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Full Show: Mexican-American Studies, And Discovery Green Turns Ten (April 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: The state has approved a Mexican-American studies course. We preview the Art Car Parade. Discovery Green turns ten. We break down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we go inside the satirical advice podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me.

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Be a Part of Super Bowl 51 Without Attending the Big Game

Posted on · Most of us won’t get tickets to Sunday’s Super Bowl at NRG Stadium, but there’s still plenty of activities related to the big game happening all over Greater Houston. The official Super Bowl events most Houstonians will have access to are Super Bowl LIVE, a free, outdoor fan festival held downtown in and around Discovery […]

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Discovery Green Celebrates 8 Years As Houston Greenspace

Posted on · Discovery Green is celebrating its 8th anniversary this month. The 12-acre park in downtown Houston began as a parking lot. Jackie Martin is a founding member of the Discovery Green Conservancy, and Barry Mandel is President and Park Director for Discovery Green. They tell Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin how Discovery Green came to be. (Image: […]

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Air Pollution Report and Sean Patrick Flanery: Tuesday’s Show (April 26, 2016)

Posted on · Last week, the American Lung Association released its 17th annual “State of the Air” report, which says Houston – when it comes to ozone – is the 15th most polluted city in the U.S. But what does that mean and what’s being done to address it? On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss air […]