Sean McManus

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  • 7 days ago | Night Life

    Not too long ago, my friend and I were having a conversation about going up to Austin to eat at Shake Shack. If you've never been, it's a delicious hamburger restaurant that got its start in NYC's Madison Square Park and has now made its way all t...

  • 21 days ago | Bayou City

    "OK. So are you guys now ready to do spins?" Karen politely, yet eagerly, asks our class as she struts over to grab another partner. Sadly, I've already been sitting out for a good five minutes now because I can't keep up with the rest of the danc...

  • 1 month ago | Houston Music

    "I'm a nerd at a freak show," says "Emily." Donning a pink bob (it's a wig) and fishnet stockings for the first time in her life, she won't give me her real name for fear that I will rat her out. You see, she works for the city and her...

  • 2 months ago | Bayou City

    Lowbrow (1601 W. Main) is a late-night or brunch destination for many. For me, it's the place you go when everyone wants to drink (there's a full bar), but someone in your party still wants to get a bite to eat and won't settle for picking up some...

  • 2 months ago | Current Events

    Whatever you may think of Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz (we plead the 5th), Monday morning he announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential nomination. Immediately, Twitter went ape shit. Some think the sky may be falling. Others just thin...

  • 2 months ago | Night Life

    Tex Lonestar is the Cal Worthington of Houston Wrestling. Standing tall in the middle of the tiny makeshift ring, donning a ten-gallon hat and vintage Western suit a la Nudie Cohn, he is tonight's ring announcer and hype man. "Tonight, history wil...