Mar 18

It's like Versailles, but off Loop 610.

It's like Versailles, but off Loop 610.

    Price reduced on 'Chateau Carnarvon,' still Houston's most expensive home listing
    When the 8-bedroom mansion known as the "Chateau Carnarvon" went on the market in 2014 at $43 million, it was Houston's most expensive residential real estate listing in history. With a price drop to $30 million, it's still the priciest home currently listed in the Texas Gulf Coast market.
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Mar 18

See how Houston kids were inspired by all thi...

See how Houston kids were inspired by all things rodeo.

    Houston-area student artwork wins big at RodeoHouston
    No trip to RodeoHouston is complete without a stop to see the intricate works of art on display from Houston-area students. Two students from Pasadena and Katy rose to the top of the rodeo's school art competition this year, selling their paintings for a total of $375,000.
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Mar 18

The Clear Lake area and Fort Bend County are ...

The Clear Lake area and Fort Bend County are featured heavily here. But is your neighborhood one of the top 20?

    Niche names 20 best suburbs in the Houston area
    Twenty suburbs of Houston were named to the top 50 suburbs in Texas in a new ranking released by the data website Niche. Niche analyzes data from across the United States to come up with its annual "Best Places" rankings, which includes cities, neighborhoods, suburbs, places and counties.
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Mar 18

Lounging poolside, fishing or recording a hit...

Lounging poolside, fishing or recording a hit single are all options in your own backyard.

    Mansion comes with mini golf, DJ booth and recording studio in Dickinson
    A roomy mansion with a 10-hole mini golf course, a recording studio and club-like pool house with a DJ booth is newly listed in Dickinson. This opulent estate sits on 2 acres in the Lakes of Bay Area off FM 517, on its own private lake and not far from the Tanger outlet mall and the Bayou Wildlife Zoo.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 18

The future is here, folks.

The future is here, folks.

    Bionic woman posts picture of her 'cyborg problems' at SXSW
    An amputee with a high-tech prosthetic arm is showing off what everyday problems in the future might look like. Angel Giuffria, a bionics advocate and actress, attended South by Southwest in Austin on Saturday to demonstrate her lifelike robotic hand in action.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 18

Fingers crossed.

Fingers crossed.

    2018 hurricane season will be just as busy as last year, experts predict
    Harvey is still fresh in the minds of many Houstonians, but experts are already looking ahead to the next hurricane season. In a news release, researchers from storm prediction company Global Weather Oscillations said the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season "will be somewhat of a repeat of 2017."
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 18

A hero gets recognized.

A hero gets recognized.

    Texas teen who rescued lives during Harvey to receive major award
    A Texas teenager is getting some serious recognition for rescuing 17 people from Harvey's floodwaters.
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Mar 18

Awesome.

Awesome.

    Why an Australian news site called Houston a 'Blade Runner city'
    Houston might have another nickname to add to its sizeable repertoire. An Australian online news site recently featured an article about affordable housing in Houston, which the author called "Blade Runner city" because of its lack of zoning laws.
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Mar 18

In the new Tomb Raider, critics are saying it...

In the new Tomb Raider, critics are saying it's better than most with set pieces that are both fun and ridiculous (like a high-stakes escape room) that actually seem to approximate the experience of playing a video game. http://bit.ly/2DrKEfe

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    In the new Tomb Raider, critics are saying it's better than most with set pieces that are both fun and ridiculous (like a high-stakes escape room) that actually seem to approximate the experience of...
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Mar 18

Mar 18

There's still hope for Toys "R" Us!

There's still hope for Toys "R" Us!

    Brands and companies that bounced back from bankruptcy
    San Antonio-based iHeartMedia Inc. declared bankruptcy on Wednesday, sending a tremor through the radio world. Without a doubt, filing for Chapter 11 is grim news but it's not the end of the world. Plenty of companies have survived bankruptcy and gone on to become household names. One of the best examples is Apple.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 18

From Bullet or Alamo, to Shiner or Bonnie

From Bullet or Alamo, to Shiner or Bonnie

    Dog names that perfectly define what it mean to be from Texas
    We've all had at least one pet with one of the names Updated 2:06 pm, Saturday, November 5, 2016 Almost anyone knows that Texans loves Texas. So much so, that even our pet names reflect our undying dedication to the Lone Star State.
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Mar 17

University of Houston's season comes to a cru...

University of Houston's season comes to a cruel finish with a Michigan buzzer-beater.

