Interview

Meet the Man Who Invented the Galleria

Gerald Hines, founding father of the modern mall, opens up about the Galleria’s early days, ice rinks, and his legacy.

12/01/2013 By John Lomax

Crime

Call the Fashion Police!

Heists! Prostitutes! Oh my! Some of the Galleria’s more infamous moments.

12/01/2013 By John Lomax

Secrets of the Galleria

'A Shopping Center It Is Not. It Will Be a New Downtown.'

What was once a pockmarked Post Oak prairie became a temple to consumerism unlike anything seen before.

12/01/2013 By John Lomax

History

Of Virtues and Vicie

A bordello, a little girl, a Christmas story

12/01/2013 By John Lomax

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

Crime

Reality Star Camille Grammer Says Boyfriend Beat Her at Hotel Zaza

Kelsey's ex says Dallasite Dimitri Charlambopoulos also choked her, ripped out a handful of her hair, and dismantled her phone.

11/26/2013 By John Lomax

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

Houston Pride

Montrose: One Of World's Best Gayborhoods

Montrose: One Of World's Best Gayborhoods: At least according to Buzzfeed.

11/15/2013 By John Lomax

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

Blight-O City

Houston: Ugliest City In The First World

Houston: Ugliest City In The First World. According to some travel site we've never heard of.

11/06/2013

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 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

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

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

Open Road

Come With Me To Tennessee

Volunteer State's fall color was lacking, but fun and natural beauty abounded.

10/29/2013 By John Lomax Photography by Kelly Graml Lomax

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

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