With a perfect combination of sun, clouds, and breeze, It felt as if Houston was making love to me as I escaped the treacherous, life-sucking fluorescent lighting of my Westchase office and moon-walked my way towards a Friday night full of booze, buds, and Budweiser. (I'm more of a Saint Arnold's dr ... More >>
When 4Loko just isn't enough, try meth-laced Corona.Caffeinated beer is for amateurs. The really powerful stuff appears to be just starting to seep across the Mexican border right now.
Saturday night U.S. Customs and Border Protection working the McAllen-Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridg ... More >>
One more thing, ma'am....After the murder and decapitation of one of their own, Mexican investigators are calling off the search for David Hartley's body, temporarily at least.So, is it case closed? Is STRATFOR's theory -- that Hartley was gunned down by Zeta thugs who believed he was a scout for ... More >>
They've got a theorySTRATFOR, an Austin-based think tank specializing in the Drug War and other national security measures, claims to have information shedding light on the disappearance and possible death of jet-skier David Hartley.
Here's the scenario they unveiled in a press release yesterday ... More >>
Still a lot of unanswered questionsSome law officers will tell you they develop a sixth sense about crime. They will say that even while they are driving to work, they know the kind of mayhem their shift will bring.
But as Talking Points Memo notes, Zapata County Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez's ES ... More >>
Tiffany Young-Hartley: QuestionsOctober certainly came in like a lion for residents of the Rio Grande Valley. On October 1, news broke of the alleged murder of an American jet-skier on border-straddling, allegedly freshwater-pirate-infested Falcon Lake.
A recap for those who don't want to clic ... More >>
Photo by emmiegrnThe Pig Stand, one of Houston's lost restaurants. Read about nine more of the most important restaurant closings of the decade below.1. Maxim's
Maxim's closed in January 2001. It was possibly the most influential restaurant in Houston's culinary history. It was the only upsca ... More >>
Photos by J.C. ReidKiko'sJust like mom used to make it.
When was the last time you ate at a restaurant and said that to yourself?
Probably not very recently. Lots of restaurants advertise "authentic, home-cooked" meals because they use the original recipes from the owner's family, but they're still ... More >>