Houston Matters

Going Door-to-Door: It’s a Not a Relic in the Information Age

Posted on · The traveling salesmen who comes to your door with the latest edition of encyclopedias or the best cleaning product seems like an outdated concept, but the phenomenon of going door-to-door to sell a product is still alive and well in Houston today — much to the chagrin of residents who would prefer if strangers didn’t […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Houston Home Sales, HISD Literacy Plans, & Reasons Not to Move to Austin? The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · An all-time high in Houston home sales, modifying HISD’s literacy plans, and reasons not to move to Austin? It’s The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston news. Our panel of decided non-experts this week are: Kyrie O’Connor of the Houston Chronicle, Dianah Dulany of ComedySportz Houston, and Frederick J. Goodall, author of parenting blog MochaDad.com.

News

New Items on the List for Tax Free Weekend

Posted on · The annual no sales tax week-end has become a back-to-school tradition. The Texas Controller's office says this year it will begin on Friday August 21st and run through Sunday August 23rd. Rod Rice has more.