Saturday afternoon was perfect weather for the sold-out Wine Conference, which featured classes and sessions from wine experts such as Gary Vaynerchuck as well as a food and wine expo featuring wines from Messina Hof (among many others) and food from the Houston Dairymaids, Carmelo's, Textile,...
Although they played an imperfect game, the Cougars found themselves 3-0 on the season and pushing themselves deeper into the conscious of the college football nation when the clock hit all zeroes on Saturday night. PHOTOS BY FRED TRASK
University of Houston fans got excited and enthusiastic on Saturday night before the much-anticipated game against Texas Tech. The Tech fans didn't stand a chance against the psyched up, smack-talking Coogs. PHOTOS BY FRED TRASK
The British invaded Houston on Saturday night as the Bayou City got a taste of Madchester with classic alt rockers Happy Mondays (yes, Shaun Ryder is still alive!) and the London scene with post-punk new wavers The Psychedelic Furs. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Fans of the two "hard rock" bands were treated to some angsty motivational pseudo-Osteen Bono-by-way-of-La-Bare action on Friday night at as Staind and Creed played to the Someone Got A Sitter! crowd at the The Woodlands Pavilion. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
You've seen the Best of Houston® City Life winners online and in print, now see photos of the actual places, people and things themselves that won our hearts this year. To read the write-up or for more information, just click on the links in the captions.
It's a little known fact that Clark Gable resided in Houston for a few years during the 1920s. Below is the Montrose bungalow that he lived in while acting with the Laskin Brothers Stock Company (and wooing a Houston socialite while he was still married). Read more about Gable's Houston years...