Berkeley (California)

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    What $7 Gets You at Roots Juice

    I don't know if I'm a masochist or an optimist. Either way, I keep returning to Roots Bistro hoping, thinking that one day the prices will fall in line with the wonderful, farmers-market-fresh food and I can add a new neighborhood favorite to my list. So far, this has not yet happened. Instead, wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    What if Winemakers Listed Ingredients on Every Bottle?

    "Ingredients," reports the back label on a bottle of Randall Grahm's Bonny Doon wines from California, "Syrah grapes, tartaric acid, and sulfur dioxide. In the winemaking process, the following were utilized: indigenous yeast, yeast nutrients, and French oak barrels. At time of bottling, this produc ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Top 10 Worst Sports Stadiums, In Honor Of ASU's "Tampon With Wings"

    This week, Arizona State University unveiled artist renderings of an overhauled Sun Devil Stadium. The project, which will eliminate some 16,000 seats and install a canopy-type roof at the circa 1958 venue, was spearheaded by new ASU athletic director Steve Patterson. (If you remember, Patterson was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Lia Cook Weaves Photographic Magic at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

    There is a great illusion at work in Lia Cook's work. Her massive, black and white photographs of human faces -- children gazing calmly at the camera, or extreme close-ups of lips and noses -- are not photographs at all. Rather, they're comprised of intricately woven cotton that, when viewed from af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Internet Gives Thanks For "Based God" Lil B

    ​2010 was a big year for Berkeley, California's Lil B, aka "The Based God." He taught the world how to "Cook," supplied his disciples with new gospel almost daily, and graced the cover of The Fader. Now at 21 years old and only a month into the new year, he's released a digital album, been i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Ten More Places I Shot As a Photographer, Want to Try as an Eater

    The cheese plate at Heights West.​In September, I wrote about ten Houston restaurants I wanted to try, having photographed them for the Houston Press. Since then, I've shot another large batch of restaurants and made a new list. These assigned restaurants included a lot of places I've been an ... More >>

  • Film

    November 4, 2010

    The Rainbow Disconnection

    Tyler Perry mangles Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls.

  • Music

    May 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    My Morning Jacket Announce Fall Tour

    My Morning Jacket have announced their fall tour. Check the dates after the jump, and let the wailing and lamentations begin...

  • News

    March 17, 2005
  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Ronald Reagan's Army

    In your heart, you know the Yuppie Prick$ are right

  • Music

    February 20, 2003

    Psychic Gothline

    Find out what the late Ian Curtis thinks about Interpol. No, really.

  • Music

    October 18, 2001


    Local music goes unnoticed in the Bayou City

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Exterminator

    Bugs & Burglars

  • News

    January 4, 2001


    Last Chance, Revival of the Fittest

  • Culture

    October 26, 2000

    The Man of Ink

    Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero

  • Dining

    October 12, 2000

    Don't Mess with the Family

    Lunch with Michael May

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Makeup Punk

    Three young fems and one aggressive 'tude, the Eyeliners prove to be more than cosmetic

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Chucking It All

    Bryn Tustin was an electrician from New Jersey who became a punk-music DJ in Houston, opened a record store and remade himself into Chuck Roast.

  • Music

    October 30, 1997
  • News

    October 27, 1994
  • Calendar

    October 13, 1994