Mango's, February 8
Blues Control's Lea Cho and Russ Waterhouse make a tremendous clatter with keyboards, guitars and synths. The Queens, N.Y., duo started grabbing cool-kid support way before last year's Drag City effort Valley Tangents, which built on their already kaleidoscopic bod ... More >>
Bad News/Good News: Houston ISD didn't win the prestigious Broad Prize this year honoring the country's top urban public school districts. But just by being one of the finalists, it receives $150,000 in scholarships that it can hand out to its graduating seniors.
The fifth time (as a finalist) was ... More >>
Gary Ross: He's baaackWe laughed our asses off this morning when we saw a pic of Gary Ross, a.k.a. Teflon Man, on the arm of Carolyn Farb in the Houston Chronicle's society pages
A colorful character who winnowed his way into River Oaks society in 2004, Ross eventually ticked off some of his we ... More >>
Tequila shots, vodka and cocaine?More details are emerging in the case of John Goodman, the Houston-bred air conditioning heir turned Palm Beach polo patron accused of killing a recent college grad in a February drunk driving crash.According to the reports, Goodman evidently wanted to see to it t ... More >>
Trouble in criminal and civil court looms for GoodmanIt only took about three months, but John Goodman, the Houston-bred multi-millionaire playboy air conditioning heir and Palm Beach polo patron, is finally behind bars.
Daybreak found him in the Palm Beach County jail on $100,000 bond, facing ... More >>
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The Grand Ole Opry, which was supposed to celebrate its 85th birthday party May 25, is currently underwater, like most of Nashville (above). Nashville Public Radio is reporting that the Cumberland River crested at a whopping 52 feet. When does hurricane season start aga ... More >>
Brazoria County SOCarrie Kelly, accused child-porn fan, rocking the tatsIt's not everyday you get word of a woman being nabbed on child-porn charges, especially a woman allegedly working on her own and not with a sicko husband or boyfriend.But in the small Brazoria County town of Richwood, police ... More >>
Photo courtesy of flyinghpolo.comOver the course of our investigation into the tragic case of John Goodman, the Bentley-driving billionaire Houston / Palm Beach polo patron, some interesting questions were raised regarding the ownership of the 2.2 million Tanglewood home.
It turns out that i ... More >>
Randall Patterson's 1998 feature on Houston / Palm Beach polo patron John Goodman ends with the billionaire playboy getting a champagne bath.
Right now, Palm Beach police want to know if he also soaked in a little too much booze last Thursday night. That was when Goodman, the founder of the Palm B ... More >>
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The Goodman cabin in FloridaSome further developments in the case of John Goodman, the billionaire Houston / Palm Beach polo patron who was involved in a fatal Bentley accident last week...
The coroner's report is in on Scott Wilson, the victim in the crash. His death was ru ... More >>
Photo by Todd SpivakJohn HunsuckerJohn Hunsucker is not a medical doctor. This is one of the first points his many critics tend to make.They make it because Hunsucker, who runs Houston-based NASCO (National Aquatic Safety Company), the third-largest lifeguard training organization in the nation, ... More >>
Another day, another territory conquered by the little creamery in Brenham.In stories that echo the hyperventilation that accompanied every opening of a Krispy Kreme here (and what ever happened to them?), media in Florida are breathlessly counting down the days until Blue Bell ice cream hits Miami ... More >>
He made millions sculpting the figures of Houston women while dodging one of the largest malpractice judgments in Texas history. But after botching another surgery, can Dr. Gerald Johnson continue to operate?