Bye bye herby

Remembering Herb Remington

The legendary steel guitarist left his mark on music and the city.

10/31/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Bittersweet

Obituary: Coke Zero

R.I.P. COKE ZERO (JUNE 2005 – AUGUST 2017)

08/08/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Obituary

Noted "Force of Nature" Terry Hershey Has Passed Away

The conservationist was one of the great champions of Houston's oft-overlooked natural side.

01/19/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

The Woman Who’d Rather Die Than Vote

The story behind the obituary of one Houston spitfire who’d do anything to skip voting this November

10/24/2016 By Adam Doster

Obituary

Jio'Zei Reyes, Houston's Rising Fashion Star, Loses Fight with Cancer

The 29-year-old designer was a Renaissance man and a true talent.

08/08/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

RIP

Houstonians Pay Tribute to Mickey Rosmarin

After his death, customers, friends and employees are sharing stories of the Tootsies founder's kindness and generosity.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

RIP

Houston Loses a Retail Legend: Tootsies Founder Mickey Rosmarin Dies

Rosmarin and his beloved store have been the at the center of Houston's fashionable and charitable worlds for four decades.

06/17/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Obituary

R.I.P. Vern Smith, Legendary Griff's Trivia Master

Thursday nights in Montrose will never be the same.

05/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Music

Country Music Legend Merle Haggard Dies at 79

The Okie from Muskogee was scheduled to perform at Houston’s Arena Theatre on June 16.

04/06/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Dr. Red Duke

How Dr. Red Duke Saved My Dad

The legendary Dr. Red Duke saved my father'’s life after a brutal stabbing—and saved my life, too.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

OBITUARY

Ryan Roberts, GM of Cullen's American Grille & Whisk(e)y Bar, Passes Away

The popular whiskey connoisseur was a fixture in Houston's food and beverage community.

08/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

RIP

Ron Roznovsky, Beloved Purveyor of Burgers, Passes Away

The owner of Roznovsky's Hamburgers died Sunday at the age of 63.

02/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Obituary

Houstonia Says Goodbye to Alice Alsup

We'll remember our talented former intern for her energy, independence, and quirky sense of humor.

06/10/2014 By Houstonia Staff

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

In Memory

Of BBQ and Oysters: Dr. Sammy Ray

An amazing character in the Gulf Coast food world passed away last Monday.

10/22/2013 By Robb Walsh