While many were enjoying Free Press Summer Fest, the 27th Annual AIA Houston Sandcastle Competition took place this past Saturday in Galveston. Over 60 teams took part in constructing the sandcastles from 10am to 3pm in front of an audience, who were encouraged to pick their favorite sandcastles and cheer the teams along. Afterwords, the castles were judged on various points including originality and execution. PHOTOS BY FRANCISCO MONTES
Two of Houston's largest immigrant communities showed up in force at
Reliant Stadium on Friday, May 31st, 2013, for an international
friendly between the Mexican and Nigerian national soccer teams.
Mexico's Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez scored his first of the night
in the 21st minute, before...
Surviving its critics' predictions, Oxheart continues to thrive in Houston, following a most atypical path to attract the city's diners. Take a look behind the scenes to see more of the space, and check out this week's cafe review to find out just how Oxheart challenges the idea of what dinner...
The Houston Astros' 6th Annual Bayou Bash, hosted by Budweiser and the Louisiana Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus, treated game-goers to a great time with plenty of crawfish, beer, and music before the Astros v. Atheltics game. PHOTOS BY LEONEL NERIO.
Cosplay combines fandom, time, and creativity in to one spectacular package. It's a big part of Comicpalooza, and we're happy to present those that brought some of our favorite characters to life. PHOTOS BY ABRAHÁN GARZA.
Over at the Houston Museum of Natural Science they're taking a trip back in time to the days of the pharaohs. Take a look at what you'll find when the Hall of Ancient Egypt opens to the public on May 31. PHOTOS BY CORY GARCIA
The "Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride" Wedding Dress Party was held on Thursday May 23, 2013 to celebrate The Wedding Dress, currently on exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - Rienzi house museum through June 30. PHOTOS BY LEONEL NERIO.
Where Bocca Deli succeeds for now is by being forward-thinking enough to offer its creature comforts to the so-called urban pioneers moving into and renovating older Northside homes, but never excluding the people who've lived there for years. What you'll find in its modern and airy dining room...
The 2nd Annual CCA Texas Concert for Conservation was held at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, May 18, 2013 with performances featuring Dwight Yoakam, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hayes Carll, and Robert Earl Keen with surprise guest Lyle Lovett. PHOTOS BY LEONEL NERIO.