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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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Top Shops

Where to Shop Right Now: 10 cool, must-hit stores for April

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Spring is officially here so it's about time to get your wardrobe and home ready for the season. With bright seasonal collections and so many stores opening up around ...

Cinco Celebration

Get a jump start on Cinco de Mayo and celebrate like The Most Interesting Man in the World

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While most people wait for May 5 to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo holiday, the calendar this year allows plenty of time to get started early. With Cinco de Mayo ...

KHOU & CultureMap

Free family fun in the park: Japan Festival boasts 22 kid-friendly events — cosplay contest included

By Elizabeth Rhodes

More than 30,000 people are expected to make their way to this weekend's Japan Festival 2014 in Hermann Park. The festival, hosted by the Japan America Society of ...

Shoe Killer's Harsh Sentence

Stiletto shoe murderess hit with the harshest possible sentence: Killer cries as she's sent away

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Houston resident Ana Trujillo, who was convicted of murdering her boyfriend with the heel of her stiletto, has just been sentenced to life in prison. Trujillo cried in court when ...

KHOU CultureMap Moment

Are you ready? Big crowd expected for celebration of Houston barbecue

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Are you ready for some Texas barbecue? For this week's KHOU CultureMap Moment, KHOU's Lily Jang talks with CultureMap writer Eric Sandler, Greg Gatlin of Gatlin's BBQ ...

Hotel Boom

Historic building to become newest downtown hotel in pre-Super Bowl rush

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Plans for another downtown hotel are in the works with Starwood Hotels and Resorts set to convert the historic Stowers building into an Aloft Hotel.  Aloft Houston Downtown, to be ...

Conan the Barbarian

He's no Letterman: Mayor Parker defends city's honor against Conan's anti-Houston jokes

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you're a lifelong Houstonian, like I am, then you probably hate Dallas. Conversely, if you're a lifelong Dallasite, then you probably hate Houston. For whatever reason, there ...

Lawsuit Against Rockets

Food server files lawsuit alleging Houston Rockets players taunted him with anti-gay slurs

By Elizabeth Rhodes

 A food server at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. claims that Houston Rockets players taunted him in the locker room with anti-gay slurs before a 2013 game against the Brooklyn ...

International Travel

Scandinavian Airlines introduces nonstop flights between Houston and Norway

By Elizabeth Rhodes

It will soon be easier to travel to the oil capital of Norway. Scandinavian Airlines announced  it will be adding nonstop flights between Stavanger and George Bush Intercontinental Airport. According ...


Woman who shot up a local TV station held a strange grudge against the news

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A woman who fired shots outside KTRK Channel 13 is dealing with deadly conduct and evading arrest charges. Michelle Monique Burks was outside of the station's security fence when ...

Real Estate Rumblings

Store with a cult following finally expands to The Woodlands: Lure of new Exxon Mobil campus works

By Elizabeth Rhodes

After a rather lengthy wait, big box store Costco is finally coming to The Woodlands. The new store, expected to open in November, will be located on the northeast corner ...

Mysterious Pearland Murder

The mystery deepens in horrific home stabbing murder of Pearland teen: Police offer few clues in girl's killing

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Hundreds of friends and family members are still desperately hoping for answers in the killing of Pearland teen Arrijana Hill, who was found murdered in her family's home a ...

High-Speed Train Gains Support

205 MPH bullet train between Houston & Dallas gains powerful allies: High-speed dream zooms closer

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The much-discussed, never-yet-realized high-speed train between Houston and Dallas suddenly has some powerful political backers. In a joint press conference with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy ...

Houston Named Coolest City

International magazine names Houston "The Coolest Town in Texas" — Was there really ever any doubt?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Architectural Digest, the renowned design magazine, has dubbed Houston, "The Coolest Town in Texas." The proclamation comes in its new April issue and it's part of a fawning profile ...

Real Estate Rumblings

Suburban developer comes to the Heights and Montrose with "tall and skinny" homes

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With the Houston housing market in high demand, particularly for close-in locations, Magnolia-based developer Gracepoint Homes recently opened it first inner-loop project in the Heights, and a second is planned ...

UH Is A Real Beauty

Is the University of Houston campus really among the most beautiful in the nation?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

ProFascinate, a website that specializes in lists of all kinds, recently released a list of the Top 10 Most Beautiful College Campuses. The University of Houston's main campus, surprisingly ...

Celeb spotting

Lucky charms? Arian Foster and Johnny Manziel watch Rockets rout Minnesota

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Former Texas A&M quarterback and soon-to-be NFL draftee Johnny Manziel and Houston Texans running back Arian Foster were spotted enjoying the Houston Rockets game together at Toyota Center on ...

Laidback Vibe

Austin takeover of Houston continues with construction of new dog-friendly bar and grill

By Elizabeth Rhodes

For months, the shell of the former Wendy's restaurant sat forlornly amid the bustling restaurants and bars on the Westheimer strip. Although the Austin-based restaurant and bar chain Doc ...

Fastest Growing City

Fastest growing city in Texas just keeps getting bigger with ExxonMobil on the way

By Elizabeth Rhodes

According to a new study by economic research company NerdWallet, The Woodlands is the fastest growing city in Texas. The company analyzed the working-age population, employment and income growth of ...

Top Shops

Where to Shop Right Now: 10 cool, must-hit stores with "it" handbags, jewelry and more

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With spring only days away, it's time to get your closet and home ready for the season. Find everything from the new "it bag" to high-end vintage furniture with ...

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