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Subaru Corporation

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Is More Free Press Summer Fest a Good Idea?

    Earlier this week Free Press Summer Fest posted a video beseeching everyone who has enjoyed the two-day festival over the past five years to contact their City Council representative and encourage him or her to extend the event's running time (two hours on Saturday, one on Sunday) and explore the fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    The Top 10 Car Models in Desperate Need of a Redesign

    Car years are like dog years. They age much faster than we do. The average life cycle of a car is getting shorter and shorter as automakers compete to have the latest and greatest redesign on the block. In between redesigns, many automakers try to trick you into thinking that a car is "all-new" when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    The Six Most Iconic Station Wagons of All Time

    The 2010s will forever be known as the decade of the crossover. But what is a crossover, exactly? It's a car that's trying its hardest to look like an SUV. Crossovers are the poseurs of the automotive world. My friend's car got totaled last week, and she called to ask me for used car advice. "What' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Top 10 Coolest Cars under $25,000

    Believe it or not, the average transaction price for new cars is more than $30,000 these days. That's a lot of money. But just because you're on a budget doesn't mean you have to settle for something boring. What you drive says a lot about you, and your average economy car doesn't say much at all. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Health Department Roundup: Heights Edition

    This car is a chick magnet, if you are also a chick.​Last week there weren't too many reports to work with; this week, for some reason, there are enough health inspections online to focus on individual parts of town and not run out of material. So this week's roundup will spotlight the Heights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Comment of the Day: The Year Lights in the Heights Fell Apart

    ​We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    "Come On Buick, Light My Fire."

    Not official Nike footwear.​Like most of Western society, I'd figured I was pretty much numb to the use of popular songs in commercials. I don't know how far back the practice dates, exactly, but I remember the anecdote from No One Here Gets Out Alive about Jim Morrison shooting down the sugge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Sponsors, VIPs and Media Go Over A Hotel Ledge For Special Olympics Texas

    Photos: Tom McCarrick PhotographyRisk your life? Eh, it's for a good cause.​There are a number of ways to raise money for charity: car washes, bake sales, telethons or walkathons. Special Olympics Texas took those into consideration, "but we wanted to do something fun, something people would remem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Ted Poe Decides He Likes Drunk Drivers After All

    ​Congressman Ted Poe was, for a long time, a Harris County district judge. And he displayed special venom for people convicted of DWI.Once he went to Washington things didn't change. Here's part of a floor speech he gave two years ago about a police chief killed by a drunken driver: He took th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008
  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004

    Viva la Causa

    Strap on a red ribbon and walk for AIDS awareness

  • Dining

    November 6, 2003

    Shooting Bambi's Mom

    A gourmet environmentalist shares his favorite venison recipes

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Toothless Croc

    Paul Hogan aims for the family crowd with this tame installment

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Gray

    High on Speed,Some street racers need to win. Others just need to race.

  • News

    May 29, 1997
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