Houston Babylon, the feature that came out earlier this week, dissects a few of the creepiest and most chilling events in Houston history. In coming up with four of those tales, we stumbled over many more -- too many to fit the print edition.
All this week we'll bring you some extra, online-only s ... More >>
"We had a vastly more sophisticated oyster culture 100 years ago than we do now," said Robb Walsh over a plate of six Gulf oysters yesterday afternoon. Walsh was speaking on a panel of winemakers on pairing white wines with oysters, but the lost history of Texas oysters was proving far more fascinat ... More >>
We don't do rustic covered bridges here in Texas; we don't do massive Golden Gate spans either.
But that doesn't mean the state isn't home to some beautiful pieces of bridge art.
You can look for abandoned bridges here. Here, though, are a dozen of Texas' best.
12. Suspension Bridge, Waco
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Dallas Trinity TrailsThat's one big alligator gar.It might look like a mere minnow to Jeremy Wade, the stolidly bonkers host of Animal Planet's River Monsters, but to the rest of us, the giant alligator gar that Cleveland's Joseph Williams caught appears to be nothing short of a behemoth from ... More >>
Humans: Will you ever learn?We like to think that animal abusers will not only get a lump of coal from Santa this time of year, but a pitchfork-in-the-ass from the Other Guy in Red as well. For those of you who like to keep tabs on just how low the human race can sink, here's a roundup of some of ... More >>
Lucky, the aptly named dogDogs can be lovely companions, but like all lovely companions they can have their little quirks.Maybe they back ferociously at butterflies, maybe they wake you up for a walk early in the morning, maybe they get in your trash and make a mess.What to do?Shane Rushing thoug ... More >>