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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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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 ...

Up in the Air

Mexican airline jets into Houston, offers new nonstop flights as city's international clout grows and grows

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Starting Thursday, Mexico-based carrier Interjet will offer nonstop flights from Houston to Monterrey, Mexico.  The nonstop service will fly between George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Monterrey International Airport (MTY ...

Bullet Train Speeds Closer

Speeding forward: 205 MPH bullet train between Houston and Dallas plans its routes in $10 billion project

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The privately funded bullet train that aims to connect Houston and Dallas is continuing to move forward. Now, several potential rail routes between the two cities have been revealed. The ...

Houston Ranks High

Young and restless college grads flock to Houston in record numbers, new study says

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Although you might assume that today's college graduates are flocking to metro centers like New York or Washington D.C., it turns out they are moving to the Houston ...

Real Urban Animals

Urban animals: Wily coyotes spotted in neighborhoods around Memorial Park

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A number of coyote sightings have been reported in neighborhoods near Memorial Park in the past week, raising concerns for area residents. According to several eyewitness accounts, a coyote has ...

You've Got Mail

FedEx delivery of package with wrong address leads to big drug bust in northwest Harris County

By Elizabeth Rhodes

An incorrectly addressed package delivered to the wrong home has led to some serious repercussions for three Harris County residents. Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia said that a northwest Houston ...

Incredible Halloween Costumes

Incredible Halloween costume ideas: Sexy Annise Parker and a Game of Thrones stunner included

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you're looking to show off your figure on Halloween this year, we've come up with a few costume options that probably aren't what you'd expect ...

In Focus

Houston's underrated street style shown off by a local photographer with attitude: Arresting everyday fashion

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Local photographer Sean Askandari is exploring Houston's eclectic fashion scene like never before: On the street. Askandari, a fan of established street style blogs like The Sartorialist and Street ...

America's Favorite City Honors

America's Second Favorite City: Houston wins huge honors from a national mag, but about that No. 1 pick

By Elizabeth Rhodes

National magazine Travel + Leisure conducted its eighth annual America's Favorite Cities survey to find out how 1,209 of the nation's cities ranked in 67 categories, with areas ...

Sexy Halloween Costumes

The most sexy Halloween costumes and the college campuses that love them best

By Elizabeth Rhodes

It's no surprise that sexy costume purveyor does extremely well around Halloween. The company looked at last year's October sales — which totaled more than 95,000 ...

KHOU & CultureMap

Staffers share their favorite experiences from the past five years in this week's CultureMap Moment

By Elizabeth Rhodes

In the fall of 2009, CultureMap first started providing Houstonians with relevant local stories on topics ranging from society and the arts to eateries and sports. Now. more than 21 ...

Best Dog Park Ever?

The best dog park ever? Houston's new $1.5 million pooch playground hopes to be a city changer

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Does your pooch need a new place to let it all hang out? Well, if so, you're in luck. Construction on the largest and newest dog park inside Houston ...

Major Art

Houston billionaire power couple's art collection to be auctioned off: Rare treasures could fetch $85 million

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Houston oil billionaire Pierre Schlumberger and his wife São spent much of their lives proudly supporting the arts, both locally and abroad.  Next month, Sotheby's is set to ...

Data Mining

The most popular brands in Texas: New data reveals plenty of surprises about our loves

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Have you ever wondered what the most popular brands are in Texas? Direct Capital, a company which finances small businesses, compiled maps of the top three brands in each state ...

Changing Houston

Patio heaven? CityCentre increasing its outdoor restaurant and apartment space in new major expansion

By Elizabeth Rhodes

CityCentre, the West Houston shopping, dining, working and living complex, is set to grow both upward and outward. Through its partnership with global real estate investment manager LaSalle Investment Management ...

West Ave Murder

Murder charges filed against Houston man in West Ave stabbing death

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Murder charges have been filed against a suspect in the stabbing death of another man at the West Ave apartment complex early Sunday morning. Huntley James Grichor, 26, appeared in ...

Mayor Food?

Houston food trucks are set free: Downtown dining to be forever changed — and foodies are pumped up

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The long-ridiculed and extremely restrictive regulations on food trucks in Houston have been revised in at least one major way. Until now, food trucks using propane in the Texas Medical ...

The High Life

A new SkyHouse is headed to downtown Houston: 24-story tower looks to build a luxury community

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Atlanta-based Novare Group has submitted plans for a third Houston-area SkyHouse luxury residential tower. The proposed SkyHouse Main would be located at 1625 Main Street on the property directly south ...

Grocery Store Wars

No grocery store shocker: Study shows Whole Foods is pricier than H-E-B — a Whole Paycheck confirmation?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While it's common knowledge that shopping at Whole Foods Market — jokingly referred to as "Whole Paycheck" — isn't exactly ideal for those on a tight budget, a new survey ...

Free Wi-Fi at Airports

Houston airports join 21st century: Free Wi-Fi at Hobby now; all of Bush Intercontinental by end of year

By Elizabeth Rhodes

In an effort to improve traveler experience, the Houston Airport System is introducing free Wi-Fi access to all guests at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport ...

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