March 21st, 2012

NEWScoop: Tailgate in Downtown, Selig Call Berkman, Thieves Stop Stealing, Cells Stop Mutating and Cougars be Cougars

Bring the Meat Wagons and the Booze to any Astros, Dynamo or Rockets Games
The Houston City Council unanimously gave tailgating the OK. Grab your food, propane tanks, grills, beer and coolers because the chances of our already raucous indulgence has now doubled with the space allowing it. Visit TheChron for more.

Lance Berkman Will Take Your Call, Bud Selig
“Extortion” is the term being tossed back and forth between former Astro, Lance Berkman and Major League Baseball commissioner, Bud Selig. Berkman’s in till the 9th. Selig, make your move. Visit TheChron for more.

NEWS Alert: Expensive Items Look good to Thieves
With the ongoing story of BMW rims being stolen at Hobby and more recently crooks breaking into bike shops to steal high-end bikes, is any of it really surprising? Are heists not usually based on the effort to reward ratio? Why risk stealing a quartz, when a diamond lay beside it? Visit MyFoxHouston for more.

In related news…

Cheap Jewelry May Kill You
If the pricey stuff gets stolen, the less expensive stuff’ll wreak havoc on your cells. The message here is clear—don’t wear jewelry. Better yet, don’t wear anything. Don’t buy anything. Don’t anything. Visit MyFoxHouston for more.

UH Can Now Accurately Call Themselves Cougars
The University of Houston will now have a live cougar as their mascot. Don’t expect to see it mauling the competition during huddles. For supposed safety regulations, most of which I can’t fathom, the young cat will be brought to events via internet video. Visit TheChron for more.

— The Loop Scoop


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