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  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Cheese is Your Friend

    Gastronaut: Change up your regular cheeseburger order at Sam's Deli Diner and opt for a cheesesteak instead. Katharine Shilcutt writes in this Gastronaut post that the Texas cheesesteak at Sam's is one of the best dishes the diner offers. A hoagie roll is stuffed with lots and lots of roast beef, gr ... More >>

  • 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

    March 25, 2014

    The Walmart Toe Sucker: A Musical Search for Answers

    I know I'm not a cynic because the strange-but-true news stories involving our species still sometimes shock me. Even after all these years, I rarely ho-hum something like this. Or this. Or, especially this. So when I read the tale of Michael A. Brown I naturally had questions. You may know him be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Eminem's Awful Rihanna Duet Is a Monster All Right

    Note: in his column Serrano Time, award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Song: Eminem's "The Monster," feat. Rihanna History: Eminem did a freestyle battle. He went up against Papa Doc and choked. It was pretty sad. Then some more sad stuff happened to him. ... More >>

  • News

    August 8, 2013

    The Houston Bucket List: The 100 Things to Do Before You Kick It

    The list of the things you absolutely must do in the Bayou City.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Houston Bucket List - 100 Things To Do in Houston Before You Die: Christmas in July

    The Houston Press is presenting a series of posts leading up to a feature story in the print edition of the 100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die. Each blog post contains one of our top 10 bucket list items along with nine others in the top 100. To narrow our list, we only chose items unique to ... More >>

  • News

    June 13, 2013
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    June 6, 2013

    Dear 59/610 Exchange Drivers, Seriously, WTF?

    Hi, fellow Houston drivers. Listen, if you ever drive on 610 or Interstate 59 and use the intersection of those two freeways, we need to talk. There's a real problem. You should probably sit down. This week alone, there have been two serious accidents at that location. One involved an overturned t ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 15, 2012

    Philly Poutine

    A first look at the new Pappa Geno's in Bellaire.

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Top 10 Restaurants in the Galleria

    Long the bastion of boring chain restaurants and overly expensive hotspots, the Galleria has seen a resurgence in the past few years when it comes to food. Chef-owned-and-driven restaurants are upping the ante along Post Oak Boulevard while places like E-Tao and White Oak Kitchen Drinks are showin ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    The Ten Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will.

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Wait: Why Is Justin Bieber Making Perfume For Girls?

    Look, I like money. It's fun. It smells good in your hands. It can get you food, clothing, shelter and even booze. I get the appeal of money. I hope one day to have more money than I have now. Maybe even a credit card. Justin Bieber likes money too. I respect that. "Get your paper, dawg," as he wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Oscar Categories That We Wish Existed

    By now you have all seen this year's Oscar nominations, released yesterday, in Beverly Hills, California. Nine films were nominated for Best Picture, including Hugo, Moneyball, War Horse, The Artist, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Midnight in Paris and The Tree of Life. Fun stuff, espe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    First Look at E Tao

    Star of the show: sticky rice-and-pork-stuffed chicken wings.​"You should try the stuffed chicken wings," said our young waitress at E Tao as my friend Dr. Ricky and I considered which items to order from the restaurant's broad menu for dinner on Sunday night. "All the Chinese people" -- she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Music's Top 10 Most Fashionable Women Right Now

    GroovehouseThe Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O at the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival​Fashion, like songwriting and other artistic outlets, is a form of self-expression. It adds to one's aura; it speaks on her behalf. Yet fashion sometimes gets overlooked in music, and undeservedly so. Follow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    The Galleria Is Hardly A Winter Wonderland​Rocks Off, like the rest of you, hasn't finished all of our holiday shopping. Every Christmas, we tell ourselves that we'll begin earlier next year, but it never quite pans out the way we want it to. Ain't that feeling all too familiar? While we braved the crowds at the Galleria ... More >>

  • News

    August 26, 2010


    UH and Rice make deal with Chron

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    The Five Most Overrated Neighborhoods In Houston

    "Hip"? Maybe to your grandma‚ÄčLast week we told you about Houston's most underrated neighborhoods; now it's time to determine the area's most overrated places to live. Where to begin? Let us travel north for starters. 5. The Woodlands Recently the author of something called The Nordstrom Guide to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Top Five Appetizing Spa Treatments in Houston

    Zeetz JonesNot just for eating...​These days, it seems food and drink are meant not just to be eaten but also to be massaged into our skin, soaked into our hair and rubbed into our nails. (Perhaps this is also why spas offer "menus" of services.) And forget the old cucumbers-over-your-eyelids ... More >>

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    For Your Own Sanity, Avoid The Galleria Area This Week

    We tend to avoid the whole Galleria area as much as possible, but we are reliably informed it is a popular destination with some segments of the public.Not tonight, though.TranStar has announced the intersection of Post Oak Boulevard and San Felipe will be completely closed down from 7 pm tonight un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2006

    BOH on KHOU, LOL

    HouStoned Images, Ltd. Unlmtd. Will Tracy leave us for daytime TV? Stay tuned... Yesterday, the chipper folks at Great Day Houston, KHOU's morning program, devoted seven minutes and 45 seconds (an eternity in the broadcast world) to a segment on the Press's Best of Houston issue. Alarmingly bub ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Loitering in Lingerie

    Caprice Bourret

  • Resolutions

    January 20, 2005

    That's Rich

    We're not making up these beauty and fitness treatments

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2004
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    October 21, 2004
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    September 25, 2003
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    July 10, 2003

    Giddy Up!

    Kids learn to respect noble beasts at horse camp

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003