Bridge City

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Our Top Wines for a Bayou City Christmas (And a Few Vino-Related Gifts)

    As I have done every year since I moved to Texas five holiday seasons ago, I'll be spending Christmas eve on Cow Bayou in Bridge City, East Texas (about 20 minutes up the road from Orange, where my wife was born). Uncle Tim will make his famous gumbo, spiked with his hard-boiled-egg-laced potato s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    The Bridges of Texas: 12 Beauties

    We don't do rustic covered bridges here in Texas; we don't do massive Golden Gate spans either. But that doesn't mean the state isn't home to some beautiful pieces of bridge art. You can look for abandoned bridges here. Here, though, are a dozen of Texas' best. ​12. Suspension Bridge, Waco T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    "George Riffle": East Texas Man Arrested Near Chicago for 1988 Rape of a Pre-Teen Girl

    Allegedly living with a secret for 23 years.​When George Riffle walked out onto the driveway of his modest home in suburban Chicago the morning of March 9, he got a rude surprise: U.S. Marshals and local police were waiting for him. They said they knew his name wasn't really George Riffle, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    Last Minute Christmas Shopping: Experience the Madness!

    Dawn McGeeSean Waggoner and his daughters look for a present for mom.​We've all done it at some time or another. Waiting until the very last minute to brave the crowds at Highland Village or the Galleria. As we heard someone say, it's not so bad if you just suck it up and expect it to be a has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    In Ongoing Bat Invasion Of Texas, Terrifying New Theaters Of War Opened

    ​Two weeks ago today, in an nearly all-but-exclusive report, Hair Balls broke the story of the ongoing bat invasion of Texas schools and courthouses.At the time, the winged mammals had seized control of two schools in Clear Lake and one each in Chambers and Matagorda counties. They had also staked ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Fringe Characters

    This summer the PC Cowboys trade KILT for kilts

  • Music

    May 3, 2001

    Bright Lights, Bridge City

    The PC Cowboys, the world's only politically correct country band, speak in a Press exclusive

  • Music

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    March 13, 1997

    Basic Ballard

    Donna Ballard and her Christian conservative cohorts have transformed the State Board of Education. But will they transform the way Texas teaches its kids?