Marble Falls

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    The 10 Biggest Rock Stars Who Live In Texas

    By Chris Gray and Matthew Keever TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION (Honorable Mention 2) Some of our more genteel readers may be wondering who the hell Texas Hippie Coalition even is, not to mention how they landed on a list that purports to (informally) rank the Lone Star State's biggest rock stars. (Note: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Leah Purcell: Is the Alleged Animal Cruelty Queen Back in Business?

    Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating if former Spindletop Dog Refuge owner Leah Purcell is boarding dogs again, in violation of a court order. Officials and Humane Society personnel raided her Willis property last year and seized nearly 300 dogs who had been kept in filthy conditions. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Islam, Communism, And Black Panthers Are Indoctrinating Texas Children -- Fingers Crossed!

    One of the best courses I took in high school was an elective entitled "Islam and the West." Examining the cultural, political, and literary borderlands between the two spheres, the course provided some of the most educational and edifying lessons as anything I'd found at my school. Those lessons, n ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013

    30 Essential Texas Restaurants

    Eat here before you die.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    6 Musicians Who Messed With Texas

    Today, March 2, is Texas Independence Day, the day a bunch of old white politicians and landowners declared this part of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas to be its own sovereign republic in a cabin near Washington-on-the-Brazos. For some inexplicable reason, Rocks Off does not have the day off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    The Five Best (& Five Worst) Stretches of Texas Highway

    Scenic routes, and others​Texas has some beautiful stretches of highway, and it has some where you just want to pluck out your eyeballs. Truth be told -- if you take out the urban panoramas of strip malls and national franchises -- there's probably more of the former than the latter. Let's l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Mark Schmidt of The Rainbow Lodge

    ​Today we continue our chat with chef Mark Schmidt of Rainbow Lodge, discussing his favorite Houston-area restaurants and what's in his fridge at home. Eating Our Words: Before coming Rainbow Lodge, you previously owned Cafe 909 in Marble Falls with your wife, Shelly. I read that you liked to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Mark Schmidt of the Rainbow Lodge

    ​This weekend I sat down with insightful veteran chef Mark Schmidt of the historic Rainbow Lodge. We talked about seasonal cooking, his childhood summers spent in England, and his experience as a guest chef at the James Beard House. Eating Our Words: Can you start by telling us about your bac ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007
  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Worst and Weirdest

    A sampling of some of the most out-there freak-outs and calamitous train wrecks H-Town bands have experienced the last few years

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Colorado River Blues

    For New Mexico-bred singer-songwriter Eric Hisaw, the move to Austin is just starting to pay

  • News

    April 30, 1998

    Three from Texas

    With a spate of independent movies, the state once again leaves its mark on film

  • Dining

    December 25, 1997

    Roll Out the Barrel

    Hackemack's is a barrel of fun