    Heartbreaker: Michigan dagger at the buzzer eliminates UH from NCAA Tournament
    Updated 11:46 pm, Saturday, March 17, 2018 WICHITA, Kan. - Add this to the University of Houston's list of NCAA Tournament heartbreakers. Jordan Poole hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, sending third-seeded Michigan to a 64-63 win over the Cougars on Saturday night at Intrust Bank Arena.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

#Accurate

#Accurate

    If characters from The Office went to college in Texas
    Published 2:50 pm, Thursday, March 15, 2018 Pratt may have not been right for Pam, but what if she enrolled at the University of North Texas? Or what if Andy tried out the "Cornell of the South," Rice University, for a change in scenery?
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

"A student used social media to post a hatefu...

"A student used social media to post a hateful message. The posting was not a threat, but was extremely inappropriate."

    Dylann Roof's sister accused of bringing weapons to school
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The sister of the man sentenced to die for killing nine people at a South Carolina church in 2015 has been arrested at her school and charged with bringing pepper spray, a knife and marijuana onto the campus. Morgan Roof, 18, was arrested Wednesday at A.C.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

RodeoHouston saw no shortage of cowboys and c...

RodeoHouston saw no shortage of cowboys and cowgirls.

    Houstonians come out in force for the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    Published 7:25 pm, Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Houston's 2018 rodeo season has officially started. Thousands of people packed NRG park for the first day of carnival rides, fried foods and fun at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. THINGS TO SEE: What's new at RodeoHouston this year?
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

30 boxes of PEEPS were dropped into the mix.

30 boxes of PEEPS were dropped into the mix.

    Just in time for Easter a Texas craft brewery is making beer with Peeps
    Peeps have been an Easter staple since their store debut in the early 1950's. They're a mainstay in Easter baskets, along with hollow chocolate bunnies and Cadbury eggs. And now, thanks to a crew of inventive Fort Worth brewers, they are playing a starring role in a limited batch of beer.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

You need to book now if you want to see it th...

You need to book now if you want to see it this summer

    13 interesting facts about Garner State Park, one of the most visited parks in Texas
    Updated 11:27 am, Monday, September 5, 2016 It's a scene that may only happen at Garner State Park: Camping under the stars, two-stepping on an old outdoor dancefloor and instantly freezing as soon as your kneecaps meet the Frio River. That experience never gets old to the thousands of Texans that visit the park each year.
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Mar 17

Mar 17

There were a lot of famous faces in Texas thi...

There were a lot of famous faces in Texas this week.

    Celebrities flock to Austin for 2018 South By Southwest Film Festival
    Updated 3:44 pm, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Austin's annual South by Southwest (SXSW) kicked off Friday, March 9 and welcomed a slew of big-name celebrities for various screenings, debuts and panels. The festival opened its 31st year with big premieres of films "The Last O.G" and "Blockers."
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Authorities are asking the public for help id...

Authorities are asking the public for help identifying the responsible party.

    Calif. man dies after being struck by 35-lbs. rock tossed onto freeway
    Updated 11:21 am, Friday, March 16, 2018 A 23-year-old man died Tuesday after he was struck by a boulder tossed from a Pasadena overpass, the California Highway Patrol said. The victim was sitting on the passenger side of a Toyota Corolla, with his 21-year-old wife, Guadalupe Gutierrez, behind the wheel.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Meanwhile in California...

Meanwhile in California...

    People are sharing crazy photos of the gnarly storm slamming Tahoe
    A fierce storm pummeled the northern Sierra Friday, March 16, 2018, and snow piled up everywhere in the Lake Tahoe basin, burying car, blanketing roads, covering driveways and inching up the poles of street signs.
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Mar 17

The new wall is set to debut April 5.

The new wall is set to debut April 5.

    Houston is getting a new Pride Wall after old one was painted over
    Shortly after the 2016 shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Select Skate Shop on Westheimer created what became known as the Houston Pride Wall.
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Mar 17

Southwest says the regret the inconvenience t...

Southwest says the regret the inconvenience the disturbance caused

    Southwest faces outrage after a father and toddler were kicked off a flight when the child threw a tantrum (LUV)
    Facebook / Alexis Armstrong A man and his young daughter were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight Wednesday evening after the toddler became upset and threw a fit as other passengers were boarding. But a Facebook video taken by another passenger shows the toddler being calm and quiet as Southwest employees remove her and her father from the aircraft.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Barkley frequently bashes San Antonio and the...

Barkley frequently bashes San Antonio and the women who live there.

