Carmen Miranda

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    The Best Houston Beers for Summer

    The sun is brutal and the air is thick and humid, and there's only one way to combat the Houston summer slump: Cold beer. Fortunately, there are a number of breweries in our fair city, each of which has devised a special summer beer for the season. Some of them are released every year as soon as th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Top 10 Restaurants in Midtown

    Although Midtown may be more well-known for its bars and late-night clubs, there isn't a shortage of good food to be found -- even if the neighborhood is steadily losing many of the Vietnamese restaurants that once saturated the area. In keeping with Midtown's current incarnation as the drinking-ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    ​The annual Best of Houston® issue is about to get even bestier. Our first ever Bestfest, celebrating our 23rd Best of Houston® issue, is gearing up to be a two-day festival celebrating music, booze and food on September 24 and 25. Bestfest will take place in that big grassy field right off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    iFest Aftermath: Not Bad For a Non-Music Festival

    Breaking iFest news: Nigeria's King Sunny Ade & his African Beats have been forced to cancel their entire U.S. tour, including a scheduled appearance Saturday at iFest. According to a press release from the group's PR firm, Rock Paper Scissors, the U.S. Embassy has refused to grant visas to two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Stranger Musical Pairings Than Dancing With the Stars' Tom DeLay and Cheryl Burke

    ​Dancing With the Stars announced the pairings for its upcoming season Monday - like you care - and while some out there are no doubt crunching the odds of Debi Mazar and that Russian guy squaring off with Chuck Liddell and...that Russian chick in the finals, local interest is still focused on fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Slideshow: Uptown Holiday Lighting on Post Oak Boulevard

    Reindeer, Carmen Miranda, Mrs. Claus and Santa himself flew into town yesterday, and Daniel Kramer got plenty of pics. - KP

  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Rich's Redux

    Now it's a straight bar

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Crash and Yearn

    Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2003

    Oh, Won't You Stay

    ZZ Top brings down the curtain at a venerable venue

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    ¡Viva México!

    The International Fest casts light on one of the world's most underrated musical nations

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Cuban Restaurant

    The Little Havana

  • Dining

    April 18, 2002

    Short Courtship

    A whirlwind romance with The Little Havana

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Street Festival

    The Southwestern Bell African-American Arts Festival

  • Film

    September 21, 2000

    No Woman-ly Charms

    South American filmmakers suffer from a terminal case of the cutes

  • Music

    April 13, 2000
  • Calendar

    April 6, 2000

    The Music! The Gaiety! The Samba!

    The Houston International Festival

  • Calendar

    January 16, 1997
  • Music

    November 7, 1996

    Guitar Goddess

    Classical guitar is deadly serious, right? Not to Susan McDonald.

  • Dining

    November 17, 1994
  • Film

    September 1, 1994

    Queens of Australia

    Song and dance in the Outback, where guys will be gals