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Houston Grand Opera Loses its Managing Director

14 hours ago by Margaret Downing
Perryn Leech, the Houston Grand Opera managing director who so deftly helped steer the organization during the year it was booted from its Wortham Center home because of Hurricane Harvey floodwaters, will not be staying through to the end of the coronavirus pandemic. In an announcement made by HGO Chairman Allyn...

Rockets Draft/Free Agency Haul Brings Youth, Versatility

15 hours ago by Jeff Balke
It was a tumultuous few weeks for new Rockets GM Raphael Stone. It included his hiring after the departure of Daryl Morey, the hiring of new coach Stephen Silas after Mike D'Antoni left the team, and the swirling of rumors that the team's two stars, separately, want new homes. All...

This Week in Houston Food Events: Feasts to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

17 hours ago by Brooke Viggiano
Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Monday-Tuesday Holiday Meal Express at Central Market Central Market, 3815 Westheimer, has opened its Holiday Meal Express for the season. Orders can be placed in-store, online at or by calling 713-386-1785. Thanksgiving pre-orders can be placed now through Tuesday, November...

Donald Trump Could Have Been Great

18 hours ago by Jef Rouner
The night before the 2016 presidential election, I was thinking a lot about my favorite president, Chester A. Arthur. Like Donald Trump, Arthur was a thoroughly corrupt New York dandy who never should have even come close to the presidency. As head of the New York Customs House, he ran...

How Chef Matt Marcus Turned His Passion for Music Into Your Favorite Food Truck Dish

18 hours ago by Jesse Sendejas Jr.
The French food writer Lucien Tendret once wrote, “To give life to beauty, the painter uses a whole range of colors, musicians of sounds, the cook of tastes.” Tendret recognized the art of a great meal was like the art of a great song, each created from a place of...

NFL Week 11: Texans 27, Patriots 20 — Four Winners, Four Losers

21 hours ago by Sean Pendergast
We all know that the Texans are the youngest organization in the NFL. Currently in their 19th season, if the Texans were a person, they wouldn't even be old enough to drink yet! So the whatever rivalries they have are more baked into the division they play in than any...

Acevedo and Crime Stoppers Blame Low Murder Solve Rate On Bond Releases and Coronavirus

3 days ago by Schaefer Edwards
In a Friday press conference, Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo addressed the increase in local homicides since this time last year, and attempted to shift blame for the rising number of unsolved murders by HPD over the past several years onto the Harris County court system, which he claimed...

Reviews For The Uneasily Quarantined:

4 days ago by Pete Vonder Haar
Title: Fatman Describe This Movie In One Futurama Quote: ROBOT SANTA: Your mistletoe is no match for my TOW missile! Brief Plot Synopsis: Deck the halls with blood and haunches. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: 2.5 Chester A. Arthurs out of 5. Tagline: "'Tis the season to get even." Better Tagline:...

Openings and Closings: Yi Peng Thai, Masraff's Open, Good Dog Montrose Will Close

4 days ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
Yi Peng Thai Dining, 798 Sorella Court, opened at CityCentre October 28. Located next to Fellini Café, this is the first location in the United States for the upscale Thai eatery, owned by CPF and led by of Junnajet “Jett” and Jira Hurapan. Named after the annual sky lantern festival...

Houston's Ink-Masters Are Tattooing Away Through The Pandemic

4 days ago by Schaefer Edwards
José Garcia came in to Battle Royale Tattoo in East Downtown on Wednesday afternoon to have his trusted ink-master Gabriel Massey add a nice new mandala pattern to his forearm. This visit was just a tad different from his past stops at the shop — both client and artist were...

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