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Looking at Halloween weather and beyond

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Hobgoblins and other strange creatures should find near ideal conditions for trick or treating on Halloween, with clear skies and seasonably cool to mild temperatures. This is a continuation of a weather pattern that has provided nearly perfect outdoor weather for outdoor activities for most of this month.

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Cullen's to serve $38,000 bottle of single malt Scotch

Cullen's to serve $38,000 bottle of single malt Scotch

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When an email arrived in my inbox with news that a limited edition bottle of The Balvenie Fifty, a single malt Scotch whisky valued at $38,000…

Isle business terrifies customers — and that's good

Isle business terrifies customers — and that's good

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Not too many businesses want to scare their customers — unless, of course, their business is scaring customers.

Sometimes, the matter is just black and white

Sometimes, the matter is just black and white

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There's a challenge going around among photographers on social media to post black-and-white images.

System in Bay of Campeche may contribute to higher tides

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A developing system in the Bay of Campeche, a persistent easterly breeze and high pressure ridging in from our northeast, may all contribute t…

Fried and true: Shrimp 'N Stuff prepares for downtown opening

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Dining options are soon to increase in the island's downtown.

A whiff of the big, wide world

A whiff of the big, wide world

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Looking out over the Gulf in the mornings, the cargo ships line up on the horizon. Metallic and bulky, they may not be considered beautiful, b…

Hurricane Jerry damage

Hurricane Jerry damage

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Damage to Boat Shed in Galveston from Hurricane Jerry, 1989.

An “Unofficial” end to our hurricane season?

An “Unofficial” end to our hurricane season?

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I don’t wish to tempt fate, especially given the quiet hurricane season we’ve had in the Gulf of Mexico and with the strongest hurricane of th…

Video: League City council candidates forum

Video: League City council candidates forum

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LEAGUE CITY — On October 8, The Daily News and the League City Chamber of Commerce presented a forum featuring the nine candidates running in …

Another sure sign of fall — arrival of the migratory white pelican

Another sure sign of fall — arrival of the migratory white pelican

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October brings a glamorous visitor to the island.

Strong storms and an active Tropical Atlantic

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Humid air flowing in off the Gulf of Mexico, a weak cool front in north Texas and an upper-level disturbance will keep unseasonably warm condi…

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is sacked by Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson for an eight yard loss during th…

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks catches a pass that was tipped by Houston Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye for 11 yards during the s…

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton makes a 49 yard reception while covered by Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson during the fi…

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen brushes off Houston Texans inside linebacker Justin Tuggle on an 18 yard catch and run during the fi…

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is pursued by Houston Texans free safety Kendrick Lewis on a 37 yard reception during the first q…

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Houston Texans tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz is brought down by Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and outside linebacker Erik …

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw gets away from Houston Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing on a five yard touchdown run duri…

Texans FBN Colts

Texans FBN Colts

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Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien reacts to a play during the second quarter against the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night October 9, …

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