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Esteem to Injury — HISD Honors Local Artist While Seizing Her Home

Esteem to Injury — HISD Honors Local Artist While Seizing Her Home

Not everything can be quantified. Not everything can be plugged into a formula and have a corresponding dollar value assigned. One person’s “real estate” is another person’s ancestral legacy.…

The Trick Was to Surrender to the Flow: A Tribute to Harris Wittels

The Trick Was to Surrender to the Flow: A Tribute to Harris Wittels

Harris Wittels, Houstonian and co-executive producer of Parks and Recreation, was found dead on February 19th. This tribute is by his dear friend, Chef Matt Marcus of Eatsie Boys.…

Worst of Houston 2014

Worst of Houston 2014

We started a new, sort of "Best of" tradition this year with the Sammy's Awards, but we don't want you thinking FPH went soft.…

Worst Welfare Recipient: Valero Corporation

Worst Welfare Recipient: Valero Corporation

On behalf of all the hard-working Houston taxpayers who struggled to put gifts under the tree this year, let’s wish Valero Corp. a Happy New Year with a $17 million present from the City!…

Silence = Consent: Local Protests Against Police Violence

Silence = Consent: Local Protests Against Police Violence

By Jane Nguyen Photos by Jane Nguyen & Elizabeth Brossa   “Four…

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

By Nick Cooper On December 24th, activists, community members, and End Mass…

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of The Year

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of The Year

Photo: Mario Villeda   Well, these are a lot of words; but…

Hydrating Houston’s Sweltering Summers

Hydrating Houston’s Sweltering Summers

These guys have a plan that’s going to deliver Houston from July’s sweltering hell and coax you out of August’s air-conditioned purgatory.…

Recent Deaths at a DuPont Plant in Texas Cry for More Effective Safety Regulations and Enforcement

Recent Deaths at a DuPont Plant in Texas Cry for More Effective Safety Regulations and Enforcement

In November, four workers died and one was injured at the DuPont chemical plant in La Port, Texas after the release of a hazardous chemical. …

6 Things I Learned During My 6 Years as a Neighborhood President in Montrose

6 Things I Learned During My 6 Years as a Neighborhood President in Montrose

“What qualifies me to be neighborhood president?”, I asked. “Well Jason, you already show up for all of the meetings.”…

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