It's a big week for steampunk enthusiasts.
First of all, today is the 287th birthday of Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, the man who built the first self-propelled, steam-powered vehicle. He invented his three-wheeled fardier à vapeur in 1769, and went on to build progressively more complex and better model ... More >>
Photos by Jeff BalkeWhile the mighty ice sculpture with the Foodways Texas logo slowly melted amid it all, rivers of St. Arnold's and Dripping Springs vodka / Rio Grande Valley ruby red grapefruit juice cocktails flowed. The Catalan corned beef sliders, Goode Company baked oysters, shrimp cor ... More >>
Houston has its share of film festivals, including last month's mega-successful Cinema Arts Festival Houston. But this week's 1st Annual Houston Comedy Film Festival is adding another flavor to the scene with a collection of funny flicks from around the world. (Of the more than 400 submissions th ... More >>