Anyone who has caught a movie at an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema knows about the theater's anti-talking and -texting PSAs. The chain is as celebrated for its super-strict etiquette protocols as it is for its buckets of cold beer. Strike up a conversation or light up a touchscreen while a movie is in prog ... More >>
Milkshakes are good, but boozy shakes are so much better. The traditional blend of milk, ice cream and syrups makes for an enjoyably sweet refreshment, but the extra splash of tequila, rum or beer just takes it to a new level. When you're in the mood for an alcoholic drink, but are simultaneously c ... More >>
Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2603 La Branch Kurbside Eatz will be parked outside of our offices from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. to serve lunch during Food Truck Friday. Swing by our offices in Midtown and get something scrumptious to eat, like the Kurbside fries and the por ... More >>
What they're up to for Houston Restaurant Weeks: This is the first year Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has participated in Houston Restaurant Weeks, and it's the first movie theater to join the HRW lineup. The Vintage Park and Mason locations both serve the same HRW dinner menu for $35 featuring three cour ... More >>
Our 2013 Best of Houston® winners were announced a while back, but in many cases, picking the best item in any category was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer, we're continuing to round up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories. Bon ... More >>
Rapper MC Chris has a significant and sometimes intensely personal relationship with his fans. How personal? He's been known to crash fans' house parties or just stop by to play video games. He includes them in T-shirt design and remix competitions on his Web site. He reaches out to them to help f ... More >>
As we've previously reported, Rick Dyer is coming to Houston bearing what he claims is the corpse of the legendary Bigfoot. Dyer assures us that he shot the beast outside San Antonio and is avidly awaiting DNA confirmation from a university to verify his outrageous claims. It's all chupacabra poop, ... More >>
At Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the food plays a starring role.
Houston's first coffee truck.
Our 2013 Best of Houston® winners have been announced, but in many cases, picking the best item in any category was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer, we're rounding up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories during the next several ... More >>
Nothing pairs better with drinks than the right food. Except maybe movies. From the White Russians in The Big Lebowski to martinis in any (and all) James Bond films to the French 75, which rose to fame after its mention in Casablanca, films and cocktails have a long, mouthwatering history. Alamo D ... More >>
On the Monday before Christmas (December 23), Saint Arnold and the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow bring you a special airing of Bad Santa. Head to the Saint Arnold Brewery for beers on tap at 6 p.m.; the movie screens at 7 p.m. A $15 admission ticket will get you the film and two pints. Saint Arn ... More >>
Still looking for a place to take the office for a Christmas lunch? Backstreet Cafe has got your back. The restaurant will offer a "Bring Your Office to Lunch" special on Tuesday, December 17, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The holiday menu costs $25 per person and includes items such as butternut squash ... More >>
Euro-American science fiction horror film is a mess, but a revelatory one.
Find out where to make th emost of the spookiest time of the year
For the past two and a half years, Jay and Silent Bob AKA Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes have been producing a podcast featuring disturbing, vulgar and obscene tales of yore. "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" is something of a traveling circus, taped before a live studio audience across the world, and tonig ... More >>
Deals, deals, dealsEveryone loves to save money doing fun stuff, right?Now there's a new way to do it. The Voice Deal of the Day is just what it sound like -- each day brings a new coupon to some Houston attraction. Today, for instance, it's $20 worth of food and beverages for only ten bucks at e ... More >>
Quentin Tarantino unleashes the revengeful bride
Get your I Love Edward and Jacob Rules T-shirts ready, Eclipse hits the big screen
Drive yourself back to 1973
Our readers debate this year's Best of Houston® winners.
No one's going to be getting much work done around 11 a.m. Houston time tomorrow.That, of course, is when John McCain will be sworn in as the nation's first old-white-guy President; assuming you're down from the amazing high of Sunday's Lee Greenwood/Hank Williams Jr. concert at the Mall, you'll wan ... More >>
Hmm, the science-fiction film Christmas on Mars bills itself as "a fantastical film freak-out featuring the Flaming Lips." Considering the Lips are one of the country's wildest psychedelic bands, this ought to be interesting. The cast features ex-Houstonian and Lips drummer Steven Drozd, a ... More >>
Courtesy of Saul Williams We enjoy reading from the Book of Saul. The annual B-Boy Hodown is doing more than just bringing windmills and back flips to Houston. The five-day event includes panel discussions, a film festival, musical happenings and big hip-hop names such as Kool Herc and poet/music ... More >>
"Ssssave me a sssseat. (Ssssorry, couldn't help it.)" Not sure if you've heard, but there's a movie called Snakes on a Plane that stars Samuel L. Jackson. It opened this week. It's quite popular. So popular, in fact, that the folks at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema are planning a little tie-in (media ... More >>
Planning her big day
A Grammy party at a local theater turns into quiz night down at the local pub
Get out to the Pride Parade
Ron-E fades into the night
Media Archeology digs up some quirky film relics
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema caters to hungry film buffs
Catch the tattooed lady's act at the Rhythm Room