• Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    7 Titles and Businesses That Should Consider a Name Change

    In Houston and throughout Texas, there are a lot of weird names that confuse visitors. It is difficult to explain that Kuykendahl Road is properly pronounced KIRK-un-dahl or that there is something in the state called Waxahachie. That's before we even get into the influences from the wide variety of ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 30, 2013

    Max's Wine Dive Moving to Montrose

    What does that mean for Houston?

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Sugarbaby's Shutters, but Porch Swing Desserts Swings Open

    When one oven door closes, another opens (or something like that): Sugarbaby's Cupcake Boutique ceased operations this past Saturday, May 18. The bakery inside the bright pink-and-green building on Shepherd thanked its fans on Twitter for all their years of support: "Sold out for our last day. It wa ... More >>

  • Film

    May 9, 2013

    The Great Gatsby

    Gatsby's sometimes great, but not always good.

  • Film

    February 14, 2013

    May Induce Queasy Pleasure

    Side Effects is well worth risking.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Tasting Notes: This Week in Wine Blogs

    ​This is the first of a series of wine blog roundups. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Wine Camp: Craig Camp out on the west coast is always at the top of our Google reader feed. This week he ponders the nature of wine c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 20, 2000

    James Pineapple Esq. Is Dead!

    But his creator, comic James Ladmirault, lives on

  • News

    April 15, 1999

    A Star in Reborn, Again

    Former Houstonian Charles Kathryn McGuire has been a millionaire, a transvestite, a socialite, a political candidate and a woman. Now, with son James's first play on stage in New York City, she's Daddy Kathryn.