It seems practically impossible to choose the best deal from the multitude of services offered by all the new long distance phone companies. But we’ve got their number.
Starting with his alma mater and using little more than charm, Robert Hicks conned the college fund-raising industry out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. His name is mud at A&M.
An early castaway described Padre Island as “a wretched, barren sandbank.” It’s better known today as the Gold Coast of Texas, but its identity is still rooted in wildness and age-old solitude.
An interpretation of a classic genre.
Maybe the mayhem generated by a trio of battling boys is just their idea of brotherly love.
Looking for a sport that offers plenty of cheap thrills and wacky challenges but requires no training, no equipment, and no big bucks? Try miniature golf.
Recipe by Chef Victor Garcia, Cafe Highland Park, Dallas 1 large portobello mushroom 8oz spinach leaves 1 Roma tomato (1/4 inch slices) 2oz goat cheese Brush portobello mushroom with olive oil and sprinkle with 1 ounce chopped basil, salt, and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and…
ALL SO OLD-WORLD, the menu is a sort of compendium of the Mediterranean’s greatest hits. Even a standby like Shrimp Scampi, sauteed in a tangy garlic lemon butter sauce, comes off with flair. The delicate phyllo basket stuffed with steamed spinach, mushrooms, crab, and shrimp on a bed of tomato…
Houston police chief Lee Brown is doing things right; crime is down, public approval is up.
Go ahead—thing big!
Every phone a pay phone; look out, Clinton Manges; the GOP donnybrook; party realignment in San Antonio.
Taking the plunge; defending Diana; grading the tests; reforming the system.
Through his small, simply produced literary magazine, poet David Yates made his mark—both in Texas and beyond. Peter Applebome
Triathletes converge upon Lake Lavon to compete in the sport of the eighties.
Sometimes the opera is over before the fat lady sings. Consider the successful debut of sixteen brief and eclectic works commissioned by the Texas Opera Theater.
A new recruit to the ranks of Mary Kay beauty consultants struggles valiantly to do his part in reaching the woman of the eighties and keeping the company in the pink.
Though he fought against bad management, bad coaching, and bad habits, he finally struck out at baseball, the victim of too much too soon.
One man’s whim-turned-obsession is changing Houston’s McKee Street Bridge and its faded environs into one of the few really original artistic images of the city.
Hungry ants in the Panhandle; cocky dispatchers in Dallas; tiny trees near San Antonio.