Jeff Balke

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  • 20 hours ago | Concerts

    Rush Toyota Center May 20, 2015 It wasn't more than two or three songs into Rush's retrospective 'R40' show, spanning four decades of music, Wednesday night at Toyota Center that my friend and I noticed them. It was a group of young girls standing...

  • 22 hours ago | Whatever

    In case you have been out of the state or hiding in your closet for the last few months, we've gotten a lot of rain in Texas. This is a welcome contrast to the drought-ridden conditions facing much of the state since 2011 when trees (and wills to ...

  • 2 days ago | Sports

    Up 15. Down 15. If there is a team more explosive offensively than the Rockets, it is their opponent in this Western Conference Finals. In game one, these two offensive powerhouses exchanged punches right down to the end when the Rockets finally f...

  • 4 days ago | Sports

    You haven't been following the Rockets very closely for a while. Who can blame you? Up until Sunday night, it had been 18 years since the Rockets made it out of the second round of the playoffs. In fact, they had only made it out of the first ...

  • 15 days ago | Whatever

    As we inch closer to the start of hurricane season — we already have an invest near the Bahamas that shouldn't amount to anything, even though the official start of the season isn't until June 1 — predictions on what kind of year we can expect in ...

  • 30 days ago | Internet

    It appears that we are mere days away from the Texas legislature passing an open carry law that will make it legal to carry a handgun in public...openly. It's the kind of thing that, as a Texan, makes you proud...or afraid...or embarrassed...or al...