Posted on · A new Rice University survey shows the Third Ward is a tight-knit, civically engaged and relatively healthy community. It's also a neighborhood worried about what might happen as rapid development drives up rent prices.
Posted on · The conference structure in NCAA Division I college athleticsÂ can be dizzying to try to understand. There are a couple tiers of major conferences. The top tier are the Power 5 conferences. They get more media attention, and more acclaim — and the revenue that comes with it all. Universities want to be part of […]
Posted on · For some time now on Houston Matters, when the words “ward” or “wards” get mentioned, we'd be guaranteed to get an email or a tweet from a listener asking the same question: "You mention the wards, but where can I find information on them?" Outside of places like Wikipedia, it can be difficult information to […]
Posted on · Houston's Third Ward has been undergoing an evolution over the past several years. The historically black neighborhood is changing as developers build new town homes, which may be displacing some of the Third Ward's longtime residents. We explore how the Third Ward is changing, and what those changes mean for its residents.
Posted on · A recent study released by Auto Vantage suggests Houstonians are the rudest drivers in the country. Yep – worse than Los Angeles, notorious for traffic snarls and drive-by shootings. Worse than New York, a city that has long reveled in its perceived aggressiveness and intense traffic. How did we get here? Whether you accept this […]
Posted on · The Houston Chronicle recently published its annual report on the best places to work in Houston. 150 companies made the âHouston Chronicle Top Workplacesâ list based on employee surveys, where workers were asked to rate areas including company leadership, opportunities for advancement and their work/life balance. If you were asked to rate your workplace, what […]