Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The conservative interim city manager just made Georgetown one of the first cities in the U.S. to be entirely renewable. The reasons why he did it are reasons even Ted Cruz could get behind.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Michael Fojtasek and Grae Nonas join the ranks of Chris Shepherd, Tyson Cole, David Bull and seventeen other Texas chefs previously honored with the same recognition.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The World Animal Awareness Society is using camera-equipped drones to film a pilot episode of a stray-dog-related television show in Houston.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Friday, March 20, 2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Our estimable advice columnist on Texas brag, the limits of speed limits, the intoxicating appeal of his alma mater, and just who, exactly, was going to Luckenbach, Texas, with Waylon and Willie.
A new House bill with substantial backing would require women to produce government-issued identification before receiving an abortion to prove they are not a minor.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
The vast majority of Texans pay their property taxes, traffic citations, parking tickets and tolls on time and as required by law. Unfortunately, there are a relatively small percentage of people who do not.
Monday, March 16, 2015
After 2013’s breakout indie hit Computer Chess, the Austin filmmaker followed it up with something completely different—Results, a romantic comedy with Cobie Smulders and Guy Pearce that sticks the landing.
Listeria bacteria was found in products created on a single production line at Blue Bell Creameries, in Brenham, prompting the first recall in the company’s 108-year history.
Last September a human torso was found floating in Galveston Bay, a gruesome discovery that opened a window into the bizarre life of the accused murderer, New York multimillionaire Robert Durst.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
We’re not even a quarter of the way through 2015 yet, and mosques have been burned, loyalty oaths have been demanded, and—in Dallas last week—a Muslim man was shot in the back while watching the snow fall.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Ben Dorcy, who turns 90 next month, has been a roadie since 1950, and in that time has worked with Willie, Waylon, Johnny and June Carter Cash, Jerry Jeff, Randy Rogers, Jack Ingram, … well, you get the idea.
The state’s top offerings for a musical spring break, from a moving Elliott Smith tribute in Dallas to a dazzling production of “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat” in Houston.
For more than 39 years, Linebarger Goggan has been helping its government clients fund essential public services such as police and fire protection, education and roads. More than 500 cities across the nation count on their law firm to recover the hundreds of millions of dollars they are owed in delinquent taxes, fees and fines.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
An interview with Bill and Turner Ross, whose Sundance award-winning documentary about border life, Western, screens at SXSW Film.
The Texas-based movie theater chain has been famous for its strict policies regarding texting, talking, and arriving late to screenings. But it’s not treating those as teenager-specific problems anymore.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
She welded wings onto airplanes in World War II, visited Soviet Russia to argue about airplanes, and modeled for a Lawrence Welk-affiliated clothing shop—but the most talked-about moment in her life was the day twenty years ago that Troy Aikman knocked on her door by mistake.
A miniature controversy erupted Wednesday at the state capitol, when a Republican lawmaker covered the name plaque outside his office with a paper sign labeling him as a “Former Fetus.”