The Houston Dynamo hosted their in-state rivals FC Dallas at BBVA Compass Stadium in the 2012 edition of the Texas Derby on Saturday, June 16, 2012. The home team scored early in the first half when Will Bruin took advantage of the goalkeeper's failed attempt to clear the ball in the third minute. FC Dallas tied the score in the 59th minute with a goal from close range by Jackson Goncalves. Dallas defender Jair Benitez was ejected from the game after landing an elbow on Houston midfielder Colin Clark's head, causing a minute-long shoving and yelling match between the two clubs. Dynamo midfielder Adam Moffat scored his first goal of the season in the 76th minute, clinching the 2-1 win for the home team. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
Local graffiti artist and painter Ack! displayed his artwork at Glitter Karaoke in Midtown on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. The "If You Say So" art show included many new pieces, which showcase the Ack!'s characters that can also be seen on the streets of Montrose and the East End. The Bang Mi food...
The Red Bull SIN (Service Industry New Years) was held at Hughes Hanger last night. The event's vintage theme included pinup models and a burlesque dancer. DJ Kyle Berg and guest DJ Tina T entertained the crowd. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
Last night's My Morning Jacket set at Verizon Wireless was an exercise in readjustment ater seeing them at so many festivals. You mean we can get close to the stage? I can see Jimmy's shoes? No one is laying blissed-out on a blanket with a random baby in diaper? Tight. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
El Gran Malo may be better known for its vast tequila selection and house-infused spirits right now, but if the kitchen keeps turning out creations like the Angus beef torta, it'll soon be equally famous for its food. The restaurant seems eager to take that path, too, with a menu designed by...
Charlie Hardwick, also known as Uncle Charlie, has designed posters for some of the world's most famous bands, including his childhood heroes The Who. And a little thing like blindness ain't gonna stop him. Read our profile of Uncle Charlie, then skip on over to his website to see more of his work.
Call it the day Gary Kubiak won the heart of Houston. The Texans, starting their third-string quarterback for the first time, simply can not be stopped and are six days away from their first AFC South title. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
Coffin Case and Jetspeed Live hosted a holiday-themed goth/rock fashion show at Warehouse Live ocer the weekend, including a wardrobe malfunction when one of the models lost her pasties. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
Well, the bad news is that after a stellar regular-season run, the UH Cougars are not BCS-bound, not this year at least. But they will play Penn State in the TicketCity Bowl in Dallas. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES