Eating Our Words has embarked on a project to profile 100 Houston culinarians of all fields, practices, careers and backgrounds. This isn't a Best of Houston list, it's not a 100 Favorites list and it's not in any particular order. Instead, the Eating Our Words 100 is a way to introduce our readers ... More >>
I have been cursed with an affliction to mindlessly buy vinyl at thrift stores, garage sales, flea markets, and estate sales, without regard for how much room I have at home. The problem now encompasses compact discs too. It's a genetic trait. My father collects containers. His garage looks like the ... More >>
Photos by Marc BrubakerConfidence in our domestic brand of capitalism may be approaching new lows these days, but Five Finger Death Punch rolled into the House of Blues on Tuesday night riding high on the American dream. The L.A. headbangers' new album, American Capitalist, debuted at number ... More >>
Mandy OaklanderBobby Mote, bareback rider.We've spent the past few weeks inhaling the smell of urine-soaked haybales, watching cowboy balls get trampled by bulls, and fielding accusations that we only picked the sexy cowboys to interview. (We didn't. All cowboys are, by definition, sexy.) But ... More >>
STNP, with a rainbowFinancial analysts are predicting that the series of nuclear accidents resulting from the Japanese earthquake will put an end to plans to expand the South Texas Nuclear Plant in Bay City, 90 miles southwest of town.
The energy company NRG had ambitious plans to double STN ... More >>
The bonds are junk, but so are the teamsThe Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, the entity created to build new stadiums for billionaire sports owners, has found itself reduced to junk-bond status.Kind of like the Astros, Texans and Rockets, really.Hotel occupancy and car rentals -- the magic ... More >>
Better than Boston or San Francisco!The online Forbes empire never tires of putting together lists that rank American cities in any number of categories, all in the vain hope that media in the city named number one will write about -- DAMN! Fell for it again!!Okay, we'll give them an item, since ... More >>