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    September 12, 2014

    Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen at The Woodlands, 9/11/2014

    Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Robert Earl Keen Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 11, 2014 Between Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen, it's a miracle there was any room left in the Woodlands Pavilion for paying customers Thursday. Both men's extensive roots in the Houston area were reflected i ... More >>

  • News

    June 21, 2012

    When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

    Whether it's a coupon-clipping, back-to-nature guy escaping the rat race, or someone certain we're on the brink of war or a future in which Barack Obama has taken away our guns, preppers are ready. The rest of us, maybe not so much.

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    June 9, 2011

    Drought Time: Five Fun Alternative Texas Water Spots When Rivers And Lakes Are Low

    Twin Lakes Scuba Park: There's a bus under that water​As we noted yesterday, the ongoing drought is kicking the ass of Texas rivers and lakes. The Guadalupe is just inching along, low in its banks, formerly underwater roots exposed, making toobing not the traditional summer romp it usually is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Apollo 14 Splashed Down 40 Years Ago Today: Six Odd Things About It

    A collectible version of the only Apollo 14 moment most people remember​Apollo 14 -- the safely numbered one after that, um, other one -- splashed down 40 years ago today. Since there were no dancing-on-the-edge death-defying dramatic escapes on this one, the mission is largely lost to histor ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2010

    Loko Oh No

    Testing the new fad drink

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    The Moonshine's A Harsh Mistress, East Texas (Of Course) Man Learns

    Uncle Slaton's got his Texan prideBack in the thickets with his Asian brideHe's got an Airstream trailer and a Holstein cowStill makes whiskey 'cause he still knows how -- James McMurtry, "Chocktaw Bingo" Thanks to an informant's tip, a real-life Uncle Slaton was busted earlier this month in Smith C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Texas Traveler: Day 2 Of Exploring West Texas

    Photos by Brittanie Shey​Ed. Note: Read about Day 1 of our West Texas travels here. Hotel hunting in Del Rio doesn't turn out as I expected. Our guidebook recommends Amistad Lodge, a place built in the 1960s right on the water of Lake Amistad, with porches that face the lake. It's a bit north of ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Texas Traveler: Waterin' Holes

    Photo by David A G WilsonHamilton Pool, Austin​School starts soon and Labor Day will eventually herald the unofficial end of summer. But as Houstonians know, the sweaty season lasts well into fall around here. There's still time to dip your toe in a stream or two, so Texas Traveler presents to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Five Best Apollo 11 Myths

    Photo courtesy NASAA salute to Mr. JablonskiHey, guess what!! Monday brings the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!!Oh, you heard? Well, get ready to hear more -- this weekend and Monday will no doubt be a "One small step for man" marathon.Which is fine -- the moon mission was a crazy, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007

    Retro Active: A Nuclear Era, But I Have No Fear

    A few weeks ago, because my XM radio unit and my heart are both perpetually stuck on the Eighties channel (XM 8), I started to notice how many of the seemingly innocuous pop songs from those pastel-tinged years had much heavier concerns. Perhaps those erudite Englishmen Duran Duran put it best in ... More >>

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Y2K Story

    Butch Forest