Chicks dig the long ball, no doubt. But would you rather have Adam Dunn's power-hitting, possibly-actually-mentally-handicapped ass striking out 200 times a year, or, say, the legendary consistency of Tony Gwynn? When it comes to health inspections, Ruchi's is Gwynn, without a doubt. The taqueria c ... More >>
As all you vexillologists out there know so well, it's Flag Day again: the most wonderful day of the year. Last year's drought and intense hear put us in a sour mood, so we raked ten of the worst state flags over the coals. This year, thanks to all the rain we've been enjoying, we're feeling much b ... More >>
Houston's strip malls increase heat, pollution.
#blackflagnerdstuffToday is Flag Day, a day where we honor the institution of the first United States flag in 1777. You know, Old Glory, the flag that looks really killer on bikinis in the '80s or when B L A C K I E wrapped himself in it at Free Press Summer Fest two weeks ago. The flag is a ... More >>
Today's VOICE Daily Deal from the Houston Press gets you half off ($6 for $12) at Las Tortas El Angel. Choose from 13 different sandwiches, piled high with fresh veggies and your choice of meat, and served on fresh telera bread; toppings include chipotle mayo, refried beans, avocado slices, a ... More >>
As we are sure you are no doubt keenly aware, Flag Day is tomorrow. We could give you a list of the ten prettiest flags, but we are Hair Balls, and that's not the kind of crap we like to cough up. Here instead is a list of ten state flags to tun up the flagpoles of your worst enemies: 10. Nevada T ... More >>
Planning a wedding is a real pain in the ass. Rocks Off knows, because we (and our fiancée) were forced by geographic and financial issues to do 99 percent of the legwork for our own nuptials. There's the usual stuff like reception location, whether you're going to make up your own vows, and ... More >>
Jasper Johns' "Flag" wasn't no 3.5 acresYou can judge a man's character by the size of his flag, we've always believed.Used-car lots tend to have very big flags, at least here in Houston. True patriots wear very big, noticeable flag lapel pins, and conscientiously -- for the sake of improvi ... More >>