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  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Behold Shoegaze Stars Yuck: "We're a Band In Transition"

    Since their 2011 debut, London-based shoegazers Yuck have earned an esteemed spot among the in-the-know indie circuit. With an impressive self-titled debut under their belts, their momentum has been growing. You'd think last year's departure of Yuck's front man and chief songwriter, Daniel Blumber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Do's and Don'ts For Rock Baby Rock It's Lucky No. 13

    It's time again to shine up the saddle shoes and hose down the hot rods for Rock Baby Rock It's lucky No. 13, brought to you by Houston's own hound dog Edgar "Big E" Salazar. Party like it's 1955 where The Continental Club will boast enough pomade to grease down the dance floor for a three-night ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Put a (Super Bowl) Ring On It: The Beyoncé Set List We'd Like to See

    Remember when it actually seemed halfway likely that the Texans could make the Super Bowl this season? Ha! Good times. After the team's collapse down the stretch, highlighted by a couple of humiliating losses to Tom Brady and pals, the only way Matt Schaub will be in the Superdome on this coming Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Houston's 10 Best Late-Night Dining Options

    Good morning, sunshine. Did you have a long night? I hope not; it's only Thursday. Get ahold of yourself, man. Those long nights should be reserved for Friday and Saturday wee-small-hours-of-the-morning-type deals; mid-week debauchery is so 1990s. Regardless of when you're staying up super late (or ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 8, 2011

    Poster Boy

    Rock art legend Uncle Charlie will not be denied.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Zachary Byron Helm: Black Leather, Bingo, And Nine Inch Nails

    ​Rocks Off likes to check in on Zachary Byron Helm and SORP Films from time to time just to see what the master of goth, industrial, and other dark music parodies is up to. Whether it's his masterpiece of mockery The League of Extraordinary Industrial Retards or peddling a rockabilly cereal we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Vintage Houston Restaurant Postcards: The Days of Wine and Roses

    Brennan's has long been the cock of the walk in Houston.​Although a good handful of Houston restaurants have been around at least as long as my grandparents, the general rule of thumb in this city is that restaurants live fast and die young. And although you rarely find postcards of current r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Brunch at Mia Bella: Houston's Best-Kept Secret

    "Bottomless" bellinis can't be beat.​I've never been good at keeping secrets. I have a mouth like a sieve. I laugh when I try to lie. And this is no lie: Mia Bella's weekend brunch at its Main Street location is one of Houston's best-kept secrets. How did this happen? Perhaps because no one v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Inside Ozone Magazine's Sex Issue

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, albeit sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. We'll incorporate the number five in there somewhere. Send tips to ​ Ozone magazine, the preeminent name in Southern rap p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Top 10 Restaurants In Clear Lake

    Photo by Jared Cherup​There's more to Clear Lake than just NASA, the sadly rotting Jim West mansion and that hotel where a woman mowed down her husband in the parking lot. And there's also more to the area than overly-fancy eateries like Cullen's or old mainstays like Villa Capri and the Seabr ... More >>

  • News

    March 18, 2010

    Blog Stars

    Ten local sites that rock our world

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Memories of Mai's

    Photo by Longhorn Nation​As the whole world knows by now, popular Midtown Vietnamese Restaurant Mai's caught fire yesterday. This Houston institution is so popular, the fire has even gained national coverage outside of the culinary community, which is quite an amazing feat. So why do we mour ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Aftermath: Hour After Hour at the Sprite Step Off With Lupe Fiasco, Brooke Valentine, Letoya Luckett, Trae and Sheila Jackson Lee

    Photos by Marco Torres/ See our slideshow here​ 8:20 p.m.: Somehow, without checking in as media or anything, we've found our way backstage. That was a bit too easy; like, "Make You Feel A Little Uncomfortable About The Security Level At This Event" uneasy. 8:24: Yipes. Congresswoman Sheila Jackso ... More >>

  • News

    October 8, 2009

    Ghost Riders

    In Houston, bicycling is known as a killer sport.

  • Film

    August 27, 2009

    Mr. Blood Red, Vol. 2

    Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.

