Six Flags Over Texas

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    March 7, 2014

    Founders Hope New 1836 Fest Is a Texas-Size Hit

    This sounds like a joke, but we'll find out soon enough whether it is or not. Did you hear the one about the three lawyers who started a music festival? Well, they did, and this Saturday Mikey Bernick, James Brown and Bryce Duke will find out just how smooth or bumpy the transition from music fan t ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Texas Seceded 150 Years Ago Today: Five Reasons It Was a Great Idea

    Sam Houston said no to this​On this day 150 years ago, the Texas legislature voted to secede from the Union and join the Confederacy. Nowadays, of course, we have a governor who daydreams about the seceding, if not (necessarily) the Confederacy part. So it makes sense to look at how things w ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    Trying the Bellaire Broiler Burger

    Photo by kaoru-h​After reading a few dozen passionate online reviews about the Bellaire Broiler Burger, a local legend, we decided to swing by Bellaire and Bissonnet, where BBB is tucked away in a time capsule out of the '70s. Smoking was allowed there until not too long ago, but now, only the ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Making Waves

    Water parks present their own special dangers

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    March 8, 2001

    Knowing Right from Wrong

    Did Johnny Penry's abusive childhood prevent him from developing a moral compass that might have stopped him from murdering Pam Carpenter? Or is he just another cold, calculating killer?

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    January 29, 1998

    Bush's Big Score

    Bank on it: The Rangers sale will haunt the governor's run for president in 2000