"Happy Rodeo! It's like our own little holiday! I love it!" It's early in the evening, but the wine and the greetings are both flowing at Carruth Plaza in the heart of Reliant Park. The folks here are dressed to the nines for rodeo season, and between the blingy cowboy hats and expensive oversized ... More >>
Practically a secret, the rodeo's upscale al fresco lounge has a Western twist.
Video via Reliant Park A square foot of Astroturf that (it's entirely possible) Earl Campbell or Carl Mauck actually walked upon -- is there anything in the world that would make a better stocking stuffer? Don't think too long or hard about that. Just head over to the Astrodome this weekend with t ... More >>
County Sports and Convention Group Recommends Renovation, Not Demolition, of the Astrodome.
It's appropriate that while the rodeo is happening over at Reliant Park that thieves are gearing up for another year of stealing your pickup trucks. The Texas Department of Public Safety released it's list of the ten most stolen vehicles in the state and, not surprisingly, trucks are right at the to ... More >>
The World Series of Dog Shows is in town over at Reliant Park and, as usual, there are a bazillion dogs (yes, that many), millions of dollars in grooming equipment and a lot of really awful polyester suits. Why do the dog trainers wear those things? Anyway, we sent photographer Lisa Ramirez out to ... More >>
The World Series of Dog Shows was held in Reliant Park over the weekend, and as always it provided a good, sometimes odd, look at dogs and the people who place them in competition. (See the full slideshow here.) We got us a dog interpreter, who really just mostly reports that everyone wants more fo ... More >>
Get this poster back up on Ed Emmett's bedroom wall!A local organizing committee (LOC) for the Grand Prix of Houston announced Thursday its intentions of reviving the event at a press conference from the Houston Auto Show at Reliant Park. The committee, spearheaded by local businessman George ... More >>
Now what exactly is musical freestyling for pooches?
It's time to Zing Zang Zoom
Photos courtesy of Harris County Sports and Convention CorporationComing soon to the Astrodome: a world map made from solar panels!Note: The following information about Harris County officials' redevelopment plan for the Astrodome is not a joke. We're serious. One option, costing $1.36 billion, r ... More >>
From Goth to cartoon, there'll be some of everything at this festival celebrating all things tattooed and pierced
How do you tell a guy holding a butcher knife he didn't win?
Aftermath can not begin to tell you how much of a beacon ZZ Top was for him over the past few days. The lil' ol' band from Texas' RodeoHouston finale may not have had anything to do with SXSW per se, but knowing the first thing he would be doing upon returning to Houston was heading d ... More >>
Everybodys a cowboy this week
Many people might see this as Super Bowl weekend, but I know that, for some reason, there are many of you out there who see this Saturday as being the most important day of the weekend. That's because it's the Monster Jam at Reliant Park. That's right, the place is being invaded once again by red ... More >>
Los Magnificos 2008 bounces into Reliant Center Sunday. Bun B Whip, ride, slab, some bit of street slang Rocks Off won't even hear for another eight months - cars are as essential to hip-hop as crossfaders and lyrics that rhyme. But no city's rappers place their wheels on a higher pedestal than ... More >>
Amateurs looking to get a leg up in paint warfare can try their luck at this five-man team tournament
Its a soccer showdown worth $1.5 million
From yachts and sailboats to fishing reels and beef jerky, its all here
"Johnson explo... um, I mean, runs down the sideline!" I know a few Texans season ticket holders who've secretly dreamed of blowing up Reliant Stadium, but this is a little extreme. There's news today that several NFL stadiums, including Reliant, were named as targets for radiological dirty bomb ... More >>
Dog show Mohawk
Tricked-out rides roll to Reliant for Hot Import Daze
The MFAH pays homage to an American's love of Eastern film
Christian cowboys, carnivals and Chianti await you at the rodeo
Burn some calories at the Sugar Land Aerodrome
The International Festival spices up Reliant Park
H-town skydiving options
Golfing in Houston on the cheap