• Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    A New, Down-Home Festival Houston Can Be Proud of

    Houston is justifiably proud of its reputation as an international city, a reputation as hard-earned as the millions of dollars that change hands here each day and one that seems to be growing as quickly as the city itself. But if there's any kind of downside to that reputation (even if it's a small ... More >>

  • Music

    August 1, 2013

    Ten the Hard Way: Introducing the Houston Music Hall of Fame

    In honor of the 25th Annual Houston Press Music Awards, we present the Houston Music Hall of Fame.

  • Music

    October 7, 2010

    This Is Happening

    Is LCD Soundsystem's party over on its latest — and perhaps last — album?

  • Dining

    August 26, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    $13 at LaFayette Cajun Seafood

    Crab bisque.​Where: LaFayette Cajun Seafood, 10829 W. Bellfort, 281-564-1388. What $13 gets you: a bowl of passable crab bisque and either snapper Pontchartrain or blackened snapper Opelousas smothered in a diet-mocking helping of heavy, creamy, saucy sauces. Some girls decompress by booking ... More >>

  • Music

    October 1, 2009

    Alamo Heights

    San Antonio's the Krayolas steam into their second act.

  • Music

    December 11, 2008
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    November 29, 2007
  • Dining

    January 26, 2006

    I Am the Walrus, Part 2

    Oysters on the half shell aren't the only attraction at the old Magnolia

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Christmas in July

    Six dozen of Houston's finest bands for a mere $7

  • Dining

    June 23, 2005

    Pan-Louisiana Fusion

    Call it Cajun, Creole, zydeco or whatever you want, it's all good at Soul on the Bayeaux

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Hothouse Flowers

    Groceries spoil in the heat, while the rest of Houston's music community blossoms

  • Music

    April 10, 2003
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    October 18, 2001


    Local music goes unnoticed in the Bayou City

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Lost Boys

    Judy Walker saw one son die in prison and his twin sentenced to life for shooting a cop. The prison autopsy says Reginald died of natural causes. But his mother says it was retaliation for Robert's actions that got his brother killed.

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Zydeco Kingdom

    Travelers and artists from all over descend on Opelousas, Louisiana, for its annual celebration

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    H-Town Get Down

    Crosby, Texas, hosts some of zydeco's finest

  • Music

    August 5, 1999


    Boozoo Chavis and the Magic Sounds, Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band, Verbena

  • News

    July 8, 1999
  • News

    April 15, 1999

    Winning in the Worst Way

    Rock Knapp transformed little Northwest Academy from gridiron patsy to playoff powerhouse. So why are some parents calling for his head?

  • Dining

    April 8, 1999

    Backwater Bliss

    If you'd been born on the island, you'd already know about Clary's

  • Music

    January 22, 1998