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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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Procrastinator's Guide To Thanksgiving

Procrastinator's Guide to Thanksgiving: Restaurant choices range from traditional to around the world

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to start making arrangements if you don't already have a Turkey Day feast planned. Use CultureMap's guide — with options ...


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Early shopping heaven: Your cheat sheet to the Winter Holiday Art Market

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Fresh Arts' Winter Holiday Art Market — now celebrating its ninth year — is taking off this weekend, starting with a preview party on Friday evening. More than 60 artists from across ...


Best Young Professionals Groups

The best young professionals groups for health minded people: Making a difference where it truly matters

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With so many groups dedicated to bringing Houston's young professionals together for good causes, finding the right organization for you can be a challenge. CultureMap has created a breakdown ...


Bizarre Galveston Mystery

Bizarre Galveston mystery: Rescued family vanishes, leaving behind sinking sailboat and a fake trail

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A strange tale has unfolded following the rescue of a couple and seven children from a sailboat sinking into Galveston Bay. Three weeks following the rescue, the family is now ...


Thanksgiving Traffic Secrets

Thanksgiving traffic secrets: New data reveals strategies for dodging the road mess

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Thanksgiving can be an extremely frustrating holiday if you aren't prepared, and that includes everything from roasting the turkey to the horrendous traffic you experience on your way to ...


HCAF Photo Contest

Winners of Houston street scene photography contest show city in unique, mysterious ways

By Elizabeth Rhodes

As part of this year's Houston Cinema Arts Festival, organizers asked Instagram users to submit photos of street scenes from around the city as part of a contest to ...


Grocery Store Shutters

Walmart's special Houston area grocery store quietly shutters: Company mum on failed experiment

By Elizabeth Rhodes

After five years of servicing Spring Branch's Latino population, Walmart's 'Supermercado' has closed its doors for good. The 39,000 square foot store, located at 7960 Long Point ...


Contest Time

Houston's most striking street photography needs your vote: Decide which picture will reign at Cinema Arts Fest

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The Houston Cinema Arts Festival — a five-day, multi-venue movie festival dedicated to celebrating the moving image — not only brings film and art to the forefront, but this year's fest ...


Uber's Ride Stealing Problem

Uber problems: Ride stealing plagues hot new service and Lyft too in Houston — hey, isn't that my car?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft have been helpful in solving Houstonians' transportation problems since being introduced to the area in February. But the hot new transportation marvels are not without ...


Massive Shopping Center Fire

Massive fire burns a Houston area shopping center to the ground: Business owners left devastated

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A three-alarm fire has burned a shopping center to the ground in west Harris County. According to the West I-10 Fire Department, firefighters were called to a strip center at ...


SUV Slams Through Restaurant

Dramatic video of SUV crashing through a Houston restaurant raises questions about driver's intentions

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Questions remain about a bizarre Houston restaurant incident — even as a dramatic video is drawing more and more attention. An SUV crashed through a crowded restaurant located just blocks from ...


Concert Time

Budding one-hit wonder star steps into the Taylor Swift void: Meghan Trainor really wants to entertain Houston

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Many of you may have already heard that Taylor Swift's 1989 World Tour will not be stopping in Houston. Depending on your level of dedication to blonde pop icons ...


Social Media 101

George W. Bush blows up the Internet with adorable photo, delivers Instagram lesson to Jadeveon Clowney

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Former President George W. Bush is making serious Internet waves for posting an adorable "flashback Friday" photo to his Facebook and Instagram accounts on Halloween. The photo depicts Bush's ...


Urban Exploration Photography

Photographer takes urban exploration to new heights with amazing rooftop views of Houston in unique exhibition

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Houston photographer David Brown is taking his craft to new heights — literally — with some fascinating photos of Houston.


No Halloween Hangover

No Halloween hangover: Day of the Dead keeps the party going and going

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you don't feel like ending the festivities on Halloween, celebrate Día de los Muertos on Saturday and keep the party going. We've rounded up the best ...


A Celeb's Houston Hunk

Renee Zellweger's old Houston hunk steps up to defend her new face: Katy takes on Hollywood, cruel critics

By Elizabeth Rhodes

As much as Renee Zellweger has been ridiculed recently for her "new" face, it's probably a good thing that someone from her Houston area past is willing to stand ...


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Marie Antoinette is a Valley Girl: New production casts French queen in a whole new light

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Marie Antoinette, the Dauphine you love to hate, is the star of a the eponymous production at Stages Theater, although you probably wouldn't expect her to sound like a ...


HCAF Photo Contest

Cinema Arts Festival challenges Houstonians to capture Bayou City street life on Instagram

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While Houston is not a walking city, it's rich in street scenes. Now anyone with a cell phone camera and an inquisitive nature can capture street life in the ...


Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Amazing last-minute Halloween costumes: Pants are very optional

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With Halloween only days away, it might finally be time to figure out your costume. If you don't want to spend tons of time or money putting one together ...


Isn't It 2014?

Houston mayor sounds off on backwards thinking DPS denying daughter a license for having gay parents

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While Mayor Annise Parker has been dealing with opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance for a while now, it seems that isn't the only thing causing her stress ...


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