  • Music

    July 9, 2009

    Enjoy the Silence

    Singer-songwriter Robert Ellis stands up for piping down.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Making Change on Montrose

    The intersection of Montrose and Westheimer is nothing if not mutable.  From being a sleepy residential neighborhood in the 1920s to the 40s to a run-down hangout for drug addicts and rough types in the 1970s and early 80s to a haven for LGBT community in the late 80s and throughout the 90s to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2009

    Egg Cetera: Conroe's Organic Outpost

      Hidden away in an easily-missed, non-descript building next to Conroe High School is one of the best restaurants in town, and I don't say that lightly.  Egg Cetera is exactly the type of restaurant we need more of, but its uniqueness only makes it that much more special. Egg Cet ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2008
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    August 14, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008
  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Fighting for Air: Drowning and the Heimlich Maneuver

    Most doctors say the Heimlich maneuver should not be used to save drowning victims. So why does UH professor John Hunsucker continue to teach it to lifeguards?

  • Dining

    April 5, 2007

    Swift Meatpacking Plant and Illegal Immigrants

    Swift & Company pitted employee against employee when it replaced injured workers with illegal immigrants

  • Film

    March 17, 2005

    Mad About It

    Costner and Allen are the upside of The Upside of Anger

  • Dining

    October 28, 2004

    Fried in the Heights

    At Barbecue Inn, the 'cue is tasty, but the fried chicken rocks

  • Dining

    September 9, 2004

    Boring by Design

    Spencer's: dull decor and surprisingly good food

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    The Killer Next Door

    He left clues all over, but it still took investigators years to unmask the serial murderer in their midst

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Rock of Ages

    Mayor of the Sunset Strip presides over pop

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Head Ways

    Dillard's may dominate advertising -- and be all but absent from news headlines

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Richmond's Burning

    Ten people have been shot on the Richmond Strip since May. And this is where we want to send thousands of Super Bowl fans?

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Peace Signs

    Thirdgeneration activist Luchita Rodriguez and her friends find the missing rally bus and a fresh, family-style fight against war in Iraq

  • Film

    October 31, 2002

    Ho Ho Huh?

    Tim Allen drops another lump of coal down the chimney

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Hard on the Yard

    A law leaves some sex offenders banned from their own attorneys' offices

  • Dining

    April 18, 2002

    The Old Switcheroo

    Would the real Givral's Sandwich Shop please stand up?

  • Dining

    October 4, 2001

    American Kobe

    Lynn's Steakhouse proves a few restaurants still serve up USDA Prime

  • Culture

    June 21, 2001

    Wide-Open Spaces

    "Big as Texas" show emphasizes the state's free-wheeling ideas about art

  • Culture

    November 16, 2000

    The Feminine Mystique

    Theater LaB's two-woman cast wrings all the humor and pathos from the feminist hit The Kathy & Mo Show

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Throwing Away the Key

    A talented escape artist and con man gets more prison time. Will he serve it?

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2000

    Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Globetrotters

  • News

    December 24, 1998
  • News

    November 26, 1998

    Risky Business

    Two street-corner businessmen have an up-close and personal encounter with Afis Olajuwon

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Absolutely for Sale

    Dear jaded consumer: These two Houston artists are now competing for your attention. They sell ads, they're making a vodka billboard, and their client list includes Budweiser and Target. They call it art, but what advertisers want to know is, will it work

  • Music

    December 4, 1997
  • News

    February 6, 1997

    King Con

    Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?

  • News

    June 20, 1996


    Robert Rothbard wants to re-net America's basketball hoops

  • Music

    May 30, 1996

    Playing Dumb

    Atticus Finch are smarter -- and hungrier -- than they sound

  • Dining

    February 1, 1996

    Poor Boy Riches

    At Original New Orleans Po-Boys, the treasures are Southern-fried

  • Culture

    June 15, 1995

    Stupid Is As Stupid Does

    The Art Guys prove naturals at acting dumb

  • News

    May 25, 1995

    La Bare-ing It

    Performance "art" invades the ladies club. The regulars are not amused.

  • Music

    May 4, 1995

    Heeeeere's Branford!

    The Tonight show behind him, Branford Marsalis moves to "de-ghettoize" music

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