The Connoisseur's Club of Smoking and Drinking held their annual gala this weekend. You can usually catch members of the exclusive club, which counts homebrewing and cigar appreciation among its activities, congregating at Jimmie's Place in the Heights. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
The beauties of burlesque - Bettina May, Go-Go Amy and Angelina Insectavora - brought the glitz and glam to Meridian last night at the Pretty Things Peepshow. The Los Angeles-based trio travels the country performing their act, and also offers Pin-Up Classes in select cities. PHOTOS BY CRAIG HLAVATY
May was a busy month in Houston as people took advantage of the last bit of bearable weather until November rolls around again. From the ridiculous (inflatable penises) to the sublime (Hermann Park and the downtown skyline from above), enjoy a trip back through May with our month in photos.
Three of the city's top culinary talents - Bobby Heugel, owner of Anvil; Plinio Sandalio, pastry chef at Textile; and Jonathan Jones, head chef at Beaver's Ice House - met at Anvil this past Sunday for a Battle Michelada. Who would concoct the best Mexican cocktail of them all? Read the article...
The world's largest tattoo expo rumbled through town over the three-day weekend, turning Reliant Center into a showcase for the most beautiful and most eccentric body art in Houston. Artists from around the world were on hand to meet their fans and leave their mark, so to speak, on a few lucky...
Although it's a restaurant by day, you'd never know it at night. The hipster kids danced and preened at Westheimer's newest live music venue, Mango's, on Saturday night at the Wild Fruit Shack Up Dance Party to the sounds of Cee Plus. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
Locals looking to enjoy a staycation and holidaymakers from further inland hit the shores this weekend in Galveston. East Beach and Apffel Park were crowded with sandcastles, soccer and suntan bottles as people soaked up the holiday in the sun. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
Texans players stepped up to the plate for charity last week at the annual Reliant Energy Home Run Derby, and found out that they weren't much better than the Astros at knocking them out of the park. PHOTOS BY CRAIG HLAVATY
The highly-anticipated Terra Cotta Warriors: The Guardians of the First Emperor of China exhibit opens this weekend at the HMNS. We attended the opening reception last night, where people were intrigued and fascinated by the exotic and delicate soldiers. PHOTOS BY OLIVIA FLORES ALVAREZ
CRAVE Cupcakes has upped the ante in the recent and hotly-debated game of "Who Has the Best Cupcakes In Town" with their new line of Event Cupcakes. With personalized fondant toppers and unique flavors, such as their new line of breakfast cupcakes, the debate is sure to continue anew. PHOTOS BY...