• The Freaks, Geeks and Brewski Fans of BuffBrew Carnival
    May 22 at 7:45 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    In what was hailed as the wackiest event in town, the annual BuffBrew Carnival was an opportunity to sample more than 25 beers on tap, enjoy fried chicken doughnuts and the captivating entertainment of KiKi Maroon's legendary Sordid Slideshow. Step…

  • The 2nd Annual Houston Whiskey Social Goes Down Smooth
    May 22 at 6:45 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The 2nd annual Houston Whiskey Social on May 20 provided select single barrel offerings, tastings of whiskies from around the world, and fine food for guests at the HSR Event Center. This year featured a private barrel of bourbon bottled…

  • The Party People at Go Topless Weekend in Crystal Beach
    May 21 at 6:15 p.m. by Ajani Stewart

    Thousands of party people lined up along the Bolivar Peninsula for this year's Go Topless Jeep weekend. The 27 miles of sand along Crystal Beach served as party central for beach-goers and Jeep enthusiasts. The revelers started rolling in Wednesday…


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  • Houston Press Brings Back Brewfest
    May 21 at 8:39 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    The 6th annual Houston Press Brewfest drew a large crowd of beer lovers at Silver Street Studios on Saturday afternoon, May 20. The indoor and outdoor festival, presented by Whole Foods Market, featured craft beer samples, local food trucks, and…

  • Meet the Humboldt Penguins at the Aquarium Pyramid in Galveston
    May 20 at 6:45 a.m. by Treva Wygle

    Cute as all get out, the Humboldt penguins seem to like their new digs at the Aquarium Pyramid at Moody Gardens, which is polishing off the final touches on a $37 million renovation project. The grand reveal includes a new Gulf of Mexico oil rig…

  • Houston Cyclists Gather During Worldwide Ride of Silence
    May 18 at 11:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    In honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways, cyclists from all around Houston gathered at City Hall for a Ride of Silence. Events like this are important for remembering those who have been killed, as well as…

  • The Power Couples of Comicpalooza 2017
    May 16 at 7 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    From best friends, to best buds, to hanging out with their one-and-only true love, the cosplayers came out in pairs for this weekend's Comicpalooza 2017. We saw some wickedly cool SFX contact lenses and, hopefully, no eyes were damaged in the…

  • The Coolest Cosplayers of Comicpalooza 2017
    May 15 at 8:35 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Even Mayor Sylvester Turner came out for the fun at this weekend's Comicpalooza 2017. From Marvel and DC universes, to the Star Wars and Star Trek franchises, cosplayers did it up right this weekend in Houston. Photos by Marco Torres/HoustonPress…

  • Puppies for Breakfast Dog Festival Brings the Crowds in Houston
    May 15 at 5:45 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Hector Garcia, from Neue Creative and Modular Dog, delivered another paw-some round of Puppies for Breakfast at Historic Market Square Park on May 13. The annual dog festival was created in 2010 to bring everything dog together for one big dog…

  • Creeps and Freaks Converge On The Halfway To Halloween Bash
    May 14 at 7:45 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Houston Zombie Walk held their annual Halfway To Halloween Bash at Chapman & Kirby in EaDo. Zombies, clowns, superheroes, freaks, geeks and more came out to help raise money for charities that provide scholarships to kids. (Photos by Eric…

  • Crawfish is King at Houston Grill Festival
    May 14 at 6:50 a.m. by Ajani Stewart

    The Houston Crawfish, Crab and Grill Festival was held at the Hobby Event Center on Saturday, May 13. Festival-goers put their diets on hold and unleashed their inner zydeco at this I-45 South outpost. They noshed on crawfish, crab and enormous…

  • Comicpalooza 2017: Day One Brings Robot Spirits, Cosplay and More
    May 13 at 9 a.m. by Francisco Montes

    Friday signaled the first day of Comicpalooza 2017. Hundreds of cosplayers came out to show their best work from mecha anime to the Marvel and DC universes. With multiple floors and a huge array of activities, this year looks like it's off to a…

  • Schwarzenegger Gives "Thumbs Up" During UH Commencement Ceremony in Houston
    May 12 at 3 p.m. by Daniel Kramer

    Scenes from the University of Houston's commencement ceremony May 12 at TDECU Stadium in which actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered the commencement address, and a big "thumbs up." We hope he'll be back.

  • The sNSFW Scenes at Middlelands 2017
    May 12 at 6 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Electronic music fans threw their inhibitions into the Grimes County dusty wind at the inaugural Middlelands, May 5-7. We ended up with a few *slightly* NSFW pics, which just goes to show that when you mix beautiful people with rave gone medieval,…

  • Purr-fectly Posh Cat Cafe Opens in Houston
    May 10 at 6 a.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Meet the snazzy cats of El Gato Coffeehouse and Cat Cottage in the Heights. They're claw-some, have a great cat-titude, and some are even looking for their fur-ever homes. Here's a look at just a few of these potential purr-fect pets, then come…

  • Coffee, Cars and Teddy Bears
    May 9 at 8:45 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Auto enthusiasts were treated to a few showstoppers at the May 6 edition of Coffee and Cars: the McLaren Houston P1, the Ferrari F40 and the ridiculously awesome Houston Police Department Humvee. Car fans and organizers joined together to collect…

  • The Beautiful People of Middlelands 2017
    May 9 at 7:45 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    More than 66,000 people attended the inaugural offering of Middlelands in Todd Mission, May 5-7. We present those whose "milkshake bringeth thy to the yard."

  • The Force was Strong at the 6th Annual Star Wars Art Festival in Houston
    May 9 at 6:45 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    War'Hous has launched amazingly cool art exhibitions dedicated to the Star Wars saga for the past five years. Curated by Dandee Warhol, this year's two-day extravaganza drew massive crowds to The Space HTX on Commerce in Houston. With artists,…

  • What’s With Houston’s <i>Poke</i> Obsession Anyway?
    May 9 at 6:30 a.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Poke is a Hawaiian staple: raw fish marinated in soy sauce or sesame oil. But it appears to be in Houston to stay. Iterations of the raw fish salad have been around in California for decades, but the newfound trend that includes everything from…

  • Rave Gone Medieval: Middlelands 2017
    May 8 at 2:25 p.m. by Jack Gorman

    The newest festival on the block, Middlelands, is now in our rearview mirror, and the local electronic-music scene is changed forever. The hallowed grounds of the Texas Renaissance Festival were tricked out May 5-7, converted into a cutting-edge…



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