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  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Warning to Owners of Recalled GM Vehicles in Houston

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra has had a rough few days. She's been subject to intense grilling from House and Senate inquiries regarding GM's actions, or lack thereof, leading to the recall of 2.53 million vehicles with ignition switch problems. As USA Today reported, "thirteen deaths and 32 crashes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Wendy Davis isn't Running from Obama

    Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has been walking a fine line since she became a political star last summer. Davis is trying to become the first Democrat to be elected to statewide office since 1994, and that's no easy task. But if you think Davis plans on steering clear of the president wh ... More >>

  • Music

    December 26, 2013

    One to Grow On

    The 11 best Houston records of 2013.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Houston Press Voice Daily Deals at breakfast klub, Rioja

    This week we are just THROWING money at you guys! (We were going to say food, but throwing food is mean. And messy.) First we offered you half-off at Rioja to help you celebrate National Paella Day in style, and today our Houston Press Voice Daily Deal is going to save you fifty percent ($10 for $20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    The 30 Essential Texas Restaurants: Nearly Made It (a.k.a. the Dan Marino Restaurants)

    If you've read this week's feature -- "Eat Here: The 30 Essential Texas Restaurants to Visit Before You Die" -- then you've no doubt already asked why X, Y or Z restaurant didn't make the list. Maybe you've asked this question angrily to your computer, or rhetorically to a coworker who actually trie ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2012

    Game Changer

    Chris Kluwe is prying open America's last closet: major league sports.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Longhorn Panic: Sealy WR Ricky Seals-Jones Decommits

    It wouldn't be June if we didn't have some sort of off the field drama to worry about with our college football. And since the realignment talk this summer is at a dull roar at best, and since the resolution of a college football playoff is still several weeks away, how about a little recruiting ang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    We Tell You Who Will Win Grammys So You Don't Have To Watch Them

    SPOILER ALERT​The best thing about the annual Grammy nominations and awards shows is the clamor of anger that rises up when the mere mention of the event even comes up. Immediately people begin calling it a travesty, trotting out all the people who have been snubbed -- Jethro Tull beats Metall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over, the Coogs' BCS Dreams Are No More

    Dandy Don was singing in the third quarter.​It's easy to blame the dual distractions of the BCS and Kevin Sumlin's future when trying to explain the Houston Cougars' (12-1) 49-28 loss to the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (11-2) in the C-USA Title Game on Saturday. It's easy, but it's wrong. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Coogs Whip Tulsa, Now One Game Away from the BCS

    It's the same story that's been written six other times about the Cougars this season. Team goes on the road. Struggles in the first half. Explodes in the third quarter. Buries opposition in the fourth quarter. It's the same story, but this time it's different. This time the Cougars were vis ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    Rap Boom Reload

    In 2005, rappers put Houston on the map. Then the spotlight moved on. Some musicians are working hard to turn it back this way.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Glen Campbell's 15 Greatest Hits - As A Guitarist

    Yet another reason to love Pet Sounds.​In a few hours, Rocks Off will be down at the Stafford Centre, watching the sold-out first Houston-area stop on Glen Campbell's extended "Farewell Tour." It might be the only one, but the tour is booked well into 2012, so we figure there's got to be a Dos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    The Top Ten Greatest Gays of Texas

    Here in Texas, we lay claim to some of the most interesting and influential GLBT men and women of our time. Admittedly, they generally get out as fast as they can, but to us, they'll always be Texans. Here are ten GLBT men and women we're proudest to call Texans, especially during this season of Pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Houston First In Race to Gaily Cruise the Amazon

    Photo from www.conciergetravel.ccA gay cruise to the Amazon awaits.​Nobody's celebrating Pride month quite like Concierge Travel, the Houston-based GLBT cruise agency. They just announced the first gay cruise on the Amazon is scheduled to set sail, reported USA Today. So grab your breathable c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Houston Doing Its Part To Destroy West Virginia Football

    Dana Holgorsen: Part of a one-two Houston punch​The once-high-flying football program at West Virginia University seems to be imploding these days, and Houston is doing more than its fair share to move along the process. Two of the three main protagonists: a) newish athletic director Oliver L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Beyond Green Beer: St. Patrick's Day Dining

    blog.sandraisawesome.info​There will be plenty of St. Patrick's Day shenanigans going on all around town this Thursday. But if you're looking for more than a dyed-green tongue and a chicken tender basket, we've listed a few (slightly) more original offerings below. Azuma Sushi & Robata Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Tommy Lee Jones for Senate: Crucial Updates

