We admit we've been curious about what it would be like. While everybody and their dog could see that newly anointed Gov. Greg Abbott would essentially be like a grumpier Rick Perry with worse ... More >>
Last weekend in Rosenberg, a man in a mask robbed a father and daughter at gunpoint outside an apartment complex on Vista Drive.
To help catch this criminal -- who police say may have robbed so... More >>
New York City Queens, one of Houston Press Artopia's musical guests at Winter Street Studios Saturday night, make it a point to never make the same album twice.
For the local indie-pop five-piec... More >>
When Gary Kubiak accepted the offer from the Baltimore Ravens to be their offensive coordinator for the 2014 season (and possibly beyond), in the back of his mind, I'm sure one of the key reasons... More >>
John Doe, Jesse Dayton
McGonigel's Mucky Duck
January 22, 2015
With his rich baritone quiver and chiseled American looks, John Doe has been an uber-indie songwriter who survived the swells of h... More >>
At this point, the struggles that the record industry have been facing are well documented. Physical album sales are on the decline, and overall album sales fell 9% in 2014. Even digital album s... More >>
Fashion Houston rolled out a redesigned logo and a new charity this week. Newly minted partner Vivian Wise hinted at the addition of a charitable component late last year, and this what we now kn... More >>
Action painter Trey Egan channels personal emotion and the pain of creative or financial frustrations, amplified by super loud electronic music, to produce multi-layered oil paintings of non-obj... More >>
I've often written about my decades-long love affair with zombie films, and how the usually hyper-violent subgenre of horror movies has in recent years been experiencing a puzzling (to me) accep... More >>
Pair the music of Elton John and Bernie Taupin with ballet and what do you have? Believe it or not a show that has traveled to considerable acclaim from its home in Canada. As part of the Hous... More >>
The original Madame Butterfly was a two-act disaster that premiered in 1904. Composer Giacomo Puccini hauled it back in and rewrote extensively in time for another try later that year, and in th... More >>
10. TE' HOUSE OF TEA
Open-mike happens at Te' House of Tea every Monday from 7:30 to 11 p.m.; some customers come out specifically to watch while others who have ventured out to grab some tea stu... More >>
This week's tide of obituaries for Leon's Lounge may have been a little premature. The historic Midtown watering hole may be changing hands with no love lost between its landlord and outgoing te... More >>
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, January 23
Suggesting both Norah Jones and Gillian Welch, Lera Lynn's music is rootsy and refined, homespun without pouring on the twang. The young Nashville-ba... More >>
One of the most widely-understood gripes about this city is the deplorable condition of our streets. Those of us who drive (and since we're dealing with Houston-level public transit here, that'... More >>
The standards for punishments established around the sports world over the past several years appear to be very clear. There is a distinct pecking order when it comes to most transgressions -- b... More >>
When we left off in Part One of our chat with chef Mary Bass of Haak Vineyards, she'd recently gone back to being a stay-at-home mom after closing a very successful bakery. Haak Vineyards aske... More >>
Thanks to Kipper Club Test Kitchen, tomorrow evening, Houstonians will have the chance to experience the cuisine that earned Michael Gulotta's MoPho in New Orleans a nod as one of the 50 Best N... More >>
*Salads, technically, as there seem to be multiple versions tagged the "classic."
Having foolishly committed myself to completing every recipe in this Neiman Marcus cookbook in a gesture of ... More >>
Did you know there's a blog that focuses on halal food in the Houston area? It's called "Zain's Halal Reviews." Zain is a college student and his current post is about Zato Thai & Sushi at 42... More >>
In his Band of Bruddahs, Marky Ramone's primary role was that of drummer, the pounding heartbeat and engine of so many of the legendary punk-rock group's numbers. But over many years in meetings... More >>
There are a million reality shows on the naked television. We're going to watch them all, one at a time.
My first thought, when I sat down to take in the first episode of Forensic Files I've wa... More >>