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Bullet Train Snub
The much-anticipated high-speed rail — set to connect Houston and Dallas with bullet trains (eventually) — is making moves again, but this time, its plans are making The Woodlands feel left out ...
Hello Houston
Hello Kitty, one of the most ubiquitous cartoon characters in the world, had quite the year in 2014, specifically with the surprising clarification that she is, in fact, a girl ...
Travel News
With its new $156 million international terminal under construction at Hobby Airport, Southwest Airlines has announced ambitious plans to expand service to Belize and four Mexico destinations. The airline filled ...
Lady luck on a roll
LAKE CHARLES, La. — With gilded scissors wielded high, champagne corks popping and golden streamer confetti flying, billionaire Tilman Fertitta on Monday officially launched his fifth Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, a ...
Mile High Club Plane
As I stood on the tarmac at  George Bush Intercontinental Airport awaiting the arrival of the Emirates A380, a colleague wondered if we'd be able to pick the plane ...
A Billionaire's Casino
Houston is likely to never have casino gambling in our lifetime, so billionaire Tilman Fertitta has come up with a plan for the next best thing. His $700 million Las ...
Airline Shocker
Although United Airlines has received a lot of criticism for lousy financial performance and poor service since it merged with Continental four years ago, it has been named the 2014 ...
Travelin' Man
Locals wrinkled their brows and other travelers were in shocked disbelief that we even considered spending a few days in Noumea. But here we were, our travel plans foiled by ...
Foodie News
One of Houston's most well-regarded hotel restaurants has a new chef. Ristorante Cavour at the Hotel Granduca in Uptown Park tapped chef JohnMichael Lynch to lead its kitchen. Known ...
Surviving Business Travel
Anyone who travels for business has had the misfortune of getting sick on the road. For those in sales or professional services, it can be more problematic because you are ...
Taco Culture
In Texas, there is nothing as ubiquitous as the taco. In fact, the taco is so prevalent that we often take for granted the number of high-quality, inexpensive and delicious ...
Travel Guide
Here's the thing about Las Vegas: From 1931 to oh, about three years ago, you pretty much knew what to expect. Gambling and gamblers were the main event, of ...
Cheap Seats
Tray tables up, seat belts securely fastened — Spirit Airlines is expanding its cheap seats routes out of Bush Intercontinental Airport putting 10 new destinations within easy reach. The low-cost carrier ...
Marfa Meets Vogue
Already a favorite of hip and trendy traveling Texans, the El Cosmico in Marfa has caught the eye of Vogue. The top fashion magazine has selected El Cosmico as one ...
Remember the Alamo
Almost 200 years after the legendary battle, a swath of artifacts from the Alamo are heading home to San Antonio. British rock star and self-confessed Battle of the Alamo aficionado ...

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