All this week, aspiring rock stars, rappers, DJs and even a folksinger or two have fanned out across Manhattan and Brooklyn for the 33rd annual CMJ Music Marathon. But today New York City's week-long festival will have a pronounced Texas twang. Lone Star acts, almost two dozen of them, will overru ... More >>
[Note: in his column Serrano Time, Houston's award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Right now, Pitbull's "Timber," featuring Ke$ha, is No. 2 on Billboard and No. 1 on my GTFOH chart. I don't remember the first time I heard it -- it seems like I've heard it ... More >>
Texas claims three of the top spots.
If I'm a "regular" at any Houston bar, it's the Stag's Head Pub. I favor the Stag's Head for a number of reasons: It's within walking distance of my house, it serves surprisingly good jalapeno poppers, and the waitresses are friendly and attentive. But what I like most of all about the Stag' ... More >>
We missed out on Carrie Bradshaw on our busesAnyone who has taken mass transit in most major cities knows one thing: There are a ton of ads on the buses and trains.Not in Houston, though. And that policy won't change anytime soon, even though one study showed Metro could get "tens of millions of ... More >>
Enjoy the great indoors!
Though Celebrity Cupcakes was included in the Houston Press Cupcake Smackdown, the owners were far from happy afterward. Except for best overall appearance, Celebrity's cupcakes didn't fare too well. The owners blame it on the fact that the cupcakes were purchased a day in advance and that th ... More >>
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