Lawrence (New York)

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Sherlock's Pub: Another TABC Complaint at Scene of Cop Shooting

    The lawsuits are afoot​Paul West, former chief financial officer of the company that owns the chain of Sherlock's bars, has filed a new and improved TABC complaint against the company, in connection with a fatal shooting outside the River Oaks Sherlock's. West complained that the River O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Game Time: Lawrence Taylor -- We Liked You A Lot Better When All You Did Was Sack Quarterbacks And Snort Blow

    You can't say you weren't warned when it comes to LT‚ÄčThere's a scene at the very beginning of the Tom Cruise hit film Jerry Maguire where superagent Maguire is shown adeptly handling all of the day-to-day duties that come with his territory. Wooing potential new clients, securing sponsorship deals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    The 100 Best Bars in America: None For You!

    Hey, Esquire, stick to covering topics like this and we'll all be happy.‚ÄčThe venerated Esquire has released its list of the Best Bars in America, compiled after what we imagine was some serious and excessive binge-drinking that had either mind-erasing or mind-altering effects on the editors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    From Spring To New York And Back To Stages

     Casey Burden, one of the lead actors in The Andrews Brothers! now appearing at Stages, started working out extra hard to get ready for his role as one of the stagehands who slaps on a wig and takes over when the Andrews Sisters can't make the USO show because of a chickenpox quarantine."It's o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Wild Moccasins Play Live on Cincinnati's WOXY

    Kim DouglassHey, it's been a couple of days since we used this photo... Like a mother sending her baby off to college, we here at Rocks Off are pretty proud of the Wild Moccasins for representing Houston's up-and-coming indie scene so well on the band's first extended tour this past month. So natura ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2007
  • Dining

    August 31, 2006

    Mustard on That?

    Galveston locals have been torturing tourists at this fabulous old hangout for the last 60 years

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Hey, PAL: Get Lost

    Budget cutbacks threaten one city program that works

  • Film

    September 18, 2003

    Grumpy Old Men

    Lions tames Duvall and Caine with feel-good cornpone

  • Film

    March 20, 2003

    Take a Hike

    Gerry survives nicely on scant dialogue and ample images

  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    Emo Over Easy

    After hatching a new plan with The Egg, Shiner continues to scramble its sound

  • Music

    April 25, 2002


    Affluenza (Fancy Music)

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    The Great Divide

    Principal Lawrence Allen is a role model to some, an inept bumbler to others. Jones High School is split: Magnet-program parents versus the local community. It's up to Superintendent Kaye Stripling to make it right. Lucky her.

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Family Ballot Split

    A family name divides a candidate and her stepson

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    The Private Trial of Donald Davis

    A Houston attorney who specialized in saving killers' lives couldn't handle his own. So he took it.

  • Culture

    August 24, 2000

    The Bit Player

    Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?

  • Music

    November 18, 1999

    Local Rotation

    Local Music Reviewed

  • News

    May 6, 1999
  • Music

    April 23, 1998

    Feel for the Real

    Burning Spear's gimmick-free reggae has all the earmarks of home

  • Music

    July 24, 1997
  • Culture

    October 31, 1996

    No Contest

    Inherit the Wind should be moving debate; the Alley makes it one-sided argument

  • Film

    March 30, 1995