U-Haul International Inc.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    This Week in Serial Crime: The U-Haul Burglar

    The Houston Police Department earlier this month nabbed a suspect in at least 14 burglaries, they announced this week. Torron Jermaine Alexander, 42, was hit with a charge of two counts of burglary for a series of crimes, police say took him from one U-Haul business to another since late April. Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Houston Needs a National Hockey League Team: An Open Letter

    Dear Whoever Has Enough Money To Buy Hockey Teams: Two weeks ago my hockey-loving husband and I headed up to the Big D. to watch the NY Rangers take on the Dallas Stars. As transplants from New York, we were rooting for the Rangers, and (no surprise) they won. Regardless of victor, the American Air ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Tommy Grindle, Guitarist of Square and Compass

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Tommy Grindle is one of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Jean-Philippe Gaston of Cove Cold Bar, On Traveling Around the World, Speaking Several Languages, and Starting at the Very Bottom of the Restaurant Food Chain

    Photo by Mai PhamJean-Philippe Gaston of Cove Cold Bar This is the first part of a three-part Chef Chat series. Parts two and three will run Thursday and Friday. There is nothing in town at the moment quite like Cove Cold Bar. The tiny little restaurant within a restaurant (it is literally located ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Are You There, Senate? It's Me, the National Rifle Association's Legislative Dude

    Figuring that the pen is mightier than the, uh, firearm, the National Rifle Association's legislative director has sent an open letter to the U.S. Senate, stating the association's stance against a Senate bill that would regulate private gun transfers and expand background checks. Senate Bill 649, ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2013

    What to Wear

    Spring HIGH fights dude with prom dress.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Roadside Breakdown On Sam Houston Parkway Reveals 16 Undocumented Aliens In Truck

    When using a U-Haul sized truck, most of the time you're transporting big and heavy things, like luggage, furniture, plants or people. Wait, people? For one dude, yes, people. On Thursday night, a truck was found on the Sam Houston Parkway in southwest Houston. Naturally, Harris County Toll Road A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Dynamo Proud of 2012 Season, Looking Ahead to 2013

    When the Houston Dynamo look back at the 2012 calendar year, they look back with their heads held high. Yes, head coach Dominic Kinnear and company are still reeling from the disappointment of falling short a second straight year at MLS Cup. But, as a franchise, they make the argument that it was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Voncil Felder & Netfa Lowe: Their Debit-Card Fraud Scheme Was All in the Timing

    The modus operandi of Voncil Felder, 23, and Netfa Lowe, 34, in their scheme to use debit cards to defraud Chase banks was simple enough, but it required some good timing. The two -- along with other defendants -- would recruit and pay people to apply for debit cards. They then, prosecutors say: i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Duff McKagan Remembers Guns N' Roses' First Tour

    Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan is now, among other things, a columnist for Rocks Off's sister music blog in Seattle, Reverb. This month Touchstone Books will publish Duff's memoir, It's So Easy: And Other Lies, and he agreed to publish an excerpt on Reverb. In turn, Reverb agreed to share ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Jeramie Robison of Restaurant Cinq at La Colombe d'Or

    Jeramie Robison, Executive Chef of Restaurant Cinq at La Colombe d'Or, Photo Courtesy of Restaurant Cinq​Last year, Chef Jeramie Robison had his bags packed. He was leaving the Houston area, and along with it, a bumpy road during his stint at Tesar's in the Woodlands, when he received a call f ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2011

    Our HAUS

    Houston gets its first co-op — decades after other cities took the plunge.

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Rocks Off Invites You To The HPMA Showcase

    Monica Fuentes​Rocks Off and the Houston Press are having a little party on Washington Avenue tomorrow afternoon called the Houston Press Music Awards showcase. We may have mentioned it before. If you'd like to come, we'd love to have you. Click here to vote in this year's awards and showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Free BBQ For Life If You Can Help Toni Rouse Find His Barbecue Pit

    Toni Rouse and his crew on the missing pit, all of which he's had to lay off since the theft.​Toni Rouse is a soft-spoken man, a barbecue connoisseur with a heart of gold. Rouse, who runs Toni's Cafe at 5270 Griggs Road, was -- up until June 26 -- the proud owner of a 16-foot, bright red and g ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 6, 2010
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    April 5, 2010

