Plans to turn the Astrodome into a parking lot are just wrong.
I have spent most of my 44 years on this earth in the city of Houston. I started visiting the Astrodome when I was just a kid for Astros and Oilers games as well as the occasional high school football game. I even walked on the floor for one of them. After all the memories and all the discussions, I ... More >>
Billy Cohn wanted to be a rock star, and he is — as a trombone-toting heart surgeon and medical inventor.
Walter Cronkite, the baby-boomer's Voice of Authority, died Friday. He's remembered fondly in Houston, where he worked at the paper at what was then Lanier Junior High, attended San Jacinto High and worked at the Houston Press. (No, not the current Houston Press; the afternoon daily that brought a l ... More >>
One thing about being famous and dying -- you don't want to do it too late in the year.Early December, great; you'll be fresh when every media outlet puts together its "They Will Be Missed" list (We're looking at you, Van Johnson). Late December and you find yourself left off the lists that are put ... More >>
Jim Maxfield's Tanglewood Pharmacy is home to the autographs of the rich and famous
Houston fiddles while its architectural and cultural heritage disappears