Bob Covington

  • Music

    January 24, 2013

    The Taxman Cometh

    Pearl Bar runs up a hefty tab with the comptroller's office as once-hot Washington Avenue sings the blues.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Pearl Bar Reportedly Shut Down By Comptroller

    According to sources in the Washington Avenue bar scene, Pearl Bar (4216 Washington) was raided and shut down this past Saturday night. The doors have been padlocked, and the bar's safe was reportedly seized. Dustin Evans, owner of Pearl Bar's neighbor Underdogs, said a Pearl doorman told him that ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 27, 2012

    Burger Bars

    Houston's Top 10

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Houston's Top 10 Pub Burgers

    With the new Texans season in full swing and plenty of great spots around town to catch the game, we decided to scope out the best burgers at our city's pubs and sports bars, because you can't put your body through the stress of an NFL game without a full belly. Sorry, Arian Foster. None of these p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 5 Bar Food

    The "best cheap burgers in town" at our No. 3 pick.​For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of HoustonĀ® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Community Bar Food

    Photos by J.C. ReidJust above the bar at newish Midtown watering hole called Community Bar is a chalkboard with various drink specials, as well as the words "Food served." I was intrigued yet doubtful. Bar food in Houston is definitely a hit-or-miss affair (mainly misses in the form of Velveeta nach ... More >>

  • Music

    January 22, 2009

    Community Bar

    A new Midtown bar caters to — gasp! — mature adults

  • Dining

    March 20, 2008