Kemah Boardwalk

  • Dining

    April 24, 2014

    The 10 Best Patios in Houston

    Get outside and eat.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Openings & Closings: The Food Truck Expansion Continues

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Hurricane Ike: Then and Now in Photos

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    HPMA Showcase Spotlight: Junior Gordon Band, "Riveting Country to the Core"

    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 >>

  • Culture

    October 11, 2012

    Bayou City Boo!

    Where to celebrate everyone's favorite holiday.

  • News

    May 24, 2012

    2012 Summer Guide

    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.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Top 7 Promotional Music Gimmicks -- Both Used & Unused

    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 >>

  • News

    August 25, 2011

    Bad Business

    After Ryan Sumstad was charged with murdering his wife, his secrets were exposed.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Tilman Fertitta an "Executive to Watch" in 2011

    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 >>

  • News

    October 14, 2010

    Wet and Half Naked

    One way to smuggle cash

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Bailey's Shutters Seabrook Location; New Venture Planned

    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 >>

  • News

    June 3, 2010

    Tweet, Tweet

    Readers resppond to "The Twitterverse."

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Six Months Ago, Ike Officially Entered Bastard Status

    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 >>

  • Dining

    July 5, 2007

    T-Bone Tom's Steakhouse Restaurant

    Visit T-Bone Tom's and help keep Kemah weird

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2007

    This week in Café: T-Bone Tom's in Kemah

    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 >>

  • Dining

    September 16, 2004

    Osso Buco Me? Osso Buco You!

    Our food critic gets tossed out of another restaurant

  • Dining

    March 1, 2001

    Stay Out of the Kitchen

    Catch the fish before it gets to the kitchen