Pearland Crawfish Festival @ Shadow Creek Ranch Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 15800 South Freeway, Pearland Come for one day, or for all three days this weekend at the Pearland Crawfish Festival. Feast on crawfish from Swamp Shack Catering for $4 per pound, as we ... More >>
Both RA Sushi locations in Houston will host their 9th annual "Nicky's Week" starting this Sunday, May 26 through Saturday, June 1 to raise funds for children battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Since its inception, Nicky's Week has raised ... More >>
The religious iconography of the drug trade.
Need help killing someone? Or cementing a drug deal? This may be the saint for you.
It was sometime back in the early 2000s, or maybe even the late 1990s, that I started seeing them at the late beloved Dunlavy Fiesta: in the Hispanic aisle, alongside the colorful votive candles to Our Lady of Guadalupe, Saint Jude, and the Most Powerful Hand of God, there were these stark monochrom ... More >>
Santa Muerte, the newly-popular Grim Reaper-like Mexican folk saint, and subject of this week's cover story, is not the only object of supernatural devotion in the drug trade. Far from it. In fact, she's something of a Johnny-come-lately in Mexican folk religion. For as long as there have been smug ... More >>
John RoyalSay hello to Kristen and Kirsten, or is it Kirsten and Kristen?The Houston Aeros have 10 games remaining in the regular season. As of today, they are one point out of first place. However, they're just five points out of fifth place, and finishing in fifth could mean they miss out ... More >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
He's treated thousands of people from all over the world, so why can't he get FDA approval?
“Remember, you are dust and unto dust you shall return.” Can I get a hellz yeah? Can I get a what what? Seriously, all the Catholics in the house, just wave your hands in the air, and wave `em like you recognize the Lord Jesus Christ has died for you sins and you are marking the beginning of ... More >>
The Mexican replies
One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.
Jekyll & Hyde is back, and off-off-Broadway this time around
Is the BBB's Dan Parsons the most honest man in Houston?