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    August 3, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Kiran Verma of Kiran's

    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 >>

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    Eaten Alive

    Rent-to-own stores, pawnshops, payday lenders -- it's hope for sale, with interest

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    October 30, 2003

    Is This Guy Too Smart to Be Mayor?

    Bill White hopes brains and big bucks will get him elected

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    July 11, 2002

    Mayoral Minority Report

    Who can avert the 2003 runoff from hell?

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    May 31, 2001

    The Triple Crown

    Sick of Mayor Brown? Turned off by everyone else around? Try these alternatives for 2003.

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    September 7, 2000

    Can the Band Play On?

    The Houston Symphony opens its new season without a music director, an executive director or a clear vision for the future. Only one thing appears certain: The post-Eschenbach era is going to look a lot different.

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    April 6, 2000

    Power Lunch?

    A farewell feed and juror-felon add to the already unusual case of George Bishop

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    January 1, 1998
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    December 11, 1997

    Perfect Pitch

    John Axelrod has a plan to make classical music hip--and himself hot

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    October 16, 1997
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    August 14, 1997

    Shifting Foundation

    Two decades ago, the Burkitt Foundation saved the historic enclave of Hyde Park. But now the foundation is pulling out, and Hyde Park -- as well as many of the social service agencies it houses -- may really become a thing of the past.

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    July 31, 1997

    Fourth Ward or Bust

    Houston Renaissance still hasn't secured private financing to redevelop the Fourth Ward, and its time may be running out

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    July 3, 1997

    Fast Eddie's Getaway

    Insider deals. Outrageous perks. Exorbitant salaries. No wonder Eddie Webster's taken a permanent vacation from the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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    May 1, 1997

    Cotswold Unspun

    A group of weathy benefactors have a "gift" for the city. They say it won't cost taxpayers a nickel. But the fleecing may have already begun.

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    February 13, 1997
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    February 6, 1997

    King Con

    Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?

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    October 31, 1996
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    October 10, 1996
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    August 1, 1996
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    June 20, 1996

    Cut & Run

    He made millions sculpting the figures of Houston women while dodging one of the largest malpractice judgments in Texas history. But after botching another surgery, can Dr. Gerald Johnson continue to operate?

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    December 7, 1995

    Having outlived the good ol' boy era, when it had a hand in every deal, houston legal giant

    Vinson & Elkins is entangled in a legacy of litigation from its past.

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    July 20, 1995

    Third Ward Rising

    One of Houston's most venerable communities is set for redevelopment. Before that happens, though, perhaps one question needs to be answered: Whose community?

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    May 18, 1995
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    May 11, 1995

    Born to Win ... or Lose?

    Can Drayton McLane bring Houston a World Series champion on a budget? Can Houston support major-league baseball to Drayton McLane's satisfaction? It's time to find out.

  • News

    April 27, 1995

    Post Mortem

    Though not unexpected, the death of the Houston Post was still a surprise. Even more surprising was how little truth got out about how and why the paper perished.

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    February 23, 1995

    Gunning for Greanias

    The mayor and his city attorney try to make the controller the issue -- again

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    October 13, 1994

    Candidate

    With big bucks and blessings from on high, Eugene Fontenot comes out from behind his wall to buy a seat in Congress

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    September 8, 1994

    Time and Money

    A battle with the city's premier bank leaves a former VP with the means to do good

  • Music

    September 1, 1994

    Juicy Stuff

    Ames gets sued; the Juice -- Brutal and O.J.-- take to vinyl

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