Upper West Side

  • Film

    September 4, 2014

    Innocence Could Have Been the Great Prep-School Blood-Thriller

    The themes are fascinating even if the movie doesn't live up to them.

  • Film

    August 28, 2014

    Innocence Could Have Been the Great Prep-School Blood-Thriller

    The themes are fascinating even if the movie doesn't live up to them.

  • Film

    June 26, 2014

    They Came Together Punts the Romantic Comedy out the Window

    America's sweethearts hilariously trash the rom-com.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    New Mapping Tool Helps Illustrate Just How Segregated Houston's Income Remains

    Houston's supposed to be one of the most haphazard, heterogeneous cities in America. That dearth of zoning tosses neighborhoods, incomes, and races into a wonderful stew of strangeness and desegregation. The lack of framework -- the lack of regulations, the lack of ordinance -- has painted Houston a ... More >>

  • Film

    March 8, 2012

    Two Thirties and a Baby

    An unconventional parenting setup in a highly standard rom-com.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Eat It: Restaurants Owned by Musicians

    ​Hotlanta is so hot that they can even turn their airport into a club. Stay with us. A few days ago, Ludacris announced that he will close his Asian/Singaporean restaurant, Straits, and embark on a new "restaurateur" opportunity: opening a "Chicken and Beer" restaurant inside of Atlanta's Hart ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Purple, Possessed & Pervy: Rock's Top 10 Houses

    harleyslist.blogspot.comJohn Lennon and Yoko Ono in a happy pose in front of their home (and future site of Lennon's assassination).​Celebrity homes will always be a source of fascination, offering a glimpse at the intimate, private side of those who live their lives in the public eye. And it' ... More >>

  • Film

    June 16, 2011

    The Whitest Kids U Don't Want to Know

    Dull teens, timid movie give adolescence a bad name, in Art.

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Dance Dance Revulsion

    Natalie Portman goes batshit in a tutu in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Beetle's Paul Beebe and Other Local Musicians Remember John Lennon

    Today is one of the most dubious anniversaries in all of rock and roll. Twenty-nine years ago this evening, Mark David Chapman shot and killed John Lennon on the front steps of Lennon's apartment building on the Upper West Side of New York City, the Dakota. For Baby Boomers and even their older kid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Guns and Tacos: Hilarious and topical (with pictures and captions that alwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    "Imagine" This: What If John Lennon Were Still With Us?

    Today marks what would have been John Lennon's 69th birthday. Just let that sink in for a moment. He was only 40 when he passed away, but in those four decades he did enough to change the world and its inhabitants for pretty much the rest of natural human history - not just in music but also in for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Remembering John Lennon

    On December 8, 1980 - 28 years to the day - John Lennon was shot and killed on the steps of the Dakota Apartments on New York City's Upper West Side by professed fan Mark David Chapman. It was a Monday just like today, and millions of people found out when ABC Sports' Howard Cosell broke the ne ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Bagels Rip My Flesh

    New York Coffee Shop offers authentic East Coast fare -- complete with attitude

  • Dining

    June 21, 2001

    Beyond Benihana

    That's eatertainment: Tokyohana knows how to play with its food.

  • News

    April 15, 1999

    A Star in Reborn, Again

    Former Houstonian Charles Kathryn McGuire has been a millionaire, a transvestite, a socialite, a political candidate and a woman. Now, with son James's first play on stage in New York City, she's Daddy Kathryn.