Quietly, the Roxy shut its doors several months back after billing itself for years as Houston's "longest-running nightclub." Whether that statement is true or not, an extensive, eclectic history lies within the now-empty space near W. Alabama and Sage Rd.
Photo by Alexa Crenshaw Now only memories: Club Roxy in the foreground, 2014
Personally, I remember the Roxy's teen night, where around age 14 I went with a group of gals, hating everything and being stuck in a crowd so thick I couldn't move. I lost my purple-and-black striped jacket that night, and to this day wish I could somehow find it. If you know where my jacket is...
Never mind. The point is, most Houston kids ended up at the Roxy -- or one of its many other iterations -- at one time or another.More »