Business in Midtown - Houston, TX

He walked to the school every day ("no matter the weather conditions") during his sophomore, junior, and senior years.

Author Oscar Cásares is originally from Brownsville, and his latest novel is torn between the cultural pull of Houston and his hometown.

BOSTON — Corbin Martin held it together, and there was little worry that he wouldn't.

BOSTON — Josh James skipped off the Fenway Park pitchers mound, jumped over the third-base foul line and approached the Astros dugout. Ordinarily, when a pitcher is done for the evening, A.J. Hinch offers a handshake when they descend the steps.

With Saturday's 11-10 extra-inning loss at Central Florida, Houston will be the No. 5 seed in the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament.

Despite a nervy seven minutes of stoppage time, the Houston Dynamo held on, propelled by concurrent second half goals, to defeat D.C. United 2-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday.

A crowd of supporters turned out Saturday night to call for justice for Pamela Turner, a 44-year-old grandmother with mental health issues who was gunned downed by police this week
Turner was fatally shot during a confrontation with Baytown Police officer Juan Delacruz at The Brixton Apartments complex at 1601 Garth on Monday
More than a dozen people, led by Black Lives Matter organizer Kandice Webber,…

The strawberry eating contest is a traditional event at the Pasadena Strawberry Festival. The event, which has been around since the beginning of the festival 46 years ago, challenges each contestant to be the first to eat all the strawberries in a cup.

Fewer Texans — 29 — died in boating-related incidents in 2018 than in any of the previous five years, and the annual average of such fatalities over the past 10 years has significantly declined compared with numbers from the late 1990s and early 2000s.

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