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 >>
When pastry chef Rebecca Masson teamed up with her friends to host a fundraising dinner for Lucky Dog Rescue three years ago, she sold 40 seats and raised $3,500 to help forgotten and unwanted Houston dogs find homes. There were three savory courses and three sweet courses at Masson's first Sweet & ... More >>
They've already been labeled "high risk." Experts say the resulting damage could be bigger than Katrina in New Orleans.
Deli delivers with tasty sandwiches, soups, salads, sides and Texas-made beer and wine.
By the time you read this, I will be on a plane home to Houston from Las Vegas, where I will have hopefully won $1,000,000 off a nickel slot machine and eaten at the Wicked Spoon -- which, from what I can tell in the April edition of Saveur, looks like the coolest damn buffet in the world. I say ho ... More >>
Free Press Summer Fest is increasing ticket prices tonight, with a promise to compensate by adding more talent to the two-day music festival on the banks of Buffalo Bayou. According to FPSF's email blast this morning, the price of passes will go up at 10 p.m. tonight, and the festival will announce ... More >>
The Houston Chronicle has a terrific story on an empty underground reservoir near Buffalo Bayou. The large space -- about one and a half football fields -- features 25-foot ceilings supported by slender columns, with entry and exit limited to a trap-door at the surface. The Buffalo Bayou Partnersh ... More >>
Photo by Mai PhamCrostini by Ryan Pera If you haven't heard about the Buffalo Bayou Brewery, one of the new local craft beer makers in Houston, it's probably because they haven't officially opened yet. But to get the buzz going and to let people know what's coming down the line, they held a ... More >>
A bite of banana in every beer.Just in time for Christmas, Buffalo Bayou Brewing hopes to release its first beer to the public: an 11 percent gingerbread Imperial stout that would be the toast of any Christmas dinner. For Thanksgiving, however, there are plenty of locally brewed beers that w ... More >>
The Buffalo Bayou Partnership is ready to present the next phase of plans for improvement plans along the waterway, plans that include pedestrian bridges and pavilions. Trudi Smith of the organization tells Hair Balls the latest series of architect's renderings is based on suggestions from last yea ... More >>
Today Katharine Shilcutt wrote about an unusual new microbrewery coming to town. While all the commenters were excited about the arrival of Buffalo Bayou Brewing, Jeff R had his doubts about it being a money-maker: Sounds like a fun idea for a brewery but a terrible plan for a business. It ... More >>
brennerssteakhouse.comA college roommate once theorized that the best times are often had near bodies of water. It's not surprising that she went on to live for many years in Hawaii. I, on the other hand, moved to Houston. In the land of freeways, strip malls and suburban sprawl, it's easy ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttAs heavy rain continues to fall across the Houston area, the usual suspects have begun to flood. Portions of Allen Parkway and I-45 north have been closed and the bayous continue their predictable rise. And even though it floods in Houston on a disconcertingly rou ... More >>
Last year, Buffalo Bayou Partnership's bubblegum-pink skimmer boat, the Mighty Tidy, capsized during Hurricane Ike. The Partnership recently purchased a a new "TrashCat" brand boat, a type of vessel specially designed to skim floating debris from the waters of Buffalo Bayou.It's bad luck to h ... More >>
See that there? What do you think it is?Shocking photographic evidence of an architectural disaster?Proof positive that the August heat in Houston can melt just about anything?You're wrong. It's a proposed pedestrian bridge over Buffalo Bayou, linking hike-and-bike trails near Memorial Drive and All ... More >>
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