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  • Dining

    August 16, 2012

    Maggie Rita's Takes Over Ninfa's

    Higher prices, bland food and no really good margaritas to ease the pain.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Top 5 Diet Malt Beverages

    I recognize there's a certain segment of the population that considers malt beverages the lowest form of booze and would sooner drink nail polish remover than a Bacardi Breezer. But for some of us, malt beverages were the training wheels of our drinking careers. As young, underage pups we built our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Heavy Fuel: How to Drink Like a Rock Star

    If you want to be a real rock star, you can go ahead and forget about those Red Bull and vodkas you're so fond of. Legit rockers are fueled by bigger, harder and flat-out weirder doses of alcohol than the mere mortals hitting on the bartender at your local watering hole. Sure, a few of our musical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    How To: Drink Like a Rock Star

    Sure, most rock stars are probably happy with any bottle that happens to be within reach. Some rock stars, however, prefer to refine and perfect their booze intake, settling on a signature cocktail that suits their outsized personalities and consequence-free lifestyles. Rocks Off salutes these exc ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 2, 2010

    Island Style

    Danton's Galveston Island Tea

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Stirred & Shaken: Danton's Galveston Island Tea

    Troy Fields​When you eat a fresh raw oyster, it's still alive. A month after my grandfather ate his last serving of raw oysters, he was not. Bacteria caused the fatal infection, but a weakened immune system was really to blame. Despite reminders of the health risks, he wouldn't be denied oyste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Bobby Heugel's Weekly Cocktail: Gin and Tonic

    ​The gin and tonic is arguably the world's favorite highball. Blissfully botanical gin, bubbly tonic and a squeeze of fresh citrus make for a leisurely, refreshing cocktail that always helps to beat the summer heat. While the drink was a staple of the British colonial era, the gin and tonic i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Top 5 Booze Ads From The 80s

    Earlier this week we looked at some of the most memorable fast food commercials from the 1980s. Now it's time to charge your flux capacitors for a trip back to see some of the best and most sexually perverse booze ads the 80's had to offer. 5. Bud Light: Spuds Mackenzie Who are the ad wizards that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Seagram's Gin 2011 Calendar: How To Get In It

    Pimping Seagram's worked out well for this guy​Attention ladieeeez: do you think you're hot? Do you like middle-shelf alcohol? Are you at least 25? If you answered "yes" to all of those, not only are you awesome, but you might want to head over to Club Illusions Thursday for your chance to be on S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Five Rap-A-Lot Albums Worth Reissuing

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, albeit sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. We'll incorporate the number five in there somewhere. Send tips to ​You have to love Rap-A-Lot records. News leaked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Aftermath: Rocks Off's Buddy's Bachelor Party at House of Blues, Leon's, the Darkhorse and, Suprisingly, Not Jail

    Craig Hlavaty​ Like we wrote last Friday, Rocks Off attended a bachelor party this past weekend for our friend Brett, who gets hitched this coming Saturday. (It took us a few days for our head to clear.) It was a star-studded event that included a faux Kings of Leon sighting, Luis Scola, a Led Zep ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2005
  • Calendar

    September 1, 2005

    One Hot Beach

    It's sand, sun and whipped cream when Mikki & Her Mates hit Galveston

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005

    Yiddish Rock

    DJ Hardware and company keep the faith at L'Chaim

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Grey Goose Music Tour

    Wednesday, October 9

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Seven and Seven

    Dueling numerically named nightspots forge a truce amid clubbers' confusion

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Stirred and Shaken

    The Hong Kong Disco's Seven & Seven

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Bad Day for the Blues

    C. Davis closes, forcing Gosey to take his show a little further on up the road

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Art of Getting Broken

    Mary Cutrufello wanted to be a rock star. For a moment she was.

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Got Legs

    The perpetually self-doubting Todd Lewis stands tall on the Toadies' long-overdue second album

  • Music

    March 30, 2000


    Behind current blaxploitation pulp literature is - surprise! - the music biz

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Back to the Futurist

    The guy who designed Cadillac Ranch wants to build a dolphin space station. Is it any wonder UH is divided over the return of Doug Michels?

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    New way to hear music is music to consumers' ears

  • Music

    July 9, 1998

    Riding the Rap

    A new book chronicles the bloody rise and fall of Death Row Records

  • Music

    April 16, 1998
  • Music

    June 19, 1997
  • Music

    August 4, 1994

    Big Mike Attack

    The sinister turns serious with a new take on rap