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World Trade Center

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Houston Remembers 9/11: Day of the Attacks Still Resonates with Locals

    The morning of September 11, 2001, I was asleep upstairs at my house in the Heights. It seems like 100 years ago considering all the changes that have happened to the world and for me personally since then. As was typical, my alarm went off. It was the radio tuned to 610 AM KILT. Lance Zierlein and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    25 More Legendary Houston Music Venues

    When Rocks Off published our choices for "Houston's Top 25 Closed Music Venues" back in July, we knew all along there would be a Part 2. We just didn't know how many were left. Today, after excavating the memories of 25 more, we're still probably not done. Please let us know what else we missed, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    More From Living Colour: "You All Are Very LOUD In Houston"

    While Living Colour's current tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of their debut -- and most popular -- record, Vivid, the band has also put out four other worthy studio discs - Time's Up (1990), Stain (1993), CollideĆøscope (2003), and their most recent, 2009's The Chair In the Doorway. "The newe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Keep Calm and Carry On Twittering: Social Media Returns to Form After Tragedy

    Less than 24 hours after the worst bombing on American soil since 9/11, one of my friends posted on Facebook a picture of Darth Vader riding a unicycle wearing a kilt and playing bagpipes. I scroll through my Twitter feed and see the familiar jokes, memes, posts about food and talk of the Rockets an ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 10, 2013

    War/Photography

    Images of battles won and lost paint us all with the brush of brutality at a searing, resonating MFAH exhibit.

  • Music

    January 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    5 More Great 9/11 Songs

    Rewind: The Top 5 Best & Worst Songs About 9/11 Looking at it now, 11 years to the day of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the al-Qaeda-led terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, it's still difficult to underestimate how much the world changed that day. The real ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Top Five Best & Worst Songs About 9/11

    ​This Sunday will be 10 years since America was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. In that time, a lot of musical ground has been covered. Some artists mention that day only in passing, as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys do in "Empire State of Mind," but some have crafted songs about 9/11 itself. Some of thes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    United: Continental's Merger Partner Keeps Tripping Up on 9/11

    We all await the next misstep​Remember the good old days, when Houston's Continental Airlines only had to endure PR fiascos like killing off the Concorde? The airline has, of course, merged with United Airlines, and things have not gone smoothly from a public-relations standpoint. The new pl ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2010

    2000 - 2010: A DECADE TO FORGET

    How Things Went Downhill

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Top 10 Houston Breakout Acts Of 2010

    ​These ten Houston artists opened our eyes and made us roll off the couch or out of the cubicle to go see them this year, health or sleep be damned. Craig's Hlist's two favorite things are sleeping and drinking, and thankfully these bands play where alcohol is served. It's been a fun year so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    This Year in Deliciousness

    Photo by This Is Freaking RidiculousAn AK-47 made entirely out of bacon? Yup, that's pretty much 2009 summed up.​ So this is the time of year when we normally say things like "Wow, another year gone by already!" and "Can ya believe it's almost 2010?" and "Say there, how come you just broke my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Top 7 Couples' Costumes for Halloween

    Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. Check out past entries here, here and here. There's one thing -- or should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    In Honor Of The Defunct Penthouse Club, The Five Best Strip Club Scenes

    We at the Houston Press are pretty broken up about the closing of the Penthouse Club. Not because any of us were frequent patrons, of course (*cough*), or because we aren't wholly convinced the City's efforts to shutter "gentlemen's clubs" will eliminate crime as we know it, but because the strip ... More >>

  • Film

    August 14, 2008

    Towering Cinema in Man on Wire

    Philippe Petit's World Trade Center tightrope walk was made for the movies

  • News

    April 3, 2008

    Toxic Town: Contamination in Somerville Schools

    Somerville's schools continue to show elevated toxins, but are the health risks bad enough to shut down the schools?

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 12, 2008
  • Calendar

    February 28, 2008

    Free First Sundays: Family Flicks

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston hosts four kid-friendly films

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    John Vanderslice

    Emerald City

  • Film

    July 5, 2007

    Transformers

    As giant robots transform all around us (!), it's good to know Michael Bay won't ever change

  • Home Entertainment

    February 1, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    December 14, 2006
  • Culture

    October 5, 2006

    The End of Days

    DiverseWorks goes apocalyptic in "Run For Your Lives!"

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2006
  • Film

    August 10, 2006

    World Trade Center

    A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in the rubble of the twin towers

  • Film

    April 27, 2006

    Fear of Flying

    You may not want to see United 93, but you should

  • Home Entertainment

    December 29, 2005
  • Film

    July 28, 2005

    Bombs and Bikinis

    Stealth aims low but hits its mark

  • Film

    September 30, 2004

    Like Moths to a Flame

    Americans likely will swarm to Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Curator

    Kim Davenport

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Far from Happy

    The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys

  • Culture

    December 12, 2002

    Reel Life

    Duncan Ganley can't seem to tell the difference between fact and fiction

  • Culture

    October 10, 2002

    Democracy of Photographs

    Professionals and amateurs capture 9/11 in a stunning exhibition

  • Music

    June 20, 2002

    I Will Always Be the World Trade Center

    The electro-pop duo's name was cute. Then came September 11.

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Brace for Impact

    Risky, dangerous and difficult, We Have Some Planes soars

  • Film

    April 11, 2002

    Barry Bad

    Sonnenfeld's comic caper is in Big Trouble

  • News

    January 3, 2002

    Dems' New Year Vow: Oust GOP Judges

    Candidate recruits include a former Republican jurist

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    War on War Books

    Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?

  • Culture

    November 8, 2001

    A New Tune

    After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    City E-mail Endorses Terrorism

    Controller is appalled at the inaction of Mayor Brown

  • Culture

    November 1, 2001

    Hell of a Long Day

    24 has been the most talked-about show of the season and for all the wrong reasons

  • Dining

    October 18, 2001

    Imagine All the Pitas

    Houstonians have broad minds, and stomachs

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2001

    A Firefighter's Life

    Firefighters showcase the skills they use on a daily basis

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    The Brave & the Bold

    On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.

  • Culture

    September 27, 2001

    Law & Disorder

    As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    It's Only Business

    Readers complain of Chronicle price gouging

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Dream Taker

    When political egos and a basketball star vow to beautify a derelict building next door to Enron Field, what do you get after more than a year? Nothing.

  • News

    June 18, 1998
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