Houston Matters

What’s the Effect of Houston’s Smoking Ban, Ten Years Later?

Posted on · This year marks ten years since the City of Houston banned indoor smoking in public areas and workplaces. That means, for a decade, smokers have been relegated to smoking at least 25 feet from building entrances and exits. Ten years later, the city's health department is examining the impact the ordinance has had. We learn […]

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Houston Matters for Thu., Nov. 21, 2013

Posted on · On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about the landmark application process, and what it would mean for the Astrodome to receive that designation. We then turn our attention to other historic places in Houston. What sites or buildings, in your view, need saving here? We’ll welcome your thoughts. And we’ll find out what […]