Press Clips

The Myth of Ken Hoffman’s Elusive “Fender Mender”

Is Houston’s mysterious body-work benefactor really as saintly as he seems?

11/03/2014 By John Lomax

Ice House

November’s Perfect Party

This month, we’re all about folks who are getting things done.

11/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House Interview

Turns Out, You Can Grow Tulips In Houston

An interview with Garden Club of Houston’s Dodie Jackson

11/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Interview

Talking Nightmares With Amanda Stevens

The celebrated romantic suspense author talks about creating imaginary horrors—and recovering from real life ones.

11/03/2014 By Russell van Kraayenburg

Escaped Converts

New Houstonian Peter Vogel Will Never Go Back to Portland

An occasional check-in with recent arrivals—poor, huddled, and yearning to clog our freeways

11/03/2014 By Peter Holley

Bayougraphy

A Portrait of the Barber as a Young Man

Honing his skills (and his blade) took 29-year-old David Silva to the finest shaving parlors in London, Paris, and Rome.

11/03/2014 By Peter Holley

Events

The Oprah Example

Thoughts on Oprah Winfrey’s visit to the Toyota Center

10/18/2014 By Scott Vogel

Guide

Houston's 8 Weirdest Meetup Groups

Want to meet fellow shamans, ferret-lovers, or paranormal researchers? There's a group for that.

10/13/2014 By Michael Hardy and Allegra Boutch

Ice House

October’s Perfect Party

It’s the season of dress-up and, wouldn’t you know it, all of this month’s guests know a thing or two about masquerades.

09/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

The Show Must Go Juan

The Montrose Rollerblader Prepares for Act Two

His star turn having grown too big for America’s Got Talent, what’s next for Juan Carlos? We’ve got some ideas.

09/30/2014

Ice House Interview

Interview: Friends with (Potential) Benefits for Mankind

These Rice University researchers are going viral—but not in the way you think.

09/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Domestic Violence

For South Asian Women, Ancient Norms Meet Modern Realities

Bringing domestic violence awareness to one of Houston’s most underrepresented populations requires a bridging of cultures.

09/30/2014 With Peter Holley

Vampires

For Houston’s Vampire Community, Reality Bites

A marginalized group seeks equal rights—and sometimes blood.

09/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Bayougraphy

Meet Houston’s Man of Steel

A little bone cancer and a lifetime of bad habits wasn’t going to stop this bodybuilder.

09/30/2014 By Stephanie Joplin

Ice House

September’s Perfect Party

Rest-in-peace-Duke-the-dog-edition

09/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Child Obesity

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy One

Fighting food deserts with a can-do attitude.

09/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Porkavore

Of Pigs and Their Origins

One pig farm in Katy is on the forefront of the burgeoning pig-to-table movement.

09/01/2014 By Mai Pham

H-Town Diary

The Moving Story of a Houston Nomad

Or, why someone would move 19 times in 33 years

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

comedy

Jerry Seinfeld's 10 Greatest Hits

In preparation for his stand-up special tonight at Jones Hall, we pick the comedian's funniest bits.

08/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Houston Craft Beer Guide

Brock Wagner on Saint Arnold’s 20th Anniversary

What’s in store for Saint Arnold’s next 20 years?

08/05/2014 By Chris Abshire