Ice House

The Case Against Squishing

HMNS entomologist Nancy Grieg wouldn’t hurt a fly.

09/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

October’s Perfect Party

What do Dwight Howard and Barbie have in common? They’re both invited to our Perfect Party.

09/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Talking Candy from Strangers

The Man Who Killed Halloween

Ronald O'Bryan and the Houston origins of a national nightmare

09/30/2013 By John Lomax

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

Hustle Town Hard Times

Riff Raff Did 10 Days in the County Here in 2002

And here are the details.

09/20/2013 Photography by Peter Holley By John Lomax

Hip-Hop

Hustle and Draw

Bun B and Shea Serrano collaborate on a much-anticipated new rap coloring book.

09/20/2013 By Marc Brubaker

Suburban Sojourns

Staycationing In The Woodlands

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

09/18/2013 By John Lomax

History

Previewing the 1937–1938 Arts Season

Impresario Edna Saunders brought famous performers from around the world to pre-war Houston.

09/13/2013 By Michael Hardy

Shellfish History

On R-Month Oysters

The taboo dates back to Ancient Rome, and Cicero was one of the first to explore it.

09/12/2013 By John Lomax

Artist spotlight

Sketches: Ariane Roesch Builds a Computer You Can Hug

An artist explores the intimate role of technology in our lives.

09/12/2013 By Peter Holley

On Stage

Highest Drama

No Texas theater season has ever been more dramatic than the first.

09/11/2013 By John Lomax

Interview

Arts Insider: Pat Jasper

Folklorist Pat Jasper discusses Houston's vibrant mix of cultures.

09/09/2013 By Michael Hardy

Time Travels

Giant Frogs, Deep-Voiced Woman Singers and Vague Foreign Dinners

Locals damned Houston with faint praise in 1928.

09/03/2013 By John Nova Lomax

H-Town Diary

A Novel Adventure

Novelist Chitra Divakaruni on learning to love the Bayou City and the stories Houston makes.

09/03/2013 By Chitra Divakaruni

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

Houston Dynamo

Brad Davis's Last Best Chance

At 31, Brad Davis, the Dynamo’s all-star midfielder, is fighting for a place on America’s World Cup team.

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Ice House

Death Becomes Him

Ryan Donowho has made an acting career out of dying.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax