This summer our managing editor, Cathy Matusow, took a two-week trip to Kenya and Tanzania, specifically Amboseli National Park, Serengeti National Park, the Masai Mara National Reserve and the Ngorongoro Crater. Here's some of the animals, people and vistas she got to experience. PHOTOS BY CATHY MATUSOW
Wandy Rodriguez gave up a grand slam to Edgar Renteria in the fifth inning Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park to power the visiting Cincinnati Reds to a 5-1 win over the Houston Astros. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
The Heights isn't exactly wanting for restaurants, bars or coffee shops right now. You can get an excellent cortado at Revival Market or upscale cafe-style food at Shade. You can get that stay-all-day vibe at Onion Creek or great craft beer at Petrol Station just north of the Heights. But...
Dita Von Teese, widely credited with reviving the art of burlesque, brought her vaudeville show to a sold-out crowd at House of Blues this weekend. Some photos contain partial nudity. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Rare sneaker collectors converged on the Toyota Center this weekend for the summer edition of the semi-annual H-Town Sneaker Summit, a chance to check out collectible kicks from boutiques and big name designers. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
Glam rockers Roky Moon & BOLT! were joined at Fitzgerald's for the release of their record American Honey by a who's who of Houston bands. Read our review of the show on Rocks Off. PHOTOS BY JIM BRICKER
Rich's monthly Freakshow night pulled out all the stops for July, featuring acrobatics and a performance by two mini Lady Gaga and Beyonce impersonators. Slideshow contains partial nudity and it semi-NSFW. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
Dallas-born musician and star of the MTV reality TV series The Hills Ryan Cabrera celebrated his birthday in Houston over the weekend, posing with fans and blowing out the candles on his cake at 5th Amendment Bar. PHOTOS BY SON LAM
Dance lovers joined the Dynamo Girls for National Dance Day, an event coordinated by the TV show So You Think You Can Dance to get people involved in music and movement. The event was sponsored by the Houston Press Art Attack blog. Check back Monday for video of the moves. PHOTOS BY MANDY OAKLANDER
Pop princess Katy Perry brought her candyland stage show to Houston last night. Check Rocks Off for our review of the show. Also see pics from Perry's show the night before in Dallas. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
The employees of Yandy know all too well that sexy is the Halloween trend of the decade.
This year's big sellers: the Sexy Fox, the Sexy Watermelon, the Sexy Hamburger, and new arrivals, "sexy" Bert, Ernie, and Big Bird costumes. Seriously.
- Yandy, Creators of the "Sexy" Sesame...