Newsfix

VIDEO: Church Folks Get "Turnt Up" at Christian Nightclub

Sunday nights, when church is over, Houston church folks are heading out to a nightclub on Almeda Road.

05/16/2014 By Dan Derozier

H-TOWN WEIRDNESS

How Now Giant Dancing Cow? And Who?

A photo trek through the First Ward turns weird.

05/15/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Christopher Keeble

Humor

The Woodlands is Hog Heaven

Feral hogs are invading the northern suburbs, to find that they may be uniquely adapted to the terrain.

04/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Thicket to Hide

Bigfoot Is Hiding in the Big Thicket

Sasquatch is real, and he lives in East Texas. He’s just very hard to find.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Ice House Interview

What Would It Take for You to Care About Smog?

Our air quality problems may be less visible than in the past—but that doesn’t mean they’ve disappeared.

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Dating

Millionaire Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

With nowhere else to turn, the well-heeled loveless pin their hopes on Jamie Rose, Houston’s self-styled Millionaire Matchmaker.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Culture

How Church Got Its Groove Back

If you can’t bring clubgoers to church, you bring church to the club.

04/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Personalities

May’s Perfect Party

When people care deeply about something, we care deeply about partying with them.

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

LOCAL TV ADS

Father Amco: Houston's Most Dramatic Insurance Salesman

Explosions! Fights! The Godfather! Local TV ads you can't refuse.

04/23/2014 By John Lomax

Football

Luv Ya Earl: Oilers Great to Be Honored a Stone's Throw from Astrodome

Earl Campbell will receive the 4th Annual Charlie Ward Tribute to Excellence award this Saturday.

04/10/2014 By Jeff Balke

Bayougraphy

The Sculptor Who Will Never See Her Work

At the age of 94, picking up a new craft might seem challenging enough—but what if you’re also blind?

04/07/2014 By John Lomax

The Enemy Within

The New Face of Terror: Peacocks

Peacock attacks are on the rise—here’s what to watch out for to stay safe.

04/07/2014 By John Lomax

Perfect Party

April’s Perfect Party: A Storied Evening

With guests like these, we’ll likely never get a word in edgewise.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

NERD RAP BATTLES

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

TALES OF OLD MONTROSE

Lamenting the Death of Montrose Is an Old Game

A 34-year-old Houston City article reads like it was written this year.

03/12/2014 By John Lomax

Bayougraphy

Different Strokes

Professional golfer Patrick Reed—playing soon at the Shell Houston Open—treats golf as a team sport.

03/03/2014 By John Lomax

Ash Bash

Dying Just Got a Little More Fun

In our era of extreme customization, funeral directors are starting to look more like party planners.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holley

Life of Ryan

A Coffee Break with Texas Baseball Royalty

Reid Ryan on the Astros, the farm system, and righting the ship

03/03/2014 By Jeff Balke

Ice House Interview

A Chat With the “Houston: It’s Worth It” Guys

David Thompson and Randy Twaddle stumbled upon the slogan nearly by accident, and it’s been a labor of love ever since.

03/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

March’s Perfect Party

This month’s guest include folks facing unique sets of challenges (surviving one of our parties notwithstanding).

03/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow