Houston Matters

Houston Sell Far Less Alcohol to Minors

Posted on · Based on the results of a recent sting, retailers in the Greater Houston region sell alcohol to underage customers less often than retailers anywhere else in Texas. Less than 5 percent of retailers targeted were caught selling alcohol to minors here, compared with about 9 percent statewide, and 13 percent in Dallas. We talk with […]

Houston Matters

Changes Afoot For Texas Liquor Laws?

Posted on · Walmart is suing Texas for the right to sell hard liquor. Soon after the lawsuit was filed in federal court, a coalition of businesses formed to push laws to allow publicly traded corporations to own and operate liquor stores. A couple of state legislators have also filed bills that would repeal parts of the alcohol […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Alcohol and Gun Sales, Free Airport Wi-Fi, and Anatomically Correct Sculptures: The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · This week: gun rights groups and gun control groups agreed on something — that the TABC should not allow alcohol to be sold at some venues where gun sales take place, both Houston airports now have free Wi-Fi, ground was broken at the new SpaceX spaceport in Brownsville, and some folks are upset saying the “Wings of the City” sculptures downtown […]