Panic Attacks

Anxiety Attacked: Fear Embraced Is Fear Erased

For people suffering from anxiety disorders, panic attacks can strike anywhere, anytime.

10/31/2013 By Peter Holley

Non-Native Houstonians

Monk Parakeets: Lovely Addition or Invasive Pest?

How one parakeet is like five of your old fraternity brothers.

10/31/2013 By John Lomax

Profiles

Gloria Days

Longtime employee Gloria Ware reflects on three decades of change at Backstreet Cafe.

10/31/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Charity

The Best of Luck

New Hope Housing’s founder has a complicated relationship with luck.

10/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Gather ’Round!

November’s Perfect Party

In which we set Oprah straight

10/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

City on a Hill

Let’s Talk “Houstonization”

A once-dirty word gets a new meaning

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Internet Tough Guys

Houston Chronicle Crime Story Drinking Game

Liven up your party with the ill-focused hatred of Houston's angriest net mob.

10/30/2013 By John Lomax

The Rains Came

Bad Weather For HOUSTON TEXAS

We're back on Frankie MacDonald's Nova Scotian radar, and that means trouble.

10/30/2013 By John Lomax

Investigation

Stray Dogs: Menace or Opportunity?

Earlier this year, a pack of wild dogs nearly killed Maria Arcos. In the East End, a new organization is seeking solutions to the problem.

10/28/2013 By Allyn West

Real Estate

State to Former Montrose Skylane Apartments: Clean Up or Close

Complex at 1901 Richmond called a common nuisance and haven for criminals

10/25/2013 By John Lomax

Charity Events

At Habitat for Horses, It's One Rescue at a Time

How to bring a suffering, starving horse back to health—and then save hundreds more.

10/24/2013 By Kerry H.

Crime

Arrests Made In Montrose Burger King Murder

Man, woman, and weird mannequin found sleeping in van in a San Diego Costco parking lot.

10/24/2013 By John Lomax

Swankienda Accessories

Our Favorite Items From Maxine Mesinger's Estate Sale

Legendary Chronicle gossip maven's accoutrements go on the block October 26.

10/23/2013 By John Nova Lomax, Fashion and Style Correspondent

Slideshow

Houstonia Tailgate: Texans vs. Chiefs

The Texans might be in a slump, but you wouldn’t know it from watching the enthusiastic fans gathered at Houstonia House.

10/21/2013

Developer Hell

City Sues Developer, Contractors For Axing Protected Trees

Oaks were 90 to 100 years old and on city right-of-way, suit claims.

10/08/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Storytellers

The Moth StorySLAM Kicks Off in Houston

Storytelling takes the stage with The Moth StorySLAM in Houston at Stereo Live.

10/08/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Ridin' Dirty Slideshow

The things I've seen on my bike the last few months.

10/03/2013

Cycling H-Town Solo

Ridin' Dirty

A few of the sights I've seen from my bike recently.

10/03/2013 Photography by John Lomax

Houston Music Lore

Velvet Bayou

Sterling Morrison left the Velvet Underground in Houston to captain tugboats on the Ship Channel.

10/01/2013 By John Lomax

Best Restaurants 2013

The Restaurant That Started It All

Snobby attitude and down-home cooking made Maxim’s a post-war hit.

09/30/2013 By Robb Walsh