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Houston News Outlets Criticized for Equal Rights Ordinance Coverage

Houston News Outlets Criticized for Equal Rights Ordinance Coverage

Liberal watchdog group Media Matters analyzed coverage of the Equal Rights Ordinance and found who was fair to LBGT rights. …

Mayor Parker Debunks Equal Rights Ordinance Myths

Mayor Parker Debunks Equal Rights Ordinance Myths

Mayor Annise Parker took to the internet to debunk some myths about H.E.R.O., the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.…

The Gold Course: East End Compromise Shows How Essential Green Space Is

The Gold Course: East End Compromise Shows How Essential Green Space Is

Houston’s East End may get a botanical garden and a historical golf course--but it was a long fight for a compromise, and it’s not really over.…

You Are Homeless

You Are Homeless

Ever wonder what it's like being homeless? Try experiencing one man's story.…

Massively Critical: Riding a Bike in Houston

Massively Critical: Riding a Bike in Houston

Critical Mass ride was an evening with 2,500 people riding bikes like a swarm of ants over 20 miles of Houston.…

The Water Tastes Weird, It’s Not Just You

The Water Tastes Weird, It’s Not Just You

The city says weird-tasting water is still safe.…

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Mo City Don: The Best of The Week

Mo City Don: The Best of The Week

Photo: SL5 Okay Houston, it’s July 4th weekend, and like most red blooded Americans, you want to get out and get…

A Boat Full of Sharks: The July Sixth Boat Bash

A Boat Full of Sharks: The July Sixth Boat Bash

Photo: Hardin It’s Fourth of July weekend, a time when we all hold sparklers, bottle rockets, and tall boys to celebrate…

Torches Together: The Best of The Week

Torches Together: The Best of The Week

Photo: The Ely Brothers   The best part of a place like Houston, is that it seems like there’s always more…

Interview: Survival Knife

Interview: Survival Knife

Allow Survival Knife’s “Loose Power” into your space and allow yourself 37 minutes to be moved physically, emotionally and spiritually.…

Damn These Vampires: The Best of The Week

Damn These Vampires: The Best of The Week

  Photo: Merge Records This is one of those weeks where all they hype of the prior three weeks, make it…

From Fandom To Air Hockey: Peter Hughes Offers Insight On The Mountain Goats

From Fandom To Air Hockey: Peter Hughes Offers Insight On The Mountain Goats

Photo: Reese Higgins   In the past twenty plus years, there haven’t been too many acts as prolific or as entertaining…

Dangerkids Play Warped Tour

Dangerkids Play Warped Tour

Based on their Warped Tour performance, Dangerkids were boring.…

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Space [City] Oddities

Space [City] Oddities

“Do you know how X-rays were invented?” asks a man with thick glasses. We are looking at the bones of a long-dead stranger in a…

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Art is Dead

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Slow Boil: Prospective Brewers Tied Up in Red Tape

Slow Boil: Prospective Brewers Tied Up in Red Tape

The city’s brewery code is a mess, and it’s hurting potential businesses.…

Bitcoin is Coming to Houston

Raw Veganism is Pointless, Don’t Do It

Gaming Bars Play Kickstarter for Funding

The Steak Knight Begins

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Houstonia, We Have a Problem

Houstonia, We Have a Problem

Houstonia magazine tried to describe Northside with a Craigslist sofa. One resident sets the record straight.…

there is nothing left now that goes unsaid | Thanks and RIP Alice Alsup

Social Anxiety: The Best of The Week

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Mere Existence of Palestine Deemed a “Threatening Racial Slur” by the [parent corporation of the] Houston Dynamo Organization

Mere Existence of Palestine Deemed a “Threatening Racial Slur” by the [parent corporation of the] Houston Dynamo Organization

I would have never thought that the influence of an Israeli soccer team on U.S. soil would compromise our most basic liberties.…

Shooing Away Houston’s Sports Shame in 2014

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FPSF Gallery, Day 2

FPSF Gallery, Day 2

Here's what Sunday looked like in downtown Houston. …

FPSF 2014 Recap

FPSF Gallery, Day 1

Not To Be Missed: The Locals At FPSF

Here’s a Super Creepy Way to Get FPSF Tickets

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