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You Know You’re in Houston When…

Houston touts many wonderful qualities. There’s a variety of restaurants and cuisine, a high employment rate and diverse cultures. Of course, living in the fourth-largest city in the country has its drawbacks (the traffic and the humidity are probably high on everyone’s list.) At some point — whether you’re originally from Houston or not — […]

Photo and Graphic: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaHouston touts many wonderful qualities. There's a variety of restaurants and cuisine, a high employment rate and diverse cultures.

Of course, living in the fourth-largest city in the country has its drawbacks (the traffic and the humidity are probably high on everyone's list.)

At some point — whether you're originally from Houston or not — you've probably picked up on a few things that remind you you're in Houston. So today we're asking you to finish this sentence: "You know you're in Houston when..." What makes Houston, well, Houston?

We welcome you to share your thoughts via email at talk@houstonmatters.org or on Twitter @HoustonMatters using the hashtag #OnlyinHouston.

Three Houstonians join us to share some of their thoughts: Dusti Rhodes is a comedian and host of Houston's Moth StorySLAM; Jessica Brown is co-owner of Station Theater; and Mills-McCoin is a Free Press Houston staffer and local entertainer.

MORE: You Know You’re in Houston When… (Houston Matters, July 31, 2015)

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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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