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vintage oaks: the grove neighborhood offers smaller lots, hill country living


published 12:02 pm, friday, may 26, 2017 photo: jim flynn image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties under 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders.the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties under 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders. photo: jim flynn vintage oaks: the grove neighborhood offers smaller lots, hill country living1 / 1back to gallerythe hill country's master-planned community, vintage oaks, is now preselling home packages in its new neighborhood, the grove.the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties under 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders. homes are on smaller lots, allowing residents...






texas hill country homes, acreage properties available at vintage oaks


published 9:58 am, friday, october 6, 2017 image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1the master-planned community of vintage oaks has a variety of new homes and homesites available.the master-planned community of vintage oaks has a variety of new homes and homesites available.texas hill country homes, acreage properties available at vintage oaks1 / 1back to gallerynew braunfels' master-planned community, vintage oaks, has a variety of new homes and homesites available - ready now or when buyers are ready.vintage oaks just released new 1- to 2-acre properties in its east ranch neighborhood, which features oak trees and views overlooking the texas countryside. there is no timeframe to start building, and buyers can use any builder they like for more flexibility.the community also has a...






vintage oaks hosts open house


photo: jim flynn image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1on sunday, april 9, from noon-4 p.m., 15 move-in ready and model homes will be open for touring at vintage oaks community in the texas hill country.on sunday, april 9, from noon-4 p.m., 15 move-in ready and model homes will be open for touring at vintage oaks community in the texas hill country. photo: jim flynn vintage oaks hosts open house1 / 1back to gallerya community-wide open house event will be held on sunday, april 9, in the texas hill country community of vintage oaks. houston residents can visit the hill country and find their dream home or acreage property during the special weekend. from noon-4 p.m. on sunday, 15 move-in ready and model homes will be open for touring. the event will feature the grand opening...






vintage oaks to host open house event april 8-9


published 4:33 pm, thursday, march 30, 2017 photo: jim flynn image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. saturday and noon-4 p.m. sunday, 15 move-in ready and model homes will be open for touring at vintage oaks community.from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. saturday and noon-4 p.m. sunday, 15 move-in ready and model homes will be open for touring at vintage oaks community. photo: jim flynn vintage oaks to host open house event april 8-91 / 1back to gallerya community-wide open house event will be held on saturday and sunday, april 8-9, in the texas hill country community of vintage oaks. houston residents can visit the hill country and find their dream home or acreage property during this special weekend. from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. saturday and noon-4 p.m. sunday, 15 move-...






vip view of tootsies spring fashion show from the clay court championships


photo: yi-chin lee, houston chronicle image 1of/33captioncloseimage 1 of 33models walking on the runway of clay court fashion at river oaks country club wednesday, april 12, 2017, in houston.models walking on the runway of clay court fashion at river oaks country club wednesday, april 12, 2017, in houston. photo: yi-chin lee, houston chronicle image 2 of 33lindley arnoldy poses for a photo at clay court fashion at river oaks country club wednesday, april 12, 2017, in houston.lindley arnoldy poses for a photo at clay court fashion at river oaks country club wednesday, april 12, 2017, in houston. photo: yi-chin lee, houston chronicle image 3 of 33beth wolfe, from left, ileana trevino and mari trevino pose for a photo at clay court fashion at river oaks country club w...






the grove neighborhood offers smaller lots, hill country living


published 10:01 am, friday, june 30, 2017 photo: jim flynn image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties less than 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders.the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties less than 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders. photo: jim flynn the grove neighborhood offers smaller lots, hill country living1 / 1back to gallerya hill country master-planned community, vintage oaks, is now preselling home packages in its new neighborhood, the grove.the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties less than 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders. homes are on smaller lots, allowing residents to en...






the grove neighborhood offers smaller lots, hill country living


published 9:53 am, friday, june 23, 2017 photo: jim flynn image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties less than 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders.the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties less than 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders. photo: jim flynn the grove neighborhood offers smaller lots, hill country living1 / 1back to gallerya hill country master-planned community, vintage oaks, is now preselling home packages in its new neighborhood, the grove.the grove is the first neighborhood in vintage oaks to offer properties less than 1 acre with homes from three award-winning builders. homes are on smaller lots, allowing residents to enj...






