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  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    The 20 Most Beautiful People at Electric Daisy Carnival 2014

    Note: this article is a gift from our good friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly. You thought only homely people went to Electric Daisy Carnival this past weekend? Think again! This year, per usual, the bold and the beautiful made their way to Las Vegas for parties that lasted all night long. Here ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    The Best and Worst Things at EDC Las Vegas 2014

    Note: Our L.A. Weekly sister blog West Coast Sound sent a team to the Electric Daisy Carnival, this weekend's EDM extravaganza in Las Vegas. This article was written by Dennis Romero. What's it like partying with 134,000 of your closest friends? After a fourth year covering Electric Daisy Carnival ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Raver's Death at EDC Vegas Under Investigation

    Note: Our L.A. Weekly sister blog West Coast Sound sent a team to the Electric Daisy Carnival, this weekend's EDM extravaganza in Las Vegas. This article was written by Dennis Romero. The Clark County Coroner is investigating the death of a 24-year-old who collapsed outside Electric Daisy Carnival ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2014

    This Year's Electric Daisy Carnival Headliners Are Just Awful

    Note: Rocks Off's L.A. sister blog West Coast Sound sent a team to the Electric Daisy Carnival, the annual EDM extravaganza in Las Vegas. This article was written by Dennis Romero. Big isn't always better. The fourth installment of Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas is drawing 100,000 people per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    Cover Story: Move Over, Colorado; Nevada May Be the New Amsterdam

    High rollers. Glitzy casinos. Feathered showgirls. And now, weed. Las Vegas has long been a city of overindulgence. That little slogan, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," exists for a reason. And that reason? Debauchery. Throw a little weed to the mix and it may just push that Vegas-bred sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Electric Daisy Carnival Means So Much. Here's Why.

    Note: Once again this year, Rocks Off is proud to share our L.A. sister blog West Coast Sound's coverage of this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Electric Daisy Carnival, which ended early this morning, promotes itself as being "all about the experience," and it's indeed much more th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2013

    This Is What's On the Ground at 6 a.m. at Electric Daisy Carnival

    Note: Once again this year, Rocks Off is proud to share our L.A. sister blog West Coast Sound's coverage of this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Saturday night 115,000 ravers, kandi kids, bros, babes and other assorted fun-lovers turned out for the second evening of Electric Daisy C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2013

    People Are Getting Married at Electric Daisy Carnival

    Note: Once again this year, Rocks Off is proud to share our L.A. sister blog West Coast Sound's coverage of this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. A new feature this year at Electric Daisy Carnival is a wedding chapel, which is not actually a chapel but an outdoor deck area tricked ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2013

    Five Reasons Why Electric Daisy Carnival Is Completely Mind-Blowing

    Note: Once again this year, Rocks Off is proud to share our L.A. sister blog West Coast Sound's coverage of this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Electric Daisy Carnival is crazy, guys! We're all out here scorching in the heat of the desert by day and trekking out to the Las Vegas Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Lindsay Heffron of Liberty Station on Her Upcoming National Cocktail Competition and Pet Pigeons

    It doesn't take long to notice that Liberty Station is a lot like Houston itself. Like the city, the little bar housed in an old filling station is many things to many people -- and it really does have to be visited and explored to get a feel for it. Functioning as an art gallery space, a cocktail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Top Ten Awkward Electric Daisy Carnival Dance Move GIFs

    See our Electric Daisy Carnival slidshows: Day 1, and another Day 2 Day 3 By Christopher Victorio and Ben Westhoff We love you, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. In fact, here are five reasons why you rule the roost. But my oh my you dance funky. We're not saying we're any better; truth is, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds

    [Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom. Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas was shut down late Saturday night/early Sunday morning as a result of high winds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Bun B: The Trill OG Crosses The Gumball 3000 Finish Line

    After leaving the Gumball 3000 afterparty in Las Vegas, I made it back to my hotel at about 4:30 a.m. The plan was to sleep for a few hours, then head to Los Angeles, where the rally was set to arrive at the finish line on Hollywood Blvd. Originally, I was going to hitch a ride with one of the Gumb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    A Decidedly Non-Foodie Trip to Las Vegas

    So, this past weekend I went to Las Vegas and celebrated the wedding of two very dear friends with a bunch of my very best friends (including one who was Skyped into the ceremony from Turkey) and wore a beautiful blue dress and red lipstick and danced all night and made sure everyone in the wedding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Houston: More Hipster-Friendly than Salt Lake City and Dallas, At Least

    Earlier this month Travel and Leisure asked their readers to rank 35 American cities on the quantity and quality of their live music scenes, coffeehouses, microbrews, and independent boutiques. They also asked their readers to quantify more ineffable qualities such as the quirkiness of a city and h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Pulling A Cee-Lo: 11 More Contemporary Artists Who Need Their Own Vegas Residency

    ​Cee-Lo Green raised eyebrows a couple of weeks ago when he announced that he was settling down -- in Las Vegas. The Grammy-winning "Fuck You" singer says that his new semi-permanent show, "Loberace," will launch Aug. 29 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Vegas Strip and run at least throu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Eat It: Restaurants Owned by Musicians

