Back in the rum-smuggling days, runners used to head for the narrowest, shallowest spit of land blocking the Gulf of Mexico from entering Galveston Bay.
They're roll their barrels over the land, which became known as Rollover Pass. In 1955 the state dredged the site in order to improve fishing and ... More >>
Jeff Jackson, director of Responsible Urban Development for Houston, thinks that something apocalyptic could happen to the Yale Street Bridge, especially when construction of the controversial new Heights-area Walmart is completed.
In November, the Texas Department of Transportation performed a st ... More >>
Rick Perry: A Randolph Mantooth for our timeAnother day, another Rick Perry "emergency": This time it's forcing women seeking abortions to have sonograms.
You are forgiven if you are a Texas resident -- wondering how the hell the state is going to fund education, critical social services, hi ... More >>
The Heights Walmart deal worked despite missing documents from the developer. That's sure to drive some people crazyHair Balls obtained new e-mails this week that reveal an interesting detail about the controversial 380 agreement between the city and developer Michael Ainbinder: The application, ... More >>
Heights residents plan to stage a protest to show how bad traffic will be with a new Walmart. There hasn't been much noise lately about the Heights Walmart, except those embarrassing e-mails from city officials, but one group opposed to the development still has hopes that the project can be der ... More >>