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Neighbors and Developers at Odds Over New Music Venue

If you’re a live music fan, you’ve probably heard about White Oak Music Hall – a multi-stage venue that opened on Houston’s Near Northside neighborhood this year. And if you live near the venue, you either think it’s a terrific sign of positive redevelopment, or a noise nuisance that never should’ve been allowed in the […]

The exterior of Houston's newest indoor/outdoor music venue, White Oak Music Hall. (Photo: Erin Woolsey/White Oak Music Hall)If you're a live music fan, you've probably heard about White Oak Music Hall – a multi-stage venue that opened on Houston's Near Northside neighborhood this year.

And if you live near the venue, you either think it's a terrific sign of positive redevelopment, or a noise nuisance that never should've been allowed in the first place.

Paige Phelps reports on the growing dispute.

(Photo: Erin Woolsey/White Oak Music Hall)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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