2010 is old news. Here are ten to watch out for in 2011.
It's Graduation Season, and that means it's time for commencement speeches.Usually delivered by someone you at best only vaguely have heard of, they all start with rueful self-deprecation about how "Once, long, long ago, I too sat at a graduation ceremony and listened to some long-winded boring spe ... More >>
Driver hardly injured; passenger not so luckyThe driver of a Lincoln Town Car who smashed his way into some trees in a median has been charged with intoxicated assault for the death of his passenger.Police say Adrian Mendoza-Alvarez, 22, was driving northbound in the 3600 block of Briarpark about ... More >>
In this week's Café review, Carl Han reveals his own formula for banh cuon dipping sauce -- a recipe that involves water beetle essence along with chile peppers and fish sauce. After demonstrating my dismal understanding of Vietnamese cuisine in my review and blog post about Banh Cuon Hoa 2, ... More >>
The newest edition of Texas Monthly has a lengthy profile of candidate (for something) Bill White, erstwhile mayor of Houston.The first few grafs give the flavor: by S.C. Gwynne Mayor Bill is on the move. Strapped into the passenger seat of an unmarked Lincoln Town Car, cell phone stuck firmly t ... More >>
Levi Draher came back from the dead. Other players were not so lucky.
Playing in Chuck Berry's pickup band can be a trial by rock and roll fire
Not all Houstonians revel in our God-given right to be loudly obnoxious
Breanna Brand rides out the legacy of Frog Town and family splits in her feisty race toward the BMX finish line
Businessman Michael Shelton thought he had beaten the system. Then he learned the legislature can be as unpredictable as the salt domes where he wants to store toxic waste.
Accusations of abuse closed "Mama" King's Galveston day care. But do they hold water?
Doug Eagle was an elite racquetball player till a car crash ruined his life. He rebuilt himself, finding God in the process. Now, he says, he's faster and better than ever.
Downtown loses a legendary bartender - and friend
The Running Companion service
Ninfa Laurenzo's children return to the kitchen