White conservatives who tweaked an election in The Woodlands were just what Greg Abbott needed to prove he doesn’t prosecute only minorities for voter fraud.
This is the second part of a two-part Chef Chat feature. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here. This week, we're chatting with Trevor White, a regional chef with Landry's, whose job is to oversee 20 restaurants, among them Morton's The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, and the new Morton's Grille in ... More >>
This is the first part of a two-part Chef Chat feature. Come back tomorrow for Part 2. For people who love meat and steak, but don't want the formality, or cost, that goes along with dining at a high-end restaurant like Morton's The Steakhouse, there's a new place for you to try: Morton's Grille. T ... More >>
A respected A&M prof with secrets to hide commits suicide and implicates his alleged blackmailer in a case where no one was really who he or she seemed to be.
Tomorrow, we will know who will be playing the fifth annual Free Press Summer Fest June 1 and 2 in Eleanor Tinsley Park. We know this because Monday, our rivals over at the Houston Chronicle revealed that they will have an exclusive announcement of the FPSF lineup sometime Thursday, thanks to what w ... More >>
I returned a week ago from San Diego Comic-Con, but when I walked into the Landry's Showcase event at Inn at the Ballpark, I thought for a minute I'd been magically transported back. The first thing my eyes landed on were three big, colorful mascots. There were dozens of people milling about. There ... More >>
Jeremy MyhresAccording to Nacogdoches cops, 25-year-old Jeremy Myhres walked into an area Chevron Monday night, picked up an unspecified quantity of bottled beer and attempted to leave without paying. When the clerk gave chase to the gold-grilled brew-heister, Myhres turned and hurled one o ... More >>
Yes, Brett Favre's sister is named BrandiIn Season Five of The Sopranos, Tony is dealing with a lot of shit. In addition to the usual set of headaches -- little things like RICO statutes and wondering each day if that would be the day that the New York crew decides to off him -- Tony was d ... More >>
Kenneth Page followed his peculiar dream from Texas to Florida.
New Orleans as breeding ground for one Bad Lieutenant.
Josh Neufeld's Katrina comic isn't kid stuff
NEWS FLASH!!!!!!!!! (MUST CREDIT HAIR BALLS!!!!!) Today is the beginning of the hurricane season.While the rest of the so-called mainstream media will ignore this important milestone simply because writing or airing stuff about hurricanes in Houston results in cheap increases in ratings and clic ... More >>
Dana Boyce I had already drawn a bullseye on the side of my forehead and was just getting the gun out of the drawer. I'm normally not suicidal or, for that matter, the type to brood and get depressed. But as has been mentioned in these pages before, every so often a publicist just makes me wa ... More >>
If gambling is coming back to Galveston, then a return to institutionalized illegal gambling might still be the way to go
How I turned some newspaper stories into a book which became a movie that caused those two guys to kiss
San Leon, the unincorporated “little drinking village with a serious fishing problem” we wrote about here, has found some friends from afar. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Mississippi Gulf Coast unincorporated town of Waveland was in similar straits to San Leon. They had no governmental ... More >>
We're right in the middle of Oh God, Oh God, We're All Gonna Die season (as Wash might say) and sure enough there's hurricane Gustav, creeping through the Caribbean and toying with the sphincter control of everyone from Corpus Christi to Destin, FL. Trouble is, Gustav is hardly a name we Houstonians ... More >>
Three things you didn't know about Vince Vance and the Valiants
Here's how Metro wants to sell us on light rail
Was Jeffery Prible the cold-blooded murderer of an entire family? Or the gullible target of an opportunistic jailhouse informant?
Out of the soup of southern Louisiana comes a collection of Cajun all-stars with an indescribably sweet sound
A forecasting veteran follows his vision for a Houston weather museum
A talented escape artist and con man gets more prison time. Will he serve it?
The Jocker scores with a tale of homosexual hoboes
Yet again, Steven Russell bluffed his way out of prison. And yet again, he got caught.
Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?
The Landrys came to Houston with good food and good ideas. But a good family squabble let Tilman Fertitta step in and carve himself an empire.
The city's mayor has a master plan to stop local gambling -- but he may be behind the tide