All posts by Carol Flake
Here’s another one of life’s certainties: The controversy over who gets buried at the state cemetery just won’t die.
After its recent facelift, the state cemetery has Texas luminaries just dying to get in.
A trip to El Cielo—a paradise of exotic birds and lush vegetation in the mountains of Mexico—takes you back in time to the forest primeval.
High in the Mexican mountains and only a day’s drive from Texas lies El Cielo, a stunning cloud forest where exotic birds soar but the temperature doesn’t.
Meet San Antonian Whitley Strieber, best-selling author and alien abductee. The truth is out there, and he is too.
Painful implants and alien abduction experiences may sound like science fiction, but to San Antonio writer Whitley Strieber, they’re frighteningly real.
The plight of debt-ridden Great Hills Baptist in Austin shows that the financial health of Texas’ superchurches isn’t always so super.
Since the late eighties, dozens of big churches in Texas have put rapid growth ahead of financial health. Austin’s Great Hills Baptist is only the latest to pay the price.
The inside story of how Seagram came to Texas to take on the liquor industry’s TV advertising ban—and uncorked a national controversy.
How Seagram uncorked a national controversy by airing TV ads in Corpus Christi.
Horse racing was an odds–on favorite to succeed in Texas, so why has it been such a sucker bet? Greed, ignorance, latent puritanism, bad marketing, bad timing, bad laws, and bad luck.
Texas was supposed to be horse racing’s salvation, a Thoroughbred–loving state with money to burn. So why can’t the sport get out of the gate?
Combining old-fashioned detective work with newfangled computer savvy, Austin’s high-tech police unit is cracking down on hackers, chip thieves, and other futuristic felons.
When futuristic felons invade their midst, Austin’s computer firms know whom to call: the city’s high-tech police unit, which is building its reputation chip by chip.