Texans love their trees, whether they're being used for climbing, or getting some desperately needed August shade, or as a easy-to-remember landmark for locals making plans to meet each other.
To be sure there are some less peaceful uses of trees in Texas history: lynching, sniping, chaining people ... More >>
Created in 2010 by Beermapping.com, National Growler Day celebrates those handy refillable jugs we in the craft beer world have come to love so much. Because nothing quite matches the taste of a beer fresh off the draft, growlers have become a popular way to take the taste of fresh beer from your fa ... More >>
I will be the first to admit, I never expected to like much Sugar Land's Town Square had to offer, much less the package as a whole. Between the distance, the generally unappealing Town Center shopping format or the fact most other concepts of this nature dotting Houston's landscape tend to be a tea ... More >>
Now over ten years old, The Flying Saucer downtown is not only one of Houston's longest-standing craft beer bars, it also has stood long enough to see myriad other bars come and go in its wake. I am lucky enough to live less than a mile away from Flying Saucer, and when I first moved downtown, it wa ... More >>
Spring residents, watch out.The Houston area has been mostly spared the wildfires that have been hitting other parts of Texas, but an abnormally large grass fire is causing problems this afternoon in Spring.
The blaze is near FM 1960 and the Hardy Toll Road, which should also make the aftern ... More >>
I finally made it out to CityCentre. Since I was a little underdressed for most of the bars and restaurants out there, I opted for Yard House. The place was packed for a Monday night. In fact, there was a wait for the inside seating. My dining partner and I took a table outside, and we watch ... More >>
Photo by Paul Knightâ€‹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 >>
Photo by Katharine ShilcuttVoice in the Hotel IconIf you like good food but elaborate wine pairings just give you a headache, then consider this upcoming meal put together by Voice Executive Chef Michael Kramer, in which he pairs good food with craft (no Bud) beer.
On May 28 at the Hotel Icon, Kram ... More >>
Photo courtesy Legally BlondeFrank Young, the man who is Theatre Under the Stars, has been known to refer to his subscription audience as "blue-hairs" when defending the conservative, warhorse musical choices that usually make up TUTS season.So who knew TUTS would be raking in the bucks this year be ... More >>