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Houston Pet Peeves: Unburden Yourself Before Your Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on · Every couple of months, we like to give you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston — like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It’s your Houston pet peeve, that one thing that sticks […]

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A Spring Cleaning Round of Houstonian Pet Peeves

Posted on · Ah, Spring is here! The season of rebirth, of fresh starts, of optimism. Of course, to properly kick off springtime, we first must rid our minds of any nagging annoyances. It’s time for a little emotional spring cleaning. And so, as we do every couple of months, we offer you an opportunity to vent — about […]

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Houston’s Pet Peeves, and Petcare: Monday’s Show (April 10, 2017)

Posted on · Ah, Spring is here! The season of rebirth, of fresh starts, of optimism. Of course, to properly kick off springtime, we first must rid our minds of any nagging annoyances. It’s time for a little emotional spring cleaning. And so, as we do every couple of months, we offer you an opportunity to vent – […]

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Super Bowl 51 — How Did Houston Do? Monday’s Show (Feb. 6, 2017)

Posted on · It’s all over. Super Bowl 51 — Houston’s big moment at the center of the sports universe that was years in the making – is in the books. As the teams, visitors and celebrities trickle out of town we ask: How’d Houston do? How did Houston perform as a host city? The game itself will […]

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Before You’re Thankful, Get Some Pre-Thanksgiving Pet Peeves Off Your Chest

Posted on · Every few months or so, we like to give you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston, like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It’s your pet peeve, that one thing that sticks in […]

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Houston Pet Peeves: Littering and Turn Signals

Posted on · Every few months, we offer you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston, like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It’s your pet peeve — that one thing that sticks in your craw — […]

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Pet Peeves and Tax Assessment: Monday’s Show (March 21, 2016)

Posted on · Every few months, we offer you the opportunity to vent. It could be something about Houston, like the traffic or the weather. It could be something about your life. It could be something you just wished was a little bit different. It’s your pet peeve — that one thing that sticks in your craw — […]

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Advice for New Houstonians from Longtime Residents

Posted on · Back in March of 2015, we presented longtime Houstonians giving their advice to newcomers. Here are some of the more valuable tidbits from Jeff Balke of Houston Press, Lisa Gray of the Houston Chronicle and Paul Pendergraft, producer of Texas Originals.

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You Know You’re in Houston When…

Posted on · Houston touts many wonderful qualities. There’s a variety of restaurants and cuisine, a high employment rate, and diverse cultures. Of course, living in the 4th largest city in the country has its drawbacks. The traffic and the humidity are probably high on everyone’s list. At some point, whether you’re originally from Houston or not, you’ve […]

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Longtime Houstonians Share Their Advice for Living Here

Posted on · We’ve had so many folks move to Greater Houston in recent years, and so each September, we present Houston Matters’ newcomers guide to Houston. But as much as we seek to make that guide informative, it’s missing an important piece. Namely: you! As in you longtime Houstonians, folks born and raised here, or who moved […]

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Advice from Longtime Houstonians: Friday’s show (March 6, 2015)

Posted on · We’ve had so many folks move to Greater Houston in recent years, and so each September, we present Houston Matters’ newcomers guide to Houston. But as much as we seek to make that guide informative, it’s missing an important piece. Namely: you! As in you longtime Houstonians, folks born and raised here, or who moved […]