This Week’s Best Concerts | Houston Press

Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion will co-host “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night as part of the program’s Superstar Super Summer series. Here’s hoping that she can temper Fallon’s worst fanboy tendencies and convince him that he really should ditch that fake laugh. But Megan will only be there for the one … Read more

California transplants to Houston have bigger housing budgets than locals

Data: Redfin; Chart: Baidi Wang/Axios People moving to Houston are coming armed with home-buying budgets 17.5% bigger than what locals have, according to a new Redfin analysis. Why it matters: Houston was once known as an affordable city, and while it still is nationally, locals — particularly Black and brown residents — don’t hold the … Read more

Review: Garth Brooks at NRG Stadium

Garth BrooksThe Stadium TourNRG StadiumAugust 6, 2022 The art of reading the room is one of the most important tools that a performer can master when executing a presentation. When we spoke to Garth Brooks at the pre-show press conference, he had the following to say about the room he was set to perform in … Read more

Review: Leon Bridges at White Oak Music Hall

Leon BridgesThe Boundless TourWhite Oak Music Hall lawnAugust 3, 2022 There’s an often quoted line by American folk hero Davy Crockett that says “You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas!” That line alone seems to encapsulate the life of a certain gentleman named Todd Michael “Leon” Bridges, who was born … Read more

Things to Do: Where to Get Oyster Deals in Houston This National Oyster Day

From oyster happy hours to all-day deals on chargrilled bivalves and on-the-half-shell jewels of the sea, here’s where to shuck and slurp this National Oyster Day in Houston. Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd Chef Hugo Ortega’s Backstreet has got $1 raw oysters and $2 roasted oysters up for grabs. Back Table Kitchen and Bar, 2301 … Read more

This Week’s Best Concerts | Houston Press

It’s about as Texan as it gets this week, with a passel of Lone Star musicians gracing stages both big and small around Houston. And there’s also an Okie fella in there, but we won’t hold that against him. It’s not his fault that he was born on the wrong side of the Red River. … Read more

Houston Bucket List Part 10 – Parks, Plays and Pie

Twice in the last decade, we at the Houston Press have compiled our list of the 100 things every Houstonian must do. The first list was nearly 10 years ago and limited to a very small radius around the city (30 miles). In 2017, we expanded it to include distances slightly further away — up … Read more

This Week’s Best Concerts | Houston Press

Americans are traveling again. Whoo boy are they. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, air travel is now back to pre-pandemic levels, and if you have taken a flight recently, you know that it’s aa mob scene at many airports around the country. Orlando, the home of the Mouse, is the most popular domestic … Read more

Prosecutors Seek to Overturn 5th Conviction Tied to Ex-Houston Cop – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A man who has been serving a 25-year prison sentence based mostly on testimony from an ex-Houston police officer whose cases are being reviewed following a 2019 deadly drug raid should have his conviction overturned, a judge said Thursday. Frederick Jeffery was convicted in April 2018 for possessing methamphetamine based mostly on evidence and testimony … Read more