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Brazos River

  • Music

    September 5, 2013

    LGBT Bar Opening

    Neon Boots, Texas's biggest LGBT country bar, is open for business.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Neon Boots, Texas' Biggest Country LGBT Bar, is Open for Business

    When I ventured out to Neon Boots on Saturday, August 24, I was ready for a crowd, but I wasn't quite anticipating what I found. As I made my way down Hempstead, it was suddenly apparent that Neon Boots was not only a huge success, but the biggest bar opening I've ever been to. People were seen c ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 22, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Tequila Bar, French Food and How Many Dunkin' Donuts?

    So many awesome openings, so little time to try all the new places! Bobby Heugel and Alba Huerta of Anvil opened a new bar, The Pastry War, downtown on August 13 to major crowds interested to see what the Anvil boys had up their sleeves. The Pastry War is a tequila bar or "mezcaleria" with an empha ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 9, 2013

    The Found Treasures of Beachcombing

    Beachcomber art from High Island to the Brazos River makes for a fascinating display with intriguing back stories.

  • Music

    February 14, 2013

    The Sounds of H-Town

    Cactus Music wants your help with a "Community-Curated Playlist."

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Brazos River Bottom Bids Happy Trails After More Than 30 Years

    Brazos River Bottom, the Texas-themed LGBT bar on the border of Midtown and Montrose, has announced that it will close at the end of March, with the following message on its Web site: The sad news is official. The BRB will close it's [sic] doors on Saturday, March 30th. We are still looking forward ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    New Baylor Stadium: Now Texas Can Actually Have a Good College Football Venue

    On Friday, Baylor regents gave a thumbs-up to the construction of a new $250-million stadium that will post up on the Waco campus and alongside the Brazos River. If Waco City Council green lights the $35 million tax increment financing zone funds that would be needed, then the 45,000-seat venue coul ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Rest Of The Best: Houston's Top 8 Dance Clubs

    With the term "dance club," there are two ways to go. There's the myopic view, where the term strictly means the glitzy, glamorous, fabulous clubs (once known as "discotheques") that maybe aren't specifically for dancing but certainly do include it in their arsenals, and there's the panoptic view, ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2012

    State and EPA Battle Over Fracking, Flaming Well Water

    When Steve Lipsky blamed fracking for turning his water well into a flamethrower, he set off an epic battle between the EPA and Texas.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    "Gulf of America"? Don't Stop There! Five More Equally Sane Name Changes Needed

    A Mississippi lawmaker has completely and utterly disgraced Texas politicians by being the first to introduce legislation to change the name of the Gulf of Mexico to the Gulf of America. And not because, as Stephen Colbert once put it when he made the same suggestion, "we broke it, we bought it." ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Nazi POWs in Texas: Five Facts, Including the Most Inept Escapes Ever

    Texas used to be dotted with prisoner-of-war camps in World War II, a temporary home to thousands of Germans and Italians. Texas had far more prisoners than any other state, mainly because the first batch came from the North Africa campaign, and the Geneva Convention said prisoners should be housed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Happy Hour Scene: The Petrol Station

    Photo by Paul Knight​The Place: The Petrol Station 985 Wakefield Dr. 713-957-2875www.facebook.com/PetrolStationThe Hours: Monday through Friday 3-7 p.m.The Deals: All $4 beers are $3.The Scene: On Wednesday afternoon, the Petrol Station, a little bar tucked away in the Oak Forest neighborhoo ... More >>

  • Music

    August 20, 2009

    Hotel Time Again

    Whiskey Boat looks up from two years of live rehersals and realizes it's a band.

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    True Blood, Episode 8: Lyle Lovett's Prison Song and Redemption on a Dallas Hotel Roof

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood - which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. Though we're picking up midway through Season 2, from here on out as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    All The World's Fair Success Knoxville Had Could Be Replicated Here

    Local marketing executive Manuel Delgado wants to bring a world's fair to Houston in 2020. He has been interested in world's fairs since he was a child, and that interest intensified when he worked for the expo in Seville in '92. "I've always been a big fanatic of world's fairs," he tells Hair Balls ... More >>

  • Music

    February 28, 2008
  • News

    December 27, 2007
  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Brazos River Bottom

    Dance lessons at the BRB

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2006

    So Much for Waterfront Views

    "Why yes, we have redecorated the kitchen." A story in your daily information source raises a significant question (cue raspy TV news voice-over guy): "Are the levees in Fort Bend County in trouble?" Dun-dun-duuuuunnnn... Well, no one really knows, it seems. The story makes note that several ma ... More >>

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Gator Aid

    Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, alligators are everywhere in southeast Texas. So now the state is going to make it easier for you to shoot you one.

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Hold the Salt

    Too much of a good thing threatens the oysters in Galveston Bay

  • News

    October 13, 2005

    Game Four: A Bitter Sweep Ending

    The Astros’ attempt to win without scoring somehow fails

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Draining the Swamp

    A scorched-earth management philosophy is sucking the life out of our region's wetlands

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Gay Play

    The nightlife scene is alive and well in the Montrose. Meet some of its stars.

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Place to Hike

    Brazos Bend State Park

  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Hell on Wheels

    Breanna Brand rides out the legacy of Frog Town and family splits in her feisty race toward the BMX finish line

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Small Wonder

    The Hyde Park Miniature Museum has been dredged out of mothballs, but will it find a permanent home before time runs out?

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Up a Creek

    Diverting streams into the Brazos and Posh Amenity lakes has been great for fancy Fort Bend developments. But it's killing Oyster Creek, the lifeblood for legendary Texas cattle ranchers.

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Raw Roots

    Excavations for plantation artifacts - and the real truth - are unraveling the genteel gloss covering Texans' old notions about the slave era here

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Out of the Loop

    Danzoo scales back plans to entice gays out of their Montrose comfort zone

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Got Legs

    The perpetually self-doubting Todd Lewis stands tall on the Toadies' long-overdue second album

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    Lines & Shadows

    A former farmworker wanted only a utility system for her Fort Bend colonia. Seven years later, there's still tainted water and untreated sewage -- but raw words and the stench of politics flow freely.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Bicycle Day Trip

    Houston to Fulshear

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Buck Off

    Bar X feeds the deer - and gets fed up with lawsuit threats

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    The Katy: Railing On

    Fears of a future light train trouble Katy Freeway expansion critics

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Jana's story

    Everyone in Brenham was shouting about the rape case. Now the victim has her say.

  • Music

    February 18, 1999
  • Calendar

    January 23, 1997
  • News

    December 5, 1996

    In The Rough

    In its quest for a Municipal golf course, Lake jackson learned a valuable lesson: Never buy land without checking it out first. Unfortunately, the lesson came six years too late.

  • Calendar

    June 20, 1996
  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Murky Water

    State Senator Buster Brown wants to make Lake Jackson safe for development. Guess who's one of the developers.

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    The Texas Rose Rustlers

    They went in search of the vehicle of fragrance, and found adventure and companionship.

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    Swinish Behavior

    Texas A&M's attempt to push an animal research center on a black neighborhood has raised a sour smell in College Station

  • Calendar

    December 7, 1995
  • News

    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

  • News

    February 3, 1994

    Coming Out Aloft

    A new Houston skydiving team finds liberation in free-fall

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