November 1981 Issue

Features

Feature

Power Plays

Wait! Don’t buy that gas-slurping motorboat and energy-squandering food processor for Christmas. We modestly propose some thrifty alternatives.

Feature

Heavy Breathing

Houston’s air may be a slow killer, but the state and the feds spend more time battling each other than fighting pollution.

Columns

Dining Out

Bread and Circuses

At San Antonio’s Mi Tierra, you’ll see the rabble, the rich, and everyone in between, all feasting on Tex-Mex and homemade pan dulce.

Crime

The Cons Next Door

To unjam its prisons, Texas is moving convicted felons out of the big house and into a house on your block.

Miscellany

Reporter

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

Mercedes crisis looms; farm computer biz booms; Mavericks’ potential zooms. Plus, regional brokerages take stock; black colleges get a shock.

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