    ​Hotlanta is so hot that they can even turn their airport into a club. Stay with us. A few days ago, Ludacris announced that he will close his Asian/Singaporean restaurant, Straits, and embark on a new "restaurateur" opportunity: opening a "Chicken and Beer" restaurant inside of Atlanta's Hart ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011
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    October 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    This Looks Legit: 4 Craigslist Music Ads We Passed On

    Photo by Justin Sullivan​Rocks Off likes to troll CraigsList looking for ads in the musicians section. You can often find some truly original and interesting people at the very inception of their careers. You can also find rampaging lunatics who are interesting enough to talk to. But nyone w ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Jerry Jan of RA Sushi in City Centre

    Chef Jerry Jan​Yesterday, we caught up with RA Sushi's Jerry Jan about all things sushi. Today, we focus on his kitchen and life at RA Sushi (CityCentre). EOW: How long has this RA Sushi (at CityCentre) been open? JJ: This one opened in July 2009. EOW: Can you tell me a little about this b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Rice Owls Hit The Jackpot, And A Three-Pointer Or Two

    The Owls are heading to Vegas, baby​The Rice Owls played the first game of the Las Vegas Hoops Classic last night, and the Owls improved their record to 5-4 as they defeated the (6-5) UALR Trojans 65-55. But though the game was part of a Las Vegas basketball tournament, the game was played a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010
  • Calendar

    October 28, 2010
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    July 1, 2010

    Live at the MGM Grand Garden Arena: Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin

    The UFC starts the fireworks a day early with a Live at the MGM Grand Garden Arena bout between two heavyweight contenders

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    The Bar at River Oaks Theatre

    ​We recently caught a showing of Crazy Heart at River Oaks Theatre on West Gray. You know what we love about this theater? You can buy a beer here, and we don't mean in a paper cup - you can purchase a beer like you would in a bar, Heineken for $5 to enjoy with a decent bag of popcorn. And the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Cowboy Tales From The Rodeo: It's A Family Affair

    Team roper Jay Adams. ​Rodeo cowboys basically live on the road, traveling with men and women crazy enough to ride, rope and wrestle live animals for a paycheck. Each day, Hair Balls is asking a different cowboy to tell us a little bit about himself and his wildest story from a life of rodeo. Name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Why 2010 Is Going To Suck, Pt. 2

    We covered the first half of 2010 a couple of days ago, to resounding snores, but that won't keep me from exercising my First Amendment right to complain about derivative cinematic entertainment I could otherwise easily avoid. Now then...The A-Team -- June 11 I like how shows like Beavis and Butth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    99 Ranch Market Grand Opening

    ​69¢ Gulf oysters and lobsters for under $9 a pound are among the grand-opening specials worth checking out at 99 Ranch Market, the new supermarket at I-10 and Blalock where the big Fiesta used to be. 99 Ranch Market is an Asian supermarket chain out of Los Angeles. The first store was called ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    When Publicists Attack: The "Dirty Tourney"

    Admittedly, here at the Press we receive all kinds of stupid shit, especially from publicists. But seldom have we gotten a press release with less social merit and higher scuzz factor than this one from WMG (Warner Music Group), entitled "Screw The NCAA's...Welcome To the DIRTY TOURNEY!" I know rec ... More >>

  • Music

    July 24, 2008
  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008

    “Modern Jackpot: Vintage Vegas Signs by Marilyn Davenport”

    A Texas photographer captures a bit of Casino-ville’s history

  • Culture

    January 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Things That Will Last Longer Than Pam Anderson’s Marriage to Rick Salomon

    Okay, so our gal Pammy and the Paris Hilton sex tape guy, Rick Salomon, supposedly got hitched this past weekend in (crazily enough) Las Vegas. It is the third marriage for both, and, according to People, it was a quickie affair that took place in between Pam’s two scheduled magic shows. (What?! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2007

    Okay, That's It. We're Calling Bullshit.

    Houston apparently has dropped to number six on the annual Men's Fitness list of the nation's fattest cities. 1. Las Vegas 2. San Antonio 3. Miami 4. Mesa, AZ 5. Los Angeles 6. Houston 7. Dallas 8. El Paso ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    Feel My Pain

    A reporter goes after the online drug business and gets wasted

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    Feel My Pain

    A reporter goes after the online drug business and gets wasted

  • Dining

    April 13, 2006

    Raw Deal

    When Andrew Jackson puts in an appearance, the hostesses at Ra Sushi pay attention

  • News

    June 30, 2005

    Pimp My Ride

    Metro's transportation-plan "adjustments"

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Back in the USSR

    Break out the vodka -- The Nightfly tours Houston's Russian-themed bars

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2004

    HUSH Money

    Big cash is in the cards at the Houston Hold 'Em Tournament

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2003

    Wayne Newton

    Saturday, January 18

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Dining

    August 29, 2002

    Dream a Little Dreamcicle

    Rickshaw's Cremesicle

  • Dining

    August 1, 2002

    Lost and Found

    The Lost River Grille

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Hairdresser

    Kevin Roberts, On the Cover

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Ass-Whipping

    Browning Boxing, Radisson Suite Hotel Astrodome

  • News

    December 2, 1999
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