Well, it's official. The Houston Aeros is moving to...Iowa. I've been to Des Moines. It's a nice town. But, losing our only tie to professional hockey pretty much sucks. I'm depressed. But, I have to suck it up because there is lots more to do and I can't get bogged down in something like this. I me ... More >>
I love Bayou Place. I really do. I love the idea of clustering great restaurants and bars in one development in such close proximity to some of the city's iconic cultural institutions: the Wortham, the Alley Theatre, Jones Hall and the new Houston Ballet. And tucked right into Bayou Place is the Bay ... More >>
It's almost the weekend and time for the inaugural edition of what to do this weekend in Houston: sports edition. Each week, we'll be giving you color commentary on events in and around the area you might want to choose for some weekend relaxation, all for sports fans.
It's the first week of spring ... More >>
With Houston landing at number seven on the New York Times list of places to visit in 2013 last week, I decided to give you seven things not to look at when you visit on Monday. Today, I go for the opposite approach.
Houston is not exactly a beauty queen. I've heard that there is a formula for pote ... More >>
Mayor Annise Parker visited the Roller Derby Saturday and blew the first whistle.
She stayed for both matches, watching the HRD Knockouts vs. Assassination City (Dallas, of course) and the Houston Roller Derby All-Stars vs Arch Rival Roller (St.Louis) Girls All-Stars at the Bayou Music Center.
Ice skating: it's not just for winter...or Canadians.It is hot...really hot. It was the hottest June on record in our fair and miserable city, so everyone is looking for ways to cool off. There is the beach or the swimming pool, but you risk sunburn, swimmer's ear and skin cancer and nobody w ... More >>
Marco TorresJenny Kelley of I Love Flavor accepts the award for Best Food Video.Check out all our pics from last night's inaugural Houston Web Awards.
Bun B was a busy man last night. If you check the Houston Twitterverse's timelime from about 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., you'll probably see dozens of ... More >>
If you're reading this blog, that means you're pretty web savvy, right? And it also mean you know that Houston Press is also very web savvy. We've done feature stories on The Twitterverse, covered heartwarming internet tales like The Bloggess saves Christmas and pursued a myriad of odd crimin ... More >>
First and foremost, mark your calendar now for June 30, the night of our first annual Houston Web Awards with special guest Fat Tony among other presenters such as the crew of Technology Bytes and the fabulous Houston Roller Derby girls.
Nominations are closed, but we will be presenting awar ... More >>
FacebookLinda Salinas, before shaving her mustache.Linda Salinas is a talented sommelier and bartender. She's worked at and with some of Houston's best bars and restaurants: Voice, Anvil, Branch Water Tavern, Bootsie's, Beaver's, 13 Celsius and Kata Robata. She is a fixture within the industr ... More >>
As both a music journalist and an actual musician, one of the things Rocks Off is always interested in is finding out how you people are finding out about the music worth finding out about.
When you work for a major music blog, new music is hurled at your head at an astounding rate by both t ... More >>
Not everyone was at the Houston Chevron Marathon this weekend, even though we couldn't have had more perfect weather for it. Some of you were at pubs and clubs, some of you were getting your roller derby on, some of you were at a burlesque show (naughty!) and some of you were at our very own Artopia ... More >>
Photo by Danny NguyenThe bad-ass chicks of Houston Roller Derby are competing in the national championships in Philly Nov. 13-15, so make sure you check 'em out at www.derbynewsnetwork.com. It's the first time the Houston Roller Derby league's travel team, HaRD Knocks, will compete in the Wo ... More >>
The Houston Roller Derby (here's a feature on it) had a rough night Saturday.A big crowd packed into Kicks Indoor Soccer Arena on Shepherd in the Heights for a round-robin match....and that was the problem.The Kicks facility has a legal capacity of no more than 277; maybe 900 people were in the plac ... More >>