• Music

    August 16, 2012

    Six Market Blvd. Shakes It Down

    Rising Texas country stars will sign anything you want, up to a point.

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Some Questions About the Texas Music Awards 2012 Ballot

    If you think we were flabbergasted by songwriter Bob Cheevers touting his election as 2011 Songwriter of the Year in the Texas Music Awards sponsored by and "sanctioned" (a hedge word that appears frequently in relation to the Texas Music Awards) by the Texas Academy of Music (high ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    License Plate Auction: The Bidding For World's Dumbest Texan Will Open Soon

    Vanity plates, thy name is Texas​Ever since the state privatized its vanity license plate business a while back, the company that's taken it over has gotten more and more creative.They greatly expanded the variety of plates you could grossly overpay for, and offered a groovy online app where you c ... More >>

  • News

    October 1, 2009
  • Dining

    June 5, 2008

    Bootlegging Dr Pepper

    The demand for sugar-sweetened Dublin Dr Pepper has never been higher — just ask the bootleggers

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    Party On, Coogs

    For a cynical, self-hating UH alum, yesterday was a pretty special day. The City of Houston held a pep rally for the Coogs, who've won the Conference USA title and are now headed to the Liberty Bowl. (Many fans at the rally at City Hall held up signs that said "Give us Liberty!" Clever.) The event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006
  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Spaced Out

    A non-PC e-mail riles a group of judges

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Keeping Score

    How many Metro crashes? Depends who's counting.

  • News

    March 28, 1996

    Victor's Big Adventure

    He's a nice guy. He drives a pickup truck. But what would Victor Morales do in the U.S. Senate? He'll get back to you on that one.