Try a topsy-turvy Brazilian burger.
Photo by Daniel KramerA little over two years ago, the Houston Press published an award-winning story looking into Somerville, a small town 90 miles northwest of here that contained a plant that made railroad ties."Toxic Town" described the high rate of cancer in the town and focused on the lead ... More >>
Photo by David A G WilsonHamilton Pool, AustinSchool starts soon and Labor Day will eventually herald the unofficial end of summer. But as Houstonians know, the sweaty season lasts well into fall around here. There's still time to dip your toe in a stream or two, so Texas Traveler presents to ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerDennis DavisIn 2007, our Todd Spivak did a feature on the "Toxic Town" of Somerville, 90 miles southnorthwest of Houston and home to a Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway plant.Residents there have much higher cancer rates than normal, a fact some traced to the arsenic, ... More >>
Critics say contamination from the tie plant caused severe problems for these babies
Who invented the CFS? There are a lot of competing theories. Whose do you love? Better try them all to be sure.
The media makes causes of more and more capital murder convicts. Meanwhile, John Albert Burks dies almost unnoticed, just another inmate moving along on the efficient execution assembly line of Texas justice.
APV is more than his home. It's his life. No wonder he can't let it go without one final struggle.