LAWSUITS

Lawsuit Claims “New” Marfreless Is a Fake

Rival owners of legendary River Oaks make-out bar can't make up.

05/29/2014 By John Lomax

Of Rack and Ruin

Is Houston the Boob Job Capital of the World?

When Machete star (and Houstonian) Mayra Leal decided to enhance herself, she turned to the Michaelangelo of plastic surgery.

04/07/2014 By Peter Holley

Retail News

Square en Español

The company stops by the Bayou City to introduce its new Spanish-language product.

04/04/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Houston Entrepreneurs

Flameless Candles, Magnetic Shirts, and Bowling Ball Pushers

A UH grad launches a business that brings clever products to customers like him.

02/25/2014 By Kerry H.

Dept. of Agriculture

Rising Costs Keeping Younger Farmers Out

As the average age of the American farmer rises, so does the cost of getting into the game.

02/05/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Food for Thought

Opening the Taps on Food Deserts

Could a combination of gentrification and grocery store deregulation help Houston's poorest neighborhoods?

01/31/2014 By Nick Panzarella

Baby Talk

From Concept to Clutch

The story of two women who turned a simple idea into a line of baby products.

01/22/2014 By Kerry H.

A-Rod

Second Acting, Alex Rodriguez–style

Sues Major League Baseball, endures details of his drug regimen going public, autographs baseballs in a Mercedes showroom.

01/14/2014 By Jeff Balke

Real Estate

Sotheby's Buys Martha Turner Properties

For their first venture into Houston, Sotheby's International Realty partners up with Martha Turner.

01/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Real Estate

Gold And Silver Buyers And Graymeiren LLC Hit With 6 Suits

Ubiquitous precious metal dealers accused of breaking leases from Pearland to Cypress owing AmEx $500,000.

11/26/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Law & Order

Lawsuit Filed Against Underbelly and The Pass & Provisions

Former server alleges tortious interference, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

11/26/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hospitality

Tie Goes to the Bartender

Or, how to get kicked out of your favorite bar.

11/18/2013 By Dan Derozier