Howard Hughes

  • Music

    October 22, 2009

    Cap'n Kittens and Friends

    Whatever its name, Avant Garden is a cornerstone of bohemian Houston.

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Montrose Is One Great Neighborhood, Experts Say, Despite The Things That Are Gone

    Photo by @Hella​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Houston 101: Where Howard Hughes Learned To Be Kinky And Germophobic

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2008

    21 Jump Street

    Washington Avenue's newest venue adds cachet by subtracting pretense

  • Film

    May 1, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007
  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    The Wendell Baker Story

    Wendell Baker is a dysfunctional Wilson family affair

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007
  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    Repeat Offender

    A second, slimmer Capote movie fails to improve on its predecessor

  • News

    February 3, 2005
  • Calendar

    January 20, 2005

    Hell to the Chief

    You too can "Inaugurate Yourself"

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Fahrenheit 2004

    Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    From Major to Minor

    Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Crash and Yearn

    Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic

  • Calendar

    September 23, 2004
  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Use Your Illusion

    Velvet Revolver is the best hope in a dismal lot of Guns N' Roses substitutes

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    All Aboard

    Since 9/11, tanker sailors are having a tough time making it to dry land in Houston

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Strings Attached

    Operatic popster Rufus Wainwright exits "gay hell" and enters his most fertile period

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Visitors' Guide

    Get Bowled over by the best of the real Bayou City

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Cemetery

    Glenwood Cemetery

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Calendar

    June 13, 2002

    Write On

    Jim Maxfield's Tanglewood Pharmacy is home to the autographs of the rich and famous

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Scene's From A City's Soul

    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.

  • Calendar

    April 4, 2002

    Out on the Town

    Cars full of scavenger hunters dart across town, all for a good cause

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Fusion Street

    Washington Avenue

  • Culture

    May 17, 2001

    In Cold Blood

    Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Texas Gothic

    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

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Staying Alive

    Reborn, rejuvenated or retooled, live music venues learn to survive the changing times

  • News

    December 3, 1998

    Daddy's Money

    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

  • Calendar

    March 19, 1998
  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    September 4, 1997

    Sweet Deal

    Why did county commissioners agree to subsidize a swanky golf resort that will benefit a wealthy Harris County developer?

  • Film

    July 10, 1997

    To Coldly Go

    Contact is more like a close encounter of the turgid kind

  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Punk and Precious

    Rasputina offers up a trio of not so mellow cellos

  • Film

    June 6, 1996

    The Happy Hero

    The Phantom delivers a comic-book masked guy from the days before angst

  • News

    January 25, 1996


    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

  • Film

    June 16, 1994

    A Shudder of the Soul

    Cronos makes something new from old-fashioned horror