Political gadfly Kinky Friedman thinks winning the Agriculture Commissioner race is the key to legalizing marijuana in Texas.
The Airborne Toxic Event: Mon., April 29, 8 p.m., $18/$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. The Black Angels: With Hanni El-Khatib, Wall of Death., Fri., May 24, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Blowfly: Sun., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $10. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston. Blu ... More >>
Sources say Astros Stopped a deal to bring CSN Houston, Rockets Games to DirecTV.
Ken Cousino knows exactly when the move to legalize chicken farming in Houston took off. Isabella, a nearby nine-year-old, had been a steady customer at Cousino's Quality Feed and Garden, picking up fodder for her few pet chickens. One day, she entered in tears. The city had arrived, she said. Tol ... More >>
On March 13, 2011, I took out my journal and wrote an entry that I still sometimes go back and read when life in the United States -- the buzzing of social media, the vitriol of partisanship -- becomes too much and I need to remember the life I once lived as a Peace Corps volunteer in provincial Cam ... More >>
Get in, get out. Refugees have a shrinking window of support until it's time to fend for themselves.
This world traveler/photographer finds beauty in urban decay
The HISD board is having perhaps the most boring workshop ever this morning -- talking about Human Resources.Thank God Houston Chronicle education writer Ericka Mellon is there to blog it.She reports a momentous change in HISD policy: The Human Resources Department will henceforth be known as the De ... More >>
This holiday movie will make you very, very Kranky
Saad Mahmoud is a Rice engineering grad. Instead of fielding $60,000-a-year job offers, he's been trading manual-labor skills for rent-free living -- while waiting out one of the worst job markets in two decades.
Harris County jailers are in no hurry to hand out meds to inmates with AIDS. Inmates claim this and other lockup practices endanger their lives.
But his creator, comic James Ladmirault, lives on
Meals on Montrose
Houston mines international gold with the Pan-Cultural Film Festival
Karl Rove has masterminded all of Bush's political victories. Now he faces his toughest challenge: convincing you that the presidential front-runner owns his own soul.
In the changing world of the Houston Ship Channel, one thing remains constant: Father Rivers Patout.
Loose Ends tries to tie a decade together, but ends up falling apart