Non-Native Houstonians

Monk Parakeets: Lovely Addition or Invasive Pest?

How one parakeet is like five of your old fraternity brothers.

10/31/2013 By John Lomax

City on a Hill

Let’s Talk “Houstonization”

A once-dirty word gets a new meaning

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Internet Tough Guys

Houston Chronicle Crime Story Drinking Game

Liven up your party with the ill-focused hatred of Houston's angriest net mob.

10/30/2013 By John Lomax

The Rains Came

Bad Weather For HOUSTON TEXAS

We're back on Frankie MacDonald's Nova Scotian radar, and that means trouble.

10/30/2013 By John Lomax

Real Estate

State to Former Montrose Skylane Apartments: Clean Up or Close

Complex at 1901 Richmond called a common nuisance and haven for criminals

10/25/2013 By John Lomax

Developer Hell

City Sues Developer, Contractors For Axing Protected Trees

Oaks were 90 to 100 years old and on city right-of-way, suit claims.

10/08/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Slideshow

Ridin' Dirty Slideshow

The things I've seen on my bike the last few months.

10/03/2013

Cycling H-Town Solo

Ridin' Dirty

A few of the sights I've seen from my bike recently.

10/03/2013 Photography by John Lomax

Justice

Prisoner’s Dilemma

Want to see the inside of a classic Kenneth Franzheim building? Try spending a night in jail.

09/30/2013 By Raj Mankad

H-Town Diary

What’s a Houston?

A special graphic feature by Mat Johnson explores what it means to call Houston home.

09/30/2013 By Mat Johnson Illustrations by Jarrod Perez

Bad Luck And Trouble

The Dirty Dozen: Houston's 12 Jinxed Restaurant Spots

Looking back on a five-year-old list and seeing if any of these Bermuda triangles have turned around.

09/25/2013 By John Lomax

Primordial Houston

Waught's Up

A first trip to the Waugh Drive bat colony.

09/24/2013 By Nick Panzarella

All Good Things

ICYMI: Watch the Downtown Macy’s Implosion

In the dawn of Sunday morning, an era came to an end.

09/22/2013 By Dan Derozier

Suburban Sojourns

Staycationing In The Woodlands

Town Center in The Woodlands takes us forward to the past.

09/18/2013 By John Lomax

Essays

Ike’s Peak

A singularly harrowing account of Hurricane Ike’s fury and the four souls whose lives it nearly took.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

Slideshow

Planned Parenthood Young Leaders Benefit

Party like a rock star.

08/28/2013

Emergency Clinics

License to Bill

At a loss to explain your medical costs? So are doctors, insurance companies, and pretty much everyone else involved.

08/01/2013 By Jeff Balke

Slideshow

Airtist Wanted

Public art proposals for Bush Intercontinental Airport.

07/01/2013

The Drawl

Airtist Wanted

Public art proposals for Bush Intercontinental Airport.

07/01/2013 By Scott Vogel Illustrations by Chi Birmingham