COWBOYS AND VIKINGS

Now at IAH: Non-Stop Service to Norway

Getting from the bayous to the fjords just got easier.

08/22/2014 By John Nova Lomax

HILL COUNTRY HAVENS

Austin's Travaasa Spa and Hotel: Summer Camp for Grown-Ups

Gentle thrills abound at this serene oasis high above the Capital City.

07/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

TEXAS TRAVEL

Downtown San Antonio: A Love Letter

The Alamo City's central city is second-to-none in the state.

07/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

BAD ADVICE

Texas Beaches Among America's Best, According To Moronic Listicle

The likes of Galveston and Bolivar outrank Destin and Waikiki. How we wish that were true.

07/17/2014 By John Nova Lomax

ACHTUNG

World War II, Just Offshore

Amazing journey of discovery maps out wrecks of German U-boats and their quarry on the Gulf seabed.

07/14/2014 By John Nova Lomax

CRIME

Iron Thunderhorse: Wanted by the Law

Self-proclaimed Native American shaman escapes from Houston halfway house.

07/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

ALL THAT GLITTERS

Local Fraud Is Totally Bogus

Kingwood gold peddler lives up to his name, allegedly.

07/01/2014 By John Nova Lomax

REAL ESTATE

For Sale: Matt Schaub's Tanglewood Home

No, it's not a stigmatized property.

06/24/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Museum District Guide

A Privileged Childhood: Growing Up in the Museum District

Whatever you call it, don’t call it West U.

06/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

A Century of Green

Hermann Park at 100

With the wind at its back (and $115 million in the bank), Hermann Park looks to realize its planners’ original vision.

06/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

GEOGRAPHY OF HOUSTON

This Week In Neighborhood Names: The Deroloc Addition

Yes, it's "colored" spelled backwards, but it's probably not racist.

05/21/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Unreal Estate

Au Revoir, Josephine

New owners hand out eviction notices at 75-year-old moderne Boulevard Oaks apartment building.

05/08/2014 By John Nova Lomax

GULF COAST FUN

Claw Your Way to the Texas Crab Festival

Bolivar's 29th annual bash offers music, rides, and a cornucopia of crustacean comestibles.

04/30/2014 By John Nova Lomax

NERD RAP BATTLES

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

ISLAND DEPRAVITY

Coming to Galveston: Debauchery on Two Wheels

The Island's annual Barcycle beer/bike-ride offers a sordid tableaux you don't often see this side of New Orleans.

03/05/2014 By John Nova Lomax Photography by Daniel Kramer

History

Rodeo History: A Ten-Gallon Tale

The histories of this town and its rodeo are tightly intertwined.

02/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Modest Proposals

Tear Down The Dome—and Reliant, Too

Both places are jinxed. No earthly good has ever come from them. They've both got to go.

01/15/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Texas Travels

No One Wants to Vacation in Houston

Houston fares poorly in Texas Highways's list of best in-state destinations.

01/09/2014 By John Nova Lomax

CRIME

Dr. Sharon Iglehart Charged in Connection with $158 Million Medicare Scam

Wife of retired Houston Rocket submitted false, fraudulent claims from 2005 to 2012, feds say.

12/20/2013 By John Nova Lomax

DRAM SHOP LITIGATION

Shepherd Plaza Shame

Lawsuit claims Ruchi's Taqueria Las Americas and Didy's Sports Bar overserved customer who caused fatal wreck.

12/05/2013 By John Nova Lomax