Mandalas for Kristin Silent Auction on 9/23 Benefitting The Peabody Fund

by Julie Tereshchuk on September 20, 2017

It’s an ambitious goal. Yet, with over 65 artists donating their time and talents, Kristin Heaton Peabody’s huge goal of raising $1.1 million has a huge, enthusiastic groundswell of support behind it. Works from those...

#Foodie Friday: Island Grill – A Houston Favorite

by Gabi De la Rosa on September 15, 2017

[caption id="attachment_17784" align="alignleft" width="360"] Delicious and healthy: salmon fillet with grilled veggies and brown rice[/caption] Mediterranean food lovers all over Houston rejoice! Because not only is Island Grill a tasty and healthy alternative to fast-food,...

A Texas Legend Lengthens His Shadow – Lyle Lovett at ACL Live at the Moody Theater

by Daniel Ramirez on September 13, 2017

[Author's note: This show was on the eve of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Houston and Gulf Coast areas. It seemed poor timing to release the review while so many of our neighbors were in peril....

#Foodie Friday: Ahhhh… Ah Sing Den

by Sabrina Reagan on September 8, 2017

On a corner of Austin's East 6th street is a flashing martini glass topped with three olives, the welcoming sign of Ah Sing Den. The famously-named cocktail lounge pays tribute to its opium den Victorian...

Oktoberfests Abound in Texas: Unpack your Lederhosen!

by Samantha Strom on September 5, 2017

Everyone loves a good Oktoberfest. Beer, German food, and dancing. The funny thing is, they don’t always happen in October! Even in Germany, where the celebration originated, they start the party in September.  Here are...

Hope for Harvey: Fashion Fundraiser

by Kaitlin W. Blaylock on September 2, 2017

As of this writing on the first of September, the White House estimates Hurricane Harvey damaged or destroyed over 100,000 homes, displacing more than 30,000 people, many of whom had relocated to Houston following Katrina....

#FoodieFriday: Blanco’s Milam Distillery

by Eve Richter on September 1, 2017

Marsha Milam was raised by an oilman who also owned liquor stores, who early on taught his daughter that liquor was a solid business choice, with stable demand in good times and bad. She went...

Looking for Ways to Help Support Hurricane Harvey Efforts?

by on August 31, 2017

September 1st & 4th W Austin is turning its Labor Day Wet Deck pool events into a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey. Join them Friday, September 1st (tomorrow) for Heatwave featuring DJ Kurupt and DJ Fashen, a pop-up shop with Lee...