Tacos with a side of civic engagement.
Nine people were injured, and the gunman was killed.
Making the most of two days in the Bayou City.
HISD spent $1.2 million to change the names of schools named for Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and more.
It’s the second such death in the United States.
The trade deadline presented a maddening dilemma for the Astros.
After its Houston convention, the Green Party is aiming to gather the Bernie-or-Bust momentum.
Music Monday: Ahead of Opening His Summer Tour In Texas, Drake Films “Child’s Play” Video in Houston
Drake, as he is wont to do, visits the Cheesecake Factory and a strip club.
Do it for the children.
Hey, we'll take it.
Justin Yu of Oxheart brings a big prize home to Houston.
There are lot of big questions, but no definitive solution.
John Nova Lomax waded around his Houston neighborhood to check out the aftermath of flooding.
This shouldn’t take ten years, should it?
Reform doesn’t mean only addressing police brutality.
John Speights hosted a lamb barbacoa party in Houston over the weekend. For those curious about cooking barbacoa the traditional way, inside a hole in the ground, Speights (@JCSpeights) and Jay Rascoe (@GunsandTacos) documented the entire event, from lamb procurement to completion, on Twitter. I’ve compiled
It sounds like a sweet deal, but it doesn't make sense for the Bayou City.
Love the NFL, and want to donate your time and efforts to make sure its most massive event is a success? There are just a few hoops to jump through first!
Barbecue and other smoked foods are making their way into fine dining faster than I can spit out liquid smoke. Often smoke is used as just another layer of seasoning, or maybe the barbecue is portioned and presented with a flourish on the plate. Not so at Provisions, the
The nation is talking about Texas’s new open carry policy, and two pistol-packing pitmasters are grabbing headlines for their opposing views. Trent Brooks, of Brooks Place BBQ, welcomes open carriers to his Cypress barbecue trailer, and in fact offers a ten percent discount for anyone showing off
The University of Houston has had a helluva football season, but will the program be able to keep its rising star coach?
As the price of crude keeps plunging and the oil and gas layoffs mount, more and more bad news is coming from Houston’s residential real estate market, even as some developers are building or planning still more luxury condo projects.
The new open carry law goes into effect in 2016, and law enforcement is trying to meet the changes head-on.
The best sights, bites, and experiences from my travels around the state this year.
The bestselling author of 'The Rap Yearbook' is sharing his success with fast food workers and thrift store customers.
Hitting the barbecue trail in Texas is something of a weekend sport. Plenty of people create their own routes, but one of the more official itineraries—the Texas Barbecue Trail, which takes you from Taylor to Elgin, Lockhart, and finally through Luling—is enormously popular. As the name suggests it’s a great
How SEC wargaming and Aggie fears got in the way of a much better postseason matchup.
Weeks after Houston voters rejected HERO, the city was awarded the opportunity to host matches for the Copa América Centenario international soccer tournament.
Every year, Texas' growing population makes traffic a bit more unbearable.
According to a new list from USAA and the U.S. Chamber Of Commerce, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio are among the best cities for job-seeking military veterans.
Proponents of HERO used reason to get their point across, but they should've used dollar amounts.
Houston’s much-debated Proposition 1 was taken down by 62 percent of voters.
With early voting closing Friday and election day looming on Tuesday, supporters of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance have good reason to be concerned about its survival.
Houston's Buxton dropped an alt-country gem you might've missed.
HERO evokes another era—one we shouldn’t be proud of.
It's unfortunate, but the numbers don't lie.
Don’t be fooled by claims of economic diversification—the city still runs on oil.
Just when it appeared we had hit peak bacon—last week’s introduction of Sizzl, Oscar Meyer’s dating app for bacon lovers, could be pinpointed as the moment things jumped the shark—Chris Shepherd, the chef at Underbelly in Houston, found a way to improve the most popular ingredient of the past five
According to Blanca Borrego's family, she was taken into an exam room where sheriff's deputies were waiting for her.
Legends in the barbecue world perpetuate themselves. Keeping your doors open for decades takes hard work, loyal customers, and a little luck, and it doesn’t happen that often. In return, such barbecue joints are worshiped for their longevity, and rightly so. It’s a huge benefit, but it also comes with
An Instagram look at the insta-joy of the ice cream's triumphant return
Chronicling the rivalries of Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, and Austin.
The ad, paid for by Houston Unites, relies on the bathroom panic surrounding transgender women.
There’s a little red building with yellow trim along Kuykendahl Road on the north side of Houston. The fresh coat of paint is hard not to notice even while speeding along, and inside is some of the city’s best and most thoughtful barbecue.For Steve and Sherice Garner, this building has been a long
He’s the best defensive player in the NFL but writes his own Christmas cards. He has thousands of fans who’d love to party, but he goes to bed at seven-thirty. He could be the league’s next MVP but enjoys buying his own groceries. Is Houston’s J. J. Watt for real?
J.J. Watt and friends had their HBO debut last night. Here’s what you might have missed.
Advocates for the equal rights ordinance are calling on Queen B to leverage her clout for the cause.
As the doors to Cuban travel slowly re-open, the author’s dad recalls his epic road/cruise ship trip to Havana just before Castro’s take-over, and we remember Castro’s hero’s welcome in Houston a few months later.
The music sharing service shows how little Dallas and Houston have in common, how Austin loves critical darlings, and how much Aggies love Aggies.
Seven years since it was last ravaged by a hurricane, Galveston is doing as well as ever. Will it always be so fortunate?