Interviews

The Latest Evidence that Life is Like High School

What’s so special about Lamar High School? Quite a bit, it turns out.

11/30/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Tales from an Airport Bar

Traveling This Holiday Season? You Might Get to Drink Morning Tequila with a Celebrity

A fun, random airport encounter with a beloved Houston Texan.

11/27/2013 By John Lomax

Real Estate

Gold And Silver Buyers And Graymeiren LLC Hit With 6 Suits

Ubiquitous precious metal dealers accused of breaking leases from Pearland to Cypress owing AmEx $500,000.

11/26/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Law & Order

Lawsuit Filed Against Underbelly and The Pass & Provisions

Former server alleges tortious interference, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

11/26/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Facebook Follies

The Downfall Of Rolando Lozano, Alleged Car Burglar

In which taunting the cops on social media comes back to bite yet another miscreant in the butt.

11/22/2013 By John Lomax

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