theory to open in river oaks district


photo: jon shapley, staff image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1theory, a contemporary apparel store, plans to open a river oaks district location in may.theory, a contemporary apparel store, plans to open a river oaks district location in may. photo: jon shapley, staff theory to open in river oaks district1 / 1back to gallerytheory, a contemporary apparel store, plans to open a river oaks district location in may.the 2,000-square-foot store will be located at 4444 westheimer, across from giuseppe zanotti. it will sell womenswear, menswear and accessories."theory is perfect for stylish women who appreciate well-made, tailored separates," river oaks district marketing manager jennifer rivera said in a statement.related: baccarat to open river oaks district storethe river o...






j.j. watt tees off at texans' charity golf tournament


photo: marie d. de jesus, houston chronicle image 1of/30captioncloseimage 1 of 30texans j.j. watt walks to the first tee box during the texans charity golf tournament at river oaks country club, 1600 river oaks blvd., monday, may 8, 2017, in houston .texans j.j. watt walks to the first tee box during the texans charity golf tournament at river oaks country club, 1600 river oaks blvd., monday, may 8, 2017, in houston . photo: marie d. de jesus, houston chronicle image 2 of 30texans j.j. watt laughs during a press conference before a golf tournament to raise funds for charity at river oaks country club, monday, may 8, 2017, in houston .texans j.j. watt laughs during a press conference before a golf tournament to raise funds for charity at river oaks country club, monday, may...






river oaks welcomes piggy's kitchen & bar, a new restaurant from the creek group


photos: best places to eat in river oaks and upper kirbycreek group's piggy's kitchen & bar is opening in river oaks.>>click to see where to eat and drink in river oaks and upper kirby now.photos: best places to eat in river oaks and upper kirby creek...creek group owner gary mosley is bringing his brand of rustic, countryside-style dining to river oaks, but with a polished twist that agrees with the tony neighborhood.the longtime houston restaurateur has softly opened piggy's kitchen & bar at 3412 w. lamar and explains that it combines the group's signature style with some tweaks. (it'll be open to the public friday, april 21.)in the neighborhood: upcoming, new and iconic greater heights bars and restaurants photo: jill ward image 1of/24captioncloseimage 1 of 24photos: ...






the kentucky oaks is the party before the party, and it keeps getting bigger


the color pink rules the churchill downs grounds on oaks day. (jerry lai/usa today)louisville — the phrase “oaks day” might draw a blank in vast swaths of 49 states, but here it has vivid and entrenched meaning. it’s a routine part of life that on the friday before the kentucky derby, schools close, roads are restricted and traffic rerouted, and hats proliferate, often steeped in pink. it also has been a matter of consternation all week that the forecast for friday afternoon promised rain and chill. [2017 kentucky derby field, updated odds and picks] the kentucky oaks, the annual race day with 3-year-old fillies as the feature and derby eve as the date, is a testament to the idea that everything is always bigger than it was. an oaks-record crowd of 124,589 turned up at churchill d...






shell sues former head of security for threatening to reveal secrets


crockett oaks iii, a former fbi agent who led the u.s. security operations of shell oil co., was part of a selection committee that last year recommended the hiring of a 53-year-old man with a military background as a security adviser. but when the company directed the committee to find a younger, female candidate, oaks objected to hiring based on age or gender and was subsequently fired.those allegations are contained in a lawsuit filed by oaks that is now testing the limits of employee confidentiality agreements. shell oil, the u.s. subsidiary of royal dutch shell, last week obtained a temporary court order blocking oaks from revealing potentially damaging information about shell’s personnel practices to support his claim.as head of security, oaks was privy to confidential personnel de..






the village of river oaks nears opening


published 4:01 pm, thursday, may 18, 2017 image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1the village of river oaks hosted a gathering at the backstreet cafã© for neighboring businesses and senior care professionals.the village of river oaks hosted a gathering at the backstreet cafã© for neighboring businesses and senior care professionals.the village of river oaks nears opening1 / 1back to gallerythe village of river oaks is a "perfect fit" for luxury retirement living. with the opening a few weeks away, neighboring businesses and senior care professionals joined in at the backstreet café for an enjoyable and informative cocktail gathering. the village of river oaks' amenities and services will include epicurean-inspired cuisine, indoor heated pool and whirlpool spa, weekly houseke...






