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Clean Sweep
Making household maintenance fashionable and fun, an all-male crew of professional cleaning technicians, Men In Kilts, hits Houston today. They not only do windows but, in a nod to company ...
Put the Tex in Text
Are you tired of having to spell out the words "taco," "Whataburger" and "bluebonnet" in your texts? An upcoming iPhone app, TexMoji, aims to satisfy our craving for Lone Star ...
Monumental Ideas
This week, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and his team spent some quality time overseas at the Tropical Islands resorts, located outside of Berlin, to get ideas for a repurposed ...
Gadget Report
With the highly-anticipated Apple Watch launching just over a week ago, it seems that the gadget is receiving mixed reviews from both consumers and potential ones, especially in Texas. A ...
Game On
It’s game on for OE (Offshore Engineer) Magazine, celebrating its 40-year anniversary, and American toy and game company, Hasbro. The two have teamed up to launch the OE 40th ...
Uber Safety
Since Uber arrived in Houston about 14 months ago, I have been an avid user.  In fact, I would venture to say I have been one of the biggest fans ...
Liquor Delivery App
Houstonians are becoming well acquainted with the new generation of delivery apps that are making life in the Bayou City a little more convenient. Whether one uses Instacart for groceries ...
Leading the Pack
Two Austin leaders from very different sectors are sharing the spotlight on Fortune's list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders. Admiral William McRaven, chancellor of the University of ...
Say It Ain't So
Finance site NerdWallet recently dove into the gender wage gap across the United States, and Texas ought to be proud: It is home to one of only 22 U.S ...
Millennials Give Career Advice
Last week I wrote a column containing advice for the college graduate getting his or her first job.   Just to cover all my bases I asked the younger generation at ...
Drink Up
Recent legislation in cities like Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco has banned alcohol ads in certain instances. However, important new research out of the University of Texas at Austin ...
Roll Him Up
Local legend Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of marijuana. The country star slipped the news to The Daily Beast during SXSW and now the publication has the details ...
Media Rumblings
A new statewide public radio program is bringing Lone Star State residents the national news stories of the day, but this time it comes with a narrative that's specifically ...
Education Game Changer
High school junior Lauren Ready is just like other teenagers her age. She’s revving up her college application process, likes hanging out with her friends, and pursuing photography. And ...
Big Ideas
One young Texan is proving that she can swim with the sharks. For the past six years, 10-year-old Mikaila Ulmer has been selling lemonade with BeeSweet Lemonade, a successful Austin-based ...
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