Articles by Suzy Banks

My Kind of Town

Aug 31, 2002 By Suzy Banks

Bank of America Center, 700 Louisiana; closed weekends; Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet, 713-523-0701; Chocolate Bar, 1835 W. Alabama, 713-520-8599; Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Boulevard, 713-464-4900; Etta’s Lounge, 5120 Scott, 713-528-2611; Fred Hartman Bridge, Texas Highway 146 between La Porte and Baytown;…

My Kind of Town

Aug 31, 2002 By Suzy Banks

EVERY SUNDAY THE FAITHFUL PACK Etta’s Lounge, south of the University of Houston, to worship with sax legend Grady Gaines and the Texas Upsetters. The longnecks, the coldest in the city, are served on ice in mop buckets; the decor runs to aged Christmas decorations; and everyone, from the nattily…

Love Birds

Feb 1, 2002 By Suzy Banks

If you want the romance in your marriage to take flight, take a cue from the whooping cranes of the Texas coast.

Boo!

Sep 30, 2001 By Suzy Banks

If you want to get into the Halloween spirit, head to South Texas and try to scare up San Patricio's famous ghost.