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Full Show: Astros Championship Parade, And National Women’s Conference (Nov. 3, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters, we report live from the Astros' championship parade. We preview the National Women’s Conference. Our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we meet the longtime public address announcer for the Astros, Bob Ford.

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Galveston Goes All Out for Mardi Gras

Posted on · Mardi Gras, the traditional festival of feasting and merrymaking that precedes the season of Lent, was first publicly observed on Galveston Island in 1867. Following a sabbatical imposed in 1941 by war and challenging times, Mardi Gras! Galveston was revived in 1985 by Galveston-born preservationist and developer George P. Mitchell. The largest celebration of its […]

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Houston Hosts Mardi Gras Festivities for Katrina Evacuees

Posted on · For the first time Houston is hosting its own Mardi Gras in the form of the Houston Creole Festival and Mardi Gras Parade. Before you natives of New Orleans get upset about yet another Mardi Gras festival that is not THE Mardi Gras on Bourbon street, this one is being organized specifically for Katrina evacuees […]