Posted on · A two-day session of the Cuban legislature has started with some bureaucratic business as lawmakers prepare to elect the country's new president
Posted on · With talk of a new amusement park possibly opening next year northeast of Houston, it got us waxing nostalgic for the amusement park we lost in 2005 — AstroWorld. Houston media blogger Mike McGuff grew up going to AstroWorld and once pored through old archival footage of it for a tribute to the theme park […]
Posted on · Organizers of a new medical conference say they want to establish Houston as the “healthcare hub for the Americas.” The Medical World Americas conference is expected to draw more than 2,000 health care professionals. It will feature several topics for discussion, including disaster preparedness. We talk with the health care and life sciences consultant for […]
Posted on · Houston Matters talks with two members of the band Dengue Fever, who describe finding the one key element that gave them the credibility to perform Cambodian rock -- both there and in the U.S.
Posted on · Poet Ange Mlinko acknowledges that the east coast is the epicenter of the American literary world. However, the author and professor at the University of Houston’s esteemed Graduate Program in Creative Writing says Texas and Houston are fertile ground for literary inspiration. The Lone Star State and the Bayou City have inspired some of Mlinko’s […]
Posted on · Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this was a big weekend for holiday shoppers. It was also a big weekend for small businesses in Houston. Thatâs because Small Business Saturday encourages customers to shop local.Â So today, weâre taking a look at how small businesses are faring in Houston. Are they thriving or dying out? […]
Posted on · TheÂ Greater Houston Convention & Visitors BureauÂ says Houston will host about two dozen major conventions this year – the most in five years. Officials estimateÂ these conventions willÂ bring someÂ $430 million dollarsÂ into Houstonâs economy. But there are some conventions Houston has been unable to snag. The city recently lost a bid to […]
Posted on · Michael Brosowski, founder of the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation, saves trafficked or homeless children, often one at a time.
Posted on · International Women's Day was this week. It's a day to celebrate the accomplishments of women world-wide. Also this week, President Obama signed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
Posted on · Members of Houston's Indian and Jewish community react to the deadly terrorist attacks in Mumbai. The tragedy served to unite them in solidarity and strength to turn back the evil that tries to divide them in fear. Pat Hernandez has the story.