Note: Last weekend our friends at L.A. Weekly and OC Weekly were all up in America's No 1. selfie-taking spot, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, and now they've gone back for more. We know. Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three bus ... More >>
I didn't plan on writing about the beer. I planned on writing about the food, but when the food isn't quite as good as the beer, well... That's what I discovered at Café Brussels, the subject of this week's cafe review. The place has a lot going for it. It's in a cute building, the décor is lovel ... More >>
Nobi Public House, ,the subject of this week's review sits in a section of Nasa Road 1 strip mall so nondescript, even that description seems too descriptive. Inside, the L-shaped tap-wall and the helpful staff tell a different story. Ask about the Petrus Aged Red on the bottle list, a Flanders Ou ... More >>
I'll just forewarn you right now: the next several installments of Brew Blog will feature beer you can't have. Or, more specifically, beer you can't get in Texas. Or even more specifically, beer not currently carried by any of the licensed distributors in our area. Don't like that? Open The Taps is ... More >>
What better time than Memorial Day to remember Will Hogg, the man who founded Memorial Park? If that (and the Arboretum) was all Will Hogg gave Houston, that would rank as one of the grandest local legacies anyone has ever achieved. But Will Hogg did so much more. He founded and developed River Oa ... More >>
Theatre Southwest mounts a ripping good show with Edward Albee's Everything in the Garden.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. - and the author's daughter - Sara Blount, on duty in Afghanistan"In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days ago ... More >>
If FlashForward gets just a little cheesier, it'll qualify as full-on camp. It takes itself very seriously without having the engaging story to back up its self-obsession, and the fleeting attempts at characterization via humor come off as lame and lifeless. Short version: Lame, son. This week's " ... More >>
In the Wake
American Analog Set rocks lightly
Adaptation of Willie Morris's childhood memoir has too many fleas
Sibling rivalry and love form the complex Hilary and Jackie
What's life like among the rich? At Main Street, not very interesting.