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Kissimmee

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    15 More Of The Worst Astros Baseball Cards Ever

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Here's Elton John In an Astros Jersey In 1986

    Today, Houston Astros pitchers and catchers started returning to Kissimmee, Florida, for spring training in anticipation (and somewhat fright) of the 2013 season and their debut in the American League. Rewind: Rockin' Houston Site Is a Glorious Monument to Local Concerts Past In honor of baseba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    According to This, San Antonio Has a Better Music Scene Than Houston

    Like any and all lists, the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI)'s list regarding the best music scenes in the country will leave most of you passing out side-eyes and stares. Easy to spot and digest, Nashville, New York and Los Angeles ranked 1-3, but after that it's a complete flaming crapshoot. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Cowboy Diaries: Kaley Bass -- Strike a Pose

    True cowboys are hard to find, but not at the Houston Rodeo. Life on the road leads them here this time every year for the biggest rodeo in the world, where they'll ride and wrangle livestock for cash and glory. Each day, Hair Balls will spotlight one person with enough dirt on his boots to call him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Houston: Deadly for Pedestrians, Study Says

    Taking your life in your hands, on foot.​You know why no one walks anywhere in Houston? The godawful humidity and the relentless, soul-searing sun? No -- it's because you can get killed here doing a crazy thing like being a pedestrian. Transportation for America, a group who we assume involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    The 15 Worst Astro Baseball Cards

    Baaaaaaby Ruth!!!​It's Astros season again, which more than likely means copious losses, manly tears, beer bottles broken over televisions, and the testicular fortitude of a snake-charmer to get through nine innings of a game without the aid of alcohol, narcotics, or a distracting game of Angr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Game Time: Prediction Monday -- Men's Hoops Finals And The Astros' 2010 Season

    ​NCAA MEN'S HOOPS FINALS (Butler vs Duke, 8:21 PM tip-off)When I ranked the list of NCAA Finals permutations from "Most Compelling" to "Least Compelling" in this space last week, I had Butler vs Duke ranked as the most compelling. The figurative "Cinderella" (although let's not forget that Cinde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Astros Spring Training Not Without Its Ups and Downs

    You might not realize this if you've only been watching ESPN or paying attention to the national sports media, but the New York Yankees aren't the only team with players reporting to spring training, and Alex Rodriguez isn't the only player in baseball. So I thought I would help out and fill you i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Astros Spring Training Not Without Its Ups and Downs

    You might not realize this if you've only been watching ESPN or paying attention to the national sports media, but the New York Yankees aren't the only team with players reporting to spring training, and Alex Rodriguez isn't the only player in baseball. So I thought I would help out and fill you i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008
  • News

    March 29, 2007

    Houston Astros, Netflix, Congressman Ron Paul

    It could be a year of despair for Astros fans

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2007
  • News

    October 27, 2005

    Ready to Rumble

    The Astros are on baseball's biggest stage, needing a comeback

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Nice to Be Nice

    Once again, the Chronicle avoids a delicate subject

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Blind Faith

    Luke and Rachel Watson have lost most of their sight. They eventually will lose all motor skills. Their parents are losing sleep -- do the adults tell their kids they're dying of Batten disease?

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Getting to the Show

    Minor leaguers toil away, hoping for a shot at the majors. One of them, Round Rock's Jason Green, got a call from the Astros, giving him a chance to live the dream. Others labor on.

  • Dining

    June 25, 1998
  • News

    May 11, 1995

    Born to Win ... or Lose?

    Can Drayton McLane bring Houston a World Series champion on a budget? Can Houston support major-league baseball to Drayton McLane's satisfaction? It's time to find out.

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