Experts Warn Of Extra Fire Hazards During The Holidays

Posted on · Christmas trees can be engulfed in flames in two seconds, just one of the extra fire hazards in most homes this season. The Houston Fire Department is putting out its annual warning about candles, space heaters, cooking fires and electrical overloads from too many lights

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Planned Parenthood Cut from Medicaid, and The Good, Bad and Ugly of 2016: Wednesday’s Show (December 21, 2016)

Posted on · The Texas Health and Human Services Commission delivered a final legal notice to defund Planned Parenthood from the Medicaid program. In a provision under the state and federal law pertaining to Medicaid providers, the Office of the Inspector General wrote that the group is “not qualified to provide medical services in a professionally competent, safe, […]

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Holiday Events Rundown — 2016

Posted on · Every year, Houston Matters receives countless notifications of holiday events happening around Greater Houston. Because it’s impossible to give time to them all, the last few years we’ve provided you with a quick rundown of just a few of them. Michael Hagerty provides this year’s edition. Events Featured in This Segment: Performing Arts: The Nutcracker, Houston […]

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The Full Menu: Where to Eat with Loved Ones During the Holidays

Posted on · On the latest installment of The Full Menu, food writers Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston, Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia Magazine and David Leftwich of Sugar and Rice Magazine, talk about their favorite places to eat with loved ones and out-of-town visitors during the holidays in Greater Houston. Restaurants Mentioned in This Edition: Backstreet Café B&B Butchers Vic & Anthony’s Steak 48 […]

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Mercury Celebrates Holiday Season With “A Mexican Baroque Christmas”

Posted on · When you think of traditional holiday music, you might not think of Mexico. But the local chamber ensemble Mercury will highlight the sacred sounds of 17th-century Mexico with performances of A Mexican Baroque Christmas through Dec. 3. It’s part of the ensemble’s Neighborhood Concert Series. To learn more about the program – and to hear […]