Lamar High School

  • Dining

    May 1, 2014

    Five Hidden Gems to Discover in Chinatown

    Here's where you should be eating but probably aren't.

  • News

    January 9, 2014

    Fighting for Control: Can Buffalo Bayou Survive the Latest Plan to Save It?

    Plans to reroute Buffalo Bayou will rescue an unstable waterway. Or they will destroy one of the last natural stretches of riparian forest on the bayou. Consensus seems to have taken a hike.

  • News

    January 31, 2013

    Jonestown's Medicine Man

    A young Houston physician designed a lethal cocktail that killed more than 900 men, women, children and babies at a place that was supposed to be a paradise but is better known as Jonestown.

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    John Edgar Birdwell: West U-Bred Ex-Con in Trouble Again, This Time for (Allegedly) Stealing Jewelry from Sleeping Date

    Let this be a lesson to all you online daters out there...Always run a records check on the people you choose to bring home, and if their name turns up nothing at all via Google, be afraid. Very, very afraid. According to a criminal complaint filed over the weekend, an area woman failed to perform ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 26, 2012

    MasterMinds 2012

    This year's winners have art, passion and history on their side. And now they'll also each have a check for $2,000.

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    The Top Ten Greatest Gays of Texas

    Here in Texas, we lay claim to some of the most interesting and influential GLBT men and women of our time. Admittedly, they generally get out as fast as they can, but to us, they'll always be Texans. Here are ten GLBT men and women we're proudest to call Texans, especially during this season of Pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Meet Anthony Rendon, Rice Baseball's Newest Whiz Kid

    John RoyalMeet Anthony Rendon​His name is Anthony Rendon. You might have heard of him if you're a fan of Rice Owls baseball, or if you follow college baseball. You might also have heard of him if you're one of those people who follow Houston-area high school baseball. If you're a fan of the ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2008

    To Catch a Rapist

    Sometimes it takes someone willing to make a hard tackle

  • Music

    June 19, 2008

    Bill Bentley Goes Online with Sonic Boomers

    Native Houstonian creates Web site for boomer music fans

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Free Lunch

    Freegans prove there is such a thing as they Dumpster-dive for food for themselves and the homeless

  • News

    June 17, 2004
  • News

    June 17, 2004

    In the Dark

    She was freed after a false arrest. But the fingerpointing continues.

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Thrilled to Death

    Riders may get more than they bargained for when they head to amusement parks this summer

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Tee Time

    Lee High School dropped football, deciding golf was a better sport for its kids, no matter how poor or new to this country they might be

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    Flashing Lights

    The HISD police officer was supposed to be there to protect children. Instead, he raped a 17-year-old and said it was her fault. And HISD says it bears no blame at all.

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Tension and Release

    Mark Bradford built the world's biggest, coolest catapult. But could the unlucky artist make it work?

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Turn The Beat Around

    Long before DJ Screw, Darryl Scott was Houston's mixmaster, spinning records that eventually spun him into the ground. A reformed Scott has a new rap these days - the word of God.

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Going Public

    Everybody knows that HISD is supposed to be second-rate. So why are private school kids defecting back to the district that nobody wanted?

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2000

    Gold Medals for the Golden Years

    Geezers go for the gold

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Justice on the Block

    Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    The Goode Son

    Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Rock Slide

    Richard Millet made chemistry come alive for students. But his career may be killed by crack.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Strong Reservations

    Indians battle Lamar's "Redskins" and a suspect student vote

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Ideal Houstonians

    Local R&B quartet "gets the hell on"

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Fighting the Power

    Alex Golubitsky was a high school revolutionary in search of a cause. Then he became his own cause.

  • News

    January 28, 1999
  • News

    June 5, 1997

    Never Too Old to Rock and Roll

    From the Malibus to the Natives to on his own, Herschel Berry has haunted -- and been haunted by -- Houston music for three decades. So is he ready to give it up? You've gotta be kidding

  • News

    May 11, 1995

    The Great Smokeout

    Massive HPD sting nails desperate teenage cigarette thieves

  • News

    April 28, 1994

    A Hard Case of the Blues

    Roy Ames and his Home Cooking records have spread the sound of Houston blues around the world. Some local musicians are wondering why he hasn't spread more of the wealth as well.