August 18th, 2011
NEWScoop: Frizzies, Stoppage, Lights, and Salty Dogs
Houston Gets Blown: A New Weapon in the Fight Against Frizzies
At long last, Houston ladies can surrender in their struggles to control humid hair havoc. Go ahead and belly up to the Blow Dry Bar for a refreshing shot of shine, easy on the pomade and extra body, please. But be prepared for tab shock—top shelf beauty ain’t free, honey. Visit KHOU for more on this story.
Houston, Relax Don’t Do It, When You Want to, to Go to It
As Houston’s and Summer’s relationship further sours, most decorative fountains are being shut off to preserve what little happiness is left between them. I say shut’em all off. The sooner Summer takes a hike, the better off Houston’ll be. Visit KHOU for more on this story.
Red Light Camera Vote Red Lighted
Yet another reason to go to the total-roundabout system… The vote on policing runners-of-red-lights gets pushed back another week. Vendors be vending… and also, apparently, contract breachin’. Stay tuned. Visit OffTheCuff for more on this story.
Green Light into Lake Houston
Speaking of driving woes. This one takes the cake (unless you count yesterday’s drive down Wet Cement Ln.). HPD has been raking the bottom of Lake Houston now that the drought has left water levels nearly seven feet short of their usual. Has your tap water been tasting more Pontiac Fiero-y lately? Visit SwampLot for more on this story.
Texans Steal Salty Dog Trophy from Pirates and Buccaneers
The Houston Texans are refusing to practice in milder climates as Texas is held hostage under the Super Heat Dome. While other NFL teams are practicing in air conditioned wonderlands under peppermint ice showers, the Texans are toughing it out with salty water and sand paper skin. Visit MyFoxHouston for more on this story.