Hospitals, doctors and dealers have made Medicare the nation's sweetest crime. The feds are now trying to shutter the door.
When real tragedy like the bombings at the Boston Marathon last Monday occurs, one of the phrases that gets uttered seemingly every time is that "sports helps the healing process." Now, most of the time we hear this, it's uttered by someone who makes their living in sports, so the statement may b ... More >>
As Puerto Rico is battered by a wave of drugs and brazen murders, Houston and other continental U.S. cities feel the blowback.
Chris Williams Lucille's 5512 La Branch Tel: (713) 568-2505 www.lucilleshouston.com This is Part 2 of a three-part Chef Chat series. You can read Part 1 here and Part 3 will run in this same space on Friday. EOW: You were in Europe for about four years. What brought you back? CW: My brother. I ... More >>
I've written in the past that I loved watching Jeff Bagwell play baseball. He's the best all-around player the Astros have ever had; a superb hitter, base runner and a fantastic defensive player. I've never seen anybody who was better at turning the 3-6-3 double play and he was fearless when it came ... More >>
Tejas Chocolate is a young company. Scott Moore, Jr. and his partner Michelle Holland started making chocolate from scratch and working with cacao beans in 2010, and Tejas Chocolate began in earnest in 2011. Scott and Michelle are still working their day jobs running a railroad supply company, while ... More >>
Your guide to the bands and venues.
Kareem Jackson: Filling the empty hours.While the NFL's work stoppage has fans (and several players needing a cash influx) a little bit nervous that we may not see football start on time this fall, there has been a silver lining in players' being banned from the teams' facilities. The work s ... More >>
Carlos Cruz-Diez gets large-scale retrospective at MFAH.
Photos by Paul KnightDrayton McLane and Astros: Looking for buyer from Texas? Eh, maybe. Buyer with lots of money? Yes, definitely. Astros owner Drayton McLane officially announced this afternoon, in very Texas-y fashion, that he's ready to sell the team. He held up his hand like a pistol and sai ... More >>
Jose Lima gave Astros fans another reason to be sad this year when the colorful, erratic, but always entertaining righthander died Sunday of an apparent heart attack in Southern California. Despite Lima's winning 21 games and making the NL All-Star team as an Astro in 1999, owner Drayton McLane see ... More >>
After Guevara destroyed his family and his fortune, Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader to his grave.
Edwin Wilson said he was still in touch with his former employer, the CIA, when he shipped explosives out of Houston to the Middle East. The CIA denied it. The CIA lied
Vic's Backyard Bar-B-Q Barn serves great links and ribs, but its owner isn't from around here
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A guide to who's who in the Press Music Awards ballot. Plus, the where and when of the Press Music Awards Showcase!
Dan Morales' showboating witch-hunt against "bogus" doctors is indeed an "incredible story." Incredibly lame.
Smaller, and with shorts, WorldFest/Houston cranks up its projectors