Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    New Beach Boys Book Digs Deep Under The Sand

    The Beach Boys FAQ: All That's Left to Know About America's Band By Jon Stebbins Backbeat Books, 400 pp., $19.99. Backbeat's FAQ series of books are the perfect addendum for those who are already familiar with a band's basic origin and career. Part biography, part compendium of trivia and odd fact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    John Lennon's Imagine Turns 40: Ten Facts About The Album

    ​Forty years ago this past week, John Lennon's second solo LP away from the Beatles, Imagine, hit number one on the UK album charts. The album was released on October 8, 1971 in England and September 9, 1971 here in the States. The album was seen as a commercial answer to his previous outing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Not So Fast on the Maharishi Hotel Re-Do

    Pretty drawing, though​When we told you earlier this month about an alleged project to turn the dilapidated abandoned downtown Days Inn into a sparkling new hotel, we included some skepticism. Even though the developer said the project to turn the hotel, which for a while was owned by the Ma ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011

    Bikes on Easements

    North-south cycling trails could be a go!

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Architecture Gone Awry: Houston's 8 Ugliest Buildings

    Photo courtesy of SwamplotThe HISD Central Services building, a.k.a. the Taj Mahal​The old HISD Central Services building on Richmond -- called the Taj Mahal by HISD employees, both for its massive size and the massive budget that went into building it -- was torn down in 2007. One of the few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    When Publicists Attack: Enter Jimmy's F***in World of Product Euphoria at Your Own Risk

    ​Rocks Off doesn't mind a good charitable cause, but idiotic over-hype - even for a good cause - is a no-no. We received an email today from one Jimmy Cunningham, whose company has the intriguing name Product Euphoria. According to Cunningham's press release, "Product Euphoria is putting another g ... More >>

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    This Blows!

    Houston has a national rep for taking down buildings. So why are these eyesores still standing?

  • News

    June 24, 1999
  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Out Heaven's Gate

    "Chaos in transition" is the new mantra at the maharishi's hotel

  • Dining

    March 17, 1994

    Harmonic Convergence

    Vegetarian Thai cooking finds a happy om at the Maharishi's pacifying Heaven on Earth