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.
14 hours ago | Sports
For the second straight game in this series, fans got a nail biter. Fortunately for folks in Houston, the Rockets got the win 98-94 and are one game away from the NBA Finals. It may have come at a high cost, however, because Chris Paul went down i...
15 hours ago | Tech
You may have noticed your inbox filling up with privacy notices and pop-up windows on your favorite websites alerting you to cookies they are using. You're not alone. We are all seeing it. The question is why? If you live in the United States, you...
2 days ago | Weather
You may not have noticed the decreased temperatures outside over the last few days because whatever heat there was, mixed with the moisture in the atmosphere, made it feel rather jungle-like. If you were in the mood for a steam treatment, you need...
3 days ago | Sports
No team has lived the adage "it's not how you start, but how you finish" more than the Rockets on Tuesday night in Oracle Arena. The Rockets didn't score for the first five minutes of the game and went down by 12, but the held the Warriors to 12 p...
4 days ago | Here, Eat This
We are in search of Houston's best sandwiches because we love sandwiches and we love Houston! The reuben at Roegels Barbecue is a goddamn masterpiece of a sandwich, which is probably why they only serve it on Thursdays.
5 days ago | Weather
For all of the heat we've all had to deal with over the last couple weeks, Sunday afternoon and evening felt decidedly cooler. It was also a lot wetter. Parts of Houston, particularly north and west of the city, received 3-4 inches of rain in just...