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  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Dining

    April 17, 2014

    Menu of Menus® 2014

    Lots of food and lots of fans.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Top 10 Oatmeal Cookies in Houston

    While some kids sulked at the sight of an oatmeal cookie in their lunchbox, I rejoiced. I love the chewiness that oats add to a cookie, and can't get enough of it. Oatmeal cookies are comforting, sweet and simply a joy to eat. Brown sugar and butter hold together the flour and tender oats to create ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Bob McNair Rushing To Repeat The Mistakes of the Past

    The saying goes that he who forgets the past is doomed to repeat it. And with the Texans supposedly on the verge of hiring Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, it's more than evident that Bob McNair has wiped the past from his mind. O'Brien is the current IT boy of the coaching world. A Bill Belichi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Blood Clams on the Menu Tonight at Cove

    In case this week's restaurant review wasn't enough to get you in to try Cove for the first time, maybe the subtle threat of danger will be more convincing. The cockle you see above is called a blood clam. It's very rare for these to show up Houston, as importing the blood clams from Southeast Asia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Shemekia Copeland: Never Count Out the Blues

    She's never lived here, but Shemekia Copeland is Houston blues royalty all the same. Her late father Johnny Clyde Copeland was one of the guitar princes of the Third Ward scene from the '50s to the mid-'70s, lighting up clubs like Shady's Playhouse alongside Albert Collins, Joe "Guitar" Hughes, John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Illegal Wiretaps: Jesus, What Have They Done?

    I was first introduced to the Illegal Wiretaps when they graced the electronic pages of my What's in a Name? feature. I didn't know how really to describe them then, and I still don't really know now. Electronica is a safe term, as is experimental. Nonetheless, these are by definition vague genres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    The Roots Of Lionize: From Miles Davis To Led Zeppelin

    It's hard to find a band that reps Miles Davis in the same breath as much as they do Led Zeppelin, but Lionize are that band. Recording in Jamaica with Steel Pulse's Sidney Mills, supporting beardos like Kylesa, Clutch, and cKy? Yes, that's Lionize for you. Opening for Maylene & The Sons Of Disaster ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Your Guide to Gothic Drinking

    As Houston Press's resident goth, back-cracker, and hydroponist, we remain the expert on all things dark and spooky. Also, as a writer we can assure you that we know a thing or three about drinking. They say that the answer isn't in the bottom of a bottle, but we have a sneaking suspicion that that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Sugar, Sugar Book Launch and Cooking Class at Central Market on December 5

    I have confessed my lack of kitchen skills to you guys on several occasions, but my one true kitchen talent is baking. I love to bake breads and muffins and cookies, and with the arrival of the holiday season I have already been hard at work testing new recipes. So my baking antennae went up when I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    This River Oaks Playhouse Is Better Than Your Crappy Apartment

    Megan Thompson Lovoi for The New York TimesOf course it has genuine hardwood floors​Swamplot points us to a New York Times article that would make any normal person either cry for America or just throw in the towel on humanity. Kristi Schiller of River Oaks loves to talk about how much chari ... More >>

  • Film

    February 24, 2011

    Hall Pass

    The Farrellys fulfill their raunch and goo quotients.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Reporting from the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium: The Gulf and the Spill

    Robb WalshJim Gossen and oysterman Tracy Woody checking oyster leases in Galveston Bay.​At the Southern Foodways Alliance annual symposium this week, Brett Anderson of the New Orleans Times-Picayune moderated a panel discussion on "The Gulf and the Spill." Panelists were former Houston Press ... More >>

  • Film

    October 14, 2010

    The Hokey Poky

    Hilary Swank reverses Conviction.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Last Night: Vampire Weekend And Beach House At Verizon

    Photos by Mark Britain​Vampire Weekend, Beach House Verizon Wireless Theater October 7, 2010 It's hard to quantify a show featuring two of the darlingest indie darlings the indie-darling machine has ever invented back-to-back in a non-festival setting. These events don't happen often, because ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Five Easy Food Swaps That Help Trim Pounds

    ​If your regular food selections are leaving you feeling less than thin and sexy in this unrelenting heat, you're not the only one. Summer months generally mean less clothing which in turn means more exposed skin which means we better actually give some thought to what we're putting in our mou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Picnic Drinks

    Photo by Foxarts​Blatantly drinking in the park can be considered taboo and tacky. Additionally, most parks have a no glass bottles rule, so taking anything in besides beer is generally a no-no. Most of us have attempted to skirt this pesky restriction by bringing our own pre-mixed booze with ... More >>

  • Music

    August 6, 2009


    Galleria danceteria Blvd 610 brings gymnastic contortions and a lively — if uniform — crowd.

  • Dining

    April 2, 2009
  • Music

    January 15, 2009
  • Music

    January 31, 2008
  • Culture

    June 21, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Music

    June 14, 2007

    Southern G.R.A.B.

    Hip-hop ladies' night

  • Calendar

    May 31, 2007


    The Pendulum Theatre Company has fun with the ‘70s

  • News

    February 8, 2007
  • Calendar

    December 2, 2004

    Wax Women

    Clark's gets a feminine spin with Ladies' Night

  • Music

    October 21, 2004

    Chasing Amigas

    At Bocados' lesbian night, the hooptie-driving Nightfly learns the true value of a fly ride

  • News

    June 26, 2003
  • Dining

    August 23, 2001

    Shellfish Behavior

    Dining ethics are more clouded when a giant lobster is involved

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Real Life

    Y2Krazy. Why would anyone intentionally fly on January 1, 2000? Read on.

  • Film

    February 11, 1999

    Cryin' Shame

    Too sweet tears turn Message into mush

  • News

    June 11, 1998

    Lovett? Or Leave It?

    Can public opinion preserve what a preservation ordinance can't? Or: Follow the bouncing wrecking ball

  • Music

    May 7, 1998