Although the Rockets ultimately fell to the Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday afternoon, fans across the city took the loss in stride and still managed to have a good time. Viewing party patrons at Christian's Tailgate and The Wet Spot took solace in cold beer and spicy crawfish afterwards. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
Get a rare glimpse of the backstage scene at the Hobby Center, where the new Happy Days musical is playing in Sarofim Hall through May 24. Among the surprises: Pinky Tuscardero's wig is far more important than one might imagine. PHOTOS BY MARGARET DOWNING
Ever wondered how to be a Jewish mother? How to play quarterback like two-time Super Bowl champion Bob Griese? Or - something all of us have wondered- how to stay the hell out of probate? Our man in the Cutout Bin, Nick DiFonzo, has all the answers.
We have no idea what was going on in Midtown at Deco on Thursday night. All we know is that it involved roving packs of beautiful, scantily-clad women...so we were there. We have priorities, after all. PHOTOS BY BILL OLIVE
This semester my photo class at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies saw students from Ukraine, France and Malaysia as well as many Houstonians. Through a variety of assignment-and-critique sessions over an eight-week period they enlarged their knowledge of the language of photography and...
We rounded up the best reader-submitted pictures from Friday's sneak peek at Discovery Green and the annual Art Car Parade on Allen Parkway on Saturday afternoon. Kinky Friedman was the parade's grand marshall, ensuring that Houston kept it Kinky this year.
Hundreds of people gathered at Sam Houston Park on Sunday to walk three miles in support of breast cancer survivors and to raise money for education and support programs. It was the fifth annual Walk to Empower benefiting the Breast Cancer Network of Strength. Toddlers, the elderly, a woman in...
Red Rowdies and diehard Rockets - and a few Lakers - fans lined up outside the Toyota Center on Friday night to get revved up for the first home game of the playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
Despite late rallies by Lance Berkman and Carlos Lee, the Astros fell 6-3 to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night, shortly after batting coach Sean Berry made the announcement that he may have a cancerous tumor on his kidney.
We remember when we first saw a picture of Flight of the Conchords - playing Wednesday at Jones Hall - we thought, "Now those guys look funny." That was a compliment, because with many comedy acts, you can tell they're terrible just by looking at them. These comedy album/DVD covers look more...