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Listeners Share Their Favorite Summer Activities in Houston

Posted on · (Above: The beach in Galveston. Photo: Michael Hagerty | Houston Public Media) Summer is just around the corner, and while some of you may have big vacations planned to far off destinations, others might prefer to keep things a little closer to home. So, with the latter in mind, we learn about upcoming summer activities in Greater […]

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Summer Reading: 100 Things to Do In Houston Before You Die

Posted on · Throughout the summer months, Houston Matters is dedicating time each week to books about Greater Houston, set in Greater Houston or written or edited by Houstonians. Our summer reading series continues today with AJ Mistretta, who we’ve had on the program before in his role as senior public relations manager for the Greater Houston Convention […]

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How to Have Fun in Houston on the Cheap

Posted on · No doubt about it: There’s lots to do in Greater Houston. But some of it can be pretty darned expensive. A nice dinner out, a show, a little shopping, parking – if you’re not careful, you can spend a lot of scratch in just one night on the town. But you don’t have to. There […]

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What’s On Your Houston Bucket List?

Posted on · For the last week, we’ve been asking you to contemplate items on your “Houston bucket list.” You know, those events, activities, and moments endemic to Houston that you want to be sure you experience them before you kick the proverbial bucket. Some of you e-mailed us with examples. Among them: A tour of Minute Maid […]