Somewhere in Galveston County, officials must be smacking their foreheads in exasperation over the latest bit with Galveston. Namely, the Weather Channel's recently-compiled list of the 50 worst places to own a home based on natural factors. Galveston made it into the top 10, ranking eighth on the l ... More >>
Even after the Affordable Care Act, tens of thousands of Texans have no medical coverage. That is why the San Jose Clinic in Midtown still exists.
HCAD fights owners of moderate housing for every single assessment penny. So why is it routinely handing out tax breaks worth several millions to big corporations?
They've already been labeled "high risk." Experts say the resulting damage could be bigger than Katrina in New Orleans.
The Press hands out its first Houston Web Awards.
Photos by Brittanie SheyTom Helm, urban outdoorsman and hobbyist beekeeperThis weekend we were invited to a honey-harvesting party at the home of Tom Helm, an urban outdoorsman who in 2006 was the subject of our cover story "Dark Water", in which he and then-Press reporter Josh Harkinson kaya ... More >>
Online readers respond to high school girls slathered in whipped cream and chocolate.
Readers are gearing up for the Astros' 2010 season.
Sadly, it wasn't a long week for Mr. Kirk Daley.He and a few co-workers left work early on Monday, probably with a skip in their step, to go cash their tax refund checks at a convenience store in northeast Houston at 8103 Homestead Road. When Daley, 30, was finished and all cashed-up, he began wa ... More >>
The troubled people whom Houston police officers hate to see headed their way.
The Monument Inn continues an old tradition of dining on hallowed ground.
Florida Governor Charlie Crist recently forgot about his 2006 campaign promise and changed his mind about offshore drilling. This week, the President made his pitch to eliminate a federal ban on the drilling. (Florida is the only state in the Gulf of Mexico protected by the ban.) So Floridians mi ... More >>
Dr. Roger Wood and James Fraher serve up another heaping helping of Houston music lore
A reporter, a photographer and canoeist Tom Helm paddle from the Galleria to Galveston Bay by canoe and kayak, finding beauty, danger and urban debris in equal measure
Why Houston should want a nuclear power plant
Tunnels are a rare bird in Houston. But will they fly for I-45?
A scorched-earth management philosophy is sucking the life out of our region's wetlands
Beneath the muddy waters of Galveston Bay lies one of the greatest seafood treasure troves on earth
Birders and the port are new buds seeking to block the proposed toll span at Bolivar
Party legend Mike Nixon is missing, but no one thinks he's dead
Rich Kinder has made a cool billion dollars since leaving Enron. Now hes ready to take over the world, or at least the nearest pipeline.
A bridge to Bolivar might be good for business -- but not for the birds
Crown Central Petroleum spews, sputters and flares up. Neighbors of the plant view it uneasily, never quite sure when it's going to blow.
A Port suit accuses several companies of contaminating its land for decades
Rodney Crowell sets his topsy-turvy East End childhood to music
Carlos Sosa promised to sell seized goods from the Port of Houston on the cheap. Many believed him. Until they learned he was a Customs Service snitch, and perhaps a con man on the side.
When political egos and a basketball star vow to beautify a derelict building next door to Enron Field, what do you get after more than a year? Nothing.
Has the fight over port expansion turned a bay watchdog group into a rubber duck?
Houston Endowment paid, so they had to come
With a stiff dose of vatobilly, the Flamin' Hellcats aim to cure rock and roll of what ails it
1996 Summer Guide
Downsizing, outsourcing, deferred maintenance ... It all makes for a volatile mix at Baytown's Exxon refinery.
Two former HL&P workers took revenge against the Light Company, but say the city settled for "chump change"
In the changing world of the Houston Ship Channel, one thing remains constant: Father Rivers Patout.
South Houston Mayor Dennis Cordray has been run out of office... and his town isn't doing so hot either.
What Houstonians can -- and probably won't -- do to clean up the air they drive through