Anamaris Cousins PriceFish tacos at Shrimp & StuffIt's summer, and crazy-hot in the Houston area. What can you do to find a bit of relief? Hop on I-45 and head south to Galveston Island, walk along the Seawall, hit the historic homes or Moody Gardens, then stop for some seafood at Shrimp n St ... More >>
Courtesy Moody GardensGalveston's Hotel Galvez celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and the people at Moody Gardens have dug up some old pictures for us.
We saw the one above and were taken back to film class at UH. Sure, you think "film class," you think it's a breeze....but then you ... More >>
Brittanie SheyA generous pour at the BrewHaHa Grand TastingSee photos from the BrewHaHa in our slideshow.
This weekend beer lovers gathered at Galveston Island's Moody Gardens for what organizers hope will be the first of many Brewmasters International Beer Festivals. Eating Our Words was th ... More >>
Hopheads, grab your steins! It's a brewtiful day to love beer in the Lone Star State.
On Labor Day weekend (September 3-6), through a partnership with Spec's and Food & Vine Time Productions, Galveston's Moody Gardens will host the largest-scale beer event in Texas. The Brewmasters Internatio ... More >>
Legally putting on a beer festival in the state of Texas is about as easy as sitting down at your favorite Tex-Mex place and limiting yourself to one chip and one scoop of salsa. Probably not going to happen. Moody Gardens is hoping to change the former -- Richard Simmons might be able to hel ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org.During the summer, we taught a ... More >>
By the time you read this, Texas Traveler will be well on our way to deep West Texas for the first time, on a road trip that will culminate in Big Bend on New Year's Eve. We've been planning this trip for a while now, and because of that we've tended to stick close to home for the last few Texas Tra ... More >>
Bill OliveSilver Jews (and some very grateful fans) at Walter's on Washington, September 18, 2008Rocks Off originally meant to post this on Friday, but one thing led to another and if memory serves, on September 14, 2008, we were still without power, living out of an ice chest and wondering what ... More >>
Who knew Houston was such a big circus town? Along with a couple of plays closing this weekend, a trio of circuses are folding their tents (so to speak).
If you can only see one show this weekend, make it Rêver by Sol y Luna Dance Company. Speaking with us, Soly y Luna's Artistic Direc ... More >>
If you had your choice to stand anywhere as a tourist in the United States, where would you choose?The Las Vegas Strip? Mount Rushmore? The White House?No way, dude -- you prefer to be standing in Moody Gardens in Galveston.At least you do if you're one of the respondents to what has to be described ... More >>
Every year, we scour the papers and Internet looking for Houston's definitive guide to spectacular residential Christmas lights displays, and every year, what we find what comes up a little lacking. A handful of neighborhoods are invariably cited, and we've already been to most of them. There' ... More >>