Get outside and eat.
It's been a busy time for the Heights neighborhood as several restaurants and bars have opened their doors and some have announced future plans to set up shop. The newest Piatto Ristorante opened in the Heights on Monday, April 14, at 1111 Studewood. The newest Carrabba's location joins Liberty Kit ... More >>
Five years ago today was the anniversary of Hurricane Ike. When it swept through Houston in 2008 - and was subsequently swept under the rug by national media thanks to a collapsing economy - it packed much more punch than anyone expected. A massive storm that, at one point, filled almost the entire ... More >>
In the weeks leading up to the Houston Press Music Awards showcase on Sunday, August 4, Rocks Off will be profiling a handful of performers each day, mostly in their own words - part of the best top-to-bottum lineup the showcase has ever had, in our humble opinion. See the showcase schedule and tick ... More >>
Where to celebrate everyone's favorite holiday.
A new minor league baseball team, a new amusement park, the urban wilderness of Buffalo Bayou, food, concerts and plays — Houston, prepare to get your summer on.
One of the most interesting things in the music business is how managers and record companies promote and market their artists. Sometimes they do a great job, and other times they fail. When they do fail, their like that hickey you got three weeks ago -- still there. But, like a hickey, people even ... More >>
After Ryan Sumstad was charged with murdering his wife, his secrets were exposed.
This is Tilman Fertitta's three-story yacht. How's your 2011 looking so far?Houston's Tilman Fertitta made a short list of restaurant executives to watch in 2011, in part because of his recent acquisition of a trio of new restaurant chains: The Oceanaire, Claim Jumper and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co ... More >>
One way to smuggle cash
You'll have to get your banana pudding fix at Sudie's for now.The second shocking shuttering of the week -- after the discouraging closure of the wonderful Sabetta Cafe & Bar -- took place in Seabrook, when employees showed up to Bailey's American Grille on Monday to find it closed after thre ... More >>
Readers resppond to "The Twitterverse."
There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.
What were you doing at this time six months ago?One thing you probably weren't doing, if you lived in the Houston area, was checking blogs on the net.Today's the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Ike, the third-most destructive hurricane ever to make landfall in the US. Unfortunately, it made landf ... More >>
Visit T-Bone Tom's and help keep Kemah weird
During Prohibition, Kemah was a town of ill-repute, a place where Houstonians could easily find alcohol, gambling and prostitution. The Edgewater Casino was the hub of the waterfront action. In 1950, a restaurant called Jimmie Walker's Edgewater Restaurant and Supper Club opened in the casino's lowe ... More >>
Our food critic gets tossed out of another restaurant
Catch the fish before it gets to the kitchen