<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  338  |  ...  |  676  |  ...  |  1014  |  ...  |  1246  |  1247  |  1248  |  ...  |  1352  |  ...  |  1354  |  Next Page >> 24921 - 24940 of 27061

  • Article

    Best Source for Texas Political Info - Quorum Report

    For a $175 annual subscription, this Austin-based political newsletter published by Bellaire High grad Harvey Kronberg churns up plenty of information. Features of the Quorum Report Web site (quorumreport.com) include bulletins in the form of the Dai...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Frisbee Players - The intramural, lacrosse and rugby fields at Rice University

    That's where you'll see hot players getting a ho-d (diving horizontal to deflect a disc), throwing a hammer (humming a Frisbee like a baseball) or hucking the disc (tossing a Frisbee 50 yards or more). The Rice fields are home to Enfuego (for men) an...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Bread - Whole Foods Market

    Rosemary-and-olive-oil focaccia was the bread special the last time we stopped by Whole Foods on Kirby. The flat, crunchy Italian bread dripping with olive oil didn't make it out of the parking lot in one piece. Day in and day out, Whole Foods stocks...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Apartment Complex Tennis Center - Westchase Ranch Resort Apartments

    Let's face it: When you think of apartment complex tennis courts, the image of a lumpy concrete slab with a woefully uneven, dilapidated span of chain-link fence serving as the net probably comes to mind. Most complexes tend to throw in a tennis cour...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Tamales - Berryhill Hot Tamales

    One of the last of Houston's old-time tamale men was an American Indian named Walter Berryhill. Dressed in a white jacket and top hat, Berryhill sold tamales from his pushcart in River Oaks. He rigged the cart with a propane burner in order to comply...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Place to Canoe - Armand Bayou Nature Center

    The experts -- assuming people who join canoe clubs can be called experts -- agree: For shoulder-powered, water-top locomotion, Armand Bayou is where it's at. Declared a coastal preserve by Texas Parks and Wildlife, the Armand Bayou watershed near Cl...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Racetrack - Houston Raceway Park

    Houston has never been known as a hotbed for big-time auto racing. Sure, A.J. Foyt grew up in the Heights, but as far as top-notch racing facilities are concerned, forget it. That was, until 1988, when Houston Raceway Park in Baytown came onto the sc...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Drive-thru Food - Chicken tortas, Taqueria Fiesta Guadalajara,

    First, you need to take into account the logistics of eating while driving. For the record, a car with a standard transmission is not the most desirable drive-thru vehicle, unless you have someone in the passenger seat to help out. Shifting gears com...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Gymnast - Sean Townsend

    While most 21-year-old males are too busy kickin' it with the guys or trying to get lucky on Friday night, Sean Townsend logged more than 25 hours in the gym per week training for what he hoped would be a spot on the 2000 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Crabs - Kim Son, 2001 Jefferson, (713)222-2461

    After five years of satisfying customers with his famous black-pepper crabs ($11.95), Kim Son owner Tan La became concerned that the restaurant's most spectacular menu item was becoming pass. So he sent his mother back to Vietnam to find another cra...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Franchise Owner - Mark Rice, Houston Marshals

    After only two games in its inaugural season, the four-team Spring Football League suspended its operations, owing largely to microscopic attendance. But you have to admire Houston investment banker and restaurateur Mark Rice, who owns the league's H...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Baseball Announcer - Jim DeShaies, Astros radio and TV

    It's easy to be an engaging analyst when the team you're covering is breezing to championships. It's a little tougher to hold viewers' interest when the bottom falls out, and when you have to walk the fine line between offering much-needed criticism ...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Place to See a Polo Game - Houston Polo Club

    Polo used to be called the sport of kings because you had to have six horses to play (one for each period in the game). These days you don't have to be a member of the royal family to play, and you sure don't have to be upper-class to watch. Polo is ...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Driving Range - Memorial Golf Course

    Summers in Houston -- especially this summer, when temperatures were pushing 110 degrees into September -- are a detriment to your golf game. It's hot and sticky, the fairways are parched and burned, and the greens are baked to the unforgiving consis...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Place to Work Out and Not Be Intimidated - The Memorial-Hermann HBU Wellness Center

    Most health clubs are intimidating for the beginner. For one thing, you have to get past all those awesome abs and perfect pecs when all you have is a bulging belly. Second, most of the other people are half-dressed in skimpy spandex, all the better ...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best French Fries - Cafe Annie

    Great french fries are probably the last thing that come to mind when thinking about Cafe Annie (something we do a great deal), but since one of the keys to a great restaurant is the details, it should come as absolutely no surprise that its fries ar...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Place for a Pickup Soccer Game - Bear Creek Park

    If you see a blade of grass in Houston, someone has probably gotten to it before you. In order to play soccer in a city park, you have to be registered with the folks at the Parks and Recreation Department and present them with a league schedule. And...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Burger - Market Square Bar & Grill

    The burgers at this downtown watering hole are the real deal: a half-pound handmade patty of 80 percent lean ground chuck that is never frozen and never more than two days old. The most popular burger at Market Square is the blue-cheese burger, but t...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Mariscos - Pico's Mexican Restaurant

    If you don't know what al mojo de ajo means, ask before you order. Loosely translated, it means Godzilla portions of garlic. But there must be a lot of garlic lovers out there, because Pico's camarones al mojo de ajo ($14.99) is one of the restaurant...

    on September 21, 2000
  • Article

    Best Nachos - Italian nachos, Ciro's Italian Grill

    If you ask the owner of Ciro's Italian Grill, Ciro Lampasas, how the delightful Italian nachos came into thankful existence, he'll tell you it's what you get when an Italian restaurant owner and his Mexican kitchen manager cross culinary wits. This a...

    on September 21, 2000
<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  338  |  ...  |  676  |  ...  |  1014  |  ...  |  1246  |  1247  |  1248  |  ...  |  1352  |  ...  |  1354  |  Next Page >> 24921 - 24940 of 27061
Houston Concert Tickets
Loading...