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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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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 ...


Crime

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 ...


Ranking It

Houston's nightlife deemed the best in all of America: Respected mag touts Washington Ave as world class

By Elizabeth Rhodes

National Geographic magazine has released a rather questionable list of the Top 10 Cities in the World For Nightlife. Why is it questionable? Well, for starters, Houston is the only ...


Millionaires Everywhere

Where is the highest percentage of millionaires in Texas? This list might surprise you

By Elizabeth Rhodes

While you may assume that most of the nation's millionaires flock to cities like New York and Los Angeles — and many of them do — the cities with the highest ...


Singles City

Houston is the second-best city in the nation for singles — and the "decadent" reasons are surprising

By Elizabeth Rhodes

With a thriving food scene, a wealth of unique dive bars and countless art galleries, Houston has just been named the No. 2 city in the nation for living the ...


Memorial Park Kidnapping

Scary Memorial Park kidnapping attempt leaves police scrambling: Man tries to nab little girl with bizarre claim

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A local mother escaped from a determined man who tried to kidnap her 3-year-old daughter at Memorial Park on Wednesday morning. "I noticed someone came at me. He kept saying ...


LGBT Lawsuit

Transgender employee fired by Saks Fifth Avenue files discrimination lawsuit in Houston court

By Elizabeth Rhodes

A transgender former Saks Fifth Avenue employee has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against the luxury retailer for alleged unlawful employment practices based on sex and disability. Leyth Jamal, a ...


Diamond Days

Tiffany's new wedding ad campaign makes a statement with its first same-sex couple

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. has launched a new advertising campaign featuring couples who aren't usually showcased in wedding ads. The new campaign, titled Will You?, includes the first same ...


KHOU & CultureMap

Museum takes you beyond the X-ray with new exhibit: Do you really know what healthy is?

By Elizabeth Rhodes

If you're looking for some hands-on family fun, head on over to the Health Museum to check out its newest exhibit, "Beyond the X-Ray." This week's KHOU CultureMap ...


Houston Named Nerd City

We're Nerd City! Houston ranks No. 1 in America for tech, science and engineering jobs

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The Greater Houston area, including the Woodlands and Sugar Land, is No. 1 overall metro area in America for professionals in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), according to a ...


KHOU & CultureMap

Say Cheese! Houston couple's photo booth on wheels keeps rolling along

By Elizabeth Rhodes

This week's KHOU CultureMap Moment highlights a Houston couple receiving national attention for their unusual business concept: A photo booth on wheels. Self-taught photographer Brittany Havican and her husband ...


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