Emily Yoffe

Stories

Making It In the Bust

At a time when Texas seems to have lost its gift for creating fortunes, there has emerged a group of entrepreneurs who are making money by catering to the needs of people who are going broke.

Advice From the Experts

We gave a bunch of smart Texans $50,000. (Okay, we didn’t really, we just said we did.) The money comes with these strings attached: it has to be invested in Texas now, and the investments have to pay off by 1996.

Against the Grain

One school of though holds that when the economy is in a nosedive, that’s the time to go into business. At lease that’s what a farmer, an oilman, a developer, and a banker believe.

Mack Wallace, Railroad Commissioner, Wants to Save the World

Tapped by destiny, one man in Austin is forging an unlikely alliance between Texas oilmen and the friends of Israel.

Hate Thy Neighbor

A look at Houston’s Meyerland, Dallas’ Munger Place, El Paso’s Sunset Heights, and Austin’s Hyde Park shows that few fights get the blood boiling like a good fight with a neighbor.

Texas Monthly Reporter

Rio Hondo’s Broadway producer; Boys’ Life’s ripe old age; etiquette’s ups and downs.

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