Longtime Houston Press sales employee Ida Cano, 53, died unexpectedly on Sunday April 27, leaving behind her partner, relatives and co-workers who appreciated her for her professional competence, kind manner and love of a good story. Born October 6, 1960, in Corpus Christi, Texas, Cano was the yo ... More >>
There are always snags when you move. Moving bins, broken items, misplaced belongings, miscellaneous computer power cords, mishandled packages, no coffee machine. Heck, you might even forget to forward the mail. The Houston Press made its move into its new building (2603 La Branch at McGowen) over t ... More >>
SXSW is rapidly fading in the rearview mirror, but this was too good to pass up. Emerald McLaughlin, daughter of Houston Press Publisher Stuart Folb, happened to be down front at Justin Timberlake's not-so-secret appearance last Sunday night at Austin's Coppertank Events Center, which was merely a h ... More >>
Due to a formatting error, some checks issued to vendors for this past weekend's Houston Press Best of Houston® BestFest were rejected by the bank. But they're not bad checks. Although the date on the paper checks read 2011, they were accidentally marked in our computer system as 2007. That's wh ... More >>
Stuart FolbA decade ago this month, Rocks Off Sr. drove down from Jasper to check out this new event in Zilker Park called the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Back then it was a far cry from what it would become - there were only a couple of stages, and one of them was just a platform in t ... More >>
What NewsFix is...will be revealed SaturdayThe world, or at least that portion of it peopled by journalists, is mightily anticipating Channel 39's Saturday night newscast. Why would they care about a weekend newscast that Houston barely watches? Because most of them will be gleefully hoping ... More >>
Last call.........Update: And they're gone. All tickets have been sold. Congrats to those who acted in time, and let this be a lesson to the rest of you. Houston Press publisher Stuart Folb tells us that it's getting down to nut-cutting time when it comes to buying tickets for Saturday's Art ... More >>
Houston doesn't roll over for Ike
If you’ve seen our latest issue on the racks, you’ve probably noticed some format changes. For one thing: The paper’s staying together better, with no loose parts falling to the floor thanks to the staples holding everything together in the middle. We’ve also switched to newer presses than ... More >>
Courtesy of Press publisher Stuart Folb, Dubya and Yes-Woman Secretary of State Condi Rice doin' it Vaudeville-style:
Primates and train wrecks and dancers with bling...
It's not just for geeks anymore. Fantasy football's gone mainstream.
A Brit flourishes by studying Houston
Outside the gates of the Forbidden City
Sugar Bayou's bad review spotlights a shady Houston trend
John Lomax leaves the paper to pursue singing career after surprise debut