Louis Black

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    The Intrepid Walker's Guide to Houston: A Sole of Houston Forerunner, Circa 1975

    (Part one of a planned series...) As the Preacher says, there's nothing new under the sun, and it turns out I was not the first Houstonian to write about adventures on long walks and/or bike rides in the Bayou City. More than 30 years prior to my first adventure (a 16-mile slog down Westheimer fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Cover Story: Austin Fires Back

    Feelings have been hurt​So I'd gotten up at 5 a.m. and spent the day at NASA's Mission Control, where along with about fifty other writers, talking heads and camera crews from Houston, New York, London, Paris and Tokyo, I'd been granted unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the final full- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    50 Reasons To Love Houston, And We Mean It

    Only 50? Tell us what we missed​Living in Houston is not always something that's universally admired by the rest of the country, not to mention the world. Pollution, flatness, humidity -- we know, we know. But in the cheerful spirit of Christmas, we at the Press want to point out 50 things t ... More >>

  • News

    March 11, 2010

    Music Cities

    Texas has its own brand of March Madness

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2008

    Q&A: Chewing the Fat with Christian Finnegan

    Fans of Chappelle’s Show and Best Week Ever will recognize Christian Finnegan — if not by name, by face. The comedian played the “crazy” white roommate on the Chappelle’s Show parody skit “The Mad Real World,” and always has a clever quip about celebrities on Best Week Ever. Finnegan i ... More >>