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Democratic Convention Wrap-Up: Friday’s Show (July 29, 2016)

Posted on · The 2016 Democratic National Convention concluded last night, with Hillary Clinton accepting her party’s nomination for President. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with Texas Public Radio’s Ryan Poppe, who has been reporting this week from the convention in Philadelphia. We discuss the impact the Texas delegation had on events this week. We […]

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The Man Responsible For The Greenest Parts of Houston

Posted on · When the Houston Parks and Recreation Department was created nearly 100 years ago, it oversaw two facilities; Sam Houston Park and Hermann Park. Today, the department’s system includes more than 350 developed parks and more than 37,000 acres of green space. Joe Turner has served as the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department since 2004. […]