Resort hotels and luxury condominiums line the shore of South Padre, yet foot by foot, day by day, the island is washing away.
Braniff is hopping the Atlantic to London; Pan Am is just hopping mad.
The feuding over H. L. Hunt’s vast fortune is a family affair, and what a family!
If you’re looking for Houston’s elite, forget the Petroleum Club; go to the produce center at Jamail’s.
Who is Roger Horchow and why is he doing these terrible things to our Christmas budgets?
The pioneers who came to tame the West met their match in the land of ‘Giant.’
Move over Harold Robbons: religious books sell big.
Spring cleaning in the house that Zale built.
Why Willie Farah is taking up slack—not slacks—these days.
How to squeeze a multimillion-dollar business out of a ten-second radio jingle.
Question: What goes on behind the closed doors of the stateÌs most elegant restaurant these days? Answer: Nothing.
What’s good for marijuana is good for Starr County.
In the middle of the booming Houston economy are some new movers and shakers.
There’s a heaven for record collectors and it’s in the middle of West Texas.
Balcones Fault is a show band with a head on its shoulders.
The tale of the man who made Dallas a film industry capital is no shaggy-dog story.
Why Houston should read it and weep.
There are five private banks left in Texas. Why?
Did you know there’s more difference between Fudgsicles and Popsicles than the taste? The taxman does.
When Dad Joiner signed away all his oil leases to H.L. Hunt, all the cards weren’t on the table. Some were still underground.
Dope sellers obey the law—of supply and demand.
You can’t tell the players without a scorecard.
How Coors is setting out to conquer Texas.
Will Texas International Airlines's “whiz kids” fizzle?! Will sexy Southwest conquer all?! Will Braniff lose its routes?!
How Coastal State Gas pulled the plug on the Texas consumer.
Everybody in Laredo is being excessively kind to Tony Sanchez, Sr., these days, quite a change from several years ago when Sanchez took in ten to twelve thousand a year selling office supply furniture and trading oil and gas leases on the side to help make ends meet. Kindest of
Pray now, fly later.
The strange legacy of the world’s richest man.
There’s money in them there hills.
Of doodlebugs, boll weevils, rockhounds, and wildcatters.
Separating the dancer from the dance in the world of strip tease.
What kind of man would establish a museum which exhibits a bottle of dust from the wings of model airplanes and 250,000 three cent stamps?
Utilities companies’ long range plans didn’t include a fuel shortage. Now they have shortages of a different kind to worry about.
Austin, a city of great natural beauty, with the Colorado River gliding by south of downtown and the pleasing congruence of hills and lakes flanking its west side, has a unique chance to beautify and humanize its central business district.Led by architect David Graeber, the East Sixth Conservation Society is
On a Saturday morning in January, 1971, three days before the inauguration of Governor Preston Smith and Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes, the then-Assistant US Attorney Theo Pinson strolled into Houston’s Avalon Drug Store after a toot on the town, a bit disheveled but still resplendent in his midnight blue tuxedo,
It costs money to make money, nut how are brokers commissions affecting the private investor’ss chances of turning a profit?
The biggest Texas banks are up to their same old game—getting bigger.
Senator Bentsen is proposing legislation to end the two-tiered market. It might work; then again the market might take care of itself.
Did the clean-cut knight get trapped by the Wall Street dragon? And did he, after all, have himself to blame?
In the past people have made a pretty penny from initial offerings. No more.
The energy crisis has caused a crisis of nerves for the Chicken Littles of Wall Street.
Selling a herd of prime cattle can be tricky business. And it takes professionals to do it right.
IBM and friends could soon be steping down from their pedestals.
The Apparel Mart in Dallas clothes Middle America. Their merchandise may not win many fashion awards, but it sells, and sells, and sells.
Dallas and Fort Worth boosters may have pushed their cities into the 21st century when they opened the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport this September.
When inflation hits the international scene the gnomes of Zurich and the goldbugs start racing for the ingots. But how smart an investment is gold these days?
A law firm of almost 200 attorneys becomes an institution with massive power and life of its own. Three such firms are in Texas, including two of the four largest in the U.S. We open them, for the first time, to the public.
How to keep your options, stock that is, open during Phase IV.
Institutions give the little guy the squeeze.
Sam Corey runs a chain of massage parlors. He says they're all on the up and up.