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 songs still being tinkered with. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
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.
We get a lot of beautiful, interesting and inspiring photos submitted by you, our readers, to the Houston Press Flickr pool. We also get a lot of photos that simply make us cock our head and say, "What the fuck?" These are our 10 favorites, and we love them all.
Amid the chaos that is Haiti after the devastating earthquake that shook the country in January 2010, Dr. Patricia Wolff has made ending child malnutrition her life's work. PHOTOS BY JENNIFER SILVERBERG
The summer makes us long for a beach house of our own. Although the Texas coast may not have the allure of a tropical vacation in Puerto Vallarta or Kawai, it's a hell of a lot closer and our beaches are looking pretty good right now compared to the rest of the Gulf Coast. Here are the 10 most...