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Third-Annual Newcomers’ Guide to Houston: Thursday’s Show (December 29, 2016)

Posted on · On this special edition of Houston Matters, we offer our third-annual Newcomers Guide to Houston! 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. We cover absolutely as much territory as we can in an hour, presenting the lowdown on everything you need to […]

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Third Annual Newcomers Guide to Houston: Thursday’s Show (September 1, 2016)

Posted on · On this special edition of Houston Matters, we offer our third annual Newcomers Guide to Houston! 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. We cover absolutely as much territory as we can in an hour, presenting the lowdown on everything you need […]

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Advice for New Houstonians from Longtime Residents

Posted on · Back in March of 2015, we presented longtime Houstonians giving their advice to newcomers. Here are some of the more valuable tidbits from Jeff Balke of Houston Press, Lisa Gray of the Houston Chronicle and Paul Pendergraft, producer of Texas Originals.

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A Newcomer’s Guide to Healthcare in Houston

Posted on · Newcomers to Houston at some point will need to visit one of the city’s many medical facilities. News 88.7 health and science reporter Carrie Feibel gives us the basics on finding doctors here, accessing hospitals and the many stand-alone ER’s to understanding what exactly is The Texas Medical Center.

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A Newcomer’s Guide to Houston’s Economy

Posted on · When you think about the Houston economy, the first thing you probably think of is the oil and gas industry. And while that is still a very big driver of the Houston economy, the city is much more diverse than it was a few decades ago. News 88.7 business reporter Andrew Schneider gives us the lowdown […]

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Understanding the Nicknames for Houston Highways

Posted on · If you’re new to Houston, maybe you’ve found yourself wondering, “Wait, which one is the East-Tex Freeway?” Or “What’s the Pierce Elevated?” News 88.7 afternoon traffic reporter Keith Myles provides a primer on our highway nicknames.

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A Newcomer’s Guide to Houston Traffic and Transportation

Posted on · After the humidity, traffic and highways might be the biggest things newcomers might notice about Houston. So, News 88.7 transportation reporter Gail Delaughter offers counsel on traversing this enormous metropolitan area of ours. MORE: Traffic reporter Keith Myles provides a primer on our highway nicknames

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Second Annual Newcomers Guide to Houston: Thursday’s Show (September 3, 2015)

Posted on · On this special edition of Houston Matters, we offer our second annual Newcomers Guide to Houston! 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. We cover absolutely as much territory as we can in an hour, presenting the lowdown on everything you need […]