THE GEOMETRICAL ABSTRACT ART OF DANIEL ANGUILU EXPOSES US TO A ONCE SECRET WORLD

Daniel Anguilu’s artwork gracefully demands my attention as I drive past Midtown. Shattered with gestural swoops and slashes, lines and shapes morph around an apartment complex like a luminous vine. His signature angular and geometrical abstract work stands out in an area of otherwise muted, dull colors. Bold and vibrant–the murals resemble colorful stained glass … Read more

HOUSTON HISTORY AND THE FIFTH WARD

With the conclusion of our segments on the Houston history of the first four wards, we now move into new territory as we take you through the Fifth and Sixth Wards. The original four wards were chartered in 1839, and they undeniably played a crucial role in the foundation of Houston history. While the later wards … Read more

Why You Need To Eat At The New Kenny & Ziggy’s West University

KENNY ZIGGY’S WEST UNIVERSITY

If you haven’t heard of Kenny & Ziggy’s Restaurant in Houston, you are missing out on something great. No, something amazing. It doesn’t matter what you order from Kenny & Ziggy’s, because everything comes extra large there, even the menus. Ziggy Gruber has taken his knowledge of the New York-style deli and created a Texas-style deli that didn’t exist, … Read more

HOUSTON IN CINEMA: HOUSTON’S ALL THAT

When you think of movies and films, you tend to think of LA or NYC as being the hubs of cinema. But what about Houston? Regardless of what Hollywood may predispose you to believe, Houston does have a lure that filmmakers have been attracted to for the past 40 years. So, let’s take a look … Read more

HOUSTON’S WARDS: A HISTORY

Houston’s ward system has defined the city virtually from its inception and continues to be a crucial part of the identity of the town and the people who call it home. While Houston’s wards began as an early version of today’s district system and were used as a way to govern and provide representation for the residents, … Read more