• Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Upcoming: Brand New, Café Tacvba, Gladys Knight, ICP, Nick Jonas, Royal Blood, etc.

    '90s Burned Out: With Hayden Jones, Shadow Hound, Thrill. Sat., September 20, 8:30 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Aaron Einhouse: Sat., November 15, 8 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. Advance Cassette: With the Freebie, Banshee Bones. F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Voting Is... Easier When You Do It Early

    Planning on voting early in Houston? There are only two days left to do so and on November 5th you can ONLY vote in the precinct you are assigned to. When time is against you, waiting until the last minute to vote could be worse than trying to find this year's IT toy during a Black Friday sale. Wi ... More >>

  • Music

    February 14, 2013

    The Sounds of H-Town

    Cactus Music wants your help with a "Community-Curated Playlist."

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: China Wok, Hubcap, El Real and Trucker Drama

    This week's reports show only three citations and no closures. And to make things less exciting, one of those citations was issued to a Sharpstown Valero. Eating gas station food is like wingsuit flying or trying heroin just once. If things go bad, you have no one to blame but yourself. China Wok ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Houston 101: A Rare, Perhaps Unique Tale of a Human Killed by a Texas Alligator

    ​Over the weekend I took my son out to Brazos Bend State Park. That's him in the foreground of the photo after the jump, sitting on an embankment about ten feet away -- and four feet above -- an alligator that looked to be about ten feet long. Brazos Bend is a surreal place. The horseshoe lak ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009

    Not So Happily Ever After

    Shundrekia Edwards desperately wants a little help to get her out of where she is now.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Where To Get Supplies From FEMA

    If you need ice or MREs you're probably not checking a blog, but in case a friend or relative out of the area is checking and can pass on the info, here's the official list of PODs -- the "places of Distribution" where you can wait on line for an ungodly amount of time to pick up some necessities: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2007
  • News

    January 20, 1994

    The fight to save the Katy Prairie

    How many winters more will Arctic waterfowl make their 10,000-year-old journey to the western edge of Houston?