Some homeless Houston cats and dogs will be finding new homes in Colorado, thanks to the Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care and the Rescued Pets Movement. "There is a high demand for pets in Colorado, and Houston has the supply," according to a BARC press release. "RPM has set a goal to transpor ... More >>
Each September, the Houston Press releases our Best of Houston® issue after slavishly compiling what we consider to be the best this city has to offer -- from theater companies and sports figures to bars and restaurants. With that in mind, we're excited to announce a new partnership with Foursquar ... More >>
But SpongeBob is evil, my sonRick Perry's courageously craven call for the nation's 50 governors to come to Houston to pray isn't exactly being met with unanimous hosannas. There's already a Facebook page up organizing protests of the August 6 event at Reliant Stadium, and other groups have ... More >>
It was inspiring to watch a few hundred schoolchildren working furiously with trowels and hands, digging holes, planting flowers, bushes, fruit and vegetable seeds, and not tossing dirt on each other. That was the scene at the reconstructed Piney Point Elementary (Pagewood Lane at Fondren) a ... More >>
Has HISD found somebody new?State Senator Mario Gallegos has a new beef with the Houston school district -- he says HISD is stiffing Houston Community College in favor of Lone Star College. Gallegos wrote to HISD superintendent Terry Grier saying the district's "been extraordinarily indiffer ... More >>
The Houston Center for Photography holds another big-theme party.
Popular mystery writer reads from new novel
Verifying rumors that have been floating around the district for days, the Houston Independent School District just announced that Superintendent Terry Grier is bringing in a Maryland administrator as his new chief communications officer. Aggie Alvez replaces William "Lee" Vela who was hired ... More >>
It looks like Austin ISD is ready to take the Houston ISD route and dump some of its troubled kids into the hands of Community Education Partners, the for-profit operator of alternative schools throughout the country. CEP operates two facilities here in Houston and as we've noted before, seems to be ... More >>
Southern California roots-rock and alt-country singer/guitarist Chris Gaffney has died. In recent years, Gaffney had performed with former Paladin Dave Gonzalez as one half of the Hacienda Brothers and also, for the last nine years, in Dave Alvin’s backing band. Gaffney had been suffering from sev ... More >>
Friday, November 29
Some Tasca investors are nervous about the money. So was the state of Texas.
The Rice School/La Escuela Rice was a much-touted experiment by HISDand Rice University. So far, the results haven't been encouraging.
Julio Laguarta makes a Fourth Ward purchase from a bankruptcy creditor and business partner
State Senator Buster Brown wants to make Lake Jackson safe for development. Guess who's one of the developers.