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  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    United's 787s Make a Comeback After Grounding

    After a four-month grounding, United Airlines' Dreamliner 787s return to the air. These aircraft are supposed to be Boeing's salute to energy-efficient travel. According to Boeing's Web site, this midsize airplane can carry between 210 and 290 passengers over a distance of up to 8,500 nautical miles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Riccardo Palazzo-Giorgio of Hawthorn, on His Favorite Dishes at Hawthorn and Where He Likes to Get a Good Fish Sandwich

    This is Part 2 of a three-part Chef Chat series. You can read Part 1 here and Part 3 in this same space Friday. EOW: So, Hawthorn. How did you get involved in this project? It was a different concept before. RPG: The original owners intended this on being a private dining facility. They had so ma ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2012

    The Hot-Yoga Wars

    Two yogis battle over the fate of a tradition (and a very large pile of money).

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Forks Over Knives and Farm Dinners

    First things first: Don't forget that this coming Monday, April 2 is our Championship Tasting for the 2012 Burger Bracket. If you disagree with any of the Final 4 contenders, be one of the first 100 people to come out to The Distillery at 4 p.m. and judge the burgers for yourself when sampling opens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    7 Gifts for Your Nerdy Little Audiophile

    In a classic bit of stand up comedy, Steve Martin described his obsessive search for the best stereo system of the day. He kept adding more and more speakers until he finally reached the "google-phonic" stereo with the closest number of speakers to infinity, which, like all the rest, sounded like sh ... More >>

  • News

    March 4, 2010

    Teflon Man

    Now playing in River Oaks, Gary Ross has stayed one step ahead of trouble and judgments across the country.

  • Music

    December 31, 2009

    Live with Me

    The best Houston concerts of 2009: U2, George Strait, Kid Cudi, Jandek, Peaches and even T-Pain.

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Aftermath: The Pogues Destroy House of Blues, and Rocks Off Is Ready to Move On

    Photos by Daniel KramerThis is about how we feel this morning.​Attention budding music writers, assuming there are still a few of you left who think getting into shows for free is a fair trade for your health, well-being, a decent paycheck and reasonably normal social life: It's not. It's pretty m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    Gypsy Blood

    Pola Negri was one of the first to bring the siren Carmen to the screen

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Sole Of Houston: Airline Drive, Part 1

    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 pote ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Aftermath: Madonna at Minute Maid Park

    Photos by Daniel Kramer “Did you cry?” Aftermath asked a new friend during the mass exodus from Minute Maid Park after Madonna’s first Houston show since she opened 1990’s Blonde Ambition tour at the Summit. “Yes,” she said, and from what Aftermath could gather from an informal stra ... More >>

  • News

    May 15, 2008

    College Immaterial for High School Students in Vocational Training

    Good paying jobs, no huge loan burdens, exciting course work — the new vo-tech attracts more and more hi-tech students

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2008
  • Calendar

    November 1, 2007

    Polish Film Festival

    Poland’s most notable directors share their recent works

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007
  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Oh, Baby Baby

    There's a lot of money to be made in adoptions. Jennalee Ryan moved to Texas to continue doing that.

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    1960 Rock

    The road, not the year

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    The Plane Truth

    Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    The Graduates

    MFA students present their master works

  • Film

    January 15, 2004

    Torque Out

    Motorcycle sound and fury signify nothing -- but do kinda rock

  • Culture

    June 6, 2002

    Tit for Tat

    When girls started going wild, Playboy Video stopped playing mild

  • Dining

    December 28, 2000

    Uncorking a Bargain

    A champagne buyer's guide

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Getting to the Show

    Minor leaguers toil away, hoping for a shot at the majors. One of them, Round Rock's Jason Green, got a call from the Astros, giving him a chance to live the dream. Others labor on.

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Here's Johnny

    Reformed and reborn, the man now pushes the word of God, not drugs. So why does it still feel like the Johnny Binder Show?

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Imminent Domain

    While a doddering Dome watches, wranglers and the ultrarich welcome a sports palace

  • Calendar

    December 23, 1999
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    May 20, 1999
  • News

    March 20, 1997

    Off Line

    Take an ex-con with a smooth line of patter, a group of mystery investors and some gullible journalists. What have you got? Houston's first on-line daily newspaper. At least for a few weeks.

  • Music

    July 13, 1995

    All in the Family

    A session at Sugar Hill Studios reveals the hidden sounds of fathers and sons

  • News

    February 17, 1994

    Dying for Dollars

    As the death-care industry booms and consolidates, Houston's Service Corporation International is leading the way

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