Kate McLean is a trained chef, freelancer, and contributor of the Houston Press. She has explored, feasted and cooked all over the world including extended stints in France, Seattle, Hawaii and Houston.
Benzene Levels From ITC Worsen Overnight. Shelter In Place Issued For Deer Park and Pasadena. [UPDATED]10 hours ago | Breaking News
The fires may be out but with levels of benzene on the rise at the ITC facility in Deer Park, it became apparent Thursday morning that this whole chemical accident and its effects are far from over. As we reported earlier, while the EPA was giving...
13 hours ago | Bar Beat
Ever heard of Kronan the warrior? Right, right that’s because he’s more of the fancy type, more apt to be found around the punch bowl with a flock of ladies in tow. Swedish punsch, recently revived by the brand Kronan, is an old-timey sailor sippe...
13 hours ago | Breaking News
Thanks to the number of tanks on fire decreasing from seven to four on Tuesday, firefighters at the ITC plant in Deer Park were better able to go on the offensive and extinguish the remaining flames early Wednesday morning, ITC spokeswoman Alice R...
1 day ago | Breaking News
Chemical fires that began Sunday morning at the International Terminals Company tank farm were extinguished around 3 a.m. today, the company has reported. But with re-ignition still a possibility, firefighters continue to apply foam and water to h...
2 days ago | Breaking News
The Intercontinental Terminals Company plant fire has overtaken an additional two gasoline tanks overnight, the company reported at a morning press conference Tuesday while officials expressed hopes that the wind does not change. The two new tanks...