stuart webb hopes ana royale can cap good season in queensland oaks


stuart webb has about as many horses in his stables as chris waller and darren weir will have runners on saturday, yet webb's star filly ana royale could be ready to spoil the big trainers' party in the queensland oaks at doomben.don't go into business: mercedesvideo duration01:56previous slidenext slidevideo duration01:44rail delays for oaks dayrail delays for oaks daydeputy premier jackie trad says people travelling by train to the oaks day races at doomben this saturday can expect one hour delays with scheduled track closures in place. 7 news queenslanddon't go into business: mercedesvideo duration01:56video duration01:56don't go into business: mercedesdon't go into business: mercedesmercedes corby says "don't ever go into business with someone you know" as she contests an appr...






biggest changes since expo, but we have to keep it real: brisbane marketing ceo


brisbane marketing's incoming chief executive says he is taking the reins at a time of transformation for the city that has not been seen since expo '88.brett fraser, who will move into his new office on july 3, said the more than $10 billion worth of major projects either under construction or being planned for brisbane would make his job selling the city all the more easy.rail delays for oaks dayvideo duration01:44previous slidenext slidevideo duration01:50brisbane: 2016 to 2030brisbane: 2016 to 2030brisbane will be transformed by a series of multi-billion dollar projects over the next 14 years.rail delays for oaks dayvideo duration01:44video duration01:44rail delays for oaks dayrail delays for oaks daydeputy premier jackie trad says people travelling by train to the oaks day races at ..






houstonians answer the question: what does it mean to be wealthy?


photo: river oaks garden club image 1of/50captioncloseimage 1 of 50photos: what it costs to live in houston's priciest neighborhoods the river oaks community west of downtown houston has some of the region's most valuable homes.keep going for a look at how much you need to make to live in houston's top neighborhoods.  lessphotos: what it costs to live in houston's priciest neighborhoods the river oaks community west of downtown houston has some of the region's most valuable homes.keep going for a look at how much you need to ... more photo: river oaks garden club image 2 of 50river oaks **area includes top ranked schoolsannual salary needed: $522,221monthly payment: $12,185median housing price: $1,975,000river oaks **area includes top ranked schoolsannual salar...






houstonians answer the question: what does it mean to be wealthy?


photo: river oaks garden club image 1of/50captioncloseimage 1 of 50photos: what it costs to live in houston's priciest neighborhoods the river oaks community west of downtown houston has some of the region's most valuable homes.keep going for a look at how much you need to make to live in houston's top neighborhoods.  lessphotos: what it costs to live in houston's priciest neighborhoods the river oaks community west of downtown houston has some of the region's most valuable homes.keep going for a look at how much you need to ... more photo: river oaks garden club image 2 of 50river oaks **area includes top ranked schoolsannual salary needed: $522,221monthly payment: $12,185median housing price: $1,975,000river oaks **area includes top ranked schoolsannual salar...






cafe ginger finds new river oaks home, expands to uptown


photo: cbre image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1the interior of cafe ginger in river oaks shopping center on west gray.the interior of cafe ginger in river oaks shopping center on west gray. photo: cbre cafe ginger finds new river oaks home, expands to uptown1 / 1back to gallerycafé ginger, a restaurant being displaced by a 30-story residential tower in weingarten realty's river oaks shopping center, will move to a new spot down the street in river oaks plaza by early next year, according to cbre.additionally, a second location is planned in the former oka uptown restaurant in bbva compass plaza at 2200 post oak blvd. the space is being renovated for a march opening, according to cbre.cafe ginger will take over the space previously occupied by mama fu's and verts at 1...






perfect weather, record broken and all for charity


thousands of runners flooded brisbane on sunday morning, spurred on by thumping music, glorious weather and the pledge to raise money for various charities.the brisbane times city2south presented by westpac took over cbd streets once again, with finishers gathering at musgrave park in south bank afterwards.rail delays for oaks dayvideo duration01:44previous slidenext slidevideo duration03:51city2south draws thousandscity2south draws thousandsmore than 5,000 runners and walkers hit the streets of brisbane on sunday for the 2017 brisbane times city2south fun run.rail delays for oaks dayvideo duration01:44video duration01:44rail delays for oaks dayrail delays for oaks daydeputy premier jackie trad says people travelling by train to the oaks day races at doomben this saturday can expect one h.






