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Property Brothers Jonathan & Drew Scott Discuss Their Careers and DIY Home Improvements Gone Wrong

Posted on · (Above: Jonathan and Drew Scott, otherwise known on the HGTV network as “Property Brothers.” Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) Twins Jonathan and Drew Scott, otherwise known on the HGTV network as Property Brothers, have numerous spin-off shows, including one called Brother vs. Brother, the latest season of which takes place entirely in Galveston. In […]

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If You Are New To Houston, This Is A Must: Newcomers Guide to Houston 2016

Posted on ·    Whether you’re new to town, or just want a refresher on the basics of life in the Bayou City, this is a must listen: Houston Matters’ third annual Newcomers Guide to Houston! The Guide covers absolutely as much territory as possible in an hour, presenting the lowdown on everything you need to know about Greater Houston. News 88.7 reporters joined Houston […]

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Exit Interviews, HCC, and Attica Locke: Wednesday’s Show (August 31, 2016)

Posted on · It’s becoming a sort of tradition: as folks step away from some long-held positions here in Greater Houston, they drop by Houston Matters for an “exit interview.” Today, we bring you two. First, Maggie Martin talks with Mike Talbott, who’s retiring from his post as executive director of the Harris County Flood Control District after […]

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Is Houston Somewhere You Can Break into the TV and Film Business?

Posted on · Veteran television director Michael Grossman’s credits include shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Firefly and Gilmore Girls – just to name a few. But, for the past three years, he’s taken a break from directing to spend some time on the University of Houston campus working with students hoping to make a career in […]

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‘Astronaut Wives Club’ Portrays A Different Perspective of the Early Space Program

Posted on · This summer, ABC is running a ten-part series called The Astronaut Wives Club, based on the non-fiction book by the same name by Lily Koppel. The series tells the stories of the early days of the US space program through the eyes of the wives of the astronauts in NASA’s Mercury program. Houston plays a […]

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Is Houston an A-List City for Entertainment?

Posted on · On this edition of Houston Matters, we take up the notion of Houston as an “A-list” city, in terms of concerts and performing arts, the sports world, and among foodies. As a city “up there” with other major cities in those specific worlds. Do the top performers make a point of touring here? Do we […]

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Houston Matters (really, it does)

Posted on · Greetings! And thanks for visiting Houston Matters’ website! What is Houston Matters, you ask? Well, first and foremost, it’s a radio program, which you can hear Fridays at noon on KUHF 88.7 FM in Houston. During each hour of Houston Matters, we investigate the issues and ideas, people and places that make Houston…well…Houston! We talk […]