Photographer Daniel Kramer returns to the scene of Houston's most recent tropical nightmare.
Five years ago today was the anniversary of Hurricane Ike. When it swept through Houston in 2008 - and was subsequently swept under the rug by national media thanks to a collapsing economy - it packed much more punch than anyone expected. A massive storm that, at one point, filled almost the entire ... More >>
Sure, fried dough and mutton-bustin' are entertaining. But there's nothing at Rodeo Houston quite so appealing as the hotties that Houston does best. Read on for some of the finer specimens we discovered over the past few weeks -- just so you know who really stole the show.
Looking for booze, babes and beach parties on Galveston Island
Photo By Daniel KramerHow much would you pay to be in front of all of those hands in the air?Very. Important. Person. For music fans those three words conjure up images of skipping out on standing in line, being at the side of the stage while the show takes place, and partying with the band ... More >>
Homeless in Houston share their most important objects.
Photo by Daniel Kramer Saturday night brought headlines from across the world for Houston, as we matter-of-factly elected Annise Parker as mayor, making us the largest U.S. city to be ruled by someone who can't get married to someone she's been living with for almost two decades.Click here for a ... More >>
Photos by Daniel KramerThis is about how we feel this morning.Attention budding music writers, assuming there are still a few of you left who think getting into shows for free is a fair trade for your health, well-being, a decent paycheck and reasonably normal social life: It's not. It's pretty m ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerThey were washing bikes and cars out at the Harley-Davidson dealership in Stafford, so naturally we sent a photographer. Imagine our surprise when we discovered it was a bikini car wash. We decided to shoot pictures anyway, and here's the slideshow.Then, to compound our bad ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerLast week, I found myself sitting in my car angling the a/c vents so they would shoot down my shorts. What can I say, it's effing hot. When it's this blazing and you don't have a pool, your outdoor options are few: (a) fill your trash can with ice and hop in like you jus ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerIf I may, let me try to describe the scene I witnessed when I walked into the Washington Ave. Drinkery (4115 Washington Ave., 713-426-3617) on a recent Friday night: A girl was doing some sort of rodeo cowboy move on the dance floor; there was double P.D.A. happening at the bar ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerWhen you start with one of my favorite drinks, the vodka martini, and you introduce a little creativity from a savvy bartender at my favorite restaurant in the city, Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen (1962 W. Gray, 713-528-3474), the result is a can't-miss. The Italiantini, whi ... More >>
Aftermath stepped out to see the legendary New York Dolls hit the House Of Blues last night off Caroline. Our photographer Dan Kramer took some amazing pics as always. Here's a taste of his work while we get our review together... Photo By Daniel Kramer
Photos by Daniel Kramer The Boss and his E Street players put on a rousing rock 'n' soul revue Wednesday night best summed up by the refrain of the third song: "No retreat, baby, no surrender." Stay tuned for a full review, but for now find a setlist and more pictures after the jump. Also,&nb ... More >>
Photos by Daniel Kramer They rassled last night. At that there Reliant Stadium. People waved big belts and jumped from things. We'll have a full slideshow of all the excitement up soon, but til then here's a couple of shots to whet your appetite.
Photo by Daniel Kramer Still high-kickin' in her "Boots of Chinese Plastic" as she approaches 60 years old, Chrissie Hynde and her hired guns known as the Pretenders - including Plexiglas-shielded original drummer Martin Chambers - thrilled a sold-out House of Blues crowd Saturday night with ... More >>
In case you hadn't heard, some black guy got inaugurated today and he's now -- believe it or not -- your president.Crazy, we know.We sent photographer Daniel Kramer out to record the scene as Houstonians enjoyed the ceremony. Or, maybe, cried.-- Richard Connelly
This week's cover story is about Quanell X, a man who needs no introduction to most news-watching Houstonians but who may not be the man you think he is.Here he answers a few questions from photographer Daniel Kramer. See what he has to say about the biggest misconception about him, his greatest reg ... More >>
[A few stray shots of the (mostly) rabid crowd at last night's AC/DC orgy...] Photos by Daniel Kramer
Reindeer, Carmen Miranda, Mrs. Claus and Santa himself flew into town yesterday, and Daniel Kramer got plenty of pics. - KP
We've loaded up some photos from Daniel Kramer of this past weekend's celebration of the 33rd anniversary of the Anjali Center for Indian Performing Arts in Sugar Land. Have a look. - KP
300+ artists from around the world offer up creations in 19 different media
A reporter, a photographer and canoeist Tom Helm paddle from the Galleria to Galveston Bay by canoe and kayak, finding beauty, danger and urban debris in equal measure