A more concrete picture of the high-speed bullet train from Dallas to Houston is emerging now that Texas Central Railway, the private company behind the multibillion dollar project, has revealed the two routes the line may take. The bullet train, meant to rival air travel between the two cities, w ... More >>
In his fifteen year NFL career, future Hall of Fame wide receiver, bipolar diva, and noted pain in the ass Terrell Owens set numerous records. For example, Owens is the only player in the history of the league to score a touchdown against all 32 teams. (He took it a step further actually, and scor ... More >>
For once, Redford is just a guy trying not to die.
This weekend's Free Press Summer Fest at Eleanor Tinsley Park is officially (way) sold out, so our readers who don't have passes at this point are sadly now forced to test their skills at the "secondary market." For those of you who are already in, this week Rocks Off will be bringing you our staff ... More >>
Ed. Note: This is the final post of our piggyback Coachella 2013 coverage, with an eternal debt to our friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly. The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were pa ... More >>
Ed. Note: Rocks Off proudly presents to our readers coverage of Coachella's first weekend courtesy of our sister papers LA Weekly and OC Weekly. Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad-ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped o ... More >>
Remember: Autumn back or something like thatMost of you are probably happy to get that extra hour of sleep Sunday, but at what cost? Think of all those days to come that you'll get up before dawn, plus, the drive home from work will be in the dark, because if you're working at all nowadays, y ... More >>
Not all those bike messengers you see are the real thing.
Before the Edmund Fitzgerald went down with all hands, inspiring Gordon Lightfoot's famous ballad, there was another wreck and another song. In 1903, The Southern Railway had a deal with the United States Postal Service for mail delivery. One of the trains involved in the mail haul was The Fast M ... More >>
Welcome to Texas, dudeThe U.S. Attorney's offices of Houston and San Antonio have announced a major coup in the drug war: Mexican kingpin Juan Jose Quintero-Payan, 68, has been successfully extradited from Mexico to Texas.Quintero-Payan, of Guadajara, had fought extradition for eight years, but h ... More >>
This band borrows from Unwed Sailor, Postal Service and Minus the Bear for some light, but danceable rock
Critics say contamination from the tie plant caused severe problems for these babies
Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, and the Aurora Picture Show present SONA: Wind, Rain, and Trains
Love's a Real Thing
Hyde Park Miniature Museum