Freight Transportation

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Here's What the Houston-Dallas Bullet Train Routes Might Look Like

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Terrell Owens' Marriage Is Over...After Two Weeks

    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 >>

  • Film

    October 24, 2013

    In All Is Lost, Robert Redford Won't Go Down Easily

    For once, Redford is just a guy trying not to die.

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    UPDATED Free Press Summer Fest: This Year's Toughest Schedule Conflicts

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    The Best Things at Coachella This Year, Weekend Two

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella, Weekend One

    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 >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Daylight Savings Time: Who Needs It?

    Remember: Autumn back or something like that​Most 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 >>

  • Music

    April 14, 2011
  • News

    January 6, 2011

    Faux Go Go Go

    Not all those bike messengers you see are the real thing.

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    "The Wreck Of The Old 97": Country's First Million-Seller

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Drug Kingpin Juan Jose Quintero-Payan Extradited To Texas

    Welcome to Texas, dude‚ÄčThe 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 >>

  • Music

    February 25, 2010
  • Music

    April 2, 2009
  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    Bear Colony

    This band borrows from Unwed Sailor, Postal Service and Minus the Bear for some light, but danceable rock

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    Toxic Town: Birth Defects

    Critics say contamination from the tie plant caused severe problems for these babies

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2007

    Nights on Blue Bayou: City Soundscapes

    Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, and the Aurora Picture Show present “SONA: Wind, Rain, and Trains”

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Various Artists

    Love's a Real Thing

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Museum

    Hyde Park Miniature Museum