Communications Workers of America

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: 'tis the Season For Pumpkin Doughnuts

    Hank On Food: This past Saturday, Hank traveled to the Third Ward and visited with Myrtle Jackson of Not Jus' Donuts. Besides finding a mighty fine sweet potato pie, he gets a lesson in the trials of replicating the recipes of great Southern cooks, many of whom did not actually write them down. Alon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Adrian's Is Gone, But This Is It Remains

    Porkchop and sides at This Is It.​Yesterday afternoon, a friend picked me up from work and we headed over to Jefferson to grab some burgers and soul food from Adrian's Local Cafe. Sadly, we found out once we arrived that Adrian's -- home to one of Robb Walsh's favorite Houston dishes and one o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Robb Walsh's 100 Favorite Houston Dishes: #70 The Big Adrian Burger at Adrian's Local Café, 1730 Jefferson

    ​Over the course of the next few months, I'm counting down 100 of my favorite Houston dishes. I chose some because they are such quintessential Houston creations, others for their cultural or historical significance, and others because they are just so damn tasty. Share your own nominations in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2007

    Oh, Yeah? Well, If We’re So Slow, Why Didn’t You Tell Us Via Telegram?

    Man, we sure love rankings. Fat. Sweat. Carbon emissions. High schools. Colleges. Parties. And, of course, download speeds. From the Communications Workers of America comes the revelation that Texas ranks 37 in terms of megabits per second. The first-ever state-by-state report on Internet co ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Accidental Sexologist

    When he was young, William Simon wanted to change the world. The late University of Houston sociology professor changed the way we view sex instead.

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    He's an Out-of-Comptroller!

    Former city tourism official accused of paying mom's nursing home bills out of agency funds

  • News

    May 20, 1999

    Calling the Shots

    In the Southwestern Bell and AT&T slugfest over supposed consumer savings, the biggest sucker punch of all is headed your way