Panama Canal

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Visitor's Guide: 7 Things We Don't Want You to See When You Come to Houston

    Last week, many were surprised -- some even perplexed -- to see our beloved city on the annual New York Times list of places to visit in 2013. Houston was number seven on a list of 46 that included Rio, Amsterdam, Singapore, Hawaii's Big Island, Oslo, Bangkok and Paris. Yes, we were on a "must visit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Joel Kotkin Says Houston & Gulf Coast Poised To Soar

    Panama Canal expansion will bring boon​Urban expert Joel Kotkin has always been bullish on Houston, and now he's not even more bullish, he's spreading the love. Kotkin has a piece on the Forbes magazine blog saying the U.S. Gulf Coast -- including, of course, Houston -- is ready to soar, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Glee, Episode Six: Shark vs. Bear

    ​After a filler ep last week that played out the string on the musical subplot, Glee was back on point last night in a big way. Co-creator Ryan Murphy was once again the credited writer this week's "Vitamin D," a fun episode that moved the season forward and had all kinds of conflict. Plus the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Here's What Happens To The Dome When There's No Commissioner's Court To Dither On About It

    We've raved before about the book World Without Us by Alan Weisman, which looks at what would happen if -- for some reason -- man simply disappeared from earth one day.Within days, subways in New York City would flood, for instance; after about 75 years the major bridges in the world would start col ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    County Attorney Candidate Vince Ryan Sues Linebarger Goggan

    Saying he deserves a bigger piece of the pie, the former city councilman serves up cherry information to his current political opponent

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    Get Lit: The World Without Us, by Alan Weisman

    In The World Without Us, author Alan Weisman asks a simple question: What would happen to the Earth if human beings were suddenly wiped out tomorrow? Not in some nuclear blast that would ravage the planet, but in some way (the how is unimportant) that removed us from the scene. The answers, and the ... More >>

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Elephants Versus RINOs

    Party veterans sound alarms at the proposed GOP political-purity rules

  • Calendar

    March 2, 1995
  • Culture

    December 2, 1993

    Auntie Maim

    Actors Theatre stages an enjoyably insane production of the wacky warhorse Arsenic and Old Lace