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  • News

    March 14, 2013

    The Doctor Is in (Jail)

    Michael Brown's wild week.

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Michael Brown: "I've Become More Acutely Aware of How I Can Be Fleeced by Women." He Really Said That.

    Things got downright weird during Michael Brown's testimony today, with attorney Robert Hoffman alleging that Brown's new hobby is to take pictures of naked "young women" aboard his yacht, and Brown claiming that hundreds of thousands he spent on gifts for an ex-girlfriend could be construed as busi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Eating Out on Easter Sunday

    ​Ahhh Easter, a pastel-colored day filled with stale marshmallow candy, uncomfortable clothing, hard-boiled eggs and magical hares. And when the Easter Bunny comes to town, many of us go out to eat. So many, in fact, that Easter Sunday is currently the second most popular day for dining out (M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Dining for a Cause: 5115's Pink Menu

    Crispy spring rolls.​Looking for an excuse to enjoy a gourmet three-course meal while giving back to the community? All through October, 51fifteen Restaurant and Lounge (5115 Westherimer Rd, inside Saks Fifth Avenue) is hosting "Dine With Us and Donate," benefiting the Susan G. Komen for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Dr. Michael Brown, TV Star, Arrestee, And Chron Society Page Fave

    A photo the Chron doesn't use on its society pages​The Houston Chronicle had the story yesterday about the latest arrest of Dr. Michael Brown, this time accused of assaulting his wife.Everytime the Chron mentions Brown, we think of the 2002 Houston Press story on his druggy, wife-abusing ways (if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Bond No. 9: A Perfume That Smells Like Texas. 10 Things It's Missing

    Bond No. 9: Smells like Texas spirit​CultureMap, which gets all of the very finest press releases that plebes like us don't, has news on a new, exclusive Texas perfume about to go on sale at Saks Fifth Avenue.Bond No. 9 (Motto: "Be mysterious, like our idiotic name") will have a limited Texas edit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Our New Favorite Blogger Is Also Her Own Favorite Blogger

    ​To say that "fashion columnist" Leslie Tyler-Fink is arrogant, thoughtless and elitist is probably being too kind. A recent ellipses-filled "Glam Life" column is filled with air-headed socialite idiocies that sound like dialogue written for Zsa Zsa Gabor's character on Green Acres.Exa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    In Case You Missed It: A Little Bit Of The Public News Returns

    ​Our thread on all the favorite things gone from (The) Montrose garnered a lot of great replies, as people remembered a mystical time 10 or 15 years ago when townhomes were not on every block.One caught our eye, not only for its snappy prose style but for its byline: one Mel Sharkskin.It may not r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Houston's Best Recipe for Success

    Chef Monica Pope at MacGregor Elementary School. Photos by Carlos Meltzer There's alot of talk these days about problems and solutions. The economy, the environment, healthcare, education. But as we all know there appears to be a lot more problems than there are solutions. And alot more talk than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Dudes, Time To Get That Thoughtful Anniversary Gift

    Annoyed because you're not able to stand in long, long lines for the Obama inaugural?Why not wait in long, long lines for free make-up?As a result of a court settlement, several of the nation's fancier chain stores -- including ones in Houston -- are giving away free make-up in order to "make up" (h ... More >>

  • Film

    September 11, 2008

    Ladies Light in The Women

    Once grand, this story is now just another chick flick

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2007

    Houston Couture

    "Looks like they imported some gays for this thing, probably from Dallas," says my buddy, standing next to me at Fashion Week Live, the biggest attempt at runway action I've ever seen in Houston. We're surrounded by glitterati of all sorts, and yes, much to my friend's excitement, there are quite a ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    You Can Quote Me

    A Conroe man is ready to help the nation's Enron reporters

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Let There Be Gifts

    If you want to honor this preacher's wife, don't be cheap

  • Film

    November 3, 2005

    Wild, Then Crazy

    Steve Martin's May-December romance turns unseasonably cold

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2005
  • Calendar

    November 6, 2003

    Live Through This

    Where were you when Kennedy was shot? Nellie Connally was in the car with him

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Homeless on the Range

    The Oven's short-circuit has local punks crisscrossing the city in search of anarchy

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Moving On Up

    A new social club helps affluent young African-Americans to a rich piece of the nightlife pie

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001
  • Culture

    November 29, 2001
  • Calendar

    November 8, 2001

    Full-Body Homage

    A fitness expo for all body types -- as long as they're fit and thin

  • Dining

    May 31, 2001

    Waving the White Tablecloth

    Cafe Perrier adopts America's casual attitude with its new brasserie concept

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Jewels and Justice

    David Yurman yanks a local dealer into court over sales

  • Dining

    July 20, 2000
  • News

    May 18, 2000

    All's Dell

    So long to slackers and laid-back lifestyles. Now that cash-rich techies have taken over, can Austin survive the great digital divide?

  • Dining

    February 3, 2000

    Playing with Food

    The Cordóa brothers share the last laugh with their deliciously silly Amazon Grill

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Carlos Chaves, Mall Surgeon

    Sure, an unlicensed doctor was performing liposuction at a hair salon. Stranger still: Clients kept showing up.

  • Film

    October 7, 1999

    Ford Fatigue

    Harrison plods through the flat Pollack mystery Random Hearts

  • Dining

    June 24, 1999

    Sweet Sorrow

    You can't eat everything but at Cafe Perrier, you want to try

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Exit Strategy

    Deena Nichols organized everything in her life. And when life spun out of control, she organized her death.

  • Dining

    February 11, 1999
  • Dining

    February 5, 1998

    Conversion Experience

    I was a doubter, but Cafe Beignet won me over

  • Dining

    January 15, 1998

    Packed at Saks

    The good news: Grille 5115's food is terrific. The bad news: There's no room to eat it.

  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • Calendar

    February 20, 1997
  • News

    February 13, 1997
  • Calendar

    January 2, 1997
  • Calendar

    August 15, 1996
  • News

    March 21, 1996

    The Cheap Secrets of Harwin

    Beyond the Galleria, beyond Target - and sometimes beyond the law - lies Houston's last untamed wilderness of shopping

  • Film

    May 11, 1995
  • Calendar

    January 26, 1995
  • News

    March 10, 1994

    Film Forums

    Independent-film fans promised three new screens