    Since our item on Houston attorney Geoff Berg's campaign to draft Tommy Lee Jones for the Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison, things have been moving fast. 1. Tommy Lee Jones still has had nothing to say on this. 2. But the story has been picked up by CNN, the Dallas Morning News, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Charles Barkley Drops "Jackass" on Billy Packer (And Seven Other Barkley-As-Analyst Highlights)

    Don't mess with the Barkley​The unveiling of the brackets for March Madness, which is a scant 48 hours away, takes on a little different meaning this year, for three intertwined reasons: 1. The field has expanded to 68, so now Tuesday and Wednesday will include four play-in games to get us to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Neil Young Said To Be Playing Jones Hall June 4 With Folk Legend Bert Jansch

    UPDATE (12:32 p.m.): Now Rolling Stone is reporting Houston has been added to the tour, so it MUST be true. UPDATE 2 (3:17 p.m.): Confirmed via press release from Young's label, Reprise Records. It's definitely happening. Ticket on-sale date still TBD. ​USA Today's "LifeLine Live" blog reported M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Yates Vs. Lee, The Rematch: Generals Stay Within 100

    Photos by Aaron M. Sprecher / Click here for a slideshow​The Lee High School "cheering section" sat in the smallest little section of stands, in the lowest corner of the east side of the bleachers at Delmar Field House, during Saturday's rematch between the Lee and Yates High School boy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: AC Pianist Jim Brickman, More Than Just "Jingle Bells"

    ​Rocks Off spoke with songwriter/pianist Jim Brickman recently. True, the AC piano king isn't the type of musician we usually focus on, but talent is talent and oh, yeah, a Grammy Award nomination for Best New Age Album for his CD Faith doesn't hurt.   Rocks Off: First, congratulations o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2009

    Adios Otilia's? Not So Fast.

    Strict dress code at Otilia's. Word hit the streets this week that Otilia's, the venerable restaurant on Long Point which has served old-fashioned interior Mexican cuisine for almost twenty years, was on the auction block.  Restaurant, employees and recipes -- all reportedly for sale.&n ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    No Pressure. It's Just Texas High School Football.

    Katy High School was going to play against a Florida team on national TV. Now all it had to do was find a way to win again.

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008
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    March 26, 2007
  • Culture

    March 15, 2007
  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Haunts

    They'll scare the crap out of you

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Ready for a Rumbo?

    News wars return as two Spanish papers go mano a mano

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    Toll-Free Hassle

    When good EZ TAGs go bad

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    The Reorient Express

    Some churches are still trying to "cure" homosexuals. And some people are still lining up to trade in their sex life for eternal life.

  • Dining

    March 18, 2004

    Jekyll & Hydesky

    Two trips to steak house Smith & Wollensky yield wildly different results

  • News

    September 11, 2003

    Blunt About High Fashion

    Roll up more than your sleeves with this clothing line

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2003

    Serious Cinema

    Set in 1948, Kedma explores a present-day problem

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    War Is Not Hell

    The Chron's embedded reporter is far from the action

  • Culture

    June 20, 2002

    Duh Press

    Fear and self-loathing at the Minority Report junket

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2001

    Gloria in Excelsis

    Gloria Jones lights up southeast Houston

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Stone Soup

    Austin's Davíd Garza shuns talk and comparisons and lets his muse do the cooking

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Playbill

    Mem Shannon

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Starry, Starry Night

    The Chronicle gets honored at a downtown bash

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Too Close to Call

    The Chron doesn't deliver, and brags about it

  • Culture

    September 21, 2000

    Almost Famous

    Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Same As the Old Boss

    A lack of Bush means a lack of news in Houston

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Voters' Vida Loca

    Uncle George's nephew finds what he never knew at Rice: Latino causes

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Real Life

    When He Was King: The city that convicted Muhammad Ali now hosts a film about the boxing legend

  • Film

    March 25, 1999

    Reel Time

    EDtv tries to upstage Truman on TV's impact

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    September 24, 1998
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    December 26, 1996
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    February 23, 1995
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