1 hour ago | Health
Blue Bell is hitting Texas shelves and right here in Houston, Gallery Furniture's owner, Jim McIngvale (aka Mattress Mack) is ready to celebrate. It's hard to believe that only a few months ago we were wondering how the Brenham-based company would...
6 hours ago | Political Animals
The 84th Texas Legislature got just over 1,200 pieces of legislation processed and then signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott. Some of these new ideas actually turned into some pretty decent laws, as we've recently noted. But then there were the oth...
3 days ago | Political Animals
We always approach the convening of the biennial state legislature with a mix of abject terror and giddy anticipation, and the 84th Texas Legislature was no exception. But now that the dust has settled, we've had the leisure to examine what the Le...
What Did the Feds Actually Approve on the Dallas-to-Houston Bullet Train Line This Month? (Spoiler: Nothing, Really)4 days ago | Texas
When we saw a story in the Dallas Business Journal vaguely announcing an “exclusive” story on the proposed Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail line, we clicked on the story interested to read about this brand spanking new and oh-so-exclusive develop...
5 days ago | Texas
Schlumberger, the world's largest oil field services provider, announced Wednesday morning that the company is buying Houston's Cameron International Corp, an oil field equipment company that puts together blowout preventers and other rig equ...
5 days ago | Houston 101
Dr. James "Red" Duke was one of a kind. We knew him from his nationally syndicated TV news segments where the doctor, already known as the most famous trauma surgeon in the world, would talk to viewers in plain English about everything from the ar...