Wednesday's noontime announcement by Country Music Hall of Famer George Strait that he would retire from the road after his 2013-14 "The Cowboy Rides Away" farewell tour hit Rocks Off harder than it should have. True, he's 60, has a ranch and grandchildren, and has earned his golden years many, many ... More >>
Every rapper dreams to be a baller and every baller dreams to be a rapper. It rings true today and former Houston Rocket Steve Francis renews the saying with his recently discovered hip-hop label Mazerati Music. Rocks Off cringed when we saw Dan Devine's Ball Don't Lie sports blog on Francis' rap ... More >>
For most cities (okay, excluding New Orleans), a whole lot of nothin' happens during the month of February. The grumpy groundhog usually sees its roly-poly shadow in Pennsylvania, lovers let Hallmark dictate the depth of their affections from Seattle to Sarasota, and impromptu games of hoops ... More >>
Colorado-bred John Signorelli is executive sous chef at the Remington Restaurant (1919 Briar Oaks Lane), located inside the five-diamond Hotel St. Regis on the West Loop. The Remington was rated one of the top 100 hotel restaurants in America in a 2006 Zagat survey, based on food quality, dé ... More >>
John Chamberlain joins The Menil Collections Contemporary Conversations
Once upon a time Houston was a hot spot for comedy clubs. Now it's anybody's guess on who'll turn out on any given night
The new tough-talking probation director has ousted aides, but can he improve services?
Breanna Brand rides out the legacy of Frog Town and family splits in her feisty race toward the BMX finish line
Edmund J. Pankau trades on his hard-boiled private-eye image to attract clients and speaking engagements. To find out more about him, we resort to some Sam Spade work of our own.
Can a middle-class Midwestern white guy play the blues? Yeah, if he's Mark May.
Dreams of Glory Die Hard in Semipro football
Houston's film festival returns a "lean, mean movie machine"