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    June 8, 2011

    Downtown West U Now Sports A Drug Corner, Chain E-mail Warns

    Omar comin', yo, to West U​"Body Bag! Got that Body Bag right here!" "Yellow Top! Who wants to get up on that Yellow Top!" "Yo, G, want some o' that Sheed Wallace? Got that Sheed Wallace, yo!" If that sounds like a scene from The Wire to you, if you are so naive that you think such brazen d ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Food Fight: Potato Salad

    Nielsen's Deli​Potato salad is not, strictly speaking, an American concept, but the mayonnaise-based version that most of us know and love is in fact American - or at least its origins are murky enough that we might as well claim it. And claim it we do -- in some towns it's illegal to hold a s ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    August 23, 2007

    Judging Books and Their Covers

    Appearances aside, is the Houston Public Library doing the right thing for all?

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    November 17, 2006
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    August 3, 2006

    Tale of Two Cities

    Metro is going around to public hearings giving slide shows on its proposed solutions to the alleged problem of Houston not having enough light rail. Houston voters, of course, passed a referendum approving a massive expansion of the system; what Houston voters didn't do was read the fine print. Tha ... More >>