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  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Last Night: Linkin Park At Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

    Why have the assholes got to ruin it for the rest of us? Last night, only two songs into Linkin Park's set list at the Woodlands Pavilion, a young woman directly in front of me, who had clearly drank at least half her weight in alcohol, stood up on her seat. For a few minutes, she waved her hands h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Post Carefully: Social Media Now Being Used in Court Cases

    For anyone who thought the worst thing social media could do was help turn an embarrassing photo into an Internet meme that would haunt you the rest of your life, think again, Twitter fan. It could also cost you in court. Such is the case in a recent trial where a woman was found almost entirely li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Pharrell Launches New Qream Liqueur At Exclusive Event

    Photos by Marco Torres​Pharrell Williams wears many hats. He's a Grammy-Award winning producer, singer, songwriter, rapper, and successful clothing designer. Amongst those things, Williams has picked up one more project to juggle. Friday night, Williams dropped into Houston for the launch of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Best Boat Name Ever? Or Bestest Boat Name Ever??!

    Brittanie Shey​Hat tip to frequent Rocks Off contributor William Michael Smith for bringing this party boat to our attention. It's sitting outside Gibbs Boats and Motors on West Gray and Montrose, where it underwent a little tune-up a few weeks ago and is awaiting pick-up from the owner. We t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Forget Mr. Goodwrench: Five Other Ad Characters That Need To Be Retired

    Flo will make this list pretty soon, we're guessing​General Motors has announced it is retiring the Mr. Goodwrench character from its advertising line-up.Which is probably a good thing, since a) We weren't even aware they were still using it, and b) It's probably not as big a selling point as it u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Last Night: Heart At House Of Blues

    Mark Britain​Heart House of Blues November 4, 2010 In trying to come up with a witty juxtaposition to open our review of Thursday night's Heart show, Aftermath was initially going to throw out a comparison to Jefferson Airplane/Starship, another band that peaked decades ago, enjoyed a brief r ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 8, 2010
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    July 7, 2010

    Stirred and Shaken: Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge's Luxetini

    Photo by Troy Fields​Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge (1201 San Jacinto, 713-343-3300) is the kind of place where Zac Efron and John Mayer bowl. At least the Lucky Strike in Los Angeles is, according to the framed PR rags mounted over the urinals at the Houston location. So you might not run into a ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 6, 2006

    Leg Spreader

    Front Porch Pub

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    May 4, 2006
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    September 29, 2005

    Git'r Spun!

    Countrified DJ Jester the Filipino Fist is the stand-up comedian of scratchers

  • Music

    April 28, 2005

    Bono for Pontiff

    The only problem: Who could possibly replace him in the arena-rock pantheon?

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Righteous Party

    Get some Easter Salvation at the Jungle 13 weekend

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Bar Etiquette 101

    Our columnist grills a few bartenders and comes up with The Nightfly's Nine Rules for More Effective Boozing

  • Dining

    June 6, 2002

    Hula Hunt

    The Boatyard's Green Hawaiian

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    School's Out for Summer

    Bongo's angles for the collegiate dollar without resorting to wet T-shirts and thongs

  • Dining

    May 9, 2002

    Planet Hemingway

    Floridita has a cute concept. Is there anything wrong with that?