Johnny Appleseed

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Central Market's Hatch Chile Festival Returns

    Americas in River Oaks will host a Jordan Wine Dinner on Tuesday, August 5, beginning with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the seated dinner at 7 p.m. For $195, each person will receive four main courses paired with a wine from the Jordan Vineyard & Winery, plus dessert. The regional sales dir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    10 Minor League Baseball Mascots Where I Have No Goddamn Clue What They Mean

    While its Major League parents continue to struggle to maintain their place on the big league sports landscape, trailing at least perceptually behind the NBA and way behind the NFL, minor league baseball continues to be a solid, growing (albeit slowly in some places, but growing nonetheless) busines ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Suspicious Minds: Craig Biggio's Hall of Fame Induction in Doubt Due to Steroids

    Baseball Hall of Fame voting brings out the stupid in many people, especially those people charged with casting the ballots. Amid cries of cheating and ruining the integrity of the game, a loud minority of the voters have made it clear they will never vote for any player who took PEDs. There are a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    The Best Post-Clash Joe Strummer Songs

    Today would have been Joe Strummer's 60th birthday, but he passed away in December 2002 of a heart attack, days before Christmas. He left behind a wife and three daughters, plus thousands of years of music and memories. The loss was like a punch to the gut, made even more bitter because he and f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Baseballs, Wieners and Ketchup

    Spring training is just around the corner. The players are oiling up their gloves, creasing their brims and preparing to chew, spit and rearrange themselves through another 162 games. I love baseball. I don't care that it is the slowest and most idiosyncratic of all professional sports. The on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Free for All: Art Without a Price Tag

    Join us later today when we pop into the opening reception for Sandy Ewen's Pop Up Art Show. This is the first solo art show for the woman who many know as an improvisational musician and who we recently named one of our 100 Creatives 2012. The work is a slideshow using vintage projectors that will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    5 Food Trends Houston Should Export

    Photo by Sunday WilliamsWhataburger: What a burger, indeed.​It seems that Eater's post on 10 dead food trends has everyone talking, including the New York Times's Frank Bruni, who disagrees with the vital statistics of many items on the DOA list. Instead, he says, there is one trend above all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Ten Years After: Our Favorite 2001 Albums

    ​This hlist is kind of funny now, seeing that the dearly departed White Stripes are smack-dab in the middle with White Blood Cells. We swear this final hlist was made Tuesday afternoon, before Wednesday's breakup announcement. Funny how the band has actually been on the tips of our lips for a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Craig Biggio, Steroid User?

    Wait, Craig Biggio did what?​Craig Biggio used steroids. Yes, you read that right. Craig Biggio used steroids. At least that's the latest allegation to come from Jeff Pearlman, the man who says Jeff Bagwell used steroids but refused to offer up any evidence of Bagwell using steroids. Of co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Bankrobbers: The Clash Family Tree

    ​Rocks Off cried the night he heard Joe Strummer died. It was December 2002, and we sat on our family couch and let it all out. That fabled Clash reunion that seemed just months away would never happen. Strummer died of a heart attack at 50, just three days before Christmas, leaving behind a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle Supper Club

    Photo by GroovehouseDessert at a Reality Dinner / Click here for a slideshow​Other cities have had them for years, but -- as with many concepts -- Houston is a bit behind the curve. We're talking about chef-driven, intimate, fiercely modern, multi-course dinners that allow a culinary wild man ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2009

    Arbor Day Celebration

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008
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    April 27, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005

    C'mon, Get Happy!

    Freezepop offers up plenty of Enthusiasm

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004

    Mighty Real

    The boy who loved his stuffed rabbit too much

  • Dining

    November 6, 2003

    My Pork Belly Future

    Mi Pueblito is a restaurant for Colombians who miss home, but gringos will still enjoy its fare -- especially the chewy pork bits

  • Music

    August 29, 1996

    Other Voices

    Houston Ebony Opera readies for its first season without its founder

  • Calendar

    January 18, 1996