    Samuel L. Jackson roasts Charles Barkley in release of San Antonio-based Final Four ad
    Updated 3:44 pm, Saturday, March 17, 2018 Remember we told you Capital One was working on San Antonio commercials for NCAA Final Four? (If you don't, here's a link to that story.) The ads are now being released with the help of Samuel L. Jackson, who starred in the spots alongside Charles Barkley and Spike Lee.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    State seeks longer red-snapper season in federal proposal
    A proposal to shift part of the responsibility and authority for managing recreational harvest of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico to individual states could result in Texas' offshore anglers this year and next seeing their longest red-snapper seasons in federally controlled waters in a decade - as many as 104 days and at least 64 days for anglers fishing from private boats and 51 days for those fishing from for-hire vessels operating under federal reef-fish fishing permits, according to estimates by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

It's been a long week of bikinis, beer bongs ...

It's been a long week of bikinis, beer bongs and booty-shaking

    South Padre Island performers let loose for spring break in social media photos
    Updated 5:43 pm, Friday, March 16, 2018 It's been a long week of bikinis, beer bongs and booty-shaking in South Padre Island for spring breakers and stars. Beach parties around the island hosted hip hop, rap and EDM names to provide the live soundtrack for Spring Break 2018.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

If you're traveling through Texas this weeken...

If you're traveling through Texas this weekend be careful out there

    Hail, tornadoes in the forecast for parts of SE Texas
    Large hail and isolated tornadoes could hit parts of southeast Texas this weekend, according to a warning issued by the National Weather Service. A thunderstorm advisory will be in effect between 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday. Strong storms that could include large hail and isolated tornadoes are most likely north of Bryan to Livingston.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

"Close ties to Trump will eventually be disas...

"Close ties to Trump will eventually be disastrous to causes that evangelicals care about. Pro-life arguments are discredited by an association with misogyny. Arguments for religious liberty are discredited by association with anti-Islamic bias. Arguments for family values are discredited by nativist disdain for migrant families."

    Trump evangelicals have sold their souls
    With their reactions to the Roy Moore candidacy and the Stormy Daniels scandal, the Trump evangelicals have scaled the heights of hypocrisy to the summit. Family-values conservatives who dismiss credible accusations of sexual abuse and wink at hush money for a porn star have ceased to represent family values in any meaningful sense.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for season two....

Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for season two.

    HBO's 'Westworld' experience at SXSW teased a theory about new park worlds - here's what fans might see in Season 2
    Courtesy of HBO Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for "Westworld" season two. "Westworld" fans got a chance to explore the dusty streets of Sweetwater at the SXSW festival. HBO created an entire theme park set in the American frontier, where "Westworld" fans could experience what it's like to be a guest of the show's park.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

One woman was found with her foot in bucket f...

One woman was found with her foot in bucket full of pus from a wound on her leg.

    Affidavit reveals cruel conditions of San Antonio boarding home for mentally ill
    Updated 2:54 pm, Friday, March 16, 2018 Despite running a boarding home for mentally ill people, Julie Foster did little to care for some of them, police say. Nearly four years after police found one of Foster's patients covered in feces, they arrested her Wednesday on a warrant issued on March 12, according to jail records.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Several gaming machines were seized and one a...

Several gaming machines were seized and one attendant was arrested.

    Police shut down illegal game room disguised as a Zumba dance room in southwest Houston
    A gaming room masquerading as a Zumba Dance room in southwest Houston was raided by the Harris Constable's Office Precinct 5 on Wednesday night. Police said they shut down dozens of gaming machines and seized thousands of dollars in cash during the raid in the 109000 block of S.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

She is the latest target in a slew of exposed...

She is the latest target in a slew of exposed celebs, including fellow royal Kate Middleton.

    American actress, soon-to-be royal, Meghan Markle falls victim to nude photo scandal
    Like many celebrities before her - including her soon-to-be sister in law - Meghan Markle has fallen victim to a nude photo scandal.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Police say the killer used a "hand tool"

Police say the killer used a "hand tool"

    Police say a woman and a young girl are dead following an assault Saturday morning
    Updated 11:13 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 A man is in custody after San Antonio police say they discovered the bodies of an adult woman and a female minor at a far West Side residence Saturday morning. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said a man, identified as Casey Farrell Marshall, 50, called police asking for paramedics for two people who "were down."
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Mar 17

And now we're waiting to see what the next ch...

And now we're waiting to see what the next chapter holds for the structure.

    This week 55 years ago construction started on the Astrodome
    This week in 1963 construction officially began on the Astrodome, soon to be known as the Eighth Wonder of the World and the world's first domed stadium. Although a handful of Houston dignitaries shot blanks into the ground with six-shooters in Jan.
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Mar 17

The men had definitely been there before

The men had definitely been there before

    'Seminal fluid' at Houston massage parlor leads to robbery convictions
    "During the robbery, the suspects had physically assaulted some of the employees," U.S. Attorney for the Southern District Ryan Patrick said in a press release. "Authorities later processed the scene for forensic evidence and uncovered DNA from seminal fluid found at the scene which positively identified Berzat and Chapman."
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

"I looked up, and in an instant, the bridge w...

