In the late spring of 2011, Gilmer, Texas-raised Curtis Grimes competed in the first season of the NBC's ratings-bonanza The Voice. While the show has remained a phenomenon, Grimes, participating under the tutelage of CeeLo Green, made his mark on that trail-blazing season by showing off his smooth, ... More >>
Ask Ashley Guynes what she thinks of her husband Jared's attempts to throw an "Epic Party" for Dallas and she'll just sigh and smile at the big schlub who may be 29-years-old but is still clearly a giant kid fighting the inevitability of age, maturity and their effect on his constant quest for fun. ... More >>
The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.
Texas wine enthusiasts seeking a better way to convey to consumers which local wines deserve their attentions are broaching the possibility of creating a wine quality program. Russ Kane, a wine writer who's moderating a panel on wine quality at this week's Texas Wine and Grape Growers Associ ... More >>
Austin-based salsa orchestra marries ghetto funk with barrio spice
Horribly abused children of the Hare Krishna movement seek justice--and peace--through a multimillion-dollar lawsuit
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High-pressure sales tactics and promises of fabulous prizes make Dallas-based Silverleaf Resorts the champion of Texas time-shares, but dissatisfied customers say, "Buyer beware"
Blush and Swivel don't want to change the world -- just Dallas
The O'Hair case gets a boost from a trio of hapless thieves
Ray Wylie Hubbard is no longer up against the wall, redneck mother
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Legal assistant Jim Carrao works the dark corners of the justice system. He serves papers, does background checks, files annoying cases--and knows just enough law to be dangerous.
Trumpeter Roy Hargrove brings the musical world back home
Don McCalister Jr. ain't your typical Austin renegade
An up-from-nowhere theme-park promoter has set off a land rush in tiny Canton - and he's just gotten started with his crazy schemes
George Strait saved country music. Then he killed it