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Elizabeth Rhodes

Elizabeth Rhodes is a Houston writer with interests in food, fashion, music and the arts.

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Suffer No More

Houston band gets national attention with a late-night appearance on David Letterman show

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Houston's favorite soulful rock-and-roll group, The Suffers, has landed the ultimate gig — performing on The Late Show with David Letterman — and they haven't even released a full-length album ...

KHOU & CultureMap

Every piece of art tells a story at mammoth Bayou City Art Festival, with work from 450 artists

By Elizabeth Rhodes

This week's KHOU CultureMap Moment focuses on the Bayou City Art Festival, consistently ranked one of the Top 10 art festivals in the nation. Art lovers wait all year ...

Population Boom

Is this why traffic's so bad? Houston area is fastest growing in nation, new census figures say

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that Houston is the fastest growing metro area in the nation. The Houston-Woodlands-Sugar Land metro area increased in population by ...

Artful Accident

After the fall: Toppled Cy Twombly sculpture awaits evaluation at art "hospital"

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A Cy Twombly piece, newly on display in The Menil Collection's recent reinstallation of its modern and contemporary galleries, toppled over on Sunday afternoon due to a slip by ...

Media Rumblings

New Texas radio show is shaking up the airwaves: The Lone Star State finally has its own voice

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A new statewide public radio program is bringing Lone Star State residents the national news stories of the day, but this time it comes with a narrative that's specifically ...

Houston's Best Private Schools

Houston's most intense private school rivalry rocked by new Smartest School rankings: Superiority established?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A long seated rivalry between two Houston high schools just heated up a bit thanks to a new ranking of the 50 Smartest Private High Schools in the U.S ...

Art For A Cause

Unique art project highlights Houston's human trafficking problem with grains of red sand

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Texas-born artist Molly Gochman is making moves for social change through a community art project that focuses on a horrendous problem happening right in our own backyard. Houston is one ...

Missing Money

Free website helps Texans find missing money — and it feels like winning the lottery

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Nothing beats the feeling of finding a $20 bill in the jeans you just washed. Now just imagine how great it would feel to find hundreds of dollars of money ...

Home Price Shocker

Real estate shocker: Houston home prices are the highest in Texas, but still "cheap" nationally

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While it might seem like Houston home prices are steep, a new study shows that a median-priced home in the Bayou City is actually much cheaper than homes in many ...

Iconic Houston Nightclub

Iconic Houston nightclub gets the movie treatment: Only-in-Montrose story to finally be told

By Elizabeth Rhodes

For more than three decades, Numbers has been the go-to club for the different, the disaffected and those who simply love to dance. The venerable club on lower Westheimer continues ...

Ranking It

The most popular stores in Texas surprise: Yelp data shatters some stereotypes as No. 1 confounds

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Ever wondered what kind of store is the most popular within Texas (or any state for that matter)? A new collaboration between Yelp and The Huffington Post reveals exactly what ...

FPSF 2015

Sizzling Free Press Summer Fest beats the heat with stellar music lineup: 5 don't-miss standouts

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The hotly anticipated lineup for Free Press Summer Fest was unveiled on Wednesday — and with acts ranging from R&B legend R. Kelly and singer-songstress St. Vincent to indie rock ...

Houston On The Cheap

Houston on the Cheap: 10 fun things to do in the Bayou City that are free all the time

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Sometimes it feels like you can't find anything fun to do without spending a lot of money in this city. Thankfully, you'd be wrong. We've rounded up ...

Texas Tax Myths Shattered

Texas tax myths shattered: It's actually one of highest tax rates in U.S. — unless you're in the top 1 percent

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you're living in Texas and don't fall within the wealthiest one percent of residents, chances are you're paying some of the highest tax rates in the ...

Family Murder Haunts

Family's execution murder continues to haunt the police: Houston's most notorious cold case?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A year ago, a horrific quadruple murder shook a quiet community in Cypress and officials are reaching out to the public again, hoping to garner any information that could lead ...

Hunky Hurricane Chaser

Houston TV news star named one of Sexiest Weathermen in world: But this hunky hurricane chaser still feels snubbed

By Elizabeth Rhodes

TV Guide's ranked "The 10 Sexiest Weathermen on Earth" and one of Houston's own meteorologists made the exclusive cut. "Garner claims to be the only broadcast weather reporter ...

Ranking It

Big honor? Houston deemed one of the hotbeds of America's new Youthification trend

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While most people are familiar with the concept of gentrification, not everyone knows about a new phenomenon dubbed youthification. Instead of a neighborhood's population changing in terms of economic ...

KTRU Lives On

Popular student-run Rice radio station plans return, but it won't be KTRU

By Elizabeth Rhodes

For those who mourned the loss of KTRU, Rice University's popular student-run radio station, you can look forward to its return to the FM dial in the near future ...

New Photography Director

New Houston Center for Photography director wants to push boundaries and take risks

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With a unique vision and years of experience working with nonprofit arts organizations, new Houston Center for Photography executive director Sarah Sudhoff brings a different perspective to the Museum District ...


Alleged Memorial Park kidnapper called a sociopath: Scary incident brings an arrest and new questions

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A man has been arrested and charged for the attempted kidnapping of a 3-year-old girl in Memorial Park. Last Wednesday morning, a mother was walking with her young daughter in ...

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