If the soccer gods could have scripted a way to start the spring break weekend in Houston, this would have been it. A 4-0 rout for the Houston Dynamo in their opening match, followed by a picturesque day for the Houston Dash to open training camp on Monday. The main event was of course the Dynamo ... More >>
A first look at this new restaurant.
A few months ago, Hubbell & Hudson Market was hopping with shoppers. The entrance was filled with fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, displays of gorgeous bouquets and shelves of holiday-themed treats. As you walked through the store, you were greeted with samples of artisanal cheeses and meats, f ... More >>
The holidays are upon us, and that means it's time to show your buddies you care by buying them things they probably don't need. But there's no reason to shell out for an expensive ugly Christmas sweater that he'll never wear, or a tchotchke that will sit idly at the back of her closet, when you cou ... More >>
Saturday, something very strange is about to go down at Sam Houston Race Park when Something Wicked, billed as "Texas's first ever large-scale Halloween electronic dance music festival," takes over the grounds, subdivided into three nebulously named areas: "Shadow Field," "Bass Massacre" and "The Ex ... More >>
"Three things are good in little measure and evil in large: yeast, salt and hesitation." - The Talmud Salt is the single most important ingredient in cooking and the single most powerful tool for improving the flavor of food. For most of human existence, salt has been tricky to transport, scant ... More >>
The Menil Collection will soon be saying goodbye to the Byzantine Frescoes. Officials announced last fall that they would be returning the frescoes to their original home, the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, in March. The Menil will also be closing the doors to the Byzantine Fresco Chapel, which has been ... More >>
We don't just hate certain American state flags here; we also hate the following ten foreign abominations of design, symmetry and good taste. It is less our opinion than it is scientific fact that these are, without a doubt, the ten worst national flags in the world. 10.St. Lucia Does this flag re ... More >>
Who says Houston has bad shawarma?
With the swine flu already on our minds, the last thing we want to worry about is more flooding this weekend from possible thunderstorm showers. We'd much rather spend the weekend out celebrating the Rockets' first playoff-round win in over a decade relaxing on the patio of some Mexican restaurant, ... More >>
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