river oaks manse built for a prince hits the market


photo: tk images image 1of/60captioncloseimage 1 of 601000 kirby in river oaks.1000 kirby in river oaks. photo: tk images image 2 of 601000 kirby in river oaks.1000 kirby in river oaks. photo: courtesy of martha turner sotheby's international realty image 3 of 601000 kirby in river oaks.1000 kirby in river oaks. photo: courtesy of martha turner sotheby's international realty image 4 of 601000 kirby in river oaks.1000 kirby in river oaks. photo: courtesy of martha turner sotheby's international realty image 5 of 601000 kirby in river oaks.1000 kirby in river oaks. photo: courtesy of martha turner sotheby's international realty image 6 of 601000 kirby in river oaks.1000 kirby in river oaks. photo: courtesy of martha turner sotheby's i...






river oaks district to offer personal styling service


image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1lisa powers of stylepoint will offer free personal styling at river oaks district.lisa powers of stylepoint will offer free personal styling at river oaks district.river oaks district to offer personal styling service1 / 1back to galleryriver oaks district will launch another amenity this summer for its fashion-conscious shoppers: free personal styling. lisa powers of stylepoint will begin work onsite at the district's new styling studio. a former neiman marcus stylist, she will consult with shoppers and pull looks from the district's many stores."having a personal stylist to help you navigate the season's trends or help you find your unique style statement is now an accessible luxury for all of our guests," jennifer rivera, the district's market...






nephew of convicted whiskey au go go killer says thugs threatened grandma to 'ba


the nephew of one of the men convicted of brisbane's whiskey au go go firebombing wants to give evidence at the new inquest into the deaths of the 15 people killed on march 8, 1973.queensland's attorney-general yvette d'ath announced a new inquest into the whiskey au go go murders on friday morning.rail delays for oaks dayvideo duration01:44previous slidenext slidevideo duration06:30whiskey au go-go blaze was 'horrendous'whiskey au go-go blaze was 'horrendous'fire fighters relive the "overwhelming" scene that confronted them at brisbane's infamous nightclub fire in 1973 which claimed 15 lives.rail delays for oaks dayvideo duration01:44video duration01:44rail delays for oaks dayrail delays for oaks daydeputy premier jackie trad says people travelling by train to the oaks day race...






director of player personnel brian gaine to remain with texans


photo: getty images image 1of/51captioncloseimage 1 of 51brian gaine will remain with the texans after interviewing for the buffalo bills' general manager opening.brian gaine will remain with the texans after interviewing for the buffalo bills' general manager opening. photo: getty images image 2 of 51texans j.j. watt walks to the first tee box during the texans charity golf tournament at river oaks country club, 1600 river oaks blvd., monday, may 8, 2017, in houston .texans j.j. watt walks to the first tee box during the texans charity golf tournament at river oaks country club, 1600 river oaks blvd., monday, may 8, 2017, in houston . photo: marie d. de jesus, houston chronicle image 3 of 51texans j.j. watt laughs during a press conference before a golf tourname...






river oaks welcomes piggy's kitchen & bar, a new restaurant from the creek group


image 1of/26captioncloseimage 1 of 26creek group's piggy's kitchen & bar is opening in river oaks.>>click to see where to eat and drink in river oaks now.creek group's piggy's kitchen & bar is opening in river oaks. >>click to see where to eat and drink in river oaks now.image 2 of 26>>>click to see where else to drink and dine in river oaks and upper kirby.>>>click to see where else to drink and dine in river oaks and upper kirby. photo: dave rossman image 3 of 26luna pizzeria location: 3435 kirbyphone: 832-767-6338for the thin-crust averse pizza fans, this pizzeria satisfies with sourdough crust pies. salads and sandwiches round out the menu. luna pizzeria location: 3435 kirbyphone: 832-767-6338for the thin-crust averse pizza fans, this pizzeria satisfies with sourdough...






video: houston resident's security camera catches condo demolition


watch: houston resident’s security camera catches condo demolition media: chron.com when an excavator gobbled up an aging river oaks condo complex on june 23, a neighbor had his security camera focused on the action.bill curry told chron.com that he intentionally set up his nest camera to point across the street at the demolition of river oaks manor to capture footage of the condo complexes coming down.the surveillance video is sped up to show a komatsu excavator gobble up the building at the southeast corner of welch and revere street.river oaks: 29-story tower unveiled for river oaks shopping centerimage 1of/8captioncloseimage 1 of 8time-lapse footage captured the demolition of the river oaks manor condominiums in order to build a 9-story condo building called the revere.time-...






