Houston Matters

Transported + Renewed: Art Series Pays Homage to East End’s Transport Hub

Posted on · The Houston Arts Alliance is promoting Houstonians’ love affair with movement, transformation, and reinvention, through a series of community-based and contemporary art projects this fall. The series includes everything from concerts to visual art installations in Houston’s East End. We learn more about “Transported and Renewed” as we talk with Pat Jasper, Director of Folklife […]

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Oil Traffic Deaths, Fire Chief, and Gangs in the Burbs: Houston Matters for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Posted on · The revolution in oil and natural gas production has been a windfall for trucking companies and commercial drivers across the state. But it's also led to a surge in fatal accidents on Texas highways. All this week, Houston Public Media News 88.7’s Andrew Schneider and the Houston Chronicle’s Lise Olsen have collaborated in a series […]

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Home Foreclosures and Financial Literacy: Houston Matters for Wed., Feb. 26, 2014

Posted on · Much has been made recently about the housing industry here in Houston – home prices are up. It’s a seller’s market. It’s also a market that has its share of foreclosures. A recent study from the University of Houston’s Hobby Center for Public Policy examines the factors that contribute to foreclosures in Houston. Over 16 […]


East End Neighborhood Looks At Ways To Become More Pedestrian-Friendly

Posted on · An East End neighborhood looks at ways to make it easier and safer for its residents to get around. People who live there are also hoping for an economic boost, now that the new Dynamo Stadium is about to open, along with a nearby extension of the light rail line. But to make that happen, experts say busy Navigation Boulevard needs to be a better place to walk.


Improving The East End Through Art

Posted on · Houston's East End is undergoing a transformation. The new Dynamo Stadium and Light Rail line are changing the way the neighborhood will function and the area's management district is changing the way the area looks.


East End Residents Support Embattled Lawman

Posted on · East End residents come to the defense of Harris County Precinct 6 Constable Victor Trevino. The long time constable is the subject of a series of reports that questions financial records and operations conducted in his office.