Posted on · The developer behind Two Step Farm shares his vision - and who he thinks might want to live there.
Posted on · A year into the city's 5-year, $3.5 million contract with ShotSpotter, a sensor system that alerts law enforcement when a gunshot is detected, Amy Peck says the "jury is still out" on whether the program can be considered successful.
Posted on · It would feature mixed income apartments and retail space where visitors and residents can connect to shopping and business on foot.
Posted on · Metro is waiving fares for voters headed to polling places all over Harris County.
Posted on · Forecasters are watching a possible tropical system that could impact the Texas Gulf Coast. We talked to the Harris County Flood Control District to see what they’re expecting.
Posted on · We’ve regularly discussed on this program the ways in which Houston has been transforming in recent years. We Houstonians have watched as our infrastructure has struggled to keep up with dramatic population growth. We’ve also both celebrated and bemoaned the reinvention of entire neighborhoods — what some see as improvements, and others dismiss as gentrification. […]
Posted on · Today, Pearland is one of the fastest growing areas in Greater Houston. It's population has recently jumped in the past years from the low ten thousands to over 100,000. This rapid growth means constant change, development and a town that is trying to figure out their identity. In the latest installment of our “Neighborhoods” series, […]
Posted on · As Houston's population continues to grow, some of the city's oldest neighborhoods are undergoing some changes. That includes the Heights, a tight-knit community within the 610 loop. Houston Matters' Maggie Martin visited the Heights to talk with three residents about how they've seen their neighborhood change. MORE: Houston Matters’ Neighborhood Series
Posted on · From time to time, Houston Matters seeks to learn more about the communