Daily Archives: January 27, 2005

Round One for Star Bock

StarBock beer has survived a motion for summary judgment in the trademark lawsuit filed against it by Starbucks. U.S. District Court Judge Samuel Kent issued his decision over the weekend and filed his response with the court Monday, denying all … Continue reading Continue reading

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“Oh, no, there goes Tokyo”

Go, go to see Godzilla, this weekend at the Museum of Fine Arts. The original Godzilla returns to the big screen in this restored print featuring 40 minutes of previously unseen footage. When the sea erupts, a Japanese steamer sinks … Continue reading Continue reading

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Another step forward for the Grand Parkway

The expansion of the Grand Parkway from a little state highway in Katy to a zillion-mile mega-loop took another step forward this week. Despite pleas from Spring residents who oppose the road, Commissioners Court gave the Harris County Toll Road … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | 9 Comments

Testimony begins in Heflin-Vo case

It’s showtime today in the Heflin-Vo election contest, and you can add Select Committee on Election Contests Chair Terry Keel to the list of Republicans making reasonable public statements about the whole thing. “You are going to have to have … Continue reading Continue reading

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Martin Frost DNC interview

Whether you’ve got a favored candidate in mind for DNC Chair or not, I highly recommend this interview with Martin Frost. Frost gave what I think are the right answers to these questions, and though he certainly could be telling … Continue reading Continue reading

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It’s your turn, Jacksonville

Oh, Jacksonville. We here in Houston feel your pain. Via Banjo Jones. It still puzzles me how a city with as many topless clubs as Houston could fail to appeal to a bunch of sportswriters travelling on expense accounts, but … Continue reading Continue reading

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