The Lawndale Art Center was swarming with people on opening night, leaving other openings lacking in numbers. With the 114 works of art by 87 artist, The Big Show features works that have never before been seen, making it one of the premier showcases for Houston Art. The exhibit opened July 9 and will run through August 7. Regular viewing hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. PHOTOS BY TRAVIS HENSLEY
Seven vodka distilleries from around the Lone Star State put their liquor up to the test on Saturday night. Tito's won the regular vodka category by a wide margin while Deep Eddy won in the sweet tea vodka category. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Ted Nugent and the Charlie Lucas Band headlined a charity event at the Pasadena Fairgrounds on Sunday afternoon, raising money to secure homes for wounded military vets and their families. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
This tour's set lists are heavy on covers, with the band's recent digital covers album Crushes (The Covers Mixtape) just hitting the Internet last month. Thursday, the Houston crowd got more than enough covers, rounded out by some choice original Mates cuts from their catalog, including two new...
We asked for your best and you gave it to us. Here are the 10 best photos from the Fourth that were submitted to the Houston Press Flickr pool. Our winner, allison_b216, received a bottle of wine and a $50 restaurant gift card for their photo; don't you wish you'd entered now?
While old favorites like The Pig Stand are only a memory now, we still have plenty of great retro restaurant signs lining our city streets to remind us that Houston does have history, even if we choose to ignore and demolish it.