It may not be PTSDs or brain injuries that pose the most long-term danger to our surviving vets from their Middle East tours.
Photo by Matthew DresdenChef Kiran Verma in the kitchen.Chef Kiran Verma, of the eponymous fine-dining Indian restaurant in River Oaks (okay, River Oaks adjacent), took a circuitous route to her profession. At age 18, she left her native Delhi and moved to Houston with her husband. After a s ... More >>
A very efficient Accounts Payable department, we're sureIf you can clear $3 million in a little more than two years, you've got a pretty good scam going. Until, of course, you get caught. Jeremy Gene Dobbins, 35, and Bobby Dean Roberts, 51, who sound like a country-music duo ("Put your hands ... More >>
One of America's most expensive "blocks"Business Week has put together a list of the ten most expensive blocks in America, and Houston has an entry on the list. Spoiler alert: You probably don't live on it. Everyone will surely be knocked over to learn that the block, which actually seems to ... More >>
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Photo by Lori GreigIt might seem like we're harping on the recent round of layoffs at the Houston Chronicle just because we're journalists too ("Hey, how come you don't do ten posts about the layoffs at Schlumberger!!"), but -- as we've said before -- we perhaps naively hold to the thought th ... More >>
As someone who's been there, I can empathize with the folks from the Houston Chronicle, Schlumberger, and a host of other companies whose employees have gotten the axe in recent weeks. Not being an HR manager, I can unfortunately only offer up a collection of "laid-off scenes" to help you briefly f ... More >>
Recent debacles demonstrate why District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal needs more than a moustache to match the legacy of Johnny Holmes
The MFAH presents "Afghanistan: A Timeless History." What's next -- "Iraqis Are People Too"?
Dave Criswell dreams of living on the moon. He has a plan for colonization. Other scientists say his idea is 100 years too early. But he's ready now.
Painter Vladimir Gorsky learned how to work the system in the Soviet Union for personal gain. He discovered that things operate much the same way in America.
Somehow a restaurant from the Black Forest finds its way to Midtown
Are Dominique de Menil's children radically changing her museum?
A tale of UFOs, art collectors and the shadows of history
Houston oil companies maintain their profitable ties to Libya, in roundabout ways
A proposed facility for troubledyouth raises hackles, and ire, in Riverside Terrace