1 hour ago

Tragic, sweet and also really funny.

Tragic, sweet and also really funny.

    Unique obituary of Texas man will leave you laughing
    Humor is the last thing you'd expect to find in an obituary, but a Tyler, Texas man is being remembered for just that. "Price Mackenzie Davis, of McKinney, formerly of Tyler, made his last inappropriate and probably sarcastic comment on October 25th," begins the obituary, which appeared in the Tyler Morning Telegraph on Wednesday.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

See where Houston gets its products from.

See where Houston gets its products from.

    Data reveals which countries Houston trades with the most
    Few Houstonians venture into the city's 25-mile seaport, but a lot of their products and goods sure do. In 2016 alone, 169.5 billion tons of cargo worth $112.8 billion were imported and exported through Houston's port, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Do you recognize anyone that got busted?

Do you recognize anyone that got busted?

    HPD arrested 38 on felony DWI charges in October
    During the month of October, Houston police arrested 38 drivers on felony alcohol charges. Specific charges ranged from driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle to intoxication assault. Some of the suspects had two or more prior arrests on similar charges. Driving while intoxicated is typically a misdemeanor on the first two offenses.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Neat.

Neat.

    Study reveals difference in brand preferences of Astros and Dodgers fans
    The rivalry between the Astros and Dodgers doesn't end on the baseball field. A new study by location data company Skyhook finds that fans of both baseball teams have different tastes in fast food, shopping and more. Using phone data of fans, researchers were able to determine what makes the two fan bases unique and alike.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

5 hours ago

Spitting image!

Spitting image!

    Meet the Joel Osteen lookalike who has fooled hundreds of people
    This week, a video of a Joel Osteen lookalike sneaking into a religious event shook the internet. The short video featured Michael Klimkowski, a Los Angeles comedic actor and valet who bears a striking resemblance to the Houston celebrity televangelist.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Sorry baby millennials...

Sorry baby millennials...

    Movies from the 1980s prove it was the best decade in which grow up
    When judging a generation, and more specifically a decade, one of the best deciding factors of its "coolness" or "total and complete rulership over all others" is that decade's movies.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

The "Trump effect" for the humble burger join...

The "Trump effect" for the humble burger joint is expected to be huge.

    Trump's cheeseburger in Japan still drawing lines
    TOKYO (AP) - Haruyuki Sano traveled 1 ½ hours for a taste of the same cheeseburger U.S. President Donald Trump ate with Japan's prime minister during his visit last week. "It tasted great, like steak," the pastry-maker said after savoring the 100 percent U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

The best!

The best!

    MLB awards Astros fan "catch of the year"
    Updated 2:43 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 The people have spoken. The best fan catch of the 2017 MLB season belongs to Astros fans, Sarah and Kirk Head. In case you've already forgotten: in the ninth inning of Game 5 of the World Series, Yasiel Puig blasted a two-run home run into the Crawford Boxes at Minute Maid Park.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Who do you think is sexier?

Who do you think is sexier?

    Patrick Stewart challenges Blake Shelton to a sexy-off
    Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are also put on notice by the former Captain Picard Tim Kenneally, provided by Published 7:14 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 The gauntlet of sexy has been thrown down.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

He reportedly whacked a couple female network...

He reportedly whacked a couple female network staffers over the head with a book.

    Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons Banned for Life From Fox News
    Kiss frontman Gene Simmons has been banned for life from Fox News, a spokesperson for Fox News told TheWrap. The aging rocker - once a regular guest on the network and Fox Business - was booted as a result of bad off-set behavior on Wednesday in which he spoke crudely to female network staffers and hit two of them on the head with a copy of the new book he's promoting, the spokesperson said.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Did your favorite show make the cut?

Did your favorite show make the cut?

    Celebrate HBO's 45 year anniversary with a ranking of its greatest series
    Home Box Office, Inc., better known as HBO, celebrated its 45 year anniversary this week. The company was founded on Nov. 8, 1972 by Time Inc. as a way to offer cable TV to customers, according to " The Essential Sopranos Reader."
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

They shouldn't be hard to find... one holds t...

They shouldn't be hard to find... one holds the Guinness World Record for tallest domestic cat.

    Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000
    Cygnus and Arcturus are two Detroit-area cats with some very big claims to fame. Arcturus, a spotted Savannah who measures 19.05 inches high, in the fall won the Guinness World Record for tallest domestic cat. At the same time, his housemate Cygnus, a fluffy Maine coon with a 17.5-inch feather-duster hanging from his rear, snagged the world record for longest tail.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

One does not simply have a conversation witho...

