La Porte

  • Music

    November 28, 2013

    Buxton Celebrates the Past by Keeping Their Eyes on the Future

    Young Houston roots-rockers Buxton celebrate their tenth anniversary by looking ahead.

  • Music

    December 27, 2012

    Craig's List

    Our Hlavaty's Top 10 local albums of 2012.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    10 Doug Sahm/Sir Douglas Quintet Albums You Need to Own

    Tonight at the Continental Club, Austin's Freddie Steady 5 will head up a tribute to the late Doug Sahm focusing on Sahm's 2000 album The Return of Wayne Douglas, which he recorded only a few months before dying of a heart attack in November 1999. La Porte native Freddie Krc, leader of the 5, has ju ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 5, 2012

    1981 and Now

    The Top 12 Texas Junk Foods.

  • News

    April 14, 2011


    HISD students see vocational programs discarded, along with some of their dreams.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Three Hour Tour Turns Into Extended Stay At Allen's Landing for Houston Yacht Club

    Photos by Taylor TurnerNot exactly Gilligan's Island.​The not-so-everyday presence of yachts on Buffalo Bayou has been bringing sight-seers to Allen's Landing this week. But the docking is no holiday for the boaters, who've been stranded at the downtown birthplace of the city of Houston since Sund ... More >>

  • News

    August 26, 2010


    UH and Rice make deal with Chron

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Saturday: Buxton, Preemo And Coast's Showcases Blow Us Away

    Photos by Marc BrubakerMake It Funky: 2 Dollar Sound slapped out an opening set at Kobain.​Team Rocks Off was staffed with the not-insignificant task of effectively covering nine different venues during Saturday's Houston Press Music Awards, which led to this member of the Aftermath squadron b ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2010

    Crash Reports

    Running a red light and killing someone does not automatically mean you're in trouble in Harris County.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Today In Interesting Resumes: Denver Bronco, School Principal, School Board Trustee, Alleged Child-Porn Freak

    ​Larry Cox played three seasons for the Denver Broncos, back when they sucked in the `60s. After that, he was all about the kids -- teaching, coaching and eventually becoming a principal in the La Porte school system; then getting elected to the school board.As we say, all about the kids. Maybe to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Sunoco -- Doing Whatever It Takes In La Porte

    ​We have little understanding of how a local chemical manufacturing plant can flaunt state environmental regulations for an entire year and not get called on the carpet for it until nearly two years later, but that describes the goings-on at the Sunoco, Inc., plant in La Porte.At its facility jus ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    52 Pick-Up

    Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase

  • Dining

    August 14, 2008

    Houston Turns Back to Tap Water

    That stuff flowing from the faucet is safe, cheap and environmental

  • Music

    March 13, 2008

    What's the Problem Houston?

    The city's skuzzy alt-rock scene thinks it is dying

  • News

    November 8, 2007

    Child Protective Services: Problems, Reforms and More Problems

    A quick fix may only have created more problems for CPS and the families it serves

  • News

    October 6, 2005

    A Mighty Wind

    A mountain of garbage in northeast Houston is looking to get bigger. Neighbors cry foul.

  • Culture

    May 5, 2005

    Growing in Stages

    New places, faces and ideas have transformed Houston's theater scene

  • News

    January 27, 2005

    Over the Limit?

    PCBs may prompt a first-ever warning against bay speckled trout fishing

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Moving Target

    The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    The Kids in America

    When the working day is done, Molly & the Ringwalds just want to have fun

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    Dialing for Dollars

    Crime Stoppers and its rewards get a mixed reception from students

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Mixed Messages

    Casualties aren't easy to count in the continuing battle of Bayport

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Houston Music Map

    Queen Norah reigns, Josh Groban pains, and lots of Natalie Maines

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    A Beautiful Mind

    A spate of tribute shows salutes a healthier Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators

  • News

    May 8, 2003
  • Dining

    January 31, 2002

    Home of the Squealer

    A bacon-packed burger that arteries loathe and taste buds love

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    Cross Ways

    Hispanics search for the origins of their unique faith that fuses Jewish tradition with the celebration of Christ

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    The Fire Inside

    A $100 bill, four rocks of crack cocaine and a crusader's home up in flames. The tiny town of McNair struggles for its soul.

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Blind Faith

    Luke and Rachel Watson have lost most of their sight. They eventually will lose all motor skills. Their parents are losing sleep -- do the adults tell their kids they're dying of Batten disease?

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    A Yenne for Your Thoughts

    Brazoria's D.A. raises privacy issues over DPS emissions tests

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Rocky Landing

    Residents of this seaside neighborhood are about to be joined by a 1,000-acre port facility

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Choke, Hit, Bash, Cha-Cha-Cha

    It's a bare-knuckled fight for gory glory in this Texas twist on an ancient form known as submission fighting

  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    October 9, 1997

    The Unchanging Face of Milby

    For more than 70 years, Milby High School has educated working class kids from the East End. In the early 1960s, I was one of them. I recently went back to Milby to see not what had changed, but what, if anything, remained.

  • News

    October 2, 1997
  • Calendar

    June 12, 1997
  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Think Small

    Richard Farias wants to change the way HISD teaches middle school

  • News

    July 25, 1996

    Variety Club Follies

    How the curtain came down -- for the time being -- at the "show biz" charity

  • News

    May 23, 1996

    Roots Rasslin'

    At Tugboat Taylor's gym, would-be wrestlers are taught the eternal verities: It's more fun to be a heel, but heels always lose.

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    Goin' South

    I learned many things when I accompanied a trio of bounty hunters to Mexico to fetch a fugitive drug suspect. Foremost among them: never leave your map at home...

  • News

    November 24, 1994

    Why Die?

    At 80, Miller Quarles figures he should have 100 good years left. And Houston's apostle of life extension is determined to find them.

  • News

    October 13, 1994


    With big bucks and blessings from on high, Eugene Fontenot comes out from behind his wall to buy a seat in Congress

  • News

    March 31, 1994

    Hard Times at the Ballet

    When the dancers of the Houston Ballet learned their artistic director, Ben Stevenson, had been forced into a medical leave, they had to wonder: were there problems ahead?