racing queensland made call to move oaks and stradbroke to doomben


a power play by the racing queensland board has forced the queensland oaks and stradbroke meetings to be moved from the maligned eagle farm racecourse to doomben. kickback: the poor condition of eagle farm has seen the queensland oaks and stradbroke meetings shifted to doomben. photo: aapthe decision has been widely applauded, but the way it was made highlighted a breakdown in communication between racing queensland and brisbane race club as the regulatory body imposed the call without consultation on sunday.the decision to hold the group1 races at doomben was confirmed on monday.the queensland oaks will be run at doomben, with the group 1 classic for fillies to revert from 2400 metres to 2200 metres on saturday, as will the queensland derby the following week, with the stradbroke to ...






racing queensland made call to move oaks and stradbroke to doomben


a power play by the racing queensland board has forced the queensland oaks and stradbroke meetings to be moved from the maligned eagle farm racecourse to doomben. kickback: the poor condition of eagle farm has seen the queensland oaks and stradbroke meetings shifted to doomben. photo: aapthe decision has been widely applauded, but the way it was made highlighted a breakdown in communication between racing queensland and brisbane race club as the regulatory body imposed the call without consultation on sunday.the decision to hold the group1 races at doomben was confirmed on monday.the queensland oaks will be run at doomben, with the group 1 classic for fillies to revert from 2400 metres to 2200 metres on saturday, as will the queensland derby the following week, with the stradbroke to ...






chris waller making the most of opportunity and planning in the queensland oaks


running a massive stable like the chris waller yard takes planning. it is also about making the most of opportunities for now and the future and that's what he is doing on saturday. oakls favourite: egg tart is out to make it six in a row in the queensland oaks on saturday. photo: brett holburtat doomben, waller will saddle seven runners for the queensland oaks, while the next generation of his team continues to come through at rosehill in the form of last start winners dagny and new universe."it is a good time of year for these type of horses to come through their grades. they look like being black type horse in the spring but you need to have their rating at such a level to make sure they will get into the races then," waller said."new universe can have one more run and if it's...






river oaks chamber orchestra announces new season, including a tribute to punk b


photo: marie d. de jesus, staff image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1alecia lawyer is the founder artistic director and principal oboist of roco also known as the river oaks chamber orchestra. alecia lawyer is the founder artistic director and principal oboist of roco also known as the river oaks chamber orchestra.  photo: marie d. de jesus, staff river oaks chamber orchestra announces new season, including a tribute to punk band the hates1 / 1back to galleryriver oaks chamber orchestra has announced its full line-up for the 2017-18 season, a hodgepodge of chamber and full orchestra, classic and new premiere works. the season will draw inspiration from outside symphonic music, for example paying tribute to houston-based punk band the hates. roco, a 40-piece professiona...






chris waller-trained egg tart set new standard with doomben win


chris waller seems to save his best fillies to win queensland oaks at doomben.winx, of course won her first group 1 over the 2200m at doomben two years ago, and egg tart joined her on the honour roll, charging away from her rivals on saturday. looking good: egg tart. photo: aapit was egg tart's second group 1 after winning the australasian oaks in adelaide last start - and the win marked her sixth on the trot.amazingly, the past four wins have come in four different states, starting in sydney via melbourne and adelaide."i have never tried that with any horse, i don't think i have had one good enough to do it," waller said. "she is a special filly and they can do special things."we knew she was pretty good, but she just came too late for the sydney oaks, so we looked at the progr...






new equinox hotel proposed for houston's river oaks neighborhood


image 1of/10captioncloseimage 1 of 10an equinox hotel is proposed in the river oaks neighborhood of houstonan equinox hotel is proposed in the river oaks neighborhood of houstonimage 2 of 10an equinox hotel is proposed in the river oaks neighborhood of houstonkeep going for a look at other high-rises coming to houston in 2018.an equinox hotel is proposed in the river oaks neighborhood of houston keep going for a look at other high-rises coming to houston in 2018.image 3 of 10arabella - 4521 san felipe streetstories tall: 33height: 399 ftbuilding function: residential source: skyscrapercenter.comarabella - 4521 san felipe streetstories tall: 33height: 399 ftbuilding function: residential source: skyscrapercenter.comimage 4 of 10texas children's pediatric tower expansion - 6...






