Young Houston roots-rockers Buxton celebrate their tenth anniversary by looking ahead.
Our Hlavaty's Top 10 local albums of 2012.
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 >>
The Top 12 Texas Junk Foods.
HISD students see vocational programs discarded, along with some of their dreams.
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 >>
UH and Rice make deal with Chron
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 >>
Running a red light and killing someone does not automatically mean you're in trouble in Harris County.
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 >>
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 >>
Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase
That stuff flowing from the faucet is safe, cheap and environmental
The city's skuzzy alt-rock scene thinks it is dying
A quick fix may only have created more problems for CPS and the families it serves
A mountain of garbage in northeast Houston is looking to get bigger. Neighbors cry foul.
New places, faces and ideas have transformed Houston's theater scene
PCBs may prompt a first-ever warning against bay speckled trout fishing
The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.
When the working day is done, Molly & the Ringwalds just want to have fun
Crime Stoppers and its rewards get a mixed reception from students
Casualties aren't easy to count in the continuing battle of Bayport
Queen Norah reigns, Josh Groban pains, and lots of Natalie Maines
A spate of tribute shows salutes a healthier Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators
A bacon-packed burger that arteries loathe and taste buds love
Hispanics search for the origins of their unique faith that fuses Jewish tradition with the celebration of Christ
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.
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?
Brazoria's D.A. raises privacy issues over DPS emissions tests
Residents of this seaside neighborhood are about to be joined by a 1,000-acre port facility
It's a bare-knuckled fight for gory glory in this Texas twist on an ancient form known as submission fighting
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.
Richard Farias wants to change the way HISD teaches middle school
How the curtain came down -- for the time being -- at the "show biz" charity
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.
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...
At 80, Miller Quarles figures he should have 100 good years left. And Houston's apostle of life extension is determined to find them.
With big bucks and blessings from on high, Eugene Fontenot comes out from behind his wall to buy a seat in Congress
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?