    Everyone's Packing Up Their U-Haul And Moving To Houston

    ​Houston is the top U.S. city for people relocating with U-Hauls, the company announced today.Last year we were second to Atlanta, but that city has dropped off the face of the earth, probably because it has too many Braves fans, coming in only seventh this year.More than 1 million U-Haul transact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    O Pioneers!!! Roll Bus While On Tour in California

    ​We got word early this afternoon through and our Twitter page that local indie-punkers O Pioneers!!! got into a van accident yesterday. The van rolled a few times on Interstate 80, which runs through the northern half of the US. No life-threatening or serious injuries were repo ... More >>

  • Music

    September 24, 2009


    Houston's grindcore provocateurs (and HPMA nemises) Insect Warfare reunite for a brief U.K. tour.

  • Music

    July 30, 2009

    Leaving L.A.

    West Coast honky-tonker Mike Stinson shocks his peers by moving to Houston.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Jury's Still Out On The Houston Radicals (And Informant) Who Tried To Bomb The GOP Convention

    Texas-style radical politics took center stage last week at Minnesota's Federal district court in Minneapolis, as a trial which has involved anarchists, death threats and bomb-sniffing dogs paused Friday with a deadlocked jury. David Guy McKay, of Austin, faces up to ten years in federal prison, for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    Public Storage Inc. -- Protecting You From Your Belongings

    In the midst of natural disasters like Hurricane Ike, some businesses find a way to both help the community and land new clients. To wit: When Ike was ready to pounce on the Gulf Coast, U-Haul offered a free 30-day storage space deal for people in Ike’s path. A U-Haul spokeswoman told Hair Balls t ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008
  • Music

    July 26, 2007
  • Calendar

    February 17, 2005

    Buggin' for Bling

    Michael Stadther's Treasure's Trove is a real gem

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2004

    Hudson, Texas

    The Social gets an NYC spin

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Angie Stone

    Stone Love (J Records)

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Moving Target

    The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    Getting Off

    Houston-based Sex Addicts Anonymous knows the lesson well: For those caught in the Bubble, lust has no limits

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    ¡Viva Compadre!

    Texas's greatest living songwriter signs with a Houston indie label

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Hot Tunes, Summer in the City

    Houston Press Music Awards Showcase 2002

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    The Privilege Pilgrimage

    A mobile after-hours nightclub alights on the Lotus after twice thriving elsewhere

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Shanty Irish

    The Flying Fish Sailors hoist anchor on a sea of Irish ballads and salty songs

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Guardian Angel - Or Grinch?

    Dear tenants: If you must stay, better hold your breath!

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    RV Xmas

    In which our intrepid reporter goes searching for the heart of America on a trailer pad. And finds disappointment, isolation, kindness and a great way to cook himself a turkey.

  • Culture

    August 24, 2000

    Everyday Art

    Mundane objects make for "Out of the Ordinary" works

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Loose Cannon?

    David Mullane wanted to express sympathy for a rape victim. But the police wanted an arrest.

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Transferring assets

    Two teens are shuttled back and forth across the country as their mother and father (belatedly) fight over who gets to keep them

  • Music

    May 25, 2000
  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Stadia Watch

    Hoopla. Will the Rockets relocate? Don't bet on it.

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Coming Out

    Gay domestic violence is a dirty little secret that traps victims with nowhere to turn

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Conspiracy Theory

    Arms dealer-turned-gadfly Al Johnson thinks everyone's out to get him. He's right

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    The Art of Raising Hell

    How Rick Lowe fought the power, led the people and came to despair of the younger generation

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Preparing for the Millennium

    Go to the Austin Hill Country and meet some folks who are taking Y2K very seriously

  • Music

    April 30, 1998

    Dream So Real

    Folk-rock space boy Todd Snider awakes to find a career on the upswing

  • Music

    March 19, 1998

    Sparking Interest

    David Rice finally throws the switch on greenelectric

  • Music

    February 12, 1998
  • Culture

    December 26, 1996

    Dumb and Dinky

    New micro-galleries may go for the small and the stupid, but hey, they're still a breath of fresh air

  • Music

    January 12, 1995
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    March 24, 1994
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