One does not simply have a conversation without dropping a couple movie references.

    Movie quotes you probably use at least once a day
    One does not simply have a conversation without dropping a couple movie references.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

In response to her former U.S. Olympic teamma...

In response to her former U.S. Olympic teammate, Douglas wrote on Twitter that "it is our responsibility as women to dress modestly and be classy. dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd."

    Gabby Douglas apologizes for criticizing Aly Raisman's stance on sexual assault
    Gabby Douglas says she's "deeply sorry" for a comment she made about Fierce Five teammate Aly Raisman's stance on sexual assault victims. In an Instagram post Friday, Raisman spoke out against those who blame sexual assault on the way victims dress.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Police are hoping to find these men who may h...

Police are hoping to find these men who may have witnessed her death.

    Surveillance video released after Texas woman mysteriously falls to her death
    Dallas police have released surveillance video of the last time a Texas woman was seen alive before mysteriously falling to her death from a parking garage. Taylor Gruwell-Miller, 26, fell to her death from the parking garage at The Icon at the Ross apartments, 1701 N. Hall St. in Dallas, on Sept.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

This University of Houston grad is going some...

This University of Houston grad is going somewhere! To the Winter Olympics! With Africa's first-ever bobsled team.

    Nigerian women become first African bobsled team to qualify for Olympics
    Seun Adigun crouched slightly as she stared down the bobsled track in Calgary this week. Perhaps envisioning that she was about to make history for an entire continent, the Nigerian bobsled driver flipped her face guard down and waited for the starting signal.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

"You're killin' me Smalls."

"You're killin' me Smalls."

    'Sandlot' stars to make a stop in Friendswood in January
    Published 3:17 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 Houston fans of the 80s classic movie "The Sandlot" are getting a chance to relive their childhood this January. Four actors from the film will be visiting the Baybrook Mall in Friendswood where people will get a chance to get autographs and take photos with the stars.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

BREAKING: The victim reportedly called a fa...

BREAKING: The victim reportedly called a family member to say the son was acting "suspicious and irate."

    Son charged with murder in mother's stabbing death in Spring
    A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder after he allegedly stabbed his mother to death in her Spring home Saturday morning. Cindy Therwhanger, 55, called her son-in-law around 6:10 a.m. to say that her son, Tyler Therwhanger, was at the house in the 22000 block of Red Leo Lane "acting suspicious and irate," according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

A new recipe might be in order this year.

A new recipe might be in order this year.

    Mouthwatering pie recipes for the holidays
    Your family and friends will be raving about these pies for years. Updated 5:55 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 Few things are quite as good as a classic pecan or pumpkin pie made with the secret family recipe after a delicious thanksgiving meal.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Brb, buying all of the things!

Brb, buying all of the things!

    You can now buy a swimsuit with your pet's face on it
    Updated 3:50 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 Most pet owners are already guilty of showing complete strangers pictures of their adorable pets on their phone, but a new fashion trend is taking the work out of showing off a pet. Thank to a new company, people can now get their animal's face printed on swimwear to strut around in.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

For #NationalAdoptionDay:

For #NationalAdoptionDay:

    30 Celebrities, public figures you didn't know were adopted
    8:02 pm, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Thousands of babies, children and teens in the United States alone are in foster care waiting for a forever family, with nearly a quarter of those kids aging out of the system before they can get adopted.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

😱

😱

    Researchers discover seaweed that tastes like bacon and is twice as healthy as kale
    The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, looks like translucent red lettuce. According to Oregon State researcher Chris Langdon, his team started growing the new strain while trying to find a good food source for edible sea snails, or abalone, a very popular food in many parts of Asia.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

These are important to have together no matte...

These are important to have together no matter your age.

    12 Documents to organize now-before it's too late
    Don't leave a burden for your next of kin. Updated 8:24 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 In the daily hustle and bustle that is life, being prepared for our demise isn't usually a top priority. But what if you fall gravely ill or die unexpectedly?
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

These kinds of things happen more than you re...

These kinds of things happen more than you realize. Look closely before buying.

    How a shirt covered in swastikas ends up in a department store
    The shirt looked, at first glance, quite simple, even humdrum-a short-sleeved, black button-down, from the streetwear label Airwalk, priced at $12.99, and patterned with tiny, white polka dots. Except they weren't dots. They were swastikas, roughly 14,000 of them in all.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

"Recognition of the effects of this disease o...

"Recognition of the effects of this disease on me has been painful, and I have been slow to grasp the gravity of it."

    Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

This comes after it was announced he has deme...

