Sticking to the long-held practice of politicians releasing uncomfortable news on a Friday evening, Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced today that her top legal brain has tendered his resignat... More >>
By most accounts, Raul Rodriguez was looking for a fight the night of May 2, 2010.
Pete Fornols, who lived next door to the retired firefighter, testified in court how Rodriguez called him num... More >>
Baboon has a rare gift for squeezing the dense guitars and brawny drums more often heard on post-hardcore records into bittersweet pop-rock tunes. Some of Weezer's better albums mine the ... More >>
If you're a Texan fan, and for some reason you decided to take a nap around kickoff last Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts (and I can't imagine why you would, other than the outcome of Texans... More >>
The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center becomes a giant, outdoor classroom for the Cool Critters Winter Camp. Kids seven to 12 years old have half-day and full day camp options. Activities include... More >>
Quanell X, community leader and head of the New Black Panthers, is probably a good ally to have on your side if you're a crime victim. After all, the man quite obviously knows how to grab headl... More >>
What She Does: Sylvia Narvaez Blanco has been painting for the last four years. Drawing and doodling were always a part of her life, but it was painting that really drove her to where she is now,... More >>
He may be Houston's unluckiest chef when it comes to keeping a restaurant open, but it looks like sushi master Chris "Magic Fingers" Kinjo of MF Sushi, will ultimately find stable ground. Alis... More >>
You know how the old saying goes. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose...
Between the divorces, public meltdowns and court sentences, there was just something in that bad boy (and bad girl) wa... More >>
If you know someone who lives and breathes H-town hip-hop you may want to surprise them this Hanukkah or Christmas by showing them your cultural awareness and gifting something related to the ri... More >>
Scout Bar, December 19
Taking their admiration for Public Enemy, Beastie Boys and Rage Against the Machine south of the border, Molotov makes party-friendly rock en espanol with a point... More >>
Update: We've spoken with both Enrique Carreón-Robledo and David Douglas, chair of the Opera in the Heights Board of Directors. Jump to the end of the story to see what they have to say.
We've... More >>
I had seriously contemplated asking my editor is maybe covering American Horror Story this season was worth continuing. Since the end of the Edward Mordrake story arc the show has stumbled through... More >>
The funniest and most incisive show on television is ending this week -- so let's look back at how it began. On October 17, 2005, a power-suited Stephen Colbert furrowed his eyebrows and showed o... More >>
House of Blues
December 17, 2014
In rock and roll, as in most genres of popular music, there are benefits that come with youth. You have more energy, odds are good you haven't hit y... More >>
TV continued to unmoor from its origins and transform into something else this year. No longer tethered to a specific appliance, a particular kind of storytelling, or even commercial concerns, "t... More >>
When we finished part 1 of our Chef Chat with Joshua Martinez of The Chicken Ranch, he was describing the collaborative environment at Soma Sushi that allowed him and the other team members to... More >>
Recently, there was a study performed on binge drinking in the United States, and it yielded some interesting (and perhaps slightly predictable) results.
It turned out that the No. 1 binge drinki... More >>
In accord with the time-honored tradition, before every Houston Texans football contest at NRG Stadium, someone is trotted onto the field to perform the national anthem.
In a nod to fans, somet... More >>
Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask W... More >>
Those seeking a tasty holiday treat need look no further than Billy F. Gibbons' new Fiesta ads; our favorite is the one where the ZZ Top singer/guitarist breaks down his recipe for homemade tama... More >>
Two teenage suspects have been arrested in connection with a Houston-area rape that made national headlines after photos of the unconscious girl were posted to Twitter and mocked under the hash... More >>