• Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Why Electric Daisy Carnival Texas Should Be In Houston

    The largest music festival in the United States in terms of attendance is not Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, or Austin City Limits. While each sees thousands of music fans pass through the gates every year, the real attendance champ is Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. The 2012 version of the e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    The 25 Best Reasons To Love Texas In The Fall

    Fall has arrived in Texas, and thank God. There is no better time in the Lone Star State, for so many reasons. The switch in season may be more subtle than it is in the north -- you never can get that far away from a Texas summer, after all -- but there's enough change in the air to signify that y ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 24, 2012
  • News

    March 29, 2012

    In Search of Spring Break

    Looking for booze, babes and beach parties on Galveston Island

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Cover Story: In Search of Spring Break on Galveston Island

    Earlier this year, Coed magazine cobbled together a listicle of America's ten trashiest Spring Break locales. Among the criteria: the number of liquor stores, tattoo parlors and Hooter's in a given town, and the number of visits from the Girls Gone Wild bus. (And it should be noted that "trashy" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Going Tubing in New Braunfels This Weekend? Be Prepared to Wait

    Fun in the sun?​Earlier this month we listed five places to have water-based fun in Texas during the drought, and the spring-fed Comal River was one of them. We weren't alone in our thinking -- the river has become packed on weekends, to the point where officials say tubers have had trouble e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Drought Time: Five Fun Alternative Texas Water Spots When Rivers And Lakes Are Low

    Twin Lakes Scuba Park: There's a bus under that water​As we noted yesterday, the ongoing drought is kicking the ass of Texas rivers and lakes. The Guadalupe is just inching along, low in its banks, formerly underwater roots exposed, making toobing not the traditional summer romp it usually is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Schlitterbahn Just Got Awesomer

    One of the great advantages of living in Texas -- beyond the chance to vote for Rick Perry your entire life -- is Schlitterbahn, the renowned waterpark in New Braunfels. The Hill Country setting, the nearby Guadalupe -- whether you're on your own or herding kids, it's a unique and terrific place. ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    If You Can't Text and Drive in Galveston, What Can You Do?

    ‚ÄčIn the City That Was Supposed to be Houston, famed for its throwback seaside kitsch and relentless resilience in the face of crippling natural disasters, the technology tide has turned. More accurately, the City Council transformed itself into progress-hatin' Dementors last night, entering y ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2009

    The Diary

    A serious health scare, as soundtracked by Scarface's finest album.

  • News

    September 10, 2009

    Life, Post-Ike

    One year later, Galveston residents like Marie Creasy have dug in for the long haul

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Hit Hermann

    In time for summer, the park's had a facelift.

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Fighting for Air: Drowning and the Heimlich Maneuver

    Most doctors say the Heimlich maneuver should not be used to save drowning victims. So why does UH professor John Hunsucker continue to teach it to lifeguards?

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007

    Bad Advice

    Imagine you are a tourist here in town. You have a room at one of the seeming dozens of swanky new downtown hotels. You've been to the zoo and the museums and now you want to see what Houston's all about after dark, so you head over to the downtown visitor's center in city hall and pick up a few of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2004

    "Temporary" Insanity

    Artists invade the Orange Show's hallowed grounds

  • Dining

    November 11, 2004

    Sweet 17

    The Sam Houston Hotel unites shrimp curry, king salmon with Moroccan spices, and mac 'n' cheese

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003

    NYPD Black and Blue

    Houston police boxers plan to bruise the Big Apple

  • Calendar

    May 13, 1999

    Night & Day

    May 13-19, 1999

  • Calendar

    August 1, 1996
  • Calendar

    July 14, 1994