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Little York

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    Openings & Closings: Tout Suite is Finally Open in EaDo

    The Pappas Bar-B-Q located at 3814 Little York burned to the ground early in the morning on Sunday, September 7. The restaurant was closed during the time of the fire and no firefighters were injured while responding to the two-alarm blaze. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but Christin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Where the Streets Have New Names: 20 Houston Streets that Change Names

    It's tough enough to get around in Houston with traffic, accidents and messy spider web of freeways. If you just moved here, you're probably having a difficult enough time figuring out the difference between the Southwest Freeway and U.S. 59 (hint: there is none, but more on that later) and then one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Top 10 Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses On the Northside

    The Greater Northside Management District classifies "The Northside" as the "24 square miles north of Downtown Houston" between Interstate-10/Katy Freeway on the south, Studewood/Yale on the West, Little York to the north, and Interstate-59 Eastex Freeway to the East (although for this article, we s ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2012

    Pancho and Shorty

    Pancho needs your prayers, it's true, but save a few for Shorty, too. He just did what he had to do, and now he's growing old. The battle of barrio Christmas.

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Unidentified Robber Crushed by Pursuing Car, Bayou Body Count No. 107

    Robbery gone wrong​A man who tried to rob a northside business this morning was pursued and killed when he ran into traffic, Houston police say. The unidentified robbery suspect died about 9:45 a.m. after running from a store in the 100 block of Little York. The owner of the business chased ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    The Ten Worst Houston Neighborhoods for Aggravated Assault

    ​Aggravated assault is no fun to endure; it's bad enough being assaulted and all, and then you throw in the aggravating part. If you wish to avoid it, you might consider staying away from these 10 neghborhoods, the ones with the most agg assaults in November, the most recent stats available. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    Animal Abuse: The Five Worst Houston Examples In 2010

    Humans: Will you ever learn?​We like to think that animal abusers will not only get a lump of coal from Santa this time of year, but a pitchfork-in-the-ass from the Other Guy in Red as well. For those of you who like to keep tabs on just how low the human race can sink, here's a roundup of some of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Openings and Closings

    Photo by Daniel EssNo more pabellon criollo at Miguelito's.​It's been a busy week in Houston's restaurant scene, with just as many closings as openings. And some of the closings are certainly blows to the small ethnic dining scenes to which they belonged. Miguelito's Venezuelan Restaurant (55 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    A New Home for Burns BBQ

    ​As much as Houston loves barbecue, it's hard to find a consistently great spot for it. After all, with so many categories and components, it's fairly easy to mess it up. Sometimes it's too dry or lacks flavor. Maybe there's no smoke ring or fat cap. Or perhaps the crust is too heavy. But, for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Sole of Houston: Bicycles Enable Lomax And Beebe To Cover 30-Plus Miles Of Hood

    Murder, tacos and Perpetual Help​Man, there has been a lot of water under the bridge since David Beebe and I last undertook a Sole of Houston stroll in December of 2008.For my part, there was a divorce, massive weight loss, and the ditching of pretty much all my vices. As for Beebe, the supe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Low Points Dominate the Decade for Houston's Latino Rappers

    ​ Sunday, Rocks Off crept down Little York on the "Nawf" side of H-Town to scope out Northside rider Big Cease's video production of "So Off the Chain," featuring Dat Boy X of Dallas and Houston's Lucky Luciano (above). Sure enough, Houston's underground scene was in full effect to provide support ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2009

    BARC Sucks

    The city's animal shelter just can't get its act together

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Sole of Houston: Airport Drive, The Finale (Including Unwanted Puke)

    And here is the final installment of David Beebe and John Lomax's 20-plus mile hike from Intercontinental Airport to Spanish Flowers restaurant. Part one is here and part two is here.David Beebe's accounts of the same hike are here and here.Airline's furthest reaches are lined by sprawling and run-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Sole Of Houston: Airline Drive, Complete

    The longest walk in the history of the Sole of Houston requires the longest piece. This being a blog and all, we have decided to break it up into three installments. Coming today, tomorrow and Thursday in this tale of 22-plus miles of concrete, mud, and fairly cold weather: The fending off a potent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Fight Your Blight With A Website, A'ight?

    Troubled by dilapidated properties in his northwest Houston neighborhood, Ollie Perry has waived his God-given right as an American to bitch about a problem without actually taking any action. Instead he launched Wednesday a website to draw attention to the abandoned and near-abandoned housing compl ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Marriage Contract

    The Scotts' personal public-private partnership really paid off in city projects

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