The need to understand the Hill Country as it was.We've written before about our unabashed admiration for Robert Caro's towering and ongoing multi-volume LBJ biography. A tweet from Lisa Gray alerts us to a presentation Caro recently gave on "the power of place" when it comes to biographers ... More >>
I've read that there are companies out there that employ people who do nothing but Quality Control. These people are supposed to make sure that the best product comes out while catching the errors. I'm not sure if Drayton McLane has such a person working for the Astros, but if he does, that pe ... More >>
It’s a prominent national trend: sterile but affluent suburbs all over strip-mall and cul-de-sac America scramble to retro-fit with culture, fun, a municipal center. You know, one of them-there “downtown” thingies. The Woodlands has already done so. Lisa Gray at the Chronicle wrote about the ... More >>
Gower Idrees wants to rock your world
Drug testing in world-class bridge bounces a medal-winner
Dharma Cafe has atmosphere to spare and a lot of good home cooking, but you might want to pass on the pizza
Has the Daily Review Cafe succeeded at staying the same?
Why is the Chronicle so sour on hiring a full-time restaurant reviewer?
A Wave of Laughter, Strip Search Horrors, Fine Frye
Strip-Search Sass, Gender Mix, Red at the Right
Off the "X", Beaching Out, The Low Down
Hysteric Preservation, Blame Brandi, Innocence Lost
The solution to Houston's image problems? Spin them away.
No Muckraker; Chopper Alert!; Isle of Man
From the week of February 22
What a Circus!, Border Nazis?, Maxine's Postmortem
Without Kidman's backside, there's no reason to see this show
Residency Woes, Good God!, Organ-ic Giver
Full-time Friendly, In the Hood, Humanitiy's Teacher
Transgender Slap, Rush and Hush, Rubac's Cube
Mental Health Madness, Residental Revelations, English or Else?
Wretched Research, Godwin's On Target, Culture Jocks
Behest of Houston?, Paranoia by the Pack, Transsexual Treat
From the Balcony, Kemah Savvy?, Acting in Concert?
From the February 24, 2000 issue
From the week of January 27, 2000
The Press was born in Houston, in the late '80s. And that should tell you something.
September 17 - 23, 1998