Did you know it's Houston Money Week? Don't feel bad -- we didn't either, mostly because we don't have any money. But we think it might be worth it for any budding entrepreneurs and small business owners to check out financial expert Cynthia Nevels's workshop on financial independence this Sunday, A ... More >>
The Texas Attorney General's Office is warning folks about yet another identity theft wave that's been separating people from their money: the so-called utility bill payment scam.
The AG's Office writes that "using in-person solicitations, social media, fliers, phone calls and text messages, scamme ... More >>
Panama Canal expansion will bring boonUrban expert Joel Kotkin has always been bullish on Houston, and now he's not even more bullish, he's spreading the love.
Kotkin has a piece on the Forbes magazine blog saying the U.S. Gulf Coast -- including, of course, Houston -- is ready to soar, and ... More >>
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire Blog</a>March to Keep Fear AliveBrazoria County's finest politician, in terms of name recognition, is of course Ron Paul.
The Gold Standard Guru was on the Colbert Report last ... More >>
Ron Paul's time to shineThe New York Times has officially announced it is time to stop laughing at Ron Paul, the Sage of Brazoria County, and pay attention to his vindication.
The paper writes that Paul's detractors must eat crow now that the Tea Party and Libertarians have raised him up as ... More >>
Photo courtesy of SwamplotThe HISD Central Services building, a.k.a. the Taj MahalThe old HISD Central Services building on Richmond -- called the Taj Mahal by HISD employees, both for its massive size and the massive budget that went into building it -- was torn down in 2007. One of the few ... More >>
Craig HlavatyYesterday one of our readers (thanks, Mimi!) posted a comment with a link to David Byrne's blog about the white-haired world-pop eminence's thoughts and experiences while on tour. Apparently Byrne got to spend quite a bit of time in Houston, because the entry surrounding ... More >>
Photo by Craig HlavatyFormer Talking Head David Byrne (we're nor sure, but we're guessing he hates that description) was in town recently for a show at Jones Hall.Byrne has become a biking fanatic these days; he's also an occasional diarist about his tour.His piece on Houston has him complaining abo ... More >>