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Wild in Houston: An island in the lake at Hermann Park

Sprang! One of my favorite locations to watch the season unfold is…

Wild in Houston: Off the grid and into the green

Wild in Houston: Off the grid and into the green

“The 90 percent drop in the monarch’s population is a loss so staggering that in human-population terms it would be like losing every living person in the United States except those in Florida and Ohio.” …

FPH Staff’s Most Memorable Meals of 2013 aka FPHMMM2013

FPH Staff’s Most Memorable Meals of 2013 aka FPHMMM2013

There's a ton of great restaurants in our town and while we don't like choosing favorites, here are some of the FPH Staff’s local picks from our most memorable meals around town this past year.…

1984 Lately?

After Houston Votes Out Red Light Cameras, Homeland Security Installs Hundreds of…

A New Book Gets Its Wings

by Andrea Afra I met George Molho six years ago through his…

Another Break for the Wal: Walmart using local developer as liason to gain millions

by Andrea Afra We live in a city where the residents watch…

Two Men and a Brisket- Yelapa

by Andrea Afra I am typically reluctant to jump on the popular…

Walmart Sinks Low in Heights Grab

Part one of a series covering Walmart’s new developments in Houston and…

The Jitney Jinx (from print with follow up)

The Jitney Jinx (from print with follow up)

by Andrea Afra Jitneys have been the bane of public transportation companies…

Malaysian Persuasion at Banana Leaf Restaurant

by Andrea Afra Spoiled rotten, that’s what we are. Despite our sublingual…

Hell’s Southern Belles’ Sweet Tea Cocktail

by Andrea Afra Ask any Texan and they will declare that there…

A Super Indo-Pak Attak: Sheikh Chillies

by Andrea Afra This review epitomizes the tagline of this food blog-…