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  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    A Ranking of Texas Whiskeys Under $40

    Though Kentucky and Tennessee have long been considered the whiskey and bourbon capitols of the country, Texas is increasingly making a name for itself as a whiskey producer. Walk into Spec's and ask for Texas whiskey, and they'll point you to a whole section filled with amber-hued liquor purporte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Pig Dinner, Curry Crawl, Fried Chicken Throwdown & More

    BRC Gastropub will host a Pig Dinner with brews from Firestone Walker on Wednesday, May 14, beginning at 6 p.m. For $50, each guest will feast on pho-braised pork belly served with a Vietnamese salad and nam pla (fish sauce) paired with Firestone Walker Pale 31; spicy grilled pork lettuce wraps pair ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Top Ten Most Outstanding Texas-Owned Liquors

    Texas spirits are getting some well-deserved international recognition.

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Rolling Stone List of Coolest Stadiums Doesn't Include Texas

    As part of its "Venues that Rock" story, Rolling Stone Magazine polled "26 industry insiders and musicians" to vote on the best stadiums and arenas in the country. Let me rephrase: the COOLEST arenas and stadiums in the country. Madison Square Garden tops the list and, frankly, it is difficult to ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    RIP George Jones: Texas-Born Country Legend Dies at Age 81

    George Jones, the Southeast Texas-born Country Music Hall of Famer whom most agree would be a face on Nashville's Mount Rushmore, has died at age 82. According to Fox News, repeating information from Jones' longtime publicist Kirt Webster, the singer died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center late ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    RIP George Jones: Texas-Born Country Legend Dies at Age 81

    George Jones, the Southeast Texas-born Country Music Hall of Famer whom most agree would be a face on Nashville's Mount Rushmore, has died at age 81. According to Fox News, repeating information from Jones' longtime publicist Kirt Webster, the singer died early Friday at Vanderbilt University Medica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    First Taylor Swift, Now Carrie Underwood

    It's going to be a blonde spring, when it comes to wholesome country-pop role models touring through Houston. Days after Taylor Swift announced Houston will be part of her upcoming "Red" tour on May 16 (venue TBD), Carrie Underwood's Web site unveiled the dates of her 40-city spring 2013 outing beh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Country Farewell Tours: How Well Do They Stick?

    Wednesday's noontime announcement by Country Music Hall of Famer George Strait that he would retire from the road after his 2013-14 "The Cowboy Rides Away" farewell tour hit Rocks Off harder than it should have. True, he's 60, has a ranch and grandchildren, and has earned his golden years many, many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    CMA Nominations Don't Forget Texans Miranda Lambert, Eli Young Band

    Nothing says country music like Times Square. Or is that the other way around? Regardless, the 2012 nominees for the Country Music Association were announced by stars (and nominees) Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean earlier this morning. It helps that Times Square is the home of Good Morning America's st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    The Delicious Madness Of Ted Cruz's GOP Senate Campaign Ads

    All of Texas is feeling the excitement of the GOP primary for the U.S. Senate. It's really all that Texans are talking about, apart from everything and anything else. Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, a bland and boring pol, is facing Ted Cruz, a Tea Partier who has been endorsed by Sarah Palin. (The Te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Beer, Bombers, and Boarding Passes

    So I've become a bit of a smuggler. Every time I travel on business, I'm scoping out opportunities to score. I pack my stash away in my luggage, wrapped in socks for security and subterfuge, and hope it makes it through undamaged. I haven't been caught yet. Of course, my brand of smuggling -- bombe ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 21, 2011

    Capri in Spring

    Little restaurant outside town turns out spectacular Italian food.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV: Livebloggin' the Commercials!

    Betty White enjoys a Snickers.​For someone who watches the biggest television event in America strictly for the breaks, last year was a bummer. Betty White's Snicker's ad, and the Kia commercial featuring a posse of partying toys were two standouts in a year of boring, sexist and outright dumb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Hans' Bierhaus Asks: "War (Huh) Yeah: What Is It Good For?"

    ​You may not have known it, but a war has been brewing for five years between the residents of the Robinhood Condominums and the owners/patrons/performers at Hans' Bierhaus, a bar with a big patio just outside Rice Village. Or, to hear Bierhaus owner Bill Cave tell is, it's not so much a war -- it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Houston 101: The Smallest Cemetary, Right Next To The Tire Store

     Way out Long Point, at the corner of Pech Road in the heart of greater Spring Branch, there stands one of the most surreal sights in a city full of them: a tiny Old German cemetery tucked in the corner of a Bridgestone mechanic's shop. For over 100 years, 80 of the surrounding acres belong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Crafty Cocktails at Anvil Bar & Refuge

    Anvil Bar & Refuge opened quietly last week, without fanfare.  It's fitting for a bar that prides itself less on pomp and fuss and more on the simple art of the cocktail. The bar represents the life's work of 25-year-old Bobby Heugel, the fo ... More >>

  • Music

    September 25, 2008
  • News

    July 17, 2008

    What Mainstream Publishers Don't Want You to Know About Door-to-Door Magazine Sales

    That kid at your door with a magazine order form will tell you a story -- part sad, part hopeful. The truth will be infinitely worse than you can imagine.

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Where Do You Buy Your Hair?

    ...and other questions reporters can't ever ask

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Escape Artists

    Rennies stay on after the gates close at the Texas Renaissance Festival each night, living lives from centuries ago

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    We Are Terrific!

    Houston's latest image-boosting campaign gets a big hand from the Chron

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Too Close to Call

    The Chron doesn't deliver, and brags about it

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    Letters

    Wretched Research, Godwin's On Target, Culture Jocks

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Rubber Fetish

    Glory days for KHOU and Anna Werner

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Pain in the Ass

    America's Service Station claims to be the auto repair exception.So how come the high prices, cheap parts and minimal service warranties?

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    News Hostage

    Can't We All Just Get Along?

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Space Odyssey

    Tom Moser wants to put Texas on the map as a commercial launch pad for cargo-carrying rockets

  • Calendar

    January 22, 1998
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