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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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Full Show: Apartment Safety, And East End Development (Feb. 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A new study calls for urgent reform to Houston’s apartment safety programs. We learn how the East End is changing in terms of business and real estate. And we meet the passionate volunteers working to save a historic African-American cemetery.

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Montrose Management District Ordered to Pay Back Millions

Posted on · The Texas Legislature created management districts around the state in 1999. When that happened, lawmakers authorized — and the Houston City Council approved — the collection of funds to promote economic development and to make improvements to public areas in individual neighborhoods. Since then, Houston has 51 of those such management districts in neighborhoods like Montrose. But […]

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Super Bowl LI Preparation, and Montrose Management District: Friday’s Show (December 9, 2016)

Posted on · Super Bowl 51 in Houston is now just weeks away. What’s been done to get the Bayou City ready to host such a high-profile event. What preparations remain? We find out from Mike Waterman, president of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau. Mike Waterman joins us to discuss the investment Houston First has made in the area […]