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Addressing noise from Washington Ave. bars, and actor Jeff Goldblum (May 3, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: Proposed changes to the city’s noise ordinance are being voted on this week to address noise stemming from Washington Avenue bars. Plus Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle answers your questions. Then actor Jeff Goldblum talks about performing with his jazz band. And Houstonian KC Davis talks about her new book, How to Keep House While Drowning.


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On Tuesday’s show: Some members of city council have proposed changes to the city’s noise ordinance that will be voted on this week. They hope those changes will address problems with bars along Washington Avenue. One of those council members, Sallie Alcorn, joins us to explain what the proposed changes would do.

Also this hour: Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle, who represents Precinct 4, joins us to discuss issues facing the county and take your questions.

Then we revisit our conversation with actor Jeff Goldblum from 2019 when he was in town to perform with his jazz band, The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. Goldblum and the ensemble perform Wednesday night at the Hobby Center.

And we learn how a one-word comment on a social media post led Houstonian KC Davis to change how she thought about herself as a mother — and help other struggling parents too — with her new book How to Keep House While Drowning.

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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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