WEST TEXAS TALES

The Legend of Clay Henry

Last seen on the Mexican border in 1992, I've always wondered what became of my favorite politician.

11/19/2013 By Peter Holley

'Cue for a Cause

BBQ Boss John Mueller Heading to Houston This Weekend

Famed Austin pitmaster John Mueller is returning to Houston for a one-day-only charity barbecue.

11/19/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hospitality

Tie Goes to the Bartender

Or, how to get kicked out of your favorite bar.

11/18/2013 By Dan Derozier

In Remembrance

RIP Eric Harrison, Writer and Film Critic

The Houston Chronicle's longtime film critic passed away this weekend.

11/18/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Fun And Games

Like a Meth-Addled Tour of Houston

Princeton-based web bot turns all your Facebook updates into occasionally enlightened gibberish. Here are some of our favorite Houston-related ones.

11/13/2013 By John Lomax

Red Flags

The Telling Facebook URL of an Accused Domestic Assault Perpetrator

Guys: sometimes the warning sign is in the fine print.

11/07/2013 By John Lomax

Domesday 2013

Goodbye to a Stadium

Remembering the Eighth Wonder of the World.

11/06/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Houston Blues

Women Be Wise

Remembering Fifth Ward's Sippie Wallace, who was born and died on this date.

11/01/2013 By John Lomax

Halloween

Our Favorite Costume This Year

Someone in Timbergrove built a better mousetrap.

11/01/2013 By John Lomax

Best of Houstonia

Best Schools 2013

It’s a brave new high school world out there. We investigate what schools are like today, from technology in the classroom to bullying. Plus: our list of best high schools.

10/31/2013

Best of Houstonia

The Influentials

They may be dead, but make no mistake, Houstonia’s Influentials are very much alive. Every one made a contribution to the Houston of today.

10/31/2013

Veterans

Field to Market

Houston’s veterans are coming home to a city and battles their training never prepared them for.

10/31/2013 By Kerry H. Photography by Jill Hunter

Best Schools 2013

Bullying: When Should Schools Step In?

Are anti-bullying initiatives doing enough to protect our kids, or are we robbing them of conflict resolution skills?

10/31/2013 By John Lomax

Best Schools 2013

TAKS Under Attack: Does Standardized Testing Actually Work?

Or are testing companies trying to trick us?

10/31/2013 By Kerry H.

Best Schools 2013

Prep School Prep

Competition for entry into Houston’s elite schools spawns an industry.

10/31/2013 By Peter Holley

Best Schools 2013

Cy-Fair ISD’s Very Own Police Department

Safety, not privacy, is their top priority.

10/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Best Schools 2013

Electronic Devices: From Banned to Subsidized

Ten years ago, the teacher would take cell phones away. Oh, how quickly things change.

10/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Best Schools

2013’s Best High Schools List

We’ve rated the best 130 high schools in Houstonia, public or private.

10/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bayougraphy

Pointe of Reentry

Even after retirement, one Houston Ballet dancer finds that the beat goes on.

10/31/2013 By Peter Holley Photography by Todd Spoth

JFK

The Last Supper

Fifty years later, the Rice Hotel’s service captain reflects on JFK’s last meal.

10/31/2013 By Michael Hardy