Houston

Some Harvey survivors plan to bypass...

Thanksgiving is just days away. But so many Harvey victims say, with the clean up, it’s hard to get into a festive spirit.

Christmas

Texas neighborhood does Halloween again for girl with cancer

HOUSTON -<p>While many people are planning Thanksgiving dinners next week, in one neighborhood, it's October 31st...all for one special girl.<p>8-year-old …

Halloween

#UHMD: University of Houston regents approve new medical school

The University of Houston System Board of Regents has approved the creation of the College of Medicine, the university announced Thursday. According …

Texas

Lance McCullers pitches in to help...

An Astros pitcher is pitching in to make sure dogs and cats left homeless by Harvey find new forever homes. Lance McCullers was at a Houston airport …

Art on the Avenue supporters back Houston artists and affordable housing by buying local

<b>What:</b> 21st annual Art on the Avenue.<p><b>Where:</b> Winter Street Studios.<p><b>The scoop:</b> Art lovers came out on two nights for the annual sale that benefits …

Pablo Picasso

Big Changes Saturday! Turning windy and cool

HOUSTON - The winds of the north are about to usher in more seasonable like temperatures! At the time of this entry, we're just hours away!<p>It's been …

Weather

Everything You Need to Know About Sugar Land

We're sweet on the former sugar capital turned booming community.

Travel

Cleburne's reopening and recycling's return lead this week's top stories

<i>It's time to recap the most popular stories on CultureMap from this past week:</i><p>1. <b>Rebuild complete! Houston's 'oldest and best' cafeteria reopens with</b> …

Texas

Casper Opens Its First Houston Mattress Store Today

Normally, we cringe at the word "disruptor," which is right up there alongside "made-up job titles like Chief Dream Officer" in the pantheon of …

Consumer Reports

Cleburne Cafeteria Reopens Today: It’s Back in Business After Devastating Fire

It’s no longer cash only, too<p>The restaurant that bills itself as "Houston's oldest and best cafeteria” is back in business. Cleburne Cafeteria was just about to celebrate its 75th anniversary when a fire completely destroyed the building last August. Owner George Mickelis promised to rebuild, and …

Mashed

Exclamation point added to Astros perfect season as Jose Altuve is named MVP

After much anticipation, it's official: Jose Altuve is your American League Most Valuable Player for 2017. Minute Maid Park will get to continue to …

Texas

Sugar Land Annexes Two Communities, Grows Even More

A post shared by @jeremias_en_ftl on Nov 16, 2017 at 3:20pm PST<p>Sugar Land has come a long way since it was a mere sugar plantation. It’s now one of …

Cities

Houston Texans: Why the team should sign Robert Griffin III now

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 16: Quarterback Robert Griffin III<p>Robert Griffin III recently was interviewed by Houston Texans columnist John McClain who is …

Sports

plus, active adult luxury rentals

Part of the joy that comes from living in a maintenance-free community such as <b>Overture Tanglewood</b> is the onsite amenities, but what about when you're …

Texas

The Owner of Frenchy's Chicken Filed a Lawsuit Over Attorney Negligence

He’s alleging $1.2 million in damages<p>There’s a legal battle brewing at Frenchy’s, one of Houston’s finest fried chicken spots and a particular favorite of Beyoncé. Law360 reports that Percy Creuzot of Frenchy's Chicken filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against attorney Thomas Deon Warner and his firm …

It's official

HOUSTON - Statement from KHOU President and General Manager Susan McEldoon:<p>“I recently shared with KHOU staff plans for our operations going forward. …

Hurricane Harvey

Former United Airlines pilot pleads guilty to running brothels in Houston

HOUSTON - A former United Airlines pilot accused of running brothels in Houston has pleaded guilty.<p>Bruce Wayne Wallis, 52, pleaded guilty in court on …

Crime

Nancy’s Hustle is Bringing French Cuisine to EaDo Before the End of the Month

The neighborhood restaurant will have a robust cider and wine menu<p>After announcing earlier this year they were bringing a hot new eatery to EaDo, locals Sean Jensen and chef Jason Vaughan promise the doors to Nancy’s Hustle will be open by the end of the month, Chron.com reports.<p>The eatery at 2704 …

Restaurants

Houston 'power couple' gives $25 million to UTHealth School of Nursing

Texas could have a severe nursing shortage in the next 15 years as baby boomers retire and demand for health services grows, but Houston …

Texas

One Year in, Smart Financial Centre Solidifies Its Reputation with Houston Ballet's The Nutcracker

If the Sugar Land performing arts venue is good enough for the Houston Ballet, it's probably good enough for anyone.

Ballet

Bahamasair Flights Off to a Festive Start

Yesterday morning, right on time at 8 a.m., Bahamasair flight 842 departed from gate D10 at Bush Intercontinental Airport to the accompaniment of …

Travel

How to cook Thanksgiving dinner in a microwave

HOUSTON - For thousands of families across Houston still recovering from Harvey, Thanksgiving will likely be a little different this year, especially …

Recipes

NFL great Peyton Manning reveals secrets of success at record-breaking Touchdown for Teach

It’s not every day that you get advice on such topics as achieving your best and overcoming adversity from a legendary NFL quarterback. But a …

Eli Manning

First Bite: Cactus Cove

Hot on the heels of Piggy's Kitchen & Bar in River Oaks, the folks from The Creek Group recently opened yet another brand-new venture: Cactus Cove, …

Restaurants

Major has ideas about size of Astros parade, Diddy's new name, and WWE upset winners

This week's Pethouse Pet of the Week is an adorable beagle mix, available for adoption, who has strong opinions on who will win the World Wrestling …

WWE

Ambitious new 'best sounding' restaurant and wine bar ups the ante in EaDo

Fall opening season is in full swing, which means diners have lots of high quality new restaurants to try. Two of Houston’s most recent James Beard …

Restaurants

The U.S. Flooded One of Houston’s Richest Neighborhoods to Save Everyone Else

“Next contestant, come on down.” On Oct. 6, in a bright courtroom in downtown Houston, Susan Braden, chief justice of the U.S. Court of Federal …

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Your guide to more than 35 holiday celebrations in the Houston area

Ready or not, the holidays are upon us and the celebrations are already getting underway. From twinkling lights to festive family fun, we've got your …

Texas

Masterplan unveiled for Downtown Houston in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Houston has launched a 20-year plan to overhaul its Downtown business district, after the Texas city's urban design was heavily criticised following …

Urban Design

More victims of 'wobbly wheel scam'...

Police say suspects wave drivers off the road indicating that something is wrong with their vehicle. However, it’s really a scheme to rob the driver …