1 month ago | Courts
In October 2007, Willie Jo Mills of Houston suffered a stroke that paralyzed the right side of her body. A widow with two daughters and a son, the 80-year-old woman was prescribed a variety of pain medications, but doctors couldn’t find the right ...
3 months ago | Things To Do
Jim Sauter and Kid Millions are an unlikely pair for a music duo. Sauter is a saxophone veteran of the long-running Borbetomagus, the sax-sax-electric guitar noise wall that’s both wonderful and horrible in the most amazing way. Millions is a youn...
3 months ago | Spaced City
In November, the Midtown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone attempted to annex portions of Montrose, which would’ve allowed Midtown to use Montrose’s property-tax revenue for redevelopment projects in Midtown. One of the only businesses that seemed t...
1 year ago
The old AstroWorld site, the Dallas Country Club, Valero refineries in the San Antonio and Port Arthur areas, and Western Refinery out in El Paso are a handful of high-end properties that have ditched millions of dollars in property taxes to the d...
1 year ago | Longform
After the private company Houston 8th Wonder purchased the former Six Flags AstroWorld site at Kirby Drive and Loop 610 for $77 million in May 2006, the Harris County Appraisal District turned around and said the empty 104-acre lot was worth $74 m...
Henry Kaiser, a Werner Herzog Film Producer and Experimental Guitarist, Screens and Plays Along to Crazy Beautiful Shots of Under-the-Ice Antarctica2 years ago | Film and TV
Even though he's played with the improvised music legends, appeared on more than 250 records, and lived in California all of his life, Henry Kaiser, whose under-the-Antarctic-ice shots can be seen in several Werner Herzog's films, says that he's 8...