new hill country homesites released at vintage oaks


published 2:29 pm, friday, february 17, 2017 image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1new hill country homesites released at vintage oaks1 / 1back to galleryhome buyers now can find that perfect piece of property in the texas hill country, as new braunfels' master-planned community, vintage oaks, just released brand new 1- to 2-acre homesites. the new release includes coveted greenbelt homesites with oak trees and views as well as a limited number of properties adjacent to a greenbelt. property tours of these new properties are going on now, with special pricing from $79,900 for a limited time.appointments are encouraged. to schedule a property viewing, call 800-715-0919."there has never been a better time to visit vintage oaks," said cole haley, sales director. "these amazing new properties re






at four oaks, ambition is a glaring menu omission


large circular mirrors give an otherwise ho-hum dining room a bit of character at four oaks, located in the washington hilton in dupont circle. (deb lindsey /for the washington post)if you want to know where george washington signed the agreement with local piscataway indians turning some of their land into the district of columbia, head to the washington hilton in dupont circle. its renovated restaurant references the ancient “treaty oak” that once graced the site and reprises the title of the original dining room of the ’60s-era hotel.if you want a breakfast or lunch that tastes of the moment and feels somewhat local, the best strategy is to make a meal of the gazpacho “salad” at four oaks, off the airy main lobby. the most original dish i’ve sampled on recent check-ins, the ...






md. senator charged with bribery on friday returns for final day of legislative


it was one of the biggest surprises on sine die, the last day of the 2017 maryland legislative session. and it had nothing to do with a bill getting killed or being sent to the governor’s desk.maryland sen. nathaniel t. oaks (d-baltimore), who is facing federal charges for allegedly misusing his legislative position and taking thousands of dollars in bribes, strolled into the ornate senate chamber on monday, patted one of his colleagues on the shoulder as he walked by and headed to his seat in the back of the chamber.wearing a seersucker suit and a matching kofi hat, oaks walked into the chamber just minutes after senate president thomas v. mike miller jr. (d-calvert) acknowledged oaks’s absence and publicly appreciated him for deciding to stay home.“he’s not in jail,” miller sai...






md. senator charged with bribery on friday returns today for final day of legisl


it was one of the biggest surprises on sine die, the last day of the 2017 maryland legislative session.and it had nothing to do with a bill getting killed or being sent to the governor’s desk.maryland sen. nathaniel t. oaks (d-baltimore), who is facing federal charges for allegedly misusing his legislative position and taking thousands of dollars in bribes, strolled into the ornate senate chamber on monday, patted one of his colleagues on the shoulder as he walked by and headed to his seat in the back of the chamber.wearing a seersucker suit and a matching kofi hat, oaks walked into the chamber just minutes after senate president thomas v. mike miller jr. (d-calvert) acknowledged oaks’s absence and publicly appreciated him for deciding to stay home.“he’s not in jail,” miller said...






uh student robbed at gunpoint outside cullen oaks apartments


image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1a uh student reported a robbery outside student apartments on cullen.a uh student reported a robbery outside student apartments on cullen.uh student robbed at gunpoint outside cullen oaks apartments1 / 1back to gallerya university of houston student was reportedly robbed at gunpoint overnight outside the cullen oaks apartments, according to campus police. just before 3 a.m., uh police received an email notification to a non-emergency account, reporting a robbery an hour earlier near the visitors' parking area for the student housing complex. police didn't learn of the incident till they read the email around 8 a.m. the student, who police did not identify, was getting out of her car around 1:55 a.m. when another car blocked her in. an unidentified...






new zealand decides it’s in the public interest to make peter thiel a citizen


peter thiel, paypal founder-turned-venture-capitalist. (afp/getting images)tokyo — peter thiel, the silicon valley venture capitalist, was granted citizenship in new zealand after only four visits to the country, and didn’t even travel there for his citizenship ceremony, according to government documents released wednesday.news of thiel’s citizenship has been controversial in new zealand, with critics suggesting the billionaire and co-founder of paypal was allowed to circumvent normal residency requirements and effectively buy his p port.while some americans had been voicing an interest in escaping to new zealand, at the bottom of the south pacific, if donald trump be e president of the united states, thiel doesn’t fit into that category. he was a prominent supporter of trump’s candidacy.