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Take A Train Ride Down Memory Lane with the Hermann Park Train

Posted on · Hermann Park will be celebrating its Centennial next year. Philanthropist George Hermann donated the park to the city of Houston in 1914. The park has changed dramatically over the past 100 years, with the addition of many features including the Hermann Park Railroad. For many Houstonians, the train is a beloved part of their memories. […]

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Gun Violence in Houston, Alzheimer’s Research & The Hermann Park Train: Houston Matters for Tues., Dec. 17, 2013

Posted on · Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty children and six adults were killed. A year later, on this edition of Houston Matters, we consider gun violence here in Houston. Does Houston have more or fewer incidents of gun violence than other major U.S. cities? Is it getting […]