Years ago, I was playing a gig at a sports bar way out on the southwest side of town. The bar was surrounded by a massive ring of softball fields used by adult teams, mostly made up of corporate teams and the like. There was a strange, green glow that came up off the fields as grown men strode in we ... More >>
Plus: this. Minus: Tim PurpuraThe end of the Drayton McLane Era as owner of the Astros is imminent.
With today's announcement that local businessman Jim Crane's purchase of our hometown ball club, we can begin to evaluate the "Houston Astros, version McLane" in full.
There are a handful o ... More >>
"NO PHOTOS ALLOWED!!" he's shoutingThe West Oaks Alamo Drafthouse is a cool place with a lot of great screenings, festivals, and events constantly going on, and it's a good thing, because its location is terrible.Not only is it a good 45 minutes from anywhere, but the theater itself is tucked aro ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayLast Friday night, Rocks Off's favorite pop star, Lady Gaga, bum-rushed her way around Yankee Stadium during the opening game of the New York Yankees three-game homestand against crosstown rivals the New York Mets.
Somehow she talked her way past secur ... More >>