Houston Matters

Historic Ranch Tells the Story of a Strong Female Lineage

Posted on · About 40 minutes southwest of downtown Houston is the George Ranch Historical Park. The park tells the story of the four-generation legacy of the Jones, Ryon, Davis and George families – beginning in 1824 and ending in the mid-1900s – using their preserved homesteads. These families were incredibly influential in the Richmond/Rosenberg area, and many […]

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The Houston Zoo and Funding Rail: Tuesday’s Show (May 19, 2015)

Posted on · On Monday, Houston METRO Chairman Gilbert Garcia and U.S. Congressman John Culberson held a press conference to announce the beginning of discussions to find regional transportation solutions together. That announcement was surprising to some, as twice now Rep. Culberson — a member of the House Appropriations Committee — inserted a provision into a transportation, housing […]

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Monorail, Code Red Report, and Social Media Impact on Mental Health: Houston Matters for Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Posted on · Business is bustling in neighborhoods near and along Westheimer toward Post Oak Boulevard. A lot of people work and shop in the Uptown/Galleria area, River Oaks, and surrounding communities. That also means a lot of traffic. A variety of ideas have been floated over the years to address such traffic snarls, including the idea of […]