Tropical Storm Frances

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Line in the Sand

    Squeezed by new development on Galveston's west end, fishermen are trying to hang on to an honored Texas tradition: driving on the beach

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Out of Control

    The City of Houston requires developers in the floodplain to elevate and mitigate -- build houses on higher ground and dig detention ponds for runoff. Except, not always.

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Not Worth A Dam

    Clear Creek is on the rise, and local flood-protection methods have been helpless against it. Soggy residents, tired of being perpetual victims, are ready for a fight.

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Ghost of a Chance

    The Balinese Room needs a gambler willing to bet the house - on its own future

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    A Royal Pain in the Rain

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

  • News

    July 27, 2000
  • News

    July 13, 2000

    This Sand is Your Sand

    At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Looking for Answers Down Below

    The city doesn't seem to care that a Houston developer's plans for high-density apartments and a supermarket rest atop abandoned oil fields and possible contamination

  • Dining

    January 14, 1999

    Wow on the Waterfront

    A fish tank three and a half stories tall! And even more amazing: Good food.

  • News

    October 15, 1998
  • Dining

    September 24, 1998