This past week, I packed my bags and headed east to Miami, that gorgeously naughty city in South Florida that rivals New York City and Los Angeles in its beauty and nightlife. The purpose was a professional one, a marketing and interactive conference for Latinos. But aside from the seminars and gift ... More >>
The howls and whistles of approval are deafening, causing a temporary lapse in drink-ordering at the overcrowded bar. Somehow the floor at Blur Bar has cleared enough for an impromptu dance-off to Beyonce's "Single Ladies," and these men are working it out, honey. It's barely 10 p.m. on New Year's ... More >>
Celebrating 2014 at Montrose's ever-popular dance clubs.
I like Antonio Smith. I don't approve of what he did on Saturday night, ripping off the helmet of Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and trying to crack his face with it. I understand it, but I don't approve of it. But overall, even though he cost his team his services for the regular season opener in ... More >>
Michael "She Had a Nice Ass and I Was Hard" Brown allegedly "sexually assaulted an unconscious woman on his boat in the presence of others," according to a lawsuit filed by Brown's former chief of staff. In the suit, filed in Harris County District Court, Ray von Proctor claims he was demoted as ch ... More >>
Texans want to vote on gambling.
Wow -- erstwhile hand surgeon and wife-beater Michael Brown oughta sell DVDs on how to do "Bankruptcy the Brown Way" -- a month before he filed for Chapter 11 protection in a Florida federal court, he bought an $8.3 million Miami Beach waterfront mansion from former Florida Marlins shortstop Edgar R ... More >>
Blues Control Mango's, February 8 Blues Control's Lea Cho and Russ Waterhouse make a tremendous clatter with keyboards, guitars and synths. The Queens, N.Y., duo started grabbing cool-kid support way before last year's Drag City effort Valley Tangents, which built on their already kaleidoscopic bod ... More >>
From cash-hungry strippers to protesters dressed as vaginas.
There are distinct advantages to drinking in hotel bars, even at hotels in the city where you live. There is always wi-fi available. The bartender doesn't care if you nurse or linger over your drink; most people are just biding time between meetings or flights anyway. You'll meet interesting people ... More >>
Note: This article was written by Rolando Rodriguez and Marco Torres. In March of this year, Houston beat the likes of Los Angeles and New York as the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the country and that landmark development was mainly due to the growth of Latinos. Back in 1990, Latin ... More >>
Illustration by Monica FuentesFull-size image below.You asked for it, we delivered. Last week, while many of you were enjoying our map of the United States of Soft Drinks, just as many of you alcoholics were demanding a United States of Beer map instead. And so we hunkered down all weekend, ... More >>
If there's one musician whose advice is worth heeding, it ought to be Johnny Cash. But when the Man in Black sang "Don't Take Your Guns To Town," a whole lot of musicians must not have been listening. Perhaps they were tuning in one of Cash's other songs that takes a different point of view - ... More >>
The former UH undergrad gears up for a Non-Stop Dance Party
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At Miami's Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq
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