It's a late morning in August as Verenice Lopez leans against the passenger seat window of her boyfriend's pickup truck, watching the leafy residential streets of Houston's Fifth Ward speed by. They're on their way to Riverside General Hospital's drug treatment center on Lyons Avenue, which had been ... More >>
Did you know it's Houston Money Week? Don't feel bad -- we didn't either, mostly because we don't have any money. But we think it might be worth it for any budding entrepreneurs and small business owners to check out financial expert Cynthia Nevels's workshop on financial independence this Sunday, A ... More >>
The late KTSU-FM 90.9 DJ Myron Anderson, who died last week following an unexpected illness, will be honored on Wednesday during two separate services. The public viewing is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Windsor Village United Methodist Church, 6000 Heatherbrook Dr.
Photo by Chris ShepherdHouston's food trucks headed north to feed the victims of and responders to the Texas wildfires.Although the wildfires in Bastrop have been getting the lion's share of media attention, fires are burning all over Texas right now -- including in our own backyard. And Hou ... More >>
How far did cardinal go in tearing down Ike-ravaged church?
â€‹Mayor-elect Annise Parker's swearing-in ceremony Monday over the weekend will be private, but after that on Monday it's an eclectic mix of events and personalities for the public to share in.It includes a Discovery Green concert featuring two Houston performers who had hits a long while ago: Arch ... More >>
Our readers debate this year's Best of Houston® winners.
Let the mother-daughter bonding begin
Messy, messy morning, as you probably have realized.The west side of town got pummeled with up to a foot of rain; some homes have flooded.Commuting is a nightmare: Frontage roads are flooded, people are going the wrong way down streets to escape. We hear that getting in from Fort Bend on 90A is espe ... More >>
Author of Blackwater: The Rise of the Worlds Most Powerful Mercenary Army heads to Houston
One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.
The Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston sings out for Santa Claus and the baby Jesus
Local Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell points fingers at those who didn't pray for bin Laden
Love proves stronger than fear in these couples where one partner tests positive for HIV, the other negative for the dread disease.
Old cemeteries rarely die. They just get buried under weeds, development and indifference.
Reformed and reborn, the man now pushes the word of God, not drugs. So why does it still feel like the Johnny Binder Show?
Gay domestic violence is a dirty little secret that traps victims with nowhere to turn
Wedding gowns? Check. Priest? Check. TV crews? Check. Linda and Elli strike a blow for Gay Rights!
Bering Methodist stops all weddings if there can't be gay marriages
In which good Ken Lambert fights the high cost of dying
June 25 - July 1, 1998