These Texans are vying for a rose on 'The Bachelorette'

Two Houston men will be vying for the affections of the newest Bachelorette when the reality TV dating competition debuts its 21st season on July 8.

A total of 25 men will compete for the hand of Jenn Tran, a 26-year-old physician assistant student from Miami who was previously a contestant on season 28 of The Bachelor. Tran, the dating show's first Asian American female lead, was eliminated in week 7 of the previous show.

Devin Strader, 28, is a freight company owner in Houston who says his m

'Yellowstone' actor says mask dispute got him booted off Houston flight

Actor Forrie Smith, best known for playing mustachioed ranch hand Lloyd Pierce on the popular television show Yellowstone, claims he was kicked off a flight in Houston for refusing to sit next to a masked passenger.

Smith made the claim in a video posted to his Instagram account on Saturday, March 23. It is unclear what airport he was flying through or why he was in Houston.

“My social media people tell me that you like me face to face," Smith, 65, says in the video. "But you know what, I can’

Another 'Love Is Blind' Houston contestant is suing Netflix

Contestant and Austin native Renee Poche's lawsuit claims that contestants were put through extensive screenings, rigorous background checks, psychological examinations and a compatibility assessment. Poche is also asking the court to nullify her non-disclosure agreement, a common contract often used to prevent reality TV contestants from revealing the results of the show before it airs, along with other details regarding casting, filming and production. After LIB Season 5 aired in the fall of 2

‘Love Is Blind’ cast member files suit, alleges sexual assault

A Houston-based cast member on the reality dating show Love Is Blind is suing the production companies involved in the show, alleging that she was sexually assaulted by another cast member during the fifth season of the Netflix series. That season, which was partially filmed in Houston and stars a cast of Houston-area singles, debuted in late September and is currently streaming on the online network.

Dang also alleges that another contestant, Spring resident Thomas Smith, sexually assaulted he

‘Love Is Blind’ proves just how small Houston really is

I used to always say: Houston is the smallest big city I've ever lived in. I don't know if it's due to the massive sprawl, the personality of different neighborhoods, or some other cause, but Houston consists of several different "pockets" within which people of certain interests, professions or other commonalities seem to gather. It's not uncommon to meet someone and discover you have mutual friends or acquaintances, which seems impossible in a city of more than 2 million people (7 million if y

Chip Gaines has bought Larry McMurtry's beloved bookstore

Television handyman Chip Gaines, half of the couple behind HGTV's home renovation blockbuster Fixer Upper, has bought legendary author Larry McMurtry's former bookstore, Booked Up, in Archer City, Texas.

Gaines, the husband of Magnolia Network mega-star Joanna Gaines, quietly bought the buildings that housed the massive used-books store in November, as first reported by Archer County News late last year. CNN reported a follow-up on the sale this week with additional details, including that the

Montrose bar offers Euphoria-themed cocktails ahead of the HBO show's season finale

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Present Company, the Montrose bar with a neon patio and kitschy tropical drinks, has launched a new cocktail menu inspired by the HBO show "Euphoria."

The show, which follows a group of troubled high school students as they navigate trauma, love, sex and drug addiction, recently entered its second season, and has become a buzzy hit on social media.

Starring Zendaya as narrator Rue Bennett, "Euphoria" is especially known for its cin

A Pop-Up Bar Inspired By ‘The Office’ Will Open in Houston

Welcome to AM Intel in the time of coronavirus, a round-up of the city’s newest bits of restaurant-related intel. Follow Eater on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date details on how COVID-19 is impacting the city’s dining scene.

The Office-inspired pop-up bar coming to Houston this month

Stares directly into camera. An Office-inspired pop-up will be landing in Houston on January 15, bringing cocktails and food inspired by the supremely awkward American version of the comedy television show. The

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