The moment I opened a thick, brown envelope this week and saw its contents, my heart skipped. Two jewel-toned books slipped out of the package. With hardy, fabric-covered hardcovers and gold trim on the edges of their pages, these were no ordinary cookbooks. They reminded me vividly of the first tim ... More >>
Houston Astros 2013 spring training season kicked into high gear this week in Kissimmee, Florida, and fans are ready to see how the team fares in their new American League digs, which more likely-than-not means copious losses, beer bottles broken over televisions, and the testicular fortitude of a s ... More >>
VintageTexas: While we were celebrating the Texas repatriation of Houston native son and U.S. wine celebrity Ray Isle, it seems that top Texas wine blogger Russ Kane was not pleased by the fact that Ray didn't include any Texan wines in his recommendations is his Eatocracy.CNN.com post "Pairings for ... More >>
Call now and get a free Sham-Wow!A company behind some of those inescapable ads hawking commemorative gold coins as good investments will reimburse customers $5 million because the coins aren't really good investments, the state's Attorney General's office announced.
U.S. Money Reserve Inc., ... More >>
The Seven Year ItchTwo popular stage productions close this weekend: Theatre Southwest's The Seven Year Itch and the Alley's Mauritius, while the film festival Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America also winds down over at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston Press theater reviewer D.L.Groove ... More >>
Photo by Olivia Flores AlvarezHouston's doing better than most of the rest of the country economically -- at least that's the consensus among the local talking heads. Hair Balls visited the Heights' 1st Saturday Sale to see if money was indeed changing hands. Grace Hart, of Grace Hart and Company, a ... More >>