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  • Dining

    May 16, 2013

    The Pho-ndamentals

    A beginner's guide to Vietnamese cuisine.

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Renovated Restaurants and Born-Again Bars

    It was a busy week for openings, so we'll kick things off this Friday with some happy news. Eleven XI, the new restaurant helmed by chef Kevin Bryant, opened this past Tuesday night...and it already has three Yelp reviews. The location at 607 West Gray had to be extensively renovated to turn the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Top 10 Coolest Cars under $25,000

    Believe it or not, the average transaction price for new cars is more than $30,000 these days. That's a lot of money. But just because you're on a budget doesn't mean you have to settle for something boring. What you drive says a lot about you, and your average economy car doesn't say much at all. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Throwback Units: Ten Other Vintage Cop Car Designs HPD Should Consider

    Everybody wants to go retro. From throwback uniforms in professional sports to 80s hipster hairdos, everybody is kicking it old school. Cars are not all that different. Dodge re-invented the Charger, the Volkswagen Beetle got re-issued a few years back and we assume a reset of the El Camino is on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    HPD Officer Kevin S. Will, 38, Bayou Body Count No. 74

    HPDKevin Will: Killed while investigating an accident​A man has been charged with intoxication manslaughter of a peace officer after he drove through a traffic barricade and into a Houston cop who was investigating a traffic accident this morning. Officer Kevin S. Will, 38, was pronounced de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV: Livebloggin' the Commercials!

    Betty White enjoys a Snickers.​For someone who watches the biggest television event in America strictly for the breaks, last year was a bummer. Betty White's Snicker's ad, and the Kia commercial featuring a posse of partying toys were two standouts in a year of boring, sexist and outright dumb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    In Case You Missed It: A Little Bit Of The Public News Returns

    ​Our thread on all the favorite things gone from (The) Montrose garnered a lot of great replies, as people remembered a mystical time 10 or 15 years ago when townhomes were not on every block.One caught our eye, not only for its snappy prose style but for its byline: one Mel Sharkskin.It may not r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Make It Stop: Now DPS Is Messing With Our Inspection Stickers

    ​First they came for the driver's licenses. Then they came for the license plates.Now, the DPS's March to Mediocrity continues with...inspection stickers.Texas inspection stickers have been pretty low-key since they've been invented, but no more. Now they will feature a cowboy on a bucking bronco, ... More >>

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    2007 Turkeys of the Year

    Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all

  • Home Entertainment

    June 14, 2007

    Car Lust

    Take a ride with Forza 2, the greatest car sim ever.

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Veggie Tales

    An alternative to gasoline-based fuel gains traction in Houston

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2005

    Fearsome French?

    Apparently so, according to the Legion of the Lost

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    Head in the Sand

    Dust to Glory honors the Baja 1000, where everybody's a legend

  • Film

    March 1, 2001

    Los Gringos Locos

    Julia Roberts's and Brad Pitt's performances go straight south in The Mexican

  • Dining

    July 6, 2000

    Utopia, Texas

    A burger on the deck at Bubba's is the next best thing to visiting the Hill Country

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Stepping on Some Toes

    How many Aggies does it take to dance the Aggie Jitterbug? One to lead, one to follow and one to tell them to cease and desist.

  • Film

    June 10, 1999

    Shaggy Dog

    The insipid Austin Powers is a total waste

  • Dining

    August 14, 1997

    To Boldly Go

    Cosmos Cafe is a bar, a restaurant -- and an experience

  • Calendar

    December 26, 1996
  • Calendar

    January 19, 1995