name, Avant Garden is a cornerstone of bohemian Houston.
Photo by @HellaThe American Planning Association, an organization that no doubt takes planning very seriously, has named Montrose one of the ten "great neighborhoods" in America.Says the APA: One of Houston's original streetcar suburbs, Montrose has a sliver of everything. Eclectic and urbane, th ... More >>
Some Houstonians -- mostly University of St. Thomas grads -- know that Howard Hughes lived for a while as a teen at 3921 Yoakum, now a campus building called the Hughes House. It's home to the theology and archeology departments.But before that Hughes and his family lived in the Beaconsfield ... More >>
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A second, slimmer Capote movie fails to improve on its predecessor
You too can "Inaugurate Yourself"
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Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
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Since 9/11, tanker sailors are having a tough time making it to dry land in Houston
Operatic popster Rufus Wainwright exits "gay hell" and enters his most fertile period
Get Bowled over by the best of the real Bayou City
Jim Maxfield's Tanglewood Pharmacy is home to the autographs of the rich and famous
Houston failed to preserve much of its heritage. Now the fight is on to protect the priceless photographic images of that vanishing past from the same fate.
Cars full of scavenger hunters dart across town, all for a good cause
Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
A timber baron's descendants head into courts and crypts in their decades-old effort to reclaim their birthright and big bucks from an arch-nemesis: his secretive third wife
Reborn, rejuvenated or retooled, live music venues learn to survive the changing times
In probate court, the sons of oilman J. Howard Marshall II air a high-stakes family feud a fight about loyalty, betrayal and whether their dad played favorites
Why did county commissioners agree to subsidize a swanky golf resort that will benefit a wealthy Harris County developer?
Contact is more like a close encounter of the turgid kind
Rasputina offers up a trio of not so mellow cellos
The Phantom delivers a comic-book masked guy from the days before angst
Since Dr. Joe retired as Harris Countys chief medical examiner, the morgue itself has been undergoing a critical examination. Whats been uncovered botched postmortems, illegal tissue-harvesting, double-dipping pathologists reveals a county office thats op
Cronos makes something new from old-fashioned horror