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Long Beach (New York)

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Schoolboy Q at Warehouse Live, 3/25/2014

    Schoolboy Q, Isaiah Rashad, Vince Staples, Audio Push, DJ Mr. Rogers Warehouse Live March 25, 2014 Tuesday night, Warehouse Live rapidly swelled to shoulder-to-shoulder tightness as the seemingly infinite line wrapping the exterior of the building began to file inside, as Schoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" t ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 20, 2013

    MasterChef Season 3 Winner Christine Ha

    Wows crowd at Brazos Bookstore.

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Waiter, I'd Like Some Pie in That Milkshake

    A slice of pie is best accompanied by a scoop of ice cream, or, as some argue, a slice of cheese. And apparently, a milkshake is best accompanied by a slice of pie. Given we live in a country in which we deep-fry Oreos and manufacture two-pound Snickers bars, I am not terribly shocked someone some ... More >>

  • Film

    April 4, 2013

    Tattoo Nation: Ink Me

    New film documents Southern California's tattoo scene, from Danny Trejo to Ed Hardy.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Fans Mourn Popular Mexican-American Banda Singer Jenni Rivera's Death

    Fans reacted with a mixture of sadness and disbelief to the news that Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, "la Diva de la Banda," was apparently killed in a plane crash in Northern Mexico early Sunday. Rivera's brother Gustavo told CNN that his sister was traveling with at least five other people. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Squeezing the Lemon: Led Zeppelin & the 10 Most Shocking Rock and Roll Reunions

    Five years ago this week, Led Zeppelin fans young and old squeezed their pants full of lemon juice when the band's three surviving golden gods -- Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones - announced that they'd be reuniting for a one-off concert in London. John Bonham's son Jason would man the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Last Night: Sublime With Rome at The Woodlands

    Rewind: Friday: Sublime with Rome at Discovery Green (April 1, 2011) Friday Night: 311 & Sublime with Rome at The Woodlands (August 12, 2011) Sublime with Rome Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 14, 2012 Fifteen minutes into their set Tuesday night at the Woodlands Pavilion, Sublime with Rome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    According to This, San Antonio Has a Better Music Scene Than Houston

    Like any and all lists, the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI)'s list regarding the best music scenes in the country will leave most of you passing out side-eyes and stares. Easy to spot and digest, Nashville, New York and Los Angeles ranked 1-3, but after that it's a complete flaming crapshoot. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Last Night: Delta Spirit At Fitzgerald's

    Delta Spirit Fitzgerald's April 12, 2012 I am concerned that younger bands these days are not learning the proper value of restraint. It's not even a generational thing, really. I had very little appreciation for or understanding of restraint myself until fairly recently, but a heart attack at age ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2012

    In Bloom

    Spring has sprung with a fresh crop of recent Houston-related releases.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Just Say No to Green Beer and Cancer

    Instead of chugging crappy green beer for St. Patrick's Day (which is tomorrow, in case you missed the memo), here are three other suggestions that don't suck: Barbecue guru Neil "Bigmista" Strawder is returning home to Galveston tomorrow for a charity barbecue at St. Augustine of Hippo, the oldest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Bigmista Is Back

    Local boy done good, Neil "Bigmista" Strawder, is returning home to Galveston once again on Saturday, March 17. ​Strawder, best known as the Long Beach, California pitmaster who impressed Jonathan Gold enough to be included on Gold's list of "99 Essential LA Restaurants" and as a contestant on TLC ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Baller Blockin: 7 Independent Hood Rap Movies

    We have the post-holiday blues today. Part of it is because we ate too much bread pudding and drank four bottles of Andre champagne. The other part is because, for yet another Christmas, we didn't get Baller Blockin in our stocking. By now we thought we'd be curled up in bed, watching hood DVD's wit ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2011

    Hands-On Experience

    Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually abused by police officers. Critics say the Boy Scouts, who oversee the program, should share the blame.

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Joel Kotkin Says Houston & Gulf Coast Poised To Soar

    Panama Canal expansion will bring boon​Urban expert Joel Kotkin has always been bullish on Houston, and now he's not even more bullish, he's spreading the love. Kotkin has a piece on the Forbes magazine blog saying the U.S. Gulf Coast -- including, of course, Houston -- is ready to soar, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Friday Night: Sublime at Discovery Green

    Photos by groovehouse​Sublime Discovery Green April 1, 2011 Check out our slideshows from this weekend's Big Dance Concert Series: the bands and the fans. Aftermath has been listening to Sublime as long as we can remember. They helped define our childhood, but we never thought we would get ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Last Night: Cold War Kids At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Cold War Kids Warehouse Live March 31, 2011 "HOUSTON: A BRACKET TOWN," read signs posted around downtown last night. HPD had begun arranging road-closures and tents were already stocked with T-shirts and Final Four swag, as the city prepared itself for this weekend's ine ... More >>

  • Music

    March 31, 2011

    Skip the Charades

    Cold War Kids look to movie directors for guidance.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Nate Dogg's Seven Best Hooks Besides "Regulate"

