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Trinity River

  • News

    November 14, 2013

    The Alabama-Coushatta Still Exist and Are Doing What They Need to Do to Continue

    Beset by federal budget cuts, no written history and a general lack of recognition, the Alabama-Coushatta try to learn a different way of being indian.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Houston Babylon: The 1970s Shotgun Death of Bonnie and Clyde Assistant William Daniel "Deacon" Jones

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Wine Has Terroir; Oysters Have "Merroir," and We'll Pay More For It

    "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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    The Bridges of Texas: 12 Beauties

    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 T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    River Monster, East Texas Style

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    Animal Abuse: The Five Worst Houston Examples In 2010

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Shane Rushing: Throws Puppy Off A Bridge For Getting Into His Trash

    Lucky, the aptly named dog​Dogs 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 >>

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2010

    RealFilms Screening: Living with the Trinity

    How the Trinity River made political history

  • Dining

    August 14, 2008

    Houston Turns Back to Tap Water

    That stuff flowing from the faucet is safe, cheap and environmental

  • News

    July 17, 2008

    What Mainstream Publishers Don't Want You to Know About Door-to-Door Magazine Sales

    That kid at your door with a magazine order form will tell you a story -- part sad, part hopeful. The truth will be infinitely worse than you can imagine.

  • News

    July 26, 2007

    River People

    Folks around Lake Livingston are what they are

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Hold the Salt

    Too much of a good thing threatens the oysters in Galveston Bay

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Draining the Swamp

    A scorched-earth management philosophy is sucking the life out of our region's wetlands

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Sick Kids

    For many mentally ill teenagers in Texas, the only way to get treatment is to get arrested.

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Winging It

    For business or pleasure, here comes the Great Butterfly Chase

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Mount Coy

    South Park Mexican carves out his place in history with the 2001 Music Awards

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    A Royal Pain in the Rain

    A judge finds that the Chron's all wet about insurance coverage

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    H-Town Get Down

    Crosby, Texas, hosts some of zydeco's finest

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