Susie Tommaney is a contributing writer who enjoys covering the lively arts and culture scene in Houston and surrounding areas, connecting creative makers with the Houston Press readers to make every week a great one.
3 days ago | Cosplay
There's no reason to wait for Halloween: cosplay is de rigueur at Fandemic Tour, and costumes are encouraged at the spine-tingling Symphonic Spooktacular. This action-packed weekend also includes aerial acrobatics and pyrotechnics at Wings Over Ho...
5 days ago | Architecture
There are two pathways to home ownership. For some it means working with a Realtor or agent to find the best fit from available listings, and then deciding which elements are most important (because you can never have it all): school district, loc...
6 days ago | Special Events
When Johnny Kowalski moved to Galveston he expected to find a sleepy party town. But what he found instead was a rich cultural history and whispers of the paranormal, so he decided to dig deeper. With an encyclopedic brain and a thirst for fa...
10 days ago | Cars and Trucks
Things are heating up this weekend in Houston with the fevered pace of multiple art fairs, a symphonic look at Rick Steves' trek across Europe, costumed fun at the Zoo, an inspiring documentary at the Holocaust Museum, a celebration of Japanese sp...
12 days ago | Houston 101
If you can plead guilty to binge-watching more than a few episodes of Fixer Upper, Property Brothers, or This Old House, then the Washington East/Sabine market area just might be the neighborhood for you. The area includes the Old Sixth Ward Histo...
13 days ago | Crime
There won't be any redemption for the swastika, a symbol that represented well-being and good fortune for thousands of years. Up until the Nazis appropriated the ancient symbol it had been used by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Greeks, Celts, Anglo-Sax...