Tensions were high yesterday as yet another wildfire broke out near Houston, this one at George Bush Park near the Barker Reservoir. The fire was eventually contained, but not before thousands of rush-hour drivers had the chance to witness the looming tower of smoke. BY BARRY SIGMAN
It was a welcoming fit for a king. Workers installed a 25-foot-tall, 7-ton statue of the ancient Egyptian god Anubis in front of the MFAH today to promote the upcoming exhibit Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharoahs. PHOTOS BY BRITTANIE SHEY
Photographer Jay Marroquin hit the streets of the Big Apple for New York Fashion Week's Spring 2012 collections, snapping pics of everyone from model Iman to designer Carlos Campos and several stunning collections in between.
In Corpus Christi, Jim Naismith is catching and selling sashimi-grade fish from the Gulf of Mexico. He's not only the last commercial fishing vessel left in the area, he's the only one in Texas processing Gulf fish to this high standard. Will it help save a dying industry? PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Protesters lined the Sugar Creek Baptist Church in response to Exodus International's "Love Won Out", a day-long seminar that teaches young homosexual Christians to straighten out their gay impulses.
PHOTOS BY MANDY OAKLANDER
The Texans looked like a brand new team in the first game of regular season play, beating the Colts 34-7 following an emotional pre-game dedication to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. Be sure to also check out our updated interactive game card. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
The Travis Manion Foundation hosted the 2011 9/11 Heroes Run at Ellington Field Sunday. The organization's goal is to never forget the sacrifices of all of the Heroes of September 11th - veteran, first responder, and civilian. Proceeds from the charitable walk/run benefited military and police...
Letter F Gallery presented the opening of Check Up on Friday, an exhibition inspired by the idea of a doctor's office as a charged psychological space. For one week, the work will inhabit the abandoned one story maze of private rooms, alcoves, and waiting rooms at 2808 Milam Street. Artists in...
The Insperity Golf Experience, a 9-hole mini golf course, opened at Discovery Green this month featuring holes designed by a local Houston artists. The course was curated by Clint Willour with various holes designed by The Art Guys, Elaine Bradford, Bill Davenport, Noah Edmundson, GONZO247 of...
It's a little curious we don't have more Moroccan food in Houston, considering the breadth and depth of other available cuisines. But Casablanca remains one of only two places in town — Saffron being the other — that serve authentic couscous and tagines. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS