Miriam Halberstam


An ESPN Nicknamer’s Night Out With the Boys

By Miriam Halberstam

On a stormy Texas evening earlier this month, almost 900 men turned out to catch ESPN’S Chris Berman at Houston’s fourth annual Men’s Nite Out.The popular event, hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, gives the beleaguered sex an opportunity to leave the dishes behind, see old friends and indulge in passionate sports talk. AndRead More


Down to Earth Actress Charms Houston

By Miriam Halberstam

When actress Camryn Manheim, clad in a gray pinstripe pantsuit, strode onto the stage last week at a luncheon sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston, the 900 or so women who turned out for the event had little idea what to expect.Most knew she was an actress. Many remembered her role as the unabashedly zaftig Ellenor FruttRead More


Throng Thrills to ‘Seinfeld’ Star’s ‘Fairy’ Tale

By Miriam Halberstam

Strollers and sippy cups are not what one usually associates with the self-obsessed George Costanza of “Seinfeld.” This is, after all, the guy who, in one episode, knocked a roomful of birthday-partying children out of his way to escape a blaze. Costanza portrayer Jason Alexander,Read More



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