• Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    The 5 Best Brunch Spots in River Oaks

    In Houston, we're pretty serious about our brunch. Whether it be migas and breakfast tacos or chicken and waffles and loaded Bloody Marys, we have no shortage of awesome spots to get our brunch on. Keeping later hours and killer cocktails in mind, we'll be taking a look at some of our favorite spots ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Cheap and Good Eats: The Top 5 Budget Lunch Spots in River Oaks

    Yesterday, we brought you the Top 5 Budget Lunch Spots in Montrose. Today, we're moving right next-door to its upscale neighbor, River Oaks. But just because this area is a bit ritzy, don't think for a second there aren't plenty of great dining deals. Here's our list of the best cheap (under $10) ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 24, 2013

    The Dan Marino Restaurants

    The 13 restaurants that nearly made our 30 essential Texas restaurants list.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Top 10 Restaurants in River Oaks

    The last time we tackled the Top 10 restaurants in River Oaks, Tony Mandola's was still open in what is now Brasserie 19's spot in the River Oaks Shopping Center. Needless to say, things have changed a bit in three years. And in spite of its ritzy exterior, River Oaks still has plenty of inexpensive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Get the Best Christmas Gifts at Citrus Fest This Weekend at the Eastside Farmers Market

    Want to get your loved ones an unusual, thoughtful Christmas gift that keeps giving year after year? Of course you do. Your father doesn't need any more ties, socks or boxers and your mother is only using that coffeemaker because you bought it for her. She secretly hates it. So head to Urban Harves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    Everybody will be kung fu watching at Jenni's Noodle House.​Starting today, Molina's Cantina is hosting a month-long celebration in honor of its 70th anniversary. In fact, Mayor Parker proclaimed today "Molina's Cantina Day" to mark the occasion, something which Molina's is celebrating with fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    7th Annual Urban Harvest Tomato Fest

    Urban HarvestTomato Fest​To me, tomatoes are one of summer's quintessential foods. I think of a crisp salad with juicy, ripe tomatoes or fresh sliced tomatoes with just a sprinkle of sea salt. There is so much to do with this versatile fruit and, of course, the best tomatoes can be found at yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    The Sex Offenders In Five Ritzy Houston Zip Codes

    If you live in the Houston area, chances are good there's a sex offender living nearby. That's no matter how well-off your zip code is. The Department of Public Safety's sex offender registry allows you to look up sex offenders by zip code; we chose some of the best neighborhoods in town and took ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Departing From IAH: A Journey Back To World War II

    Photo courtesy 95thbg.orgClyde Gilmore flew 21 combat missions as a radio gunner in World War II. During one, his plane lost two engines over the target and crash-landed in Brussels. The army sent a B-24 to pick him up.   For Gilmore and other members of his 95th Bomb Group, time between missio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Tonight: Cradle of Filth at House of Blues

    Creepy symphonic extreme metal doesn't get much better than Cradle of Filth. Over the Suffolk, England-spawned band's nearly 20-year history, lead singer Dani Filth has become the standard by which all of metal's darker practitioners are measured. The band's lyrics and imagery are playfully satanic, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2001

    Opera in a Box

    A Midsummer Night's Dream plays well on the small stage

  • Music

    October 21, 1999


    Coming This Week

  • News

    February 19, 1998