The Great Plate Auction of 2013 has released yet another custom plate option to be auctioned off in a couple weeks. We already wrote about HOUSTON, DYNAMO and ROCKETS. Now, you can have...TEXAN5?
They even got a quote from Jamey Roots of the Houston TexanS about how great having this plate would be ... More >>
Instead of chugging crappy green beer for St. Patrick's Day (which is tomorrow, in case you missed the memo), here are three other suggestions that don't suck:
Barbecue guru Neil "Bigmista" Strawder is returning home to Galveston tomorrow for a charity barbecue at St. Augustine of Hippo, the oldest ... More >>
Vintage Texas: Budget cuts by the Texas legislature have slashed funding for the promotion of Texas wines, reports Houston-based blogger and wine writer Russ Kane, author of the top Texas wine and winery blog, Vintage Texas. In an email sent to "partners" of the "Texas Wine Marketing Program" (and r ... More >>
Eeyore doesn't like droughtsYou gotta figure Texas donkeys have a hard enough life anyway. It's freaking hot all the time, you're probably sterile and everyone's confusing you for a mule.
But when a king-size drought comes along, things can get a lot worse.
Donkey rescue groups are warning ... More >>
As you may have read and seen around the Internet, this Sunday is Linda's Block Party at 1834 Westheimer, a fundraising event to help defray medical costs for Linda Salinas. Salinas, a local bartender and sommelier, was injured in a scooter accident on Sunday night, and the Houston restaurant ... More >>
Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below.
Houston Food Adventures: Phaedra is back and blogging, and just in time to help ... More >>
Photo courtesy Nate D. Sanders AuctionsOswald's coffin could be under YOUR Christmas treeForget trying to fight the crowds at Ikea or Toys R Us. Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin is for sale!!
No, don't be so ghoulish -- you don't get the one he's buried in now. This coffin is the utterly unghoulis ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Mark C. AustinMark C. Austin just keeps on living the dream. Last month he opened "Three Songs, No Flash," his first-ever exhibition of his bountiful collection of concert photography - many shot for these very "pages" - now on permanent display in Warehouse Live's Green Ro ... More >>
TwitChange, a charity organization dedicated to helping Haiti led by the only Desperate Housewife who doesn't look at least partially mummified, Eva Longoria, is having an auction that will change the very nature of self-obsession as we know it. Several celebrities have gotten together and ag ... More >>
Not exactly shopliftedAnyone seen a $60,000 samurai sculpture? It's over 10 feet tall -- it'd kind of be hard to miss.Authorities believe it's somewhere in Houston, after being stolen in March from Heirloom Gardens in College Station.The "sculpture was reported missing after a public auction was ... More >>
Of course you do. So do we.One of summer's sweetest berries will be celebrated this weekend at the annual Pasadena Strawberry Festival, now in its 37th year. If you've never been before, you can look forward to an old-fashioned, small-town festival on steroids -- and we mean that in the best ... More >>
Houston is once again proudly claiming its mantle for all things classy. For it is here -- not in Paris, not in Monaco or Palm Springs -- where Burt Reynold's legendary Bandit will be auctioned off next month.What is the Bandit, you ask, obviously putting down your dog-eared copy of Recherche du Tem ... More >>