Make great vacation memories at one of Lake Conroe’s premier resort cottage developments, The Reserve. Located just outside of Houston, The Reserve offers beautiful new two and three bedroom resort cottages that boast views of scenic Lake Conroe. Read more...
So, the time is right and you are actively considering a move to a retirement community. For some, the idea may be exciting. To others, the mere thought is stressful or frightening. Either way, it is a significant life decision and one that needs to be th Read more...
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Remember Katz?s Deli, Austin? There's still a place where it never closes
Apr 27, 2017 2:41 pm
Marc Katz ? the deli entrepreneur known for driving around in a big, yellow Cadillac and shouting in commercials that "Katz's never kloses" ? was one of the most popular business personaliti...
Franchise-tax eliminating bill heads to Texas House floor
Apr 27, 2017 1:12 pm
A key bill on eliminating the franchise tax, a top priority for conservative Texas lawmakers and small businesses during this year's legislative session, is headed to the floor of the House on Thursda...
Livestrong's revenue slowdown persisted in 2015, but leader says turnaround in works
Apr 27, 2017 12:51 pm
The Livestrong Foundation, a high-profile charity that has hit harder times since the downfall of founder Lance Armstrong, saw its revenue drop again in 2015, the third-straight year of double-digit d...
Property tax cap could affect Texas cities' credit ratings, according to S&P
Apr 26, 2017 7:58 pm
A bill under consideration at the Texas Legislature that would cap how much cities, counties and other local governments could raise taxes each year without voter approval could in turn jeopardize tho...
Another non-stop flight from Austin set for East Coast health hub
Apr 26, 2017 7:37 pm
Austin entrepreneurs and executives doing business in Boston will soon have another option to travel to the Massachusetts capital, home of some of the nation's top universities and one of the country'...
From 'smart shower' maker to e-tattoos, 5 Austin companies advance in Texas A&M startup competition
Apr 26, 2017 5:40 pm
An Aggieland startup contest is heating up, and its newly released list of semifinalist companies includes a sizable Austin delegation.
There are five companies from the Texas capital remaining in th...
HBA lauds local homebuilders with its annual MAX Awards ? and highlights some of Austin's coolest new homes
Apr 26, 2017 1:11 pm
The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin honored several of its members in categories such as home construction, remodeling and marketing campaigns.
The design and construction awards were div...
Hot-shot Austin chefs to get together under one roof for city's first food hall
Apr 26, 2017 1:02 pm
Technological 'bells and whistles' in spotlight at Austin area's first 365 by Whole Foods store
Apr 25, 2017 7:57 pm
At first glance, the Austin area's first 365 by Whole Foods Market in Cedar Park looks much like a traditional grocery store: the packed aisles inside a cavernous space, distinct produce, meat and dri...
In the Office: Deliberate approach necessary to raise venture capital in Austin (Video)
Apr 25, 2017 7:55 pm
With venture capital harder to come by in Austin, the experiences of local businesses that do attract growth capital are all the more illuminating for other founders in search of cash.
Companies in t...
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Cowboys Select Michigan DE Taco Charlton in NFL Draft
Apr 28, 2017 4:17 am
The Dallas Cowboys select Michigan edge rusher Taco Charlton with the 28th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here ...
North Texas Native Selected No. 1 Overall in NFL Draft
Apr 28, 2017 4:07 am
The Cleveland Browns select Texas A&M pass rusher and Arlington Martin High School alumnus Myles Garrett first overall in the the 2017 NFL Draft Thursday.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Dallas Cowboys Bolster Defense in NFL Draft
Apr 28, 2017 4:02 am
The Dallas Cowboys look to continue bolstering their defense on the second day of the 2017 NFL Draft after selecting Michigan pass rusher Taco Charlton in the first round.Photo Credit: Getty Images
DISD Feud Grows with DCS as Legislators Consider Shutdown
Apr 28, 2017 3:59 am
At a hearing Thursday in Austin state lawmakers continued to debate legislation that could bring an end to Dallas County Schools, the troubled bus agency serving 10 local communities.Photo Credit: NBC...
Border Wall Presents Funding Challenges in El Paso
Apr 28, 2017 3:56 am
Much of the borderland in Texas is privately owned, and in El Paso the mix of cities and wide open spaces makes the wall a complicated construction project.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
FWISD Employee Saves Baby With CPR
Apr 28, 2017 3:56 am
FWISD employee Lupe Barboza performed CPR when a co-worker's baby stopped breathing.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
American Airlines Will Continue to Overbook Flights
Apr 28, 2017 3:45 am
Fort Worth-based American Airlines is standing by its policy to overbook some flights and bump passengers if needed.Photo Credit: AP
'Major, Major Conflict' Possible With North Korea: Trump
Apr 28, 2017 3:40 am
President Donald Trump warned on Thursday that the U.S. could be headed toward a "major, major conflict" with North Korea over the country's nuclear and missile programs, NBC News reported.T...
Sinkhole in Cleburne Neighborhood Still Not Fixed After Year
Apr 28, 2017 2:12 am
Families in a North Texas neighborhood are fed up after a sinkhole that formed on a residential street a year ago is still not fixed today.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
NBC 5 Forecast: Stormy Weekend Coming
Apr 28, 2017 2:06 am
Breezy and warmer Friday, then more storms by the weekend.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
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Southwest will no longer overbook flights in wake of United fiasco
Apr 27, 2017 8:42 pm
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines will no longer overbook its flights, CEO Gary Kelly said on CNBC April 27.
"I've made the decision, the company's made the decision that we'll cease to overbook g...
United Airlines settles with passenger dragged from United Express Flight 3411
Apr 27, 2017 7:56 pm
United Airlines and David Dao have reached what both parties term an "amicable settlement" in the wake of Dao's forcible removal from United Express Flight 3411 on April 9, according to an A...
Exxon ordered to pay nearly $20M for Clean Air Act violations in Baytown
Apr 27, 2017 7:42 pm
A U.S. District Judge in Houston ordered Irving, Texas-based Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) to pay more than $19.95 million in civil penalties related to the Clean Air Act.
Judge David Hittner issued ...
Wood Group promotes Houston exec to lead integration with Amec Foster Wheeler
Apr 27, 2017 6:26 pm
Wood Group has named Michele McNichol executive president of integration, effective immediately.
The announcement comes after Scotland-based Wood Group reached an agreement last month to acquire Lond...
What business owners want to see in a resume
Apr 27, 2017 4:01 pm
Midtown coffee bar in former gas station nears opening
Apr 27, 2017 3:59 pm
A Midtown coffee bar in a 1920s gas station is getting ready to open.
Retrospect Coffee Bar, at 3704 La Branch, plans to open in the next two weeks, CultureMap reports. The project was expected to wr...
Cost of doing business: Houston Rockets penalized $125,000 in first round of the playoffs
Apr 27, 2017 2:43 pm
The Houston Rockets have racked up a hefty amount of fines after winning their first round in the NBA playoffs.
Most recently, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been charged $100,000 by the NBA on A...
Rice University beats most Ivy League schools on new Forbes list
Apr 26, 2017 11:02 pm
Rice University is the top-ranked Texas school on Forbes? 2017 Best Value College ranking.
The Houston school ranked No. 14, well ahead of the state?s No. 2 school, Texas A&M University in Colleg...