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  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    Friday Night: George Strait & Reba At Austin's Erwin Center

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​George Strait, Reba McEntire Frank Erwin Center, Austin January 14, 2010 Friday night, Aftermath drove to Austin to catch one of the lone Texas stops on this round of tandem touring by the King and Queen of Country, George Strait and Reba McEntire, with Lee Ann Womack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    One Box = Four Bottles

    The box is trying desperately to fit in in this holiday spread.​I went to a very nice party over the weekend. My friend and her mother had slaved over jambalaya and -- more importantly -- authentic Cajun gumbo for days. The house looked as if it had been professionally decorated for Christmas. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    Where To Drink on Thanksgiving

    Petrol Station​If you're anything like us, you've just about had your fill of family by now. Head to one of these fine local watering holes tonight to catch up with friends that are in town for the holidays, blow off familial steam that's been building over the last couple of days or just wash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Bartender Chat: Bryan Johnson of Sugarcane

    ​When Bryan Johnson says he's bartended nearly everywhere in town, he means it. He started at Meteor and then worked his way through the city from Deco to Hue to Vintage and a dozen other places before finally ending up at Sugarcane. He says that Sugarcane is "me growing up as a bartender, mat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Bobby Heugel's Weekly Cocktail: Mint Julep, Part 2 - The Julep

    ​It's almost Derby time, and the anticipation is building. Celebrating the winning horse crossing the finish line, holding a mint julep, and laughing at all the poor suckers who will have to pay up on their harmless $5 bets is among the best feelings one can have as summer slowly creeps toward ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Bobby Heugel's Weekly Cocktail: Mint Julep, Part 1 - Bourbon

    ​The Kentucky Derby is right around the corner, which means that outside of Christmas, more bourbon will be sold over the next two weeks for various Derby celebrations than during any other time period. If you're one of these thousands of people buying bourbon, there are a few simple rules you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Listology: Angry Anderson And Hell City Kings' Other Favorite Front Men​ Tonight the Hell City Kings invade the indie confines of Mango's to celebrate the release of their new seven-inch Wolf EP, with Austin's White Rhino and locals Shit City High and the Wrong Ones in tow. It's going to be one of those shows where the doors open at 8 p.m. an ... 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 >>

  • Culture

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Cecil's Strawberry Kamikaze

    ​"You happy with those?" a twentysomething stranger says, aiming an inebriated finger at the two shots sitting on the bar in front of me at Cecil's Tavern (600 W. Gray, 713-524-3691). The Strawberry Kamikazes, which were a lovely shade of rose, had come recommended by the bartender. "Sure," I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Happy Hour Scene: Marfreless

    Photos by Justine Schmider​We almost expected the blue door at Marfreless to be locked when we walked up. There was still a hint of daylight outside. Any bar that asks you, with a friendly reminder printed on the menu, to leave on your clothes is strictly a late-night place. And that's what ... More >>

  • Music

    September 18, 2008

    Drive-By Truckers, A to Z

    Alabama Ass Whuppin'

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Turkeys of the Year: Honor Roll

    Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, Tom DeLay, Janet Jackson and Tom DeLay again

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Jimmie's Place

    Willie Nelson stories and shoeshines at Jimmie's

  • News

    March 1, 2007


    Fried Twinkies, $5 bumper cars, Hannah Montana and the hardest working kids in Texas

  • Dining

    January 4, 2007



  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Everlasting Sounds

    Ten of the year's most timeless records

  • News

    November 23, 2006

    Turkeys of the Year

    The 2006 Collectors Edition

  • Calendar

    December 30, 2004

    High Rollers

    The party is tall and sexy at Forbidden City

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    Hayes, Dude

    A fresh and brainy country alternative

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Bourbon Drink

    The Twelve Spot's Bourbon Challenger

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    Little Joe Makes It Big

    Joe Washington goes from down and out to up and coming

  • Dining

    November 23, 2000

    Talking Non-Turkey

    Speaking off the toque: John A. Salazar

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Skid Row Scholars

    Recovering alcoholics find financial aid in a unique Texas Tech program

  • Film

    October 28, 1999

    Blunt Object

    A not-subtle but unsettling Joe the King exposes child abuse

  • Film

    April 8, 1999

    Feel-good Fortune

    Altman's back with a strong Southern drama