Upcoming Houston Food Events: Eat Good and Support the Holocaust Museum Houston During Deli Month

Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings: August brings the return of Deli Month to Kenny & Ziggy’s, 1743 Post Oak, in benefit of Holocaust Museum Houston. Joined by delis across the nation, K&Z will offer a multi-choice, three-course menu during lunch and dinner for $45 plus tax … Read more

Banana Boat hair and scalp sunscreen recalled over carcinogen traces

Edgewell Personal Care Company issued a voluntary nationwide recall for three batches of its Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30. On July 29, the company reported that an internal review found trace levels of benzene, a human carcinogen, in some samples of the product. Benzene is not an ingredient in any Banana … Read more

Upcoming Houston Food Events:

Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings: Popular Third Ward food truck Chunky’s Hot Chicken, 4906 Almeda, will be celebrating National Chicken Wing Day (Friday, July 29) with 60-cent BOGO Party Wings and a five for $10 deal on Whole Wings. Lulu’s River Oaks, 2518 Kirby, is teaming up with … Read more

A new law would require breaks for outside workers. Its sponsor says it’s long overdue | Houston Public Media

Al Ortiz/Houston Public Media FILE: Texas State Senator Sylvia Garcia visited Houston Matters. Sylvia Garcia knows personally what it’s like to work outside in the heat. The Democratic congresswoman from Houston remembers working outdoors when she was young, picking cotton with no rest breaks in the sweltering, humid South Texas heat. “I remember one time … Read more

Adventure Aquarium offers closer look at shark teeth with ‘Shark Tooth Summer’

You may have heard of “Shark Week,” but what about a whole month dedicated to the fearsome predator? This is a reality at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, which is hosting “Shark Tooth Summer” from Aug. 4 through Sept. 5, which highlights the aquarium’s shark population, the largest in the Northeast.  MORE: Migratory monarch butterflies are now considered an … Read more