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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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Hipster History

Hipster Houston T-shirts pay homage to the Astrodome Bull, DJ Screw, Mattress Mack and more

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you're looking for a new way to show off just how much you love Houston, James Glassman's iconic T-shirts are calling your name. Glassman is best known ...


Crazy Wedding Sale

Bridezilla alert: Largest designer wedding gown sale ever hits Houston, draws TLC love and national attention

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Finding the perfect gown for your wedding day is always a challenge, but securing that dress at a price that fits your budget is even more difficult. Thankfully for Houston ...


Parking Wars

Houston airport getting a futuristic parking garage The Jetsons would be proud of: Are flying cars finally next?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

No aspect of traveling is more frustrating than endlessly circling an airport parking lot when your flight is only minutes away. Thankfully, William P. Hobby Airport is hoping to alleviate ...


Shape Up Houston

100 million pounds overweight: Houston's obesity problem attacked in a new Healthy Selfie campaign

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Shape Up Houston is hoping to do just what its name states: To shape this city up. The nonprofit organization, founded in 2012 by business executive and civic leader Lan ...


Jim Parsons' Crazy Payday

Jim Parsons lands a new monster contract: Millions put Houston's own in the Friends pantheon

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The Big Bang Theory contract fight has ended in out-of-this-world new contracts for the show's biggest stars, including Houston's own Jim Parsons. Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki and Parsons ...


Hunks Rule

Near nude photo of Kliff Kingsbury goes international, completely buries Texas Tech's silly watch "controversy"

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Texas Tech's head football coach continues to make international headlines for his uncanny resemblance to one of Hollywood's hottest stars. After a shirtless photo of Kliff Kingsbury got ...


Montrose Renters Forced Out

Residents of three Montrose apartment complexes are being forced out for a new upscale development

By Elizabeth Rhodes

In light of the burgeoning demand for new upscale Inner Loop apartments, the tenants of three adjacent two-story apartment complexes in the Winlow Place area of Montrose have been asked ...


Snoopy's Not Pleased

The ultimate tribute? Houston company lets you launch your dead pets into outer space

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Soon there will be a new way to honor your four-legged friends once they've passed on and it's truly out of this world. Celestis, Inc., a Houston-based company ...


KHOU & CultureMap

Your guide to White Linen Night in the Heights: Houston's most unconventional street party

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you've never been to White Linen Night in The Heights, this weekend the event is celebrating its eighth year as the area's premier street festival, and with ...


Presidential Politics

George W. Bush's new secret book project is a very personal affair: And you thought he was just a painter?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While his paintings made international headlines earlier this year, former president George W. Bush has been secretly working on another project: A highly personal biography of his father George H ...


Tops in Texas

Tops in Texas: Rice University up, University of Houston down on Best College lists

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Rice University has a lot to brag about this week as two national publications have named it the best college in the state of Texas. On Forbes' seventh-annual list of ...


Astrodome Delay

Astrodome still isn't a landmark: Texas Historical Commission delays vote

By Elizabeth Rhodes

It wasn't a landmark day for the Astrodome after all. Efforts to designate the so-called Eighth Wonder of the World  as a "state antiquities landmark" have been delayed as ...


By The Numbers

Texas costing itself $181.6 million by denying basic marriage rights to gays: Discrimination is bad business

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If Texas grants marriage equality to same-sex couples, money spent on wedding arrangements and tourism by resident same-sex couples and their guests could add an estimated $181.6 million to ...


Happy Town

Houston ranked one of the happiest cities in America, but it can't beat a strange choice for No. 1

By Elizabeth Rhodes

In spite of how you may feel during your daily commute, Houston has been named the sixth happiest metropolitan area in the nation according to a new study released by ...


City Extends Smoking Ban

Another reason to quit: Smoking ban extended to all Houston city parks, pools, golf courses and libraries

By Elizabeth Rhodes

By September, all Houston parks and public library spaces will be completely smoke-free environments. The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department and the Houston Public Library announced plans Wednesday ...


Celebrate Tequila Day

Get in the spirit: Best places in Houston to celebrate National Tequila Day

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you thought Cinco de Mayo was the only day you have a legitimate excuse to drink tequila (not that you need one), then you had better get excited for ...


Fish Market

First-in-the-nation seafood restaurant from Mexico is latest addition to booming Houston scene

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A one-of-a-kind seafood restaurant is set to join BLVD Place, the long-awaited mixed-use development currently under construction in the Galleria area. Developer Wulfe & Co.  announced that Peska will be the ...


Luxury Hotel in Woodlands

Luxury hotel joins rush to The Woodlands as opening of ExxonMobil headquarters draws closer

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With the new ExxonMobil headquarters on track to open next year near The Woodlands,  the rush to build upscale housing, hotels and retail shops north of Houston continues. The latest ...


Trademark Battle with Teeth

Battle of the beavers: Buc-ee's sinks teeth into lawsuit over "copycat" logo

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Any Texan who's ever taken a cross-state road trip can probably identify the smiling buck-toothed beaver in the red baseball cap as the trademark for Buc-ee's, the omnipresent ...


KHOU & CultureMap

Skate on! Stages squeezes in extra weekend performance of '80s roller skatin' musical

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The popular Stages Theatre production of  Xanadu has to close this weekend as the company makes way for a encore production of Full Gallop, the one-woman show about the legendary ...


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