Roosevelt Lounge

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 Bro Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 25, 2012

    Bayou City Boo

    This year's best Halloween parties.

  • Culture

    October 18, 2012

    Bayou City Boo!

    2012 Houston Press Halloween Guide

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Houston's Cryptic New Noise Ordinance

    Confusing new law has bar and club owners screaming.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Quanell X Postpones Roosevelt Lounge Protest

    Sunday afternoon, Rocks Off ventured over to Roosevelt Lounge (5219 Washington) to witness what we expected to be a protest organized by Quanell X, leader of the local chapter of the New Black Panther Party. This event was in direct response to the club's alleged racist door policies that led to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Clearing Up What Happened At Roosevelt Lounge

    It's been reported that last weekend, a group of people was turned away from Washington Avenue's Roosevelt Lounge for, according to the aggrieved, having "too many black people." Reports of exactly what happened have been conflicting. Wednesday, the Houston Press spoke to two eyewitnesses close to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Roosevelt Lounge Back In The Headlines, And Not In A Good Way

    ANOTHER UPDATE: Read about two eyewitness accounts of the incident, as told to Rocks Off's Shea Serrano Wednesday. UPDATE: Activist Quannell X is organizing a protest in front of Roosevelt at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Fox's Isiah Carey reports. Two apparently unrelated incidents at Roosevelt Lounge ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2011

    Getting Past the Bouncer

    Local nightclub door policies aren't always black and white