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

Bayou City Brawlers

The Sports Event to Attend This Weekend: Houston Roller Derby

Forget about the Astros versus the White Sox, and check out The Brawlers versus the Psych Ward Sirens.

05/15/2014 By Sydney Lopez

Unreal Estate

Au Revoir, Josephine

New owners hand out eviction notices at 75-year-old moderne Boulevard Oaks apartment building.

05/08/2014 By John Nova Lomax

UNREAL ESTATE

Behold: The Second Cheapest Rental in Central Houston

A 448 square-foot Rice Military hovel features luxury touches like a clawfoot tub, a granite countertop, and rooms that hold things.

05/06/2014 By John Lomax

H-Town Diary

Memoirs of a Daily Dog-Walker

The upside of being invisible? You get to see everything.

04/30/2014 By David Stuart Maclean

Courts

The Nanny Trap

An investigation into a West U Fair Labor Standards Act suit quickly uncovers a global web of secrets and lies that may be impossible to unravel.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

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

Four-Legged Friends

How Do You Feed a Million Stray Dogs?

According to the ladies of Forgotten Dogs of the Fifth Ward, one at a time.

04/30/2014 By Kerry H.

ISLAND DELIGHT

Galveston Home Tour Turns 40

This year's event offers much more than entrée into the Oleander City's grand manses.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION

Good Brick Awards Go Live

The 35-year-old historic preservation awards launch first-ever tour of honored buildings.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

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

The Drawl

Quiz: Which Houston Home Do You Really Belong In?

A very scientific quiz

04/21/2014

NAME GAMES

HISD Changes Mascots of Three Schools, Misses Point on One

Why change the mascot of the Welch Warriors, when the school's namesake is so much more offensive?

04/15/2014 By John Lomax

Newsfix

Video: Home Security Booming in Houston, Despite Drop in Violent Crime

Crime in Houston is declining. So why are home security firms doing gangbusters?

04/14/2014 By Peter Holley