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The New York Times Company

  • Dining

    December 5, 2013

    Time Magazine's 'Gods of Food' Feature Ignites Debate

    Scores of great female chefs are ignored.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: The Weeknd, Bill Callahan, Alt-J, etc.

    The Weeknd Bayou Music Center, September 24 As eccentric as he is explicit, the 23-year-old singer/rapper known as The Weeknd has become one of R&B's hottest names of the 2010s not just because of his association with fellow Toronto native Drake, but for lyrics that are unusually candid even for hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    How Not to Screw Up Homemade Mayonnaise

    First things first: If you've never had homemade mayonnaise, hie thee to Jeannine's Bistro or Cafe Brussels immediately and experience for yourself what real mayo is supposed to taste like. (PROTIP: Eat it with fries.) It's slightly tangy from lemon juice, and a darker chamois color than the wiggly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Woodlands Pavilion Moves Up to World's No. 2 Amphitheatre, Says Pollstar

    Houston's edgy restaurants and diverse museums may have drawn the attention of The New York Times, but both alternative and classic rockers, plus brawny country stars, scattered boy bands and Latin lovers, drew enough people through the turnstiles of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion that concert- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Weekenders: Jackie Greene, Sander Van Doorn, Yes Indeed Fest, etc.

    All of 31 years old (growl), Jackie Greene's preternatural resemblance to hip '70s roots-rockers like J.J. Cale and Little Feat has already led The New York Times to dub the San Francisco singer-songwriter "the prince of Americana." He has already sang lead with Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh's gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Former Aero Derek Boogaard: Parents File Lawsuit Against NHL, Teams

    The tale of former Houston Aero Derek Boogaard has taken some sad, depressing turns since we profiled him back in 2004. Back then he was an out-and-out goon, trying to make the NHL through his fighting skills. He became a poster boy for concussions in sports, how they're (not) treated and the reper ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    How I Got Banned from the "We Survived Bush, You Will Survive Obama" Facebook Page

    When I started following the popular We Survived Bush, You Will Survive Obama page I did so because I liked the sentiment it seemed to project of telling the doomsayers to breathe into a bag, pull on their big-girl panties and stop saying that the world was ending because of Obama's election. I was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    More Texas Cities Considering Bans on Plastic Grocery Bags

    Brownsville set a trend last year when it became the first city in Texas to ban the use of plastic grocery bags in nearly all consumer settings. Brownsville mayor Pat Ahumada told the New York Times that the ban had eliminated 350,000 plastic bags per day, a decrease that "transformed our city from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Top 5 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

    Every couple of weeks, someone on Facebook inevitably poses the question, "Which podcasts should I be listening to? Not This American Life." It's the second most frequent post after "I lost all my numbers. Text me ur cell." If you are one of these curious people, or have a friend who is, then this i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Free for All: Art Without a Price Tag

    Houston gets a visit from architect Hermes Mallea who is dropping by Brazos Bookstore on Friday to sign his book Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style. The book features wonderful photographs of some of the most beautiful homes in Havana. One shows a courtyard, glowing in the evening lig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Village Voice Media Responds to Clergy

    A response from Village Voice Media​Today 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in The New York Times. The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Five ACL '11 Bands That Could Headline In 2012

    Jim BrickerSmith Westerns at Fitz in February​This Thursday night, Rocks Off leaves for the 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival at Austin's Zilker Park. This year promises to be a hot one, from the killer temperatures, the constant wildfires just miles from the venue, and the mouth of Frida ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Caption This: Rusty Hardin Steals the Spotlight on NYT Front Page

    ​No one would ever call Rusty Hardin a shrinking violet, but when you are standing next to, arguably, the best pitcher ever to play the game of baseball, you'd think perhaps slightly greater discretion. Looking at the cover of Friday's New York Times, however, tells a different story. The gia ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2011
  • Music

    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Gulf Oil Spill: Too Early To Be Optimistic?

    Maybe some good news percolating?​It is too early to be overly optimistic, to answer the headline's question, but reports are starting to bubble up that the Gulf and its wetlands might just have gotten lucky with the BP spill.Lucky in that the results don't seem to be coming close to the worst-cas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Is The Westheimer Block Party Done For?

    Bun B For Lafayette - ATLiens Freestyle from Decatur Dan on Vimeo. • Dave Bry at the witty pop-culture blog The Awl writes about rap music's eternal embrace of consumerism, using Bun B's most recent release, a rap written in honor of Japanese clothing company Lafayette, as an example. It's a great ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010

    "East End Live Art: Un/Natural Disasters"

    Voices Breaking Boundaries uses art, music and poetry to address recent and past disasters in Pakistan, Haiti and here

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010

    Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series: John Banville and Abraham Verghese

    The Irish novelist gets beyond The Sea, and the doctor/memoirist looks home

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    The Mexicanization of the Hot Dog

    ​In Houston, as in Chicago, Los Angeles and Denver, Mexican-style hot dogs have been increasing in popularity. But when the mainstream hot dog chain James Coney Island introduced a Sonoran hot dog last year, you could feel the seismic shift as the tectonic plates of German and Mexican culture ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 7, 2009

    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

    Go from Twyla to Moses during this program of über-relevant dance

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Dept. Of Badly Timed Press Releases: We're Building A New Border Bridge From Mexico!

    It can be tough to dodge all the PR releases flooding journalists' inboxes offering swine-flu experts telling you to wash your hands.(Our favorite so far: Texas Dr. Gary Butka suggesting humming songs no one has hummed in years while washing hands."I'm not just talking about running your hands under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Morrissey Will Take Miami and the Points

    "Every Day Is Like Sunday" If you haven't read "Songs from the Heart of a Marketing Plan," Jon Pareles' essay outlining how, basically, the only way for artists to sell their music these days is by licensing it to sell something else, in the New York Times, go ahead and check it out. Ballz detects ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Morrissey Will Take Miami and the Points

    "Every Day Is Like Sunday" If you haven't read "Songs from the Heart of a Marketing Plan," Jon Pareles' essay outlining how, basically, the only way for artists to sell their music these days is by licensing it to sell something else, in the New York Times, go ahead and check it out. Ballz detects ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Attention Guitarists: Learn Your Parts...or Else!

    It's not that uncommon for band rehearsals to erupt into fisticuffs, especially if the groups' ranks include siblings with the last name Davies, Gallagher or Robinson. Sometimes one member or another just can't play their part and it's necessary to beat the crap out of them. But an Italia ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008

    The Color Purple

    Thank You, Oprah!

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008

    Chapel/Chapter

    Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company is set to make us uncomfortable

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008

    Gutenberg! The Musical

    The printing press is hilarious in this spoof

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Jersey Boys

    The story behind Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons comes to the Hobby Center

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007
  • Culture

    January 4, 2007

    Pot o' Gold

    Riches await Houston theatergoers

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Snap to It

    Comeback kids, rhymin' Limeys and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006

    Ghostly Musical Resurrected

    Casper, Cap and the Antichrist back on stage

  • Calendar

    July 27, 2006
  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Dining

    October 23, 2003

    NYBBQ

    Vic's Backyard Bar-B-Q Barn serves great links and ribs, but its owner isn't from around here

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • News

    July 24, 2003

    Paige Boy Returns

    HISD's most aggressive marketer comes back to help

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003
  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Paying for It

    Stung by critics, KPRC dials up escort services

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    A Lucky Joe

    Plus: Smouldering Inside, Flunking English, Museum Stakes

  • Dining

    December 13, 2001

    Under $5

    Darband Shish Kabob is as cheap as McDonald's, but that's about the only similarity

  • Dining

    November 1, 2001

    Cafe sans Society

    Café Compliqé welcomes diners from every walk of life

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Celebrate Good Times

    The Bush inaugural is a wonderful, wonderful thing

  • News

    March 9, 2000
  • News

    April 29, 1999
  • Calendar

    October 29, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 29 - November 4, 1998

  • Culture

    June 4, 1998
  • News

    August 4, 1994

    Hotze In the Media Fun House

    Rest easy: he doesn't want the state to kill gays

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