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What Would it Mean to Designate Houston as a “Welcoming City?”

Posted on · The idea of Houston being a generally welcoming city isn't new. By most measurements, we're the most diverse city in the nation, and have seen remarkable growth in population in recent years. But there’s a more official designation of “Welcoming City” that is predicated on bringing the city and various communities together to find new […]

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Is Houston a Good Place to Retire?

Posted on · A real estate website named Movoto recently compiled a top ten list of Houston suburbs to retire in. Top of the list is Richmond because of things like the amount of doctors, the cost of living, the median home value and the amount of crime per 100,000 people. Some of the other areas included Webster, […]

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Houston Matters for Wed., Sept. 18, 2013

Posted on · Houston is growing and changing like few places in the nation. But is it growing in a way that the community can support over the long haul? The Shell Center for Sustainability at Rice University is poised to release its 3rd report on Houston Sustainability Performance this week. On this edition of Houston Matters, we […]