Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
29 minutes ago | Sports
According to a report from Marc Stein of the New York Times, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was recruited by the Philadelphia 76ers to fill the vacant general manager job left by Bryan Colangelo after the "burner" Twitter accounts scandal. Th...
1 hour ago | Here, Eat This
We are in search of Houston's best sandwiches because we love sandwiches and we love Houston! The stuffed Washington Avenue at B&B Butchers has exactly what you'd expect from a working butcher shop: lots of delicious meat.
23 hours ago | Weather
If you recently moved to Houston and thought to yourself, "Holy crap, it's hot here in the summer." Well, congratulations for your first Houston lesson. We hate to burst your bubble, but what you've seen isn't quite summer yet. Oh, sure, it's been...
1 day ago | Sports
It's no secret that America exists in a polarized atmosphere politically and socially. And sports are not immune to the winds of change within the world around them. The act of kneeling during the National Anthem in protest has dominated headlines...
4 days ago | Sports
On Wednesday, the Rockets signed free agent forward James Ennis to a two-year deal worth a little over $2 million. The second year has a player option. The move was clearly an effort to help replace the losses of Trevor Ariza, who took a one-year ...
5 days ago | Weather
Weather in many cities can be monotonous. Phoenix is hot and dry. Seattle is gray and drizzly. And while Houston may not have that level of consistency to its weather, there is a rhythm that anyone who has lived here a while recognizes, particular...