"I looked up, and in an instant, the bridge was collapsing on us completely."

    State: Voicemail about cracks 2 days before bridge fell
    MIAMI (AP) - An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn't picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

He covered his tracks just like James Comey d...

He covered his tracks just like James Comey did.

    AP learns fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos describing interactions with the president that are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

😂😂😂

😂😂😂

    A popular Instagram account displays the ugliest homes in the world - and the pictures are horrifying
    Home decor is usually a matter of personal taste, but there are a few instances where "ugly" is undisputed. @pleasehatethesethings is an Instagram account that documents the most epic fails in design and home decor. Some of the worst offenses are a blood-red bathtub, carpeted walls and ceilings, and a shower head that sprays the toilet.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

BREAKING: This teen has just earned a very ni...

BREAKING: This teen has just earned a very nice prize

    Champion steer sells for $410,000 at Rodeo auction
    Loki, the Charolais steer selected as this year's Grand Champion Junior Market Steer, fetched $410,000 at the auction Saturday afternoon at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Cameron Conkle from Allen raised the winning steer, earning the 17-year-old a prize of at least $75,000.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Before you head out to watch some basketball ...

Before you head out to watch some basketball make sure your favorite spot isn't on this list. 🤢

    Houston health inspectors condemn more than 1,000 pounds of ice from Brewingz
    See which restaurants were cited with health code violations (March 8 -15).
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump drew fire aft...

Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump drew fire after photos of a safari surfaced in 2012.

    Trump wildlife protection board defends trophy hunting
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Big-game hunters tapped by the Trump administration to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants and lions as trophies defended the practice Friday, arguing that threatened and endangered species would go extinct without the anti-poaching programs funded in part by the fees wealthy Americans pay to shoot some of them.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Bad news for fans of New Orleans Jazz & Herit...

Bad news for fans of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

    Aretha Franklin cancels concerts due to doctor's orders
    NEW YORK (AP) - Aretha Franklin is canceling two upcoming concerts on doctor's orders. The Queen of Soul's management team says in a statement Friday that Franklin will not perform March 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey. That show would have taken place on her 76th birthday.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

The Austin-based company ICON is 3D-printing ...

The Austin-based company ICON is 3D-printing houses in order to make homes more universally accessible. http://bit.ly/2pbWNAW

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Austin-based company ICON is 3D-printing houses in order to make homes more universally accessible. http://bit.ly/2pbWNAW
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Mar 17

One of our own reporters tells us what it was...

One of our own reporters tells us what it was like.

    Casian Crawfish's Carolina Reaper crawfish challenge is only for the strong and crazy brave
    The incendiary Carolina Reaper chili pepper is one of the most feared and most beloved peppers in the world of spicy foods. It's a common villain in food challenges across the country, testing the bounds of comfort for all comers. Some chiliheads love the pepper, while others cower away from it after one try.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

Stapleton is like an outlaw alien of some sor...

Stapleton is like an outlaw alien of some sort who landed amid the pretty boys, polished ballads and bro anthems that populate RodeoHouston.

    Chris Stapleton's second spin at RodeoHouston is as good as his first
    Stapleton is like an outlaw alien of some sort who landed amid the pretty boys, polished ballads and bro anthems that populate RodeoHouston.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

"It appears that they were having some sort o...

"It appears that they were having some sort of unknown ritual," Gonzalez said. "They were speaking a different language the officer did not recognize."

    Multiple arrests made Friday in possible animal ritual sacrifice in West Bexar County
    Updated 9:11 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 A gruesome scene unfolded Friday night as Bexar County Sheriff's deputies discovered dead and dismembered animals in a West Bexar County home after receiving calls that animals were being sacrificed. Deputies responded to an animal cruelty call in the 11400 block of Bronze Sand Road about 7 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

All across the country, you can find diners i...

All across the country, you can find diners in various stages of grief, from anger to denial to a kind of low-grade depression when their favorite spot closes.

    To some eaters, a restaurant's closing means grief - and guilt
    Not long after Lisa Ingall gave birth to a baby boy - after 30 punishing hours in labor without food - she turned to her husband, Amit Saha, and made a simple request: "'Get . . . down to the Classics and get me a Hell Burger!'" Saha recalled his wife saying that June day in 2010.
    https://www.chron.com

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