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5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 19-21

Other than "go outside" now that it's 70 degrees again.

Houston

Road closures for 2018 Chevron Houston Marathon

HOUSTON - Large crowds are expected for the annual Chevron Houston Marathon, and officials hope to minimize traffic concerns.<p>The marathon takes place …

Chevron Houston Marathon draws thousands despite the cold

- Runners from throughout the world will be on Houston’s streets as part of the 46th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and it will be in downtown …

Billion Dollar Buyer's hot new seafood restaurant sets opening date

Tilman Fertitta has a new fresh catch for Houston diners. On Thursday, Fertitta's company Landry's, Inc. will debut its new seafood restaurant, …

Restaurants

President Oprah?

Oprah Winfrey steals the show at the Golden Globes<p>If a former reality TV star can become president, why not a former talk show host? That's a question being asked after Oprah Winfrey's rousing speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. Promising a new day on the horizon for women, Winfrey's …

Weather

U.S. hits record for costly weather disasters in 2017: $306 billion

With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.<p>The U.S. had 16 disasters last year with damage exceeding a billion dollars, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

Weather

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 5–7

Jan. 6–7 | George R. Brown Convention Center<p>If you happen to be a cat person (no—not that kind), head downtown as a flurry of felines ranging from …

Houston

Here are the top 7 things to do in Houston this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. We’ve mapped out your free time, with seven can’t-miss events — from a bridal …

Texas

Cleveland Browns: Who are the 2018 opponents and how many wins are possible?

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 01: The NFL shield logo is seen following a press conference held by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (not pictured) at the …

Cleveland Browns

Intoxicated man found with small arsenal on top floor of Hyatt Regency downtown, police say

<b>HOUSTON</b> - A man has been arrested on multiple charges after police located a small arsenal of guns on the top floor of the Hyatt Regency on Louisiana …

Crime

Houston police conclude man arrested with multiple guns in downtown hotel had no ‘unlawful intent’

Police in Houston arrested a man on Sunday who was allegedly found to have multiple firearms and ammunition in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Houston. While multiple media outlets have reported that the hotel hosts one of the largest New Year’s Eve party in Houston, police have indicated that …

Conservative View

7 Pieces of Houston Culture to Be Excited for in Early 2018

Plays, concerts, podcasts, and board game cafes to look forward to in the New Year.

Houston

Thousands pack GRB to share a Christmas meal

HOUSTON - In 2017, the George R. Brown Convention Center hosted thousands of Super Bowl fans, then thousands of Harvey evacuees. And now, thousands …

Don't Feel Like Cooking? Eateries Open On Christmas

Relax, Restaurants in Greater Houston are open Christmas Day<p>HOUSTON, TX — If you are fortunate enough to live in the Bayou City, or any community in …

Houston

Find Restautants Open Near You On Christmas Day

If you're hungry and don't want to cook, there are restaurants opn on Christmas Day.<p>HOUSTON, TX — Finding a good place to grab a bite can be nearly …

Houston

Restautants Open Near You On Christmas Day

If you're hungry and don't feel like cooking, there are places to go on Christmas Day<p>HOUSTON, TX — Finding a good place to grab a bite can be nearly …

Restaurants

Don't Feel Like Cooking? See Which Restaurants Are Open Christmas

Relax, Restaurants in Greater Houston are open Christmas Day<p>HOUSTON, TX — Don't feellike cooking? Maybe the family left early, and you just want a …

Houston

Yes, There Are Restautants Open Christmas Day

Yes, there are restaurants in Greater Houston open Christmas Day<p>HOUSTON, TX —If you are lucky enough to live in the Houston area, chance are you …

Houston

Which Restautants Are Open On Christmas Day

Hungry? Restaurants in Houston and the surrounding area are open Christmas Day<p>HOUSTON, TX — It's Christmas and you don't feel like cooking, and worst …

Houston

Nearly $1 billion raised for rebuilding Texas after Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — The groups helping to rebuild on the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey have collected close to $1 billion in donations, according to an Associated Press tally of major national and local organizations.<p>Much of that money is already being put to work after Harvey, which ravaged …

News

Does Beto O'Rourke Stand a Chance Against Ted Cruz?

Does Beto O’Rourke Stand a Chance Against Ted Cruz?<p>The El Paso congressman has never shied away from taking risks. Now he’s waging a long-shot …

Long-form Journalism

'It's Not the Same': Christmas for Families Who Lost Their Homes to Disasters

Families in Texas and California, Florida’s Keys and Puerto Rico lost their homes to disasters this year and find themselves making do this holiday season in makeshift substitutes.<p>The wildfires in California, the worst ever, are still burning. Power hasn’t been fully restored in Puerto Rico, where …

Christmas

Ted Cruz Is (Still) Running for President

Ted Cruz Is (Still) Running for President<p>As his first term in the U.S. Senate comes to a close, Cruz is already gearing up for the next big …

Texas

Breakfast Klub Owner Reveals Another New Restaurant: This Houston Native Entrepreneur Builds a Sensation Around Community

There’s good news ahead for lovers of The Breakfast Klub. Marcus Davis has revealed he’ll be opening a new restaurant in Houston dubbed Kulture in …

Restaurants

The Most Read Houston Press Music Stories in 2017

<b>Performance Art Gone Awry Raises a Big Stink at AvantGarden</b><br>Stephan Wyatt | February 20, 2017<p>Last Friday night, Montrose’s beloved AvantGarden was …

Meghan Trainor

Chef José Andrés’s Simple Advice for Helping Those in Distress

Does José Andrés ever sleep? In August, he was in Houston after Hurricane Harvey, where his World Central Kitchen (WCK) organization helped local …

Business

Door is open for Davis Webb to make Giants debut on Christmas Eve

By Ralph Vacchiano | 5:10PM<p><b>Ralph Vacchiano</b> | Facebook | Twitter | Archive<p><b>Davis Webb</b> will remain the Giants' third-string quarterback this week, and …

Steve Spagnuolo

Justin Pugh does not need surgery, but is out for season

12:10PM<p>Giants OL <b>Justin Pugh</b> has been placed on IR and will miss the remainder of the season, but does not need surgery on his injured back.<p>Instead, …

Steve Spagnuolo

Davis Webb to remain inactive for Giants on Sunday

By Ralph Vacchiano | 5:10PM<p><b>Ralph Vacchiano</b> | Facebook | Twitter | Archive<p><b>Davis Webb</b> will remain the Giants' third-string quarterback this week, and …

Steve Spagnuolo

Climate Change Likely Supercharged Hurricane Harvey

Two separate studies find that climate change boosted the storm’s rainfall by at least 15 percent.<p>In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey dumped more than four feet of rain on Houston, Texas, in a matter of days, sending unprecedented floods through one of the largest cities in the U.S.<p>In the deluge’s …

Weather