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Baker Hughes Wants to Fracking Drill Your Pink Bits

Baker Hughes Wants to Fracking Drill Your Pink Bits

Local oilfield serviced company Baker Hughes is donating $100,000 to the questionable Susan G. Komen Foundation and painting 1,000 of their drill bits pink, yay!…

Explorers Seeking Direct Route From Buffalo Bayou To Mecom Fountain Of Youth Discover Grassy Wooded Wilderness With Statue Of A Fallen God In Shackles

Explorers Seeking Direct Route From Buffalo Bayou To Mecom Fountain Of Youth Discover Grassy Wooded Wilderness With Statue Of A Fallen God In Shackles

This past Saturday, a group of Houstonians came together to recognize and celebrate Decolonization Day.…

Son of Norma (But What of Others’ Daughters?)

Son of Norma (But What of Others’ Daughters?)

South Park Mexican is set to release a new album as supporters call for a new trial. …

Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival: A Celebration of the Estuary

Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival: A Celebration of the Estuary

Shrimp Boat Projects presents the Inaugural Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival this Saturday, October 4.…

Make Houston Hotter! An Irreverent Climate March This Friday

Make Houston Hotter! An Irreverent Climate March This Friday

With drums, puppeteers, cyclists and oil-tarred hula hoopers, we will call on local government and energy companies to step up to the challenge.…

Free Press Houston’s First Annual Sammy Awards

Free Press Houston’s First Annual Sammy Awards

  To purchase tickets now, click here. -Voting ends Friday September 19th at…

Walking While Black in River Oaks

Walking While Black in River Oaks

Bulelwa Bam left the River Oaks home where she was a guest to catch the Westheimer bus. She didn't make it very far before she was stopped by River Oaks Police. The officer was unable to comprehend that Ms. Bam was a guest and not a domestic worker.…

Why Other Critics of Israel Won’t Work With Gilad Atzmon Anymore

Why Other Critics of Israel Won’t Work With Gilad Atzmon Anymore

Gilad Atzmon is an outspoken critic of Israel, but in his writing and speaking, he makes frequent prejudicial errors and distortions.…

TIMELINE: HOW THE US SPARKED A REFUGEE CRISIS ON THE BORDER

TIMELINE: HOW THE US SPARKED A REFUGEE CRISIS ON THE BORDER

Since the 1950s, U.S. policies have left a legacy of chaos and brutality in Central America. It's these conditions the children are escaping. …

EAST OF DOWNTOWN

EAST OF DOWNTOWN

East Enders are divided between those who accept gentrification as a passing fact, others who are excited by it, and still others who would like to see it retain its affordable, working class character.…

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