Hummus and Hookahs

Hummus and Hookahs (Robb Walsh, Houston Press)

When my daughter came home from college a while back, she took off with her friends one night. She said they had been to a cool restaurant on Richmond where everybody smokes hookahs and hangs out. After my first visit to Mary’z, I realized that this is the place she was talking about. She couldn’t tell me a thing about the food, because she and her friends just drank tea and

Continue Reading

About time

New NBA ball getting bounced (Eddie Sefko, DMN)

The NBA is planning a return to its leather basketball on Jan. 1, sources said Monday afternoon.

Commissioner David Stern has said in the last week that he was considering changing from the new synthetic basketball that has been met with near-universal bashing by the players. The ball was part of the reason the NBA players’ association filed unfair labor practices against the league last week.

While details of the

Continue Reading

Honoring the dead

Fight breaks out at funeral service held for Westbury student (KTRK-13 news)

Funeral services were held Friday for the 16-year-old Westbury High School student that was killed in a drive by shooting last week.

Friday afternoon, family and friends gathered at Westbury Methodist Church for the funeral of Julian Ruiz. Ruiz was shot and killed on his way to school. The two suspects have not been found.

Ruiz’s funeral was anything but peaceful. As the funeral was underway,

Continue Reading
PubliusTX.net