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    August 8, 2014

    Back to School: Feed Your Kids Like a Chef

    As the start of another school year approaches, we've got school lunches on the mind. Mostly, when we think of school lunches, we picture cafeteria trays with grayish glop in each compartment, and we think of all the debates over what should or should not be given to growing kiddos. The vast majori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Thieves Skip the Door, Smash Through Wall of Houston Camera Store

    The owners of Camera Co-op on Durham Drive are looking for anyone who might know someone who just "happened" to come into seven brand new Canon cameras. The store was burglarized early Saturday in a move that gives a whole new meaning to the term "smash and grab," when a car punched a hole into the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    So This Is 5 Years of Listening to Sunny 99.1's Christmas?

    2008: An Hour in Sunny 99.1's Holiday Hell Every year, Sunny starts playing non-stop, 24/7 Christmas tunes by the end of November. You can pretty much bet that by the time you hop in the car after Thanksgiving dinner that Perry Como will be riding shotgun with you up to the gas station for smokes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Distant Early Warning: Andrew W.K., Stryper, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Wicked Poseur, Say Anything

    Photo By Katharine ShilcuttParty. Hard. ​Andrew W.K.: Sun., March 18. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. The Boxer Rebellion, Canon Blue: Thu., April 12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Brian Jonestown Massacre: Sat., April 28. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Cas Haley: Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Trite Wedding: 5 Ceremony Song Suggestions That Aren't Your Usual Crap

    Rocks Offs day job is as a clerk in a sheet music store, and this is the time of year when a lot of people start coming in to buy sheet music for their weddings. Frankly, it's one of the most monotonous parts of the job. 99 percent of the people pick the same, unimaginative pieces over and over agai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Jeremiah Clarke: Why You Shouldn't Play "Trumpet Voluntary" at Your Wedding

    Today is the 337th birthday of composer and organist Jeremiah Clarke. You have heard his most famous work dozens of times in your life and never really thought about it. Clarke composed the "Prince of Denmark March," which is usually called "Trumpet Voluntary." Due to a mix up in a famous songbook, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Ramadan Iftar, Sponsored by the City, Draws Hundreds of Muslims

    Photo by Mandy OaklanderMayor Parker backed Saturday's citywide iftar. ​Sealed bottles of water sit on the white-clothed tables before the crowd of thirsty fasters. It's Ramadan, so for one month, observant Muslims like those gathered here at the downtown convention center will abstain from ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Friday Night: Jessica Lea Mayfield At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Jessica Lea Mayfield, David Mayfield Fitzgerald's April 22, 2011 You know those situations where you're thinking to yourself, "Wow, this looks like it doesn't make sense...perhaps some further investigation might prove me wrong"? Friday night was one of the very few ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    10 Reasons Your Restaurant Website Sucks

    Your restaurant website probably sucks​I have spent more than ten years consulting with companies in a wide range of industries on the design and development of their websites. It's a job that can be quite challenging because I often work with organizations who don't know very much about websi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs We Are Least Thankful For

    ​ She Said heard her first holiday song Monday, at around 9 p.m. in the Montrose Walgreens, and suddenly she was transported to her own personal hell - one filled solely with late-night pharmacy shoppers and Mariah Carey's

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    A Cruel Perfumed World of Amazon Women: Auditions for America's Next Top Model

    Photos by Katya HornerPerfecting the vapid mannequin look​On Saturday morning women of all races, creeds, and subcultures converged on the Hilton Post Oak near the Galleria to take their crack at professional modeling. The producers and talent scouts for the Tyra Banks-helmed America's Next To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Free Press Houston Announces "Summer Fest" Line-Up

    The chill dudes across town at Free Press Houston dropped an awesome bomb this afternoon, announcing their two-day "Summer Fest" shindig, set to go down August 8 and 9 at Eleanor Tinsley Park. Tickets are at $7 for each day, with the line-up spread out over those two days. The headliners that Edit ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 2009

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    For 40 years, the Episcopal Church of Texas turned a blind eye to a priest who was sexually molesting male students.

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    “Mustang Sally”: White People’s Mating Call

    Mr. Pop Rocks and I headed over to The Big Easy last weekend to listen to the stylings of Houston’s own Trudy Lynn, a fabulous blues singer and genuine kick-ass lady. During Trudy’s breaks, her (excellent) back up band played several numbers. As I just said, they were excellent, but as they st ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 30, 2007

    “Baroque & Roll”

    Mercury Baroque ensemble rocks Bach

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Ultra-violent Mexican Songs

    When the music is about murder

  • Culture

    July 29, 2004

    Attention, Please

    Two Latin American artists get an enthusiastic, if belated, reception

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2003

    Doggy Style

    A poodle and a rottweiler tie the knot

  • Dining

    April 30, 1998
  • Music

    October 9, 1997
  • Culture

    March 24, 1994

    Kitsch of Death

    HGO's world premiere The Dracula Diary is deadly... dull