This comes after it was announced he has dementia

    David Cassidy Hospitalized in Critical Condition With Organ Failure
    "Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in critical condition and placed in a medically induced coma, as his organs are shutting down, his rep confirms. According to TMZ, Cassidy was rushed to a Florida hospital a few days ago and his condition has been rapidly declining.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Now this is the ultimate Houston dining guide...

Now this is the ultimate Houston dining guide:

    These are the cleanest restaurants in Houston
    This report will require significantly less reading and might even make you smile if you frequent one of Houston's cleanest restaurants.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle was live...

We are live from the Via Colori festival at City Hall in downtown Houston.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    We are live from the Via Colori festival at City Hall in downtown Houston.
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16 hours ago

"Animal feces" was NOT on the menu 🤢

"Animal feces" was NOT on the menu 🤢

    Houston Restaurant Violations (Nov. 7-14)
    Animal feces found in rice, black residue and biofilm seen in ice machines Published 7:09 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Animal feces and contaminated ice round out this week's list of Houston restaurant violations. At Hong Long Vietnamese Restaurant, (18405 State Highway 249 Dr.,) ten pounds of uncooked rice was thrown out after health inspectors found mice droppings.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

See? Millennials aren't ruining everything:

See? Millennials aren't ruining everything:

    The top 100 brands millennials like
    It's no secret that millennials make up a large percentage of the consumer market, especially when it comes to trendy items or convenience, but what are they really buying.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The show's upcoming 6th season will be the sh...

The show's upcoming 6th season will be the show's last.

    'Nashville' to End After Season 6 on CMT
    The music is finally going silent for "Nashville." The CMT drama's upcoming 16-episode sixth season will be its final run, the network announced Friday. Season 6 will be split into two parts, with the first half premiering Jan. 4.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

"When my personal situation becomes distracti...

"When my personal situation becomes distracting to our core mission of electing Democrats and making Florida better, it is time for me to step aside."

    Florida Democratic Party chair resigns over sexual behavior
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Democrat Party chairman resigned Friday after a report of anonymous allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, a decision he made after four of his party's candidates for governor said he should step down. The party posted on Twitter a statement from Stephen Bittel, who had held the position since January.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Whether you want to try it yourself, or order...

Whether you want to try it yourself, or order for pickup, time's running out to get a cooked bird for the big day.

    Deep fried turkey: It's not just a Cajun thing anymore
    It's a phenomenon that's crept into our annual celebration and spread across the U.S. over the last few decades. One magazine article attributes the first mention of deep-fried turkey to the late, famed Cajun comedian and TV chef Justin Wilson, who recalled seeing an unnamed person attempt this dangerous fete in the 1930s.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Example: Do you know what "slab" means to mos...

Example: Do you know what "slab" means to most Houstonians?

    A guide to slang Houstonians use, visitors don't understand
    Updated 7:33 pm, Friday, November 10, 2017 The words Bayou City, Space City and Clutch City all mean the same thing to a local, but to visitors none of those words mean Houston. People who live in H-town have their own lingo that to non-locals may as well sound like a completely different language.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

TAKE A LOOK: Dallas police hope you'll recogn...

TAKE A LOOK: Dallas police hope you'll recognize the men seen in this garage shortly before a Texas mom mysteriously fell to her death. More info: http://bit.ly/2zQMAQs

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    TAKE A LOOK: Dallas police hope you'll recognize the men seen in this garage shortly before a Texas mom mysteriously fell to her death. More info: http://bit.ly/2zQMAQs
    http://www.facebook.com

19 hours ago

Unlike your neighborhood Target:

Unlike your neighborhood Target:

    Target unveils next-gen retail store in Richmond
    Target has unveiled its first "next generation" store in the Houston area, part of a multibillion-dollar effort to reimagine more than 1,000 stores nationwide to compete with e-commerce giants. The 124,000-square-foot store, which opened earlier this week at Aliana market center in Richmond, has two distinct entrances and aims to appeal to consumers on both ends of the shopping spectrum.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Thanksgiving is days away. Prepare for all th...

Thanksgiving is days away. Prepare for all the holiday joy to come (besides Black Friday):

    The most magical Houston-area events to get into the holiday spirit
    Winter is almost upon us and Houstonians wanting to scratch their holiday itch beyond just Christmas music are in luck. Dozens of holiday-themed events are dotting Houston's calendar in the coming weeks. CHRISTMAS FLAVORED: Hilarious yet thorough review of new Blue Bell ice cream flavor From dazzling light shows, parades and tree lighting, there's plenty to do this fall and winter in Bayou City.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

All this over a phone.

