Good, Bad and Ugly

Declining Home Sales and Booze in the Heights: The Good, Bad & Ugly of the News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week our panel examines: The […]

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Should the Houston Heights Remain A Dry Neighborhood?

Posted on · The Houston Heights is an area comprising a portion of what most folks know more colloquially as “The Heights.” Well, that area has been dry for nearly a century now, but the neighborhood’s beverage coalition wants voters to change that in November. To learn more, we talk with Steve Reilley, spokesperson for the Houston Heights Beverage Coalition, about […]

Houston Matters

Houston Sell Far Less Alcohol to Minors

Posted on · Based on the results of a recent sting, retailers in the Greater Houston region sell alcohol to underage customers less often than retailers anywhere else in Texas. Less than 5 percent of retailers targeted were caught selling alcohol to minors here, compared with about 9 percent statewide, and 13 percent in Dallas. We talk with […]

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Pipeline Inspectors and The Game of the Century: Thursday’s Show (November 5, 2015)

Posted on · Two local lawmakers, Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olsen, have introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives designed to hire and keep enough pipeline inspectors to cover the nation’s 2.6 million miles of pipeline infrastructure. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear from Rep. Green about why he feels the additional inspectors are […]