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Beach Retreats

By William Hanover


Rockport Fulton

Why Go There

You simply must see for yourself this charming seaside paradise located in Aransas County. They have great art, shopping, food and their Blue Wave beach is a one of a kind swimming lagoon. They also host the annual Rockport Art Festival in July.

"Cool" Summer Ideas for Kids

 

"NIGHT FURY." 83.5"x 31.25" Henry Membreño, 2012.

Henry Membreño: New Works

  Star Wars

Not often is a city afforded the opportunity to have two
  international airports and to create what is estimated to be
  10,000 new jobs and an injection of some $1.5 billion a    year into their economy. Well, that is the dire predicament
we Houstonians are faced with.  Should we or should we not allow Dallas based Southwest Airlines to come to Hobby airport and build an international terminal at Hobby Airport in southeast Houston?

Top Chef All-Star Angelo Sosa teams up with Jackson & Company to create unique outdoor culinary adventure April 14

Food, wine, and nature lovers will have the best of all worlds at the Second Annual Fulbrook Cork & Culinary Fair, Sat., April 14th in west Houston at 5530 Fulbrook Green in Fulshear, Texas. A portion of the proceeds for this unique outdoor festival will benefit Methodist Hospital in Katy.

Asia Society Texas Center Opens to Fanfare

A New Addition in the Museum District

by Marene Gustin

 

Just when you thought the Houston Museum District couldn’t get any better - some of the finest museums in the world nestled around the verdant Hermann Park with galleries and restaurants dotted about - well, it does.

Adding another jewel to the crown, the $48.4-million Asia Society Texas Center is set to open with four days of festivities April 12 through 15.

Dr. Sally Ann Holmes.

This Highland Village resident, despite having a debilitating disease in high school is a hero and an inspiration to many as she treats veterans recovering from their own spinal cord injuries upon their return from war. The Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affair Medical Center are proud to call her one of their own.

 

Wayne Graham Rice baseball coaching legend chases another title.

John Granato of 1560 The Game Radio  interviews venerable coach

New owner of the Astros answers some tough questions.

By Travis Rodgers

1560 The Game/Yahoo Sports Radio

Some of Houston’s Best Kept Secrets

by Lisa June

The Menil Collection

Cultural Oasis Turns 25

by Marene Gustin

You’re driving through the tree-lined neighborhood with its charming bungalows, when suddenly, there it is: The Menil Collection’s stunning Renzo Piano-designed building. It hardly looks like a museum, with its simple gray painted wooden sides, wide porches and oddly shaped white roof — which allows natural light inside without directly hitting the art — that belies the amazing collection of art that resides inside.

Brian Cushing - The Leader of the Texans.

Interview by Craig Shemon of 1560 The Game Radio.

 An Interview with Arian Foster

 by John Granato


What is it like to be famous?
I don’t consider myself to be famous actually.

Healing Sick Children

An Interview with CEO powerhouse Mark A. Wallace.

 

In 1989, at the age of 36, Mark A. Wallace was appointed President and CEO of Texas Children’s Hospital, which treats in excess of 2 million children annually and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the nation.

That Wretched Cat

An excerpt from author Toni Garcia Carpenter’s new
book“Domestic Commando. A Stay-at-Home (R)evolution.”

 

The Texans Offense Will Be Better This Season Because...

In 2010, the Texans had the best running back in football statistically, the best wide receiver in football subjectively, their quarterback threw for over 4,300 yards for the second year in a row, and they gained the third most yards in the National Football League.

Frank Sinatra slept here

Tired of all the modern city hotels and ready for some island time with Jimmy Buffet music and one of the grandest hotels anywhere. Hotel Galvez is less than a tank away and harks back to much simpler yet grander times.

May Day, May Day!

“May Day, May Day, outside frolics start today!” After years of hearing my late father-in-law’s ritual rhyme, I wake up every first of May with the lyric and visions of outdoor living skipping through my head.

pence_thumbnail2A New Game | Baseball like it should be played.

Baseball like it should be played. Hunter Pence is a good reason to root for the Astros By William Hanover

  Cold Case Connie

Houston Police Department’s Connie Park could be an    Asian version of Cold Case’s Lilly Rush.