Posted on · Houston's early beginnings would be closely associated with the Allen brothers, who founded the city, or John Richardson Harris, the man responsible for the name, Harris County. These are the names you see in and around the city, men who played a major part in founding the Houston we know and love today. If you […]
Posted on · A special edition (and groove) of the Houston Matters credits and theme song for Valentine’s Day. Thanks to Andy O’Keefe for the music.
Posted on · Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this was a big weekend for holiday shoppers. It was also a big weekend for small businesses in Houston. Thatâs because Small Business Saturday encourages customers to shop local.Â So today, weâre taking a look at how small businesses are faring in Houston. Are they thriving or dying out? […]
Posted on · Today is National Rum Day. Now put down that rum and coke and pay attention — rum is not just for mixing with coke or making fruity drinks, as Houstonians celebrating island culture at this weekend’s 3rd annual Caribbean RumFest will learn. Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty explains. More Information: Caribbean RumFest Recipes from Chef Paul […]
Posted on · The 2013 Major League Baseball season kicked off this week. And it's already tough sledding for the Houston Astros. They lost a hundred games each of the last two seasons. They have the league's lowest payroll – in fact, their 25 man roster makes less combined than Alex Rodriguez makes for the Yankees alone. And […]