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  • Blogs

    September 8, 2014

    Biggest Clusters of New Apartment Construction Going Up Right Where You Would Expect (and a Few Where You Wouldn't)

    Houston has experienced an explosion of growth over the past five years. As a result, housing costs have skyrocketed and rent has escalated right along with it. Yet the demand continues with no end in site. Some have suggested this is a real estate bubble, while others are more cautiously optimistic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    The Five Best Shows In Houston This Week: Wolfmother, Band of Skulls, etc.

    Debonair Lounge Cafe 4212, May 12 Since approximately Labor Day 2013, the only way to get each week off on a good foot has been at this Museum District oasis of cool. Debonair Lounge has already welcomed a who's who of Houston's hottest young hip-hop and R&B performers strutting their stuff for one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Spotlight on Chef Austin Simmons' Cuisine at Hubbell & Hudson Bistro

    I've been a fan of Hubbell & Hudson Bistro since I first dined there three years ago. Admittedly, I have not had the chance to return since then (it takes me about an hour to get to The Woodlands), but so memorable was the food that I can recall, with vivid clarity, one of the dishes I tasted during ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Barrence Whitfield & the Savages at Under the Volcano, 1/15/2013

    Barrence Whitfield & the Savages Under the Volcano January 16, 2014 The tremors felt in Rice Village, Southampton, and West University Place last night were not small earthquakes related to fracking. All that shook-up vibration emanated from a little five-piece combo known as Barrence Whitfield and ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    Millionaires Clash Over Shadyside Mansion

    Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Doctors Who Rock: 9 Musicians With Their Ph.Ds

    Alice Cooper recently received an Honorary Doctorate from The Musician's Institute in Los Angeles. After receiving the award, he said, "One more of these and I can write prescriptions." Now you know that Alice Cooper could one day write you a prescription... to rock. You're welcome. Out of sheer c ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Downtown West U Now Sports A Drug Corner, Chain E-mail Warns

    Omar comin', yo, to West U​"Body Bag! Got that Body Bag right here!" "Yellow Top! Who wants to get up on that Yellow Top!" "Yo, G, want some o' that Sheed Wallace? Got that Sheed Wallace, yo!" If that sounds like a scene from The Wire to you, if you are so naive that you think such brazen d ... More >>

  • Film

    May 5, 2011

    Sloppy Seconds

    The divine secrets of the Eskimo sisterhood in Something Borrowed.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    The Five Most Sex Offender-Riddled Zip Codes In Houston

    ​We'll get to our list of the five zip codes with the most sex offenders in Houston, but first let's discuss other areas of note. Outside of one of the zips in the list that follows, the area with the most sex offenders inside the loop is zip code 77009, which takes in both the Woodland Heig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    How To Help Wall Street Bankers In Haiti's Time Of Need

    ​We Americans are a generous people. In the days after the devastating Haitian earthquake, we whipped out our credit cards and donated millions to relieve that stricken, jinxed nation.But until Thursday, when the Huffington Post got wind of the practices, the major credit companies (including ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Mayoral Candidates Are Disappointed With The Ashby High Rise Decision

    Photo courtesy GHCVB​The massive battle over the proposed Ashby high-rise is one that leaves us not very interested.On the one side, you have a developer trying to force a 23-story complex onto the shady streets near Rice; on the other, you have the well-heeled residents of that neighborhood marsh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    The Times Finds A Rich Texas Rube To Laugh At

    Houston, we have just what you need to keep up your classy image in these dire economic days: A large story in The New York Times about a home here so lavishly decorated that "it's hard not to gape at a gilt and mirrored hall so boisterously baroque that you half expect Marie Antoinette to appear an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008

    Third Annual Bicycle Rally and Scavenger Hunt

    Two-wheeled contestants hunt Houston for clues

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Reverberations: The Rippers, Thee Exciters and Brimstone Howl

    Last week's Reverberations was eaten by the beast that was SXSW 2008. Which is a bummer, since I saw the Rippers play a fearsome set at the Mink on Saturday and very few of you were there. I know this because, until Uptown Bums – who played immediately before the Rippers – went on, it was me, ... More >>

  • News

    July 20, 2006
  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Manicure

    Mai's Nail Perfection

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Cold Relief

    Radio wild card Coldplay struts in from the UK with plenty of attitude

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Honey, I Implicated the Kids!

    Location will be a trying problem for Fastow's legal team

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    The Kopper Caper

    Enron's secret domestic-partner benefits program

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Learning Curve

    The Chronicle's still stumbling on Enron

  • Culture

    November 1, 2001

    Starts and Stops

    Two of Houston's small theaters succumb to urban development

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Street Scene

    Sex, drugs, rock & roll, and the ballad of 2100 Lexington

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Blueprint

    The sky's the limit for Montrose town homes

  • Film

    September 17, 1998

    Titanic Tale

    Imagery and imagination fuel the mysterious Chambermaid

  • News

    May 14, 1998

    The Further Adventures of King Con

    Yet again, Steven Russell bluffed his way out of prison. And yet again, he got caught.

  • News

    March 26, 1998
  • Film

    December 18, 1997

    Schlock Poetry

    Don't come looking for subtlety, but Titanic is a great big, romantic cornball success

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    King Con

    Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?

  • News

    January 23, 1997

    Sexually Disoriented

    Politics -- not logic -- drove Council to enact the new jury-rigged SOB ordinance

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    Crashing the Grand Old Party

    Dolly McKenna is the GOP candidate for the 25th District. But will Republicans vote for her?

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Opposing Counsel

    County attorney candidate Mike Fleming brands his opponent a traffic-court jockey. Sylvia Garcia labels him a special-interest pawn. You be the judge.

  • News

    October 24, 1996

    Mr. S.O.B.

    Rick's CEO Robert Watters wants to make sexually oriented businesses respectable. So why, in his adopted hometown, does he get no respect?

  • News

    February 1, 1996

    Make It Ugly, By All Means

    Montrose-area neighborhoods broach a novel idea: Let freeway expansion improve the inner city

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