Shey is an experienced blogger, social media expert and traveler. She studied journalism at Oklahoma State University before working as a full-time reporter for Houston Community Newspapers in 2005. She lived in South Korea for three years, where she worked as a freelancer.
1 year ago | Books
Want to simplify your life? You can get advice from The Minimalists, two friends who blog and write about simplicity, when they appear at Brazos Bookstore on Tuesday to promote their new memoir, Everything That Remains. The Minimalists are Joshua ...
1 year ago | Houston Music
Houston's finally has a dedicated tiki bar after decades without one. Lei Low, at 6412 N. Main, opened Friday with flaming tiki drinks, aloha shirts and healthy does of Houston's tiki history. The bar is the brainchild of Russell and Elizabeth The...
1 year ago
On Monday, February 17, I started to see several posts on Facebook and Twitter sharing a coupon code for registration for the Tour de Houston. "Register for free," the posts said. "Code expires at midnight." Between 600 and 700 people used that fr...
1 year ago | Burlesque
Check out our slide show of the burlesque festival. In November 2010, my colleague Pete Vonder Haar asked the question "Why Doesn't Houston Have a Burlesque Troupe?" Three-plus years later, the burlesque scene in Houston is booming, and boasts at ...
1 year ago | Visual Arts
In November while at Fun Fun Fun Fest, I spotted a guy in front of me in the crowd, drawing in a sketchbook while watching the Subhumans play on the Black Stage. I surreptitiously took his photo, wrote about how neat I thought it was for Rocks Off...
1 year ago | Festivals
The Texas Yoga Conference comes to Houston January 30 through February 2, celebrating its fifth anniversary with a weekend of concerts, presentations and yoga classes in a brand new location: Silver Street Studios. This year's TYC theme is "A Year...