All this over a phone.

    Man shot in stomach after suspect reportedly tries to take his phone
    A man was shot in the stomach after a person allegedly tried to steal his phone Friday night in north Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office and a witness on scene. Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff's Office arrived around 11:20 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

In the last 10 years, students from this prog...

In the last 10 years, students from this program have created 441 businesses with a 96 percent survival rate:

    Report ranks UH Bauer College entrepreneurship program No. 2 in U.S.
    University of Houston's undergraduate entrepreneurship program has received national accolades from The Princeton Review. Bauer College's Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship ranked No. 2 in the United States on a list of Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies. It has earned a Top 10 ranking for more than a decade.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The death comes after a long struggle with de...

The death comes after a long struggle with dementia.

    AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64
    NEW YORK (AP) - Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death on their official Facebook page and website Saturday. The posts did not say when or where Young died. Young was diagnosed with dementia in 2014.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Irish WWE star Becky Lynch is in Houston for ...

Irish WWE star Becky Lynch is in Houston for the 30th anniversary of WWE Survivor Series.

    WWE superstar Becky Lynch gives a sneak peek into Survivor Series coming to Houston this weekend
    When Irish WWE star Becky Lynch comes to Houston this week for the 30th anniversary of WWE Survivor Series she will more than likely be in search of coffee. Strong coffee. Frequently traveling and jet-lagged, caffeine keeps this heroine running when she is not battling in the squared circle.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

“Our client suffered one of the worst deaths ...

“Our client suffered one of the worst deaths there is: burning alive and living for several days before passing.”

    Family of man who died in Whitehall Hotel explosion sue for negligence
    The family of a Spring electrical contractor who died from injuries from a fiery explosion at the Whitehall Hotel in downtown Houston last week have sued the hotel chain and others for at least $1 million.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Everything must go at Frankel's Costume Co., ...

Everything must go at Frankel's Costume Co., Inc....

    Frankel's costume shop prepares to say goodbye, offering costumes at slashed prices
    "Everything is for sale," says Terrie Frankel over the phone as she surveys what is left of the family-run costume shop from which she will walk away in late December. "Need a Santa suit?" she giggles. In early October Frankel, 72, and husband Lonnie Frankel, 76, announced Frankel's Costume Shop was closing after 67 years of making Houstonians look spooky, sexy, or mysterious.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Lunch is just around the corner...

Lunch is just around the corner...

    The story of Hickory Hollow, one of Houston's favorite chicken-fried steak haunts
    A few weeks back Chron.com celebrated Chicken-Fried Steak Day, that most Texan of foodie holidays, by listing the best places to get the belly-busting dish in the Houston area.
    http://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Who knows, you might see him this weekend som...

Who knows, you might see him this weekend somewhere...

    Good guy and meteorologist Jeff Lindner makes good on post-Harvey donation promises
    He was one of Houston's heroes during Hurricane Harvey and now he's giving back to the people he served during those waterlogged September days. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey flooding, a special fundraiser was set up for Harris County Flood Control District meteorologist Jeff Lindner to take a vacation after he worked day and night to keep Houstonians informed.
    http://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Tag someone who's going skating tomorrow at D...

Tag someone who's going skating tomorrow at Discovery Green's The ICE presented by Green Mountain Energy Company. DETAILS: http://www.chron.com/entertainment/article/The-ICE-at-Discovery-Green-returns-Saturday-Nov-12365604.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Tag someone who's going skating tomorrow at Discovery Green's The ICE presented by Green Mountain Energy Company. DETAILS:...
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23 hours ago

Looking for something quirky to do this holid...

Looking for something quirky to do this holiday season? Walking in a cemetery is still walking, which is exercise.

    Notable people who are buried in the Houston area and where you can visit them
    Of all the interesting things to do in Houston, a tour of the Bayou City's cemeteries is something that we can't recommend enough. A handful of cemeteries in the Houston-area, including Glenwood Cemetery and Forest Park Cemetery, are the final resting places of some of the people that helped shape the city.
    http://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Tag someone who loves the Houston Zoo. Zoo L...

Tag someone who loves the Houston Zoo. Zoo Lights officially kids off today: http://www.chron.com/life/holidays/article/Zoo-Lights-at-the-Houston-Zoo-kicks-off-on-Nov-12342097.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Tag someone who loves the Houston Zoo. Zoo Lights officially kids off today: http://www.chron.com/life/holidays/article/Zoo-Lights-at-the-Houston-Zoo-kicks-off-on-Nov-12342097.php
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