7-Eleven Slurpee

  • Film

    August 22, 2013

    In You're Next, There's No Time for Torture

    Not-bad slasher flick puts the well-to-do in the red.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide To 7-Eleven© Cuisine

    While the return of 7-Eleven© to Houston may have the gourmands among us raising their champagne glasses, the rest of us plain folk are perhaps sheepishly wondering, "Golly, that food looks good. But I wouldn't even know where to begin!" To the hoi polloi of Houston (and, please know, I count mysel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Chris Barrier of The Refinery on Boston, Bar Fights and Frozen Jack and Diet Coke Slushies

    Sitting in the shadow of the Pierce Elevated just west of downtown, The Refinery at 702 Dallas is one of the newest bars in town. With the bar still in the midst of construction, a carpenter was laying down the beginnings of a large patio out front while I polished off The Refinery's Texamex burger. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    The Slurpees Are Back in Town

    It's just an ICEE with a silly (okay, sillier) name!​Guess who just got back today? (I love Thin Lizzy; sue me.) Slurpees, that's who. While there hasn't been a 7-Eleven in the Houston city limits since the late '80s, fans of its famous Slurpee still exist. Although it's just a cleverly mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    30 Seconds With The 71s' Keeton Coffman

    Rocks Off sat down with Keeton Coffman, lead singer of The 71s, to see what we good learn about the man we once called "God's punk-ass kid" in 30 seconds. ​Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world? Keeton Coffman: Not sure - I just hope it's not one of mine. RO: What is the best lyr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Hermine: Get Ready For The Usual Streets To Flood

    Photo by jason tinderAnother rainy day in Houston​The remnants of Hermine, a/k/a The Storm Named After No One, are expected to hit Houston today with some heavy-ish rains. You know what that means -- TV crews will be sprinting to the intersection of the Beltway and the Katy Freeway for footage of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Aftermath: Three (Count 'Em) Takes On SXSW Heroes Local Natives At Mango's

    Ed. Note: As anyone who followed our SXSW coverage would know, perhaps no band got as much critical love thrown its way as L.A.'s Local Natives. So much so that, when the Natives returned to Mango's this past Saturday, somehow Rocks Off wound up with three reviewers at the show. It might have been f ... More >>

  • Music

    January 14, 2010

    Looking for Trouble

    Jemina Pearl breaks free of Be Your Own Pet on Break It Up.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    A Cafe Bites Nibble

    Photo by *0ne*​Rick Staley, one of the owners of the new Ricky's Italian Ice (1413 S. Voss, 713-784-4885) along with his partner, Rick Hedreen, told CafĂ© Bites about the difference between a Philly-style Italian ice, a Slurpee® a snow cone and a raspa, which is the Hispanic equivalent. "Ital ... More >>

  • Music

    April 16, 2009
  • Music

    July 8, 2004

    Brand Name, House Special

    Paul Oakenfold is the big box megastore of the mom-and-pop DJ world

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    French Connection

    Stereolab: The best band you've never understood