My boyfriend and I are making a road trip from Kansas City to Houston, TX, in mid-May. We like to explore small towns, eat at local diners, take tours, etc. What are your recommendations? We'll take either I-45 or I-35, and probably use some side-roads.
In Texas, is there a 3 day cooling off period when purchasing a used car? [more inside]
In a general sense, when did Texas public schools last perform in the top half of the 50 states? [more inside]
Am I in my rights to file for unemployment? Recently laid off but promised of a "transfer" to a different job. [more inside]
Fun date ideas in Ft. Worth, TX for a man who's only spent time in Dallas? [more inside]
Help me find excellent free SXSW events in Austin! [more inside]
Do you have any solid recommendations for a prescribing psychiatrist in Beaumont, Texas (or surrounding area)? [more inside]
Why do women in East Texas think contraception is morally wrong? [more inside]
Beloved Stuffed Animal is almost 30 years old and in need of some serious repair. Fabric unraveling, seams splitting, fur falling out — it's a bad scene. Is there anyone in Austin TX or thereabouts we can take him to for repair? (And if that fails, is there anyone anywhere who won't charge $600?) [more inside]
As a Texas landlord, was it my responsibility to make sure my tenants knew about turning on the gas? [more inside]
[Family Vacation Filter] What fun and family friendly ideas are there for a family of hipsters to go a spring vacation that's within 4-7 hour drive of Baton Rouge, LA? [more inside]
Posting for a friend: I got a bogus speeding ticket in Louisiana. I live in Texas. Is there anything I can do about it? [more inside]
I am a farmer without a farm... What are my options of leasing some land for agriculture purposes? [more inside]
I'm a US expat living in Australia and am thinking of moving back to the US. But I have juxtaposed requirements for a settling location that I'm not sure I can meet. [more inside]
Broke young couple driving Chicago -> Austin. Looking for best route and good cheap food and lodgings along the way. Recommendations? [more inside]
Where can I buy Happy Feet slippers in or near Austin, TX? Alternatively, where can I buy other fun/novelty slippers for kids in or near Austin? [more inside]
What's a unique/interesting/weird New Year's Eve place/event that is 3 hours driving or 2 hours flying from Dallas, TX?
Need to find a therapist for my husband and I in the area. Preferably not affiliated with any religious organization. Need to make the appointment soon. Wanted to go to CAMHC, but they're booked up until January. Recommendations?
Fun in Austin, TX for a young couple with 2 days to spend, one of which is Black Friday? [more inside]
Hey there, I hate dealing with credit cards, signing contracts. Need a good simple and reliable Prepaid cell phone. [more inside]
How can I legally change my last name in Texas without it being due to marriage or divorce? [more inside]
I'd like to become a licensed professional counselor in Texas. How do I figure out what the best schools are? [more inside]
Going to Houston for a three week training course. Evenings and weekends off. Help this pasty Canadian be able to rave about it upon my return... [more inside]
What are some documentaries/movies/video clips that are about the Annexation of Texas? [more inside]
What is involved with starting a distillery? Namely, in Texas. [more inside]
What is the definition of the phrase "qualified for" in the TX Property Tax Code (section 11.13(q)(1))? [more inside]
Where can I get a custom PC built near Austin, Texas? [more inside]
I am a 52 year old quadriplegic (C-4,C-5 incomplete) former oil and gas senior executive. Until recently, I've been able to both support my family and afford the post-Cobra health insurance premiums available through our Texas High Risk Pool. I'll will soon be overtaken by the myriad of expenses now beginning to snowball. [more inside]
RoadTripFilter (again): D/FW to Southern MD. Anything unmissable inbetween? [more inside]
TexasStateGaurdFilter:Im interested in the Texas state guard. Can you all give me some details other than what on the website, which is really not that informative. Can i be deployed overseas in the TSG? What can i expect? Im in my mid thirties, married and two young kids, and ive always wanted to contribute to my country and state. Just looking for some details..Thanks!
Live in Houston? Who does your taxes? [more inside]
Recommendations on how to spend a afternoon in Austin, TX tomorrow. How to wing a solid "intro to Texas" type mini sampler at the last minute? [more inside]
Road Trip Filter: Two guys driving from Corpus Christi, Tx to Las Vegas, Nv (passing through New Mexico and Arizona). What are some absolute "must see" or "must eat" places along the road? [more inside]
After 7 glorious years in Austin, I have been demoted to relocating to Spring, Texas for a job. After a few days of getting the lay of the land, I am very disappointed. How do I stay sane? [more inside]
What was the hottest official temperature measured in San Antonio, Texas each year since the 1950s? Today San Antonio had its 45th day of 100+ degree weather this year. I remember years in the 1970s when SA had no 100 degree days at all, but a friend doesn't believe it.
Best / cheapest hotel to stay at by the new Dallas Cowboy's stadium? [more inside]
What are my options for insurance? [more inside]
Awesome views of downtown Houston? [more inside]
Hi I am going to San Antonio this weekend and wanted some suggestions of where to go and do that's kind of inexpensive but still worth an amazing experience. I am also wild about photography so what are your picks on where I can take fab pics of some stunning parts of the city. Thanks please advise.
I'm in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, and I'm trying to help my 15 year old Little Sis get her learner's permit and on the road to a drivers license. We need to order her birth certificate from Texas. However, parental permission is needed, and her undocumented mom doesn't want to send in the required copy of a photo ID. [more inside]
San Antonio this weekend: stuff to do, restaurants, etc. Tell me all! [more inside]
Asbestos, mold and spores! Oh my! Slightly afraid of the burned down building next to me. Should I be? Details, and a heartwarming metafilter-related story inside. [more inside]
Finding deceased parent's Texas "mineral rights?" How can I do this cheaply? [more inside]
Where are some cool places to live in inner-loop Houston? [more inside]
International Travel novice: What do I need to know that I don't know that I don't know? [more inside]
What city in Texas could be represented by the number 93711195? Or the string GECAAAABA? [more inside]
We've had high winds the last few days, and these tiny purple flowers have been drifting into my yard from parts unknown. I am obsessed with finding out what they are! [more inside]
Impress a girl in Dallas? This weekend I'm going to Dallas to pick up a girl at the airport and I need some ideas (locations) to impress her. She loves parks and water...so I was thinking of taking her there for a while. I would also like places in Dallas that have an awesome view (from up high)...even a roof top garden (if you knew of one). I'm open for ideas...Do you know of any cool parks near water that are beautiful?
I live near a large creek in a major central Texas city. I would like to fish in it. Is that legal, safe, or even advisable at all? [more inside]
I'm stuck in Texas! [more inside]