Houston

Kevin Johnson transported to Houston-area hospital with a concussion

Getty Images<p>Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson was transported to a Houston-area hospital with a concussion, coach Bill O’Brien said after Saturday’s …

Football (U.S.)

Houston School Removes Sexist Quote From Hallway Amid Outrage

The words urged girls to "act like a lady."<p>“The more you act like a lady, the more he’ll act like a gentleman” may seem like an outdated bit of womanly wisdom plucked from its time to illustrate the misogyny that once poisoned the hearts and minds of the nation.<p>But in a Houston-area school, it was …

Middle School

BBB on Homes: Be firm when shopping for new mattress

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A mattress can be a major investment, and shopping for it may present pitfalls for the unwary consumer.<p>There are so many …

San Francisco Bay Area

Controversial social media post, Houston restaurant news lead the week

Editor's note: It's time to recap the top stories on CultureMap from this past week. 1\. Houston restaurant skewered on social media for touting Jeff …

Social Media

Mormon Helping Hands assists Harvey-affected families

Mormon Helping Hands, with FOX 26 News Chief Meteorologist Dr. Jim Siebert serving as crew chief, visited the Canyon Gate residential community in …

Extreme Weather

14 Pews present Daughters of the Dust

14 Pews' monthly film series, Death and Dying in the United States, is curated by Dr. Anthony Pinn, professor of Religious Studies at Rice University …

Humanities

What a career! Robert Redford's 10 best performances, from The Way We Were to Havana

Robert Redford will be honored Friday evening for a multitude of accomplishments as actor, director, producer, film festival overlord and budding …

Idealism

Houston ISD middle school draws criticism online for quote above lockers

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A Houston ISD school is drawing criticism online for a quote featured in a hallway above the lockers.<p>The quote, "The more you …

Middle School

Popular Burger Truck Joins Parade of Restaurants Headed to Railway Heights

Popular food truck Craft Burger has announced that it will open a new permanent location at the forthcoming Railway Heights development on Washington Avenue.<p>The mobile burger destination announced its plans to expand to Railway Heights via an Instagram post on Friday. Craft Burger is the third …

Food Trucks

$120 million W Hotel & Resort books pivotal spot in downtown Houston

Downtown is on the verge of welcoming Houston's first W Hotel after a key decision by local convention leaders. On August 16, the Houston First …

Texas

Check Out The Five Cool Condos In Greater Houston

Condo living provides the possibility of home ownership, but often with a lower price tag.<p>HOUSTON, TX -- The condo life, a mix between having an …

Real Estate

Montrose French Restaurant Gets a Major Revamp

Next month, Montrose French eatery L’Olivier will be revamped into a brand new wine bar called <b>Avondale Food & Wine</b>.<p>Owners Mary Clarkson and Oliver Ciesielski will make the change to the new restaurant in September, swapping out bouillabaisse and duck confit for a broader menu of dishes influenced …

Restaurants

Let's Eat Tacos and Drink Rosé With a Country Singer

Before a concert, Austin's Whitney Rose tries the grub at Goodnight Charlie's.

Flavors

CI Capital-backed Tech Air buys Speed Industrial Supply

<b>Tech Air</b>, which is owned by <b>CI Capital Partners</b>, has industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment and supplies, has acquired Kemah, …

Investing

Houston, prepare for 3 weekends of traffic trouble on 610 and 288

Drivers traveling along SH-288 over the next three weeks may want to plan for some major closures. On August 13 the direct connector ramps, which …

Texas

Houston job growth jumps by almost 100,000

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Nearly 97,000 additional people had jobs in the Houston area in July, compared to same month a year ago, dropping the region’s …

Employment

area flood control bond election

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Hurricane Harvey

Houston's Weekend Open House Listings: House Hunting 101

Find the home you want this weekend at an open house event in any of Houston's neighborhoods.<p>HOUSTON, TX — The weekend open house listings are out …

Real Estate

Galveston Bay stays afloat in new report ranking post-Harvey recovery

As the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches, Galveston Bay’s overall health has been given a workup via a new survey. The results are …

Hurricane Harvey

Pay Phones Are About to Make a Third Ward Comeback

The so-called TréPhonos hack the outmoded technology to reflect the music, history, and ambiance of the Third Ward community.

Sculpture

Houston police vehicle hit by Metro LightRail in Midtown

Image 1of/13<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A Houston police car was hit by a southbound Metro Rail train on Friday night in Midtown.<p>The incident happened around 10 …

Commuter Rail

Houston Texans unveil super lineup of new stadium food for 2018 season

The Houston Texans have announced their lineup of starters -- and entrees, sandwiches, and snacks --for the upcoming season at NRG Stadium. As the …

Cooking

Texas' wild turtles are dwindling in number and wildlife experts are trying to save them

Image 1of/20<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A new rule proposed by Texas wildlife experts could forever change the fortunes of four different types of turtles that call …

San Francisco Bay Area

Sneak peek at healthy Montrose cafe, plus first bit of Roman-style pizza

On this week's episode of "What's Eric Eating," Kelly Barnhart joins CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler to discuss Vibrant, her healthy eating …

Food

Roman, If You Want To, at Pizza Motus

<i>Friday nights in the Malcolm house meant ordering a large cheese pie from Tony’s Pizzeria, which was a 20-second walk from our front stoop. To honor</i> …

Wall Art

Upscale Wine and Pasta Eatery Heads to the Heights

<b>Savoir,</b> a new upscale Heights eatery, will debut in November from Brian Doke, formerly of Tiny Boxwoods.<p>As Eater previously reported, Doke left his general manager position at Tiny’s No. 5 more than two years ago to pursue personal endeavors, presumably Savoir. Doke’s new eatery at the corner of …

Dining Rooms

FCC Adds Insult to Injury for Alex Jones, Shuts Down His Radio Station

Controversial right-wing radio host Alex Jones found it even harder to reach his audience this week when the Federal Communication Commission took …

Alex Jones

Construction Begins Next Week On Kingwood Drive

Work begins on one of the Houston area's worst and most congested roadways on Monday.<p>HOUSTON, TX -- Construction is set to begin on sections of one …

Roads

KKHT

<b>LUBBOCK, Texas –</b> Texas Tech Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, Learfield, are bringing the Red Raiders to a new broadcast partner in the …

College Sports

Texas Icon Lyle Lovett Will Grace San Antonio with His Americana Hits

click to enlarge<p>The last several years, ever since 2012’s <i>Release Me</i>, the prolific singer-songwriter and bandleader’s most recent album of new …

Country Music