The planned demolition of former Wheatley High School in the Fifth Ward started in September was stalled yet again on Monday, this time after a resident sued Houston ISD over concerns about asbestos. Previously, preservationists had fought the district's plans to replace the historically black, 1929 ... More >>
If you've set foot downtown at any point in the last 30 years, there's a strong chance you've eaten at Treebeards. Ever since it opened on Market Square in 1978 between what its website calls "a peep show arcade and a rowdy bar," Treebeards has served some of the city's favorite Cajun food from some ... More >>
Photo courtesy GHVCBEvery time there's a "homeless sweep" in downtown Houston, a local historian will trot out the old legend about Hermann Square. Supposedly, George Hermann willed to the City of Houston the land that had once been occupied by his boyhood home (and now sprawls at the foot of City H ... More >>
The Houston Public Librarys restoration craftsmen turn the page
An exhibit exploring the life of Texas slaves accompanies the Houston International Festival
Appearances aside, is the Houston Public Library doing the right thing for all?
Relatives say Hollywood Cemetery sells the same plot over and over, stacks graves and buries people where they don t belong. And then forgets about them.