Posted on · From postcards to posters, artist, Dalia Rihani, illustrates her appreciation for homes in the Heights.
Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. On this edition, we discuss the […]
Posted on · It’s an uphill battle against the HEB-sponsored campaign to loosen a century-old ban on alcohol sales.
Posted on · A referendum on the Nov. 8 ballot would lift the ban on the sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption in the former city.
Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week our panel examines: The […]
Posted on · Alcohol sales have been heavily restricted in the Heights since 1912, but one group is trying to change that.
Posted on · A waterway near the Heights could have a much different look in the future. Engineers will study whether White Oak Bayou can go back to a more natural state while still providing flood control.
Posted on · The Houston Heights is an area comprising a portion of what most folks know more colloquially as "The Heights." Well, that area has been dry for nearly a century now, but the neighborhood's beverage coalition wants voters to change that in November. To learn more, we talk with Steve Reilley, spokesperson for the Houston Heights […]
Posted on · Following our recent Houston Matters road trip to the newest stretch of the Grand Parkway, in which we learned how some nearby residents and businesses are being affected by the new leg of 99, we received an e-mail from a listener bemoaning how such development adds to the dissipation of prairies on the edges of […]
Posted on · Work is getting underway to replace the historic Yale Street Bridge. That means major detours for drivers near the Heights.
Posted on · On Jan.14, 2016, Houston Tomorrow unveiled its "Vision Zero" plan – proposed steps to reduce the number of traffic deaths and serious injuries in Houston. On this edition of Houston Matters, we find out what they want the city to do in order to achieve that goal, as we talk with Jay Blazek Crossley, the […]
Posted on · As Houston's population continues to grow, some of the city's oldest neighborhoods are undergoing some changes. That includes the Heights, a tight-knit community within the 610 loop. Houston Matters' Maggie Martin visited the Heights to talk with three residents about how they've seen their neighborhood change. MORE: Houston Matters’ Neighborhood Series