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Crime, Oil Spill Update, ICE, & Kayaking Buffalo Bayou: Houston Matters for Wed., March 26, 2014

Posted on · When you’re the fourth largest city in the country, crime is an inevitable part of life. But what crimes? And how prevalent are they? Houston Police Department statistics offer a glimpse. In January of this year, HPD says there were more than 11,300 crimes reported across the city of Houston. More than half were thefts; nearly […]

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Lawmakers Push To Make Buffalo Bayou, Ship Channel Heritage Areas

Posted on · Buffalo Bayou could become a National Heritage Area. But they don't come with some of the land-use restrictions that are often part of historical sites. U.S. representative Gene Green announced today that he, along with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, are introducing a bill that would designate buffalo bayou as the first National Heritage site in Texas. David Pitman explains what that means for the bayou, and the port.