    ​Hip-hop lost a genius late Tuesday, when Nate Dogg passed away from causes unknown in Long Beach, Calif. Maybe the man upstairs needed this OG, who was 41 and had suffered strokes in 2007 and '08, to sing hooks in the choir. Meanwhile, Nate's work here on Earth will live on in hip-hop histor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Neil "Bigmista" Strawder Returns to Texas for a Good Cause

    Photos by GroovehouseRev. Chester J. Makowski, Vicar of St. Augustine and Neil "Bigmista" Strawder share a laugh in the church's kitchen.​"My momma told me the church was gonna have a celebrity barbecue," recalled Neil "Bigmista" Strawder as he stood heads and shoulders above everyone else in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Won't You Let Me Take You On A/Sea Cruise

    ​If I was ever planning on taking a cruise again (and I'm not), I'd have serious doubts about buying tickets on any Carnival ship: Thousands of passengers on a towed cruise ship will disembark in San Diego, California, Thursday with their own tales from a three-day ordeal that left them witho ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 9, 2010
  • Music

    June 24, 2010

    La Gran Senora

    Jenni Rivera flirts with pop crossovers but remains true to regional Mexican music.

  • News

    June 17, 2010

    The Killer of His Daughter's Mother

    A cunning American boy becomes a Mexican cartel soldier and East L.A. executioner.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Game Time: 24 -- Was CTU Actually Run By Isiah Thomas? We'll Never Know

    We're running out of time...to trade for Stephon Marbury​One of my favorite parts of the work day occurs around 10:00 a.m.every day, when Lance Zierlein is finished with his show. At that point, I'm five hours away from my show starting, so Lance and I will typically begin haphazardly discussing ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2010

    Cry for Yelp

    The popular Web site has buckled to pressure, but it isn't enough.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    West Texas Town Runs On Batteries. Actually, Just One Very, Very Big Battery

    ​Outside of changing them in our car or our Fleshlight, Hair Balls never spent much time thinking about batteries. But the folks in the tiny west Texas town of Presidio owe their lives, more or less, to a gigantic, house-sized battery.Until the advent of BOB (Big Old Battery) the only thing linkin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 31, 2009

    Gabriel Iglesias

    He's hot, he's fluffy, he's - Biscuit Man?

  • Culture

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    What The Hell? Kemah Is One Of The Top Ten Boardwalks In The U.S.?

    Photo by mhowry​We didn't notice this until KPRC pointed it out recently, but the website Forbes Traveler recently published an article entitled "We Don't Know Anything About Boardwalks."That wasn't the actual headline on the article, but it should have been. Unless you believe that the pre-fab sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    The Worst Brisket I Ever Ate

    Photos by Robb Walsh​Sampling the goods at shade-tree barbecue stands is one of my favorite pursuits. So when I saw a smoking barbecue trailer with a crowd around it in a parking lot on Fry Road just north of the Katy Freeway last Saturday, I pulled over and checked it out. The sign advertised ... More >>

  • Film

    July 30, 2009

    It's a Wacky Life

    Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler, together at last in Funny People.

  • Music

    July 16, 2009

    Listen Like Thieves

    Southern California prog-rockers Rx Bandits regroup on new album Mandala.

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Pay for Play

    Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Armadillo World Headquarters

    The Goode family's shrine to all things Texas could use a shootout or two.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    The Whole Wide World: Dengue Fever's Sleepwalking Through The Mekong

    Dengue Fever is the name of a potentially deadly tropical disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. There have been several epidemics around the world, specially in third-world countries where sanitary conditions are less than desirable. It is also the name of a Los Angeles-based indie rock b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Tonight: Greg Ginn & the Taylor Texas Corrugators at Last Concert Cafe

    If we were to tell you that one of the most influential guitarists and innovators in the early '80s hardcore movement was living in the tiny town of Taylor (30 miles outside Austin) you would call us crazy. But that's where Greg Ginn, founding guitarist of hardcore's lode-bearing Black Flag has been ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Gabriel Iglesias

    “I’m not fat. I’m fluffy.”

  • Music

    January 20, 2005
  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Crash and Yearn

    Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic

  • Culture

    August 7, 2003

    People Person

    Bob Knox's work comments on the world we live in

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    All Duct Up

    From leftist camps and corporate security to semi-panic and port patrols, Houstonians tackle terrorism threats. Sort of.

  • Film

    August 8, 2002

    Heart to Heart

    Eastwood plays a detective with a bad ticker looking for the man who murdered his donor

  • Music

    June 6, 2002

    Snoop Dogg

    Saturday, June 8

  • Music

    April 22, 1999

    Brown and Blue

    Still a bluesman after all these years, Texas Johnny Brown returns to Houston

  • News

    December 3, 1998
  • Music

    July 9, 1998

    Riding the Rap

    A new book chronicles the bloody rise and fall of Death Row Records

  • Music

    January 22, 1998
  • Calendar

    July 3, 1997
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