George Zimmer opened his first Men's Wearhouse store in 1973 right here in Houston. On Wednesday, the company he built from that first store into the largest men's suit retailer in the country fired him. The rift, according to reports, may have been over Zimmer's decreasing role in the company and h ... More >>
This past Sunday evening, after a quiet dinner at home, Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino decided to unwind by taking a leisurely ride on his motorcycle. Leisure nearly turned to tragedy as Petrino crashed the motorcycle in a story that, at the time, had a shelf life of about 15 minutes, ma ... More >>
Good thing he wasn't named Sam SchnackenpfefferhausenToday marks the 175th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, the glorious day when a ragtag Texan army surprised a siesta-enjoying Mexican force and won independence for the Lone Star State. The battle, fought near present-day Refinery ... More >>
Houston's own Men's Wearhouse has announced that after almost 40 years in charge -- and almost that long bedeviling TV viewers -- George Zimmer is stepping down as CEO. Zimmer started the company in Houston in 1973, and now blankets America with his "You're going to like the way you look; I guarant ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship.
Marijuana's steady creep toward legalization nationwide.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has issued its latest rankings of how businesses treat their gay and lesbian employees, and things look a little better than last year.The report gave 305 businesses a top score of 100 this year; that's an increase from last year's 260. Eleven of the top 20 Fo ... More >>
Get in, get out. Refugees have a shrinking window of support until it's time to fend for themselves.
Local nightlife luminaries take the clothes to the clubs
Freshly Febrezed, The Nightfly mans the velvet rope