King's Oktoberfest is right around the corner. So put on your lederhosen and head down to King's Biergarten & Restaurant for the fourth annual celebration on September 26 through September 28 at the Pearland restaurant. During the first year of King's Oktoberfest, the restaurant only had seating f ... More >>
Football is back and we couldn't be more thrilled! Here's to a great season, especially for the Texans (but also for some other players because at the time of publication we have not yet had our Fantasy Football draft so we really don't know who we want to do well yet). That being said, we plan on ... More >>
As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>
Del Toro's Pacific Rim offers monster/robot glory.
10 Years: Sun., Sept. 1, 8 p.m., $21.50 to $25.00. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. The Beans: With Oil Boom, The Docs, Keeton Coffman., Fri., July 26, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Beat King: With DJ Chose., Thu., Aug. 29, 9 p.m., ... More >>
Rewind: The 2012 Houston Press Music Award Winners Meet the Niceguys Monday night in front of a small gathering of hand-picked compatriots and friends, The Niceguys allowed their recording home of Wire Road Studios to turn into an open house. The multi-million dollar recording palace rolled out it ... More >>
FacebookAustin Perry Bauer: Allegedly slashed victim's face with key.Police are seeking four men after a wee-hours brawl at Saint Dane's Icehouse last month, and when coupled with some Facebook research, the whole affair reads like nothing so much as some twisted hybrid of Entourage and A Clo ... More >>
Our readers' worst hangovers
Mai PhamChef Juan Carlos Gonzalez of Bistro AlexYesterday, we caught up with Chef Juan Carlos Gonzales of Bistro Alex and talked about his background and some of the standout dishes in his restaurant. Today we ask him about his involvement in the Toque 5 dinner series and his favorite foods. ... More >>
Marc BrubakerThe early field of contestants at Swaye Bar's Shake Weight Olympics.To see photos of the Shake Weight Games, check out our slideshow. There are scads of ways to get people to come to a bar, and in our experience cheap drinks, entertainment, free food, bands, etc. all work pretty ... More >>
We scout out happy hour in Houston.
If you're a Beatles fan -- and who isn't? (Besides me, and maybe that's just because I've heard the music too much, although I've never gotten into Sgt. Pepper, and some of the early stuff is really...but I digress) -- tonight's the night to show your chops.The Houston Press has its hands on a Be ... More >>
Fifteen years ago next month, shock-punk hero GG Allin's brief but eventful life came to an end when his wildly overtaxed body had all it could handle and finally gave out after one shot of heroin too many. Naturally, Allin's legend has only grown since then, aided by 1994 documentary Hated: GG Alli ... More >>
The Montrose clubhouse is closing. What now?
The Friday and Def Comedy Jam star takes no prisoners
Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs October 17, 2007 Rudyard’s Better Than: The Melvins, because Tuesday is a bad night to be wrong, and I’m feeling lucky. Download: Bill Childish and Holly Golightly, “In Blood,” for an idea of who you’re dealing with. It’s a travesty that Holly Golig ... More >>
Licor Lounge goes South Asian with "Moksa"
Another year of textbook follies
A selection of some of the wildest, weirdest, and most dangerous bands and shows in Houston history
Latinos come to the fore in this year's music awards
The nightlife scene is alive and well in the Montrose. Meet some of its stars.
The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes
Among musicians, everyone wants to become an author
The Missiles cap ten years with a farewell. Their manager remembers.