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Astrodome Delay
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 ...
University News
On Tuesday evening, the University of Texas System Board of Regents named the sole finalist for the position of chancellor. The regents unanimously selected Navy Admiral William McRaven to replace ...
Video Tale
GreenStreet is abuzz with energy with locals and visitors flocking to the heart of downtown Houston in search of delicious dining, sophisticated entertainment, retail therapy and live music day and ...
Cliff Notes
In an op-ed piece in Sunday's Houston Chronicle, Montrose Management District executive director Bill Calderon laid out a strong case that fixing the crumbling sidewalks in the near-town neighborhood ...
Real Estate Rumblings
Houston homes continue to sell like hot cakes, staying on the market for only 17 days on average before being gobbled up by hungry buyers. That's according to a ...
Tattered Jeans
Everybody has a talent. Mine is growing hair.  I come by this naturally. Sorta like how a hound picks up a scent and takes off.  All babies come with hair ...
By The Numbers
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
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 ...
In The Smilebooth
A masked gent, possibly the most interesting man in the world, brought tequila (snowcones) to the thirsty crowds at CultureMap's Summer Social  — as well as crazy-fun to the Smilebooth ...
City Extends Smoking Ban
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 ...
Pix of the day
When cake baker extraordinaire Nadine Moon of Who Made the Cake constructed her life-sized wedding gown cake for the Bridal Extravaganza Show, she never dreamed that so many men would ...
Beyoncé & Jay Z's Weekend
After wowing a sold-out audience at Minute Maid Park Friday night, Beyoncé and Jay Z made time for a little r&r in her hometown over the weekend before heading ...
Fist-Bumping Fame
If Andy Warhol is right and everyone gets 15 minutes of fame, then Austin's Daniel Webb is using his to bring national attention to an important issue: LGBTQ rights ...
Life After TV
In 20 years of broadcast journalism, Mary Benton has covered politicians and taken cover from hurricanes. She’s been a fixture at Houston City Hall and an election night staple ...
Day School Drama
Beth Yeshurun Day School and its staff have been at the center of a lawsuit filed by Houston attorney Brian Cweren on behalf of a family who contend their children ...
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