Vonn Butler

  • News

    February 10, 2011

    Getting Past the Bouncer

    Local nightclub door policies aren't always black and white

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Hudson Lounge: Still No Agreement On What Happened

    Photo by Roy OdomThe HPD car that showed up as the Hudson Lounge party broke up​Hudson Lounge. Again. Yesterday on Hair Balls and on the music blog, Rocks Off, we summarized the Hudson Lounge ordeal that has gripped Houston nightlife patrons, with accusations of racism and exclusionary pract ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Hudson Lounge Situation Still Clear As Mud

    ​The fallout from the December 28 "Hydeout at the Hudson" party continues to fester. As you probably know by now, the party organizers say Hudson Lounge's owner threw them out and shut down the chichi Rice Village club because they were black, while the staff contends it was because too many p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Hudson Lounge Racism Allegations Continue To Fly

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Last Wednesday, as everyone around here was gearing up to leave for the New Year's holiday, the Houston Press Twitter page was inundated with quick terse statements from our followers calling out the chic Hudson Lounge in Rice Village for being overtly racist after a p ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 4, 2001

    New Urban Beat

    A darker point of view