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The Great American Eclipse is coming, and you have just a month left to prepare.On Monday, August 21, the sun will cast the moon's shadow over Earth, and it will be visible in full or in part from all of the continental U.S. for the first time since 1918! The path of totality, where the sun appears completely darkened by the moon for a few minutes, is only 70 miles wide, starting in Oregon and ending in South Carolina. Meteorologist Travis Herzog says at peak eclipse in Houston, the sun will be 67% covered by the moon. That means it...

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In a world where hectic schedules and dwindling free time are the norm, grab-and-go dining continues to reign supreme. It’s a genre Dallas-based company Eatzi’s has mastered at its five outposts across the DFW area with a sixth location on the waythis fall. If you’re not familiar with the brand, the market and bakery is a favorite amongst Dallasites offering a bevy of prepared meals alongside grilled meats, pizza, sandwiches, bread, beer, and wine. “The shift towards the fast-casual dining trend is here to stay,” said Eatzi’s CEO Adam Romo. “Time is a luxury most of us don’t have, and consumers are increasingly searching for...

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Central Texas police discovered a stash of meth last week worth $2 million after pulling a 23-year-old over for speeding, according to a news release from the Austin Police Department. Seline Lizbeth Ayala was arrested July 12 in Austin and is facing federal drug trafficking charges, according to APD. Around 11:20 p.m., Ayala, 23, who police said is from Laredo, was pulled over in the 5400 block of I-35 North for speeding in her 2013 Dodge Avenger.    "Upon making contact with the driver, officers became suspicious," reads the news release. Using a narcotics K-9, police allegedly found 75 pounds of liquid...

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Houston's long civic nightmare may finally be coming to an end. Soon, diners across the city could be lining up for double-double animal-style burgers and Neapolitan shakes.  After years of rumors and speculation, In-N-Out Burger appears to have concrete plans to open in Houston. The California-based burger chain has purchased property at 8373 Westheimer, according to Harris County records (first posted to the Houston Architecture Info Forum and quickly reposted on reddit).    The purchase confirms news that first circulated in February that cult favorite had started making definitive plans to come to Houston. In-N-Out downplayed those reports, but HCAD doesn't lie. Purchasing property is only the first step in...

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Houston drivers are contesting millions of dollars in fines and fees charged to them by the Harris County Toll Road Authority. Now, an attorney is taking the agency to court. Consumer expert Amy Davis is explaining why some say the huge fees are not only unfair, but also illegal.One hundred and twenty-seven miles of toll roads stretch through Harris County."We have over a million transactions a day," Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said.  Those are the numbers county leaders want you to remember -- not the $158 bill Grace Clark received for two tolls."How do you go from $8 to that amount in a year?"...

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