3 hrs ago
Ramps Aren't Rampant in Houston
Ramps, which are basically wild leeks, are widely available in other parts of the country in the spring.
4 hrs ago
Iconic Astrodome is now on life support
When the Astrodome opened in 1965, it reinforced the notion that everything is bigger in Texas, and it shamed those non-Texans who believed that the Lone Star State was a backwater land filled with nothing but oil derricks and tumbleweed.
Sat May 18, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Annise Parker: The Modern American Boomtown
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit www.djreprints.com Houston's mayor-an openly gay Democrat friendly to business-talks about why her city is the ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Vince Young earns degree from UT after taking 19 hours in the spring
Vince Young's NFL career may be up the air at the moment, but at least you can say the Houstonian is trying to get his personal house in order.
Wed May 15, 2013
Taking count of Houston's homeless
Driving around the city in a green van emblazoned with the logo of Search Homeless Services, she makes regular rounds on sidewalks and campsites frequented by people living on the streets.
Our Reaction to the New Taco Bell "Waffle Taco" in GIF Form
When we first heard that Taco Bell was launching a new breakfast menu, we were intrigued.
Mon May 13, 2013
Houstonians aid city at Texans Care Volunteer Day
Texans play-by-play voice Marc Vandermeer hosts Texans All Access, which provides an exclusive weekly two-hour window into the offseason activity of the Texans.
Houston beer gets its own radio show: And yes, drinking on air is encouraged
Drink of Ages, a radio show about good beer and good music airing 7-8 p.m. Saturdays on 92.1 FM in Houston.
Sun May 12, 2013
After 2,500-year journey, first known human rights declaration finds temporary home at MFAH
For all its historical importance, the renowned Cyrus Cylinder is a surprisingly understated artifact - a baguette-size piece of clay inscribed with a straight-forward proclamation from Cyrus the Great , the founding ruler of the first Persian Empire .
Sat May 11, 2013
Two-term mayor Parker kicks off final re-election campaign
The crowd was chatting or shimmying to Michael Jackson 's " Billy Jean " cheered and closed around Mayor Annise Parker as she arrived at Stude Park Saturday afternoon.
Travel in Houston: May 11-12
On Saturday, weather permitting, Houstonians car lovers can enjoy two major events; The Aarows and Autos show at Ellington Airport will feature over 500 sports cars on display, including the Venom GT, the Houston-designed holder of the most recent Guiness Book of World Records for speed, (0 to 300km/hr in 13.6 seconds.
Thu May 09, 2013
Learn more about these local education options
SHBI : SHBI is a not-for-profit, tuition-free, Christ-centered educational environment founded in 1946.
Brace yourself - Houston's getting a new area code: It's Seinfeld come to life
To those of you still getting used to dialing 8-3-2, brace yourselves . . . Houston is getting a new area code.
Last Minute Ideas for Mother's Day Dining in Houston, 2013
Mother's Day is just a few days away, and at this point, if you haven't yet made brunch plans, you might just hit a brick wall.
Video: There Are Killer Snails On The Loose In Houston
Houstonians! Stop picking up snails! NBC News is reporting that a deadly breed of African snails has been discovered in the Briar Forest neighborhood.
Wed May 08, 2013
Is ACL Festival Ignoring Houston? Does It Even Matter?
As most of our readers no doubt know by now, the Austin City Limits Music Festival announced its 2013 lineup at the stroke of midnight Tuesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Should Houston be kept a secret?
Like everyone else in Houston, each time I see my city on a new list about how awesome we are, how great our restaurants are, or even how everyone in the country is running over their own grandmother to move here, I get excited.
New home market continues climb
Housing starts rose 32 percent during the first three months of 2013, as more Houstonians jumped into the market and some buyers faced with a lack of resale inventory turned to new homes.
Mon May 06, 2013
Last night's 'Mad Men' recognizes huge moment in Houston history
Houston got a shout-out of sorts last night during AMC's Mad Men episode in the form of Don Draper 's neighbor Dr.