Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
3 days ago | Sports
The NBA named its All-NBA teams this week including the All-Defense Team and the All-NBA Team. These awards are voted on by the media and represent much more substantial consideration than the All-Star team, which is voted on by fans. All-NBA team...
4 days ago | Traffic
While Houston has already enjoyed weather in the 90s this year, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer for most of the country. That means backyard cookouts, pool time and beach trip getaways for the extended weekend. Being an ho...
5 days ago | Sports
If you don't pay much attention to the Astros minor leagues (and you wouldn't be alone), you may have missed the sensational start at Triple A Round Rock by young Cuban outfield prospect Yordan Alvarez. If you're wondering why we care given how go...
6 days ago | Sports
If it wasn't bad enough that the Rockets fell to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals, ending what felt like a rather promising season, on Monday, their Twitter feed was shut down for copyright violations. Insult to injur...
6 days ago | Sandwiches
The Petronella at Paulie's is a monster panini rich in flavor and heavy on the crunch. We are in search of Houston's best sandwiches because we love sandwiches and we love Houston!
9 days ago | Sports
Phil Mickelson had Tiger Woods. Andy Roddick had Roger Federer. Sometimes, your best isn't good enough because an all-time great is in your way. Such is the Rockets in the era of the Golden State Warriors. It has been the stated goal of GM Daryl M...