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October 20, 2011 – 10:28 am | No Comment

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Friday October 21
Hell City Kings
LP/CD Release Party
with
TeXXXaSGhost Town Electric
The Freakouts
@ Fitzgerald’s
Well,  Say what you want about the Hell City Kings but damn if they don’t know how to promote a record release …

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Rewind - Roky Erickson and Umbrella Man at The Continental Club 10/01/2011
October 3, 2011 – 9:02 am | One Comment
Rewind – Roky Erickson and Umbrella Man at The Continental Club 10/01/2011

Let me just say that I had very low expectations going into this show. Well, maybe not super-low but given Roky Erickson’s issues, I wasn’t sure what to expect. All I knew is that despite …

For those about to read: Neal Stephenson’s Reamde
September 12, 2011 – 2:01 pm | 2 Comments
For those about to read: Neal Stephenson’s Reamde

By Alex Wukman
For many people the names John, Paul, George and Ringo are revered as much as those of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. For others, names like Tony Hawk and Shaun White or Jeter …

A New Book Gets Its Wings
November 23, 2010 – 9:20 pm | No Comment
A New Book Gets Its Wings

by Andrea Afra
I met George Molho six years ago through his cousin Dora who owns Byzantio, the Greek cafe on West Gray. She had laid a book face down on the counter while she …

Two Men and a Brisket- Yelapa
September 15, 2010 – 10:29 pm | One Comment
Two Men and a Brisket- Yelapa

by Andrea Afra
I am typically reluctant to jump on the popular restaurant band wagon so it took me a while to make it to Yelapa, which is definitely ’scene’ cuisine. Yet, after driving by it …

Burbin it up for Breakfast at Fountain View Cafe
May 26, 2010 – 9:20 am | One Comment
Burbin it up for Breakfast at Fountain View Cafe

by Andrea Afra

Looking around the dining room at Fountain View Cafe, I said to my husband, “Notice anything about this place?”

“You mean how homogenized it is?”

“Yep.”

Sometimes, when dining in particular regions of Houston, such as …