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.
6 days ago | Sports
James Harden has done everything a human can possibly do. He put up numbers no one — not Jordan, not Bird, not Magic, not Olajuwon, not Chamberlin or Kobe or LeBron — has ever managed in a season of professional basketball. And his team is winning...
8 days ago | Sports
In the third quarter of what was a fairly tight game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Rockets guard Patrick Beverley got leveled by OKC center Steven Adams. Adams, dipping his shoulder into Beverley's head on a hard screen, sent the guard crumpl...
16 days ago | Bayou City
A lot can change in four years. In 2013 we created the first Houston Bucket List covering the surprisingly numerous events, attractions and curiosities that make up our city. In the intervening years, there have been vast and sometimes radical cha...
17 days ago | Bayou City
For the final installment before our top 10 in the 2017 Houston Bucket List, we round out the bottom 90 with art cars, oysters, Christmas traditions and one of the biggest and most lucrative ditches ever dug.
20 days ago | Houston 101
In the eighth installment of the 2017 Houston Bucket List is a conglomeration of stuff that is so wildly different, it could only find itself in Houston. Celebrating diversity, getting into the outdoors, listening to some history (in a tiny club o...
21 days ago | Houston 101
For our seventh installment of the 2017 Houston Bucket List, we dive into some grand Houston traditions including cowboys, fried chicken, seafood, drinking, camping and getting some culture.