Let's just get to the sad news, first. Feast is closing today. The wonderful and beloved restaurant, however, is having a yard sale to get rid of, well, everything. Head on over on Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.-ish and Monday, June 17 from 10 a.m. until dusk to snag something from the re ... More >>
Here it is. The wooly mammoth of a post that we provide to you as a public service every year. All of 2012's openings and closings, listed by month, without fanfare or commentary. This is just the nitty gritty of every single restaurant whose doors have shut or opened in the last 12 months. Enjoy. ... More >>
Your stress-free dining guide to the holidays.
I've long said that Houston doesn't have enough cool rooftop spaces, especially close to downtown. That's finally changing with the opening of two fun new spots... The first opened several weeks ago at the Houston Pavilions: the reincarnation of Scott Gertner's Sky Bar on Montrose, which is now -- a ... More >>
With all due respect to pop-country stars Sara Evans and Billy Currington, the real show-stopper at the City of Houston's Freedom Over Texas July 4 celebration in Eleanor Tinsley Park Wednesday might be the Ernest Walker Band, the jazz/R&B/funk/Latin table-setters whose ranks -- all of them with Hou ... More >>
Note: This article was written by Rolando Rodriguez and Marco Torres. In March of this year, Houston beat the likes of Los Angeles and New York as the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the country and that landmark development was mainly due to the growth of Latinos. Back in 1990, Latin ... More >>
Well, Rocks Off was about to head over to Discovery Green's first free Thursday concert of the season when we noticed this item on the Chronicle's real estate blog, Prime Property. Seems that House of Blues is suing its landlord Houston Pavilions, which is currently in receivership after some fundi ... More >>
On Monday night at Grand Prize Bar, seven Houston bartenders competed in a throw-down sponsored by Don Q Rum and the Houston chapter of the United States Bartenders' Guild. The three men and four women came from a mix of Houston restaurants, clubs and bars. The competitors were: Kehlen Selph--Cop ... More >>
Lil Keke & Friends All-Star Birthday Bash House of Blues March 28, 2012 Screwed Up Click veteran Lil Keke has been helping shape the sound and style of Houston rap for better than 15 years. That's long enough to make a lot of friends in the game, and a whole bunch of them showed up onstage at House ... More >>
The opening of Uchi Houston last week was just the prelude to a rash of exciting, greatly anticipated openings across the city. Get ready, folks: It's a great time to be a diner in Houston. Artisans, the new restaurant from Le Mistral brothers David and and Sylvain Denis with friend and fellow chef ... More >>
For nearly two decades, Nick's Place has offered a unique combination.
Photo by Chuck CookBlind Item of the Week: A Heights hotspot in a somewhat cursed location is rumored to be closing soon. Its intended replacement was said to have been a new Bruce Molzan restaurant, but the Ruggles owner's current legal troubles may prevent that from coming to fruition. What ... More >>
Growlers: Coming soon to two Whole Foods (not necessarily near you, though).In the long tradition of delivering the bad news first, we're starting off this week's restaurant news roundup with a couple of closings. Heights West, whose owner and chef we profiled over a series of Chef Chats bac ... More >>
Life returns to the Richmond Strip.
A NOLA second-line at Uptown Hookah bar
Scott Gertner finds a new home.
D&W Lounge takes the East End's sudden trendiness in working-class stride.
Saturday Rocks Off and a friend attended Keeping the Music Alive, a free concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The show was a tribute in honor of the late Michael Jackson, the later Bernie Mac, the even later Gerald Levert, the later still Luther Vandross, and the even yet later still Barry White - ... More >>
Up, Up and Away
Disguised as a warehouse, this place is a choice upscale R&B lounge
HSPVA grads say thanks to Director of Jazz Studies Emeritus Dr. Robert Morgan
Dueling Piano Bar > Old Auto Shop
Sports Bar Punch
Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all
Dozens of local musicians come together to honor stricken comrade Stephen Adams with a tribute show for the ages
Get off the couch!
Where to tuck it in -- or let it all hang out
Sugar Bayou's bad review spotlights a shady Houston trend
Hangover planning for St. Patrick's Day
South Park Mexican carves out his place in history with the 2001 Music Awards
An argument for human cloning
NoDo has embraced live jazz. But is the relationship a love supreme?
Pru campaigns the locals to elect her as America's next R&B queen
The votes are in! See who you picked as winners in the HPMA 2000
Bob James performs at Scott Gertner's Skybar
Lush Life: Black Lab, Blue Moon, and other jazz joints
Acoustic Alchemy was soft jazz before soft jazz was soft?
May 28 - June 3, 1998
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