We decided to give Majorca Bistro & Tapas a shot that night, and were rewarded for it in spades. The food here isn't by any means the tapas that I've been looking for in Houston, but it's good on its own merits. The North African influence suggested by the name — the island of Majorca in the warm waters of the Mediterranean has been alternately ruled by Moors and Spaniards over the centuries — is used to nice effect in some dishes. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
The Houston Press art blog Art Attack spent a good portion of 2011 profiling the many creative movers and shakers of Houston, from fashion designers to street artists to dancers and members of the art community, both underground and mainstream. No order, no ranking. 100 Creatives.
Halloween Unleashed took place last night at the Boneyard Drinkery, the dog park/bar on the far western end of Washington Avenue. Pets and owners could dress up for Halloween and become part of a playful competition. Boneyard Drinkery sponsored the event to help raise funds for the Houston...
The Texans methodically choked the life out of division rival Jacksonville, limiting the Jaguars to just 174 total yards (61 in the second half) while improving to 5-3 on the season and 3-0 in the AFC South. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
Galveston's annual convention for fans of Japanese pop culture and comic books brought out steampunks, manga lovers and even a few Ghostbusters, who were seen frolicking on the beach. Rosearik Rikki Simons, the voice of GIR from the popular series Invader Zim, signed autographs. PHOTOS BY...
Costumed hipsters occupied the streets and bars of Montrose this Saturday for the 5th annual Montrose Crawl. Several costumes were film and television-themed, and even Pedobear showed up. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
You'd be hard-pressed to tell a normal Rennie from a costumed visitor just celebrating Halloween this weekend at the Texas Ren Fest, but it didn't matter since everyone was eager for both tricks and treats. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES
Rich's monthly Freakshow night get extra freaky this weekend with a costume contest and performances for Halloween. A male dancer dressed as "Brokeback Mountain" won the prize for best costume. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
Friday night at Verizon Wireless Theater, Bassnectar provided the soundtrack to an evening filled with lights, booze and plenty of costumed, scantily-clad youngsters, many of whom brought their parents along for the ride. PHOTOS BY MATTHEW KEEVER
Mastodon on the stage upstairs at Fitzgerald's is like a bull in a china closet, an anaconda in a cage full of mice, or at least John Travolta in a room full of handsome men. In the weeks leading up to the sold-out Mastodon gig, the metal community in Houston shook their collective heads and...