Davy Crockett

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Five Things We're Hoping Will be in Mattress Mac's Biggest Store Ever

    It's been a long time since Mattress Mac first started Gallery Furniture, starting off with $5,000 and making deliveries with his own truck. The slogan hasn't changed, but a lot of other things have. The main Gallery Furniture store is a labyrinth of a creation with furniture as far as the eye can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Founders Hope New 1836 Fest Is a Texas-Size Hit

    This sounds like a joke, but we'll find out soon enough whether it is or not. Did you hear the one about the three lawyers who started a music festival? Well, they did, and this Saturday Mikey Bernick, James Brown and Bryce Duke will find out just how smooth or bumpy the transition from music fan t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    The Alamo Is Under Attack! (It's Not Ozzy This Time)

    Texans don't screw around when it comes to the Alamo. We're raised to talk about the "13 days of glory" with misty eyes and a defensiveness along the lines of how the Brits talk about the Queen. Once Ozzy Ozbourne was caught urinating near it - he was peeing on the Alamo Cenotaph, legend has it -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Bad Furries: FBI Seeks Help Locating the "Teddy Bear Bandit"

    Sometimes a fetish can just go too far. There's nothing wrong with two adults sharing a little 50 shades of naughty in the privacy of their own bedroom. Hell, if they want to dress up like, oh, I don't know, giant fuzzy bears and roll around inside their "den" of iniquity, it's a damn free country. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    AG Sues to Preserve Galveston's Fort Crockett

    ​Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has filed a suit on behalf of Texas's state historical officer, asking a judge to order the owners of Fort Crockett to fix the buildings and not demolish them. The state is asking for a temporary restraining order against Max Bowen Enterprises and Juan Hijo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Five Presidents Who Could Kick Chuck Norris's Ass

    Abe Lincoln: Let's get rrrrready to rrrrumble​In our continuing series of scholarly meditations on the United States Presidency, we now bring you a list of five presidents who could kick the crap out of Chuck Norris. Of note: only one of the top five served after 1908, although two honorable m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Pearl & Johnny B's BBQ: A Little Bit of Crockett in Houston

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​"We've been open since February 5," said Pearlie Thompson with a smile as she rang me up last Saturday afternoon. "But it's been kind of quiet." Thompson runs Pearl & Johnny B's BBQ, a little gem out of my fondest slow-smoked dreams, that's just off the main food ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    The Cutters Slice Off Mink Show Before Japanese Tour

    ​The Cutters have a lot on their plates this month. Rocks Off had the pleasure of spending last Thursday night with four-fifths of the group while they practiced for their tonight's show at the Mink, an upcoming weeklong tour in Japan, and CD release, all to be completed by the end of the mont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Upcoming: Avett Brothers, David Allan Coe, Moody Blues, Etc.

    ​Adema: Wed., Jan. 12. Scout Bar Clear Lake. Against Me!, Cheap Girls, Fences: Tue., Jan. 25. Warehouse Live. Andy Bell (DJ Set): Sat., Jan. 15. Numbers. Avett Brothers: Thu., April 14. Verizon Wireless Theater. Big Freedia: Fri., Feb. 11. Fitzgerald's. Brent Nettles & The Texas Tea Part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Old Man Interrupts Lovers In His Garage; Ends Up In Jail

    ‚Äč UPDATE: San Antonio's Channel 5 reports that the mystery female tenant is Moore's approximately 40-year-old daughter. It's like a modern-day Texas version of one of the Canterbury Tales...Old men cling to younger women at their own peril.Septuagenarian William Moore awoke in the wee hours of ... More >>

  • Film

    December 10, 2009

    Maniac Cop

    New Orleans as breeding ground for one Bad Lieutenant.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Phil Collins, Alamo History Buff

    English musician, former member of Genesis and victor over the South Park movie at the 2000 Academy Awards Phil Collins is, sometime soon, probably going to stop in to take a look at a historic area in Corpus Christi where 35 Texans were killed or captured by Mexican forces. Fine with us, Phil. As l ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2005

    To NOLA, with Love

    Musicians from far and wide are "Bringing Back the Big Easy"

  • News

    August 18, 2005
  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    We Know What You Should Do This Summer

    Your guide to beaches, water parks, day trips, festivals and more

  • News

    May 5, 2005
  • Film

    April 8, 2004

    Messin' with Texas

    The Alamo gets what it always needed: a happy ending

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Crash Course

    A stuntman is mightily impressed by Houston's rail crashes

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    A Kinky Kind of Campaign?

    Friedman may be just the one to muss up Guv Goodhair's re-election plan

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Weekend Getaway

    Neal's Lodges, Concan

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Place to Hike

    Big Thicket National Preserve

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2001


    Wallace Saage shares his knickknacks and bric-a-brac with the art crowd

  • News

    May 3, 2001


    Davy and Mike, ExCEPtion to the Rule, Heat's On

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Knowing Right from Wrong

    Did Johnny Penry's abusive childhood prevent him from developing a moral compass that might have stopped him from murdering Pam Carpenter? Or is he just another cold, calculating killer?

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Mornings with Woody

    Slaid Cleaves "collaborates" with the father of folk music, while blazing his own trail

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Fade to Black

    The wasted life of Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell

  • Music

    May 6, 1999
  • Calendar

    February 25, 1999
  • Calendar

    January 28, 1999
  • Film

    August 21, 1997

    Peace and Lite

    In Box of Moonlight, John Turturro finds himself ... in a too-precious movie

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Texas Chainsaw Documentary

    A Rice professor uncovers Leatherface's dark secret

  • Calendar

    September 14, 1995
  • News

    January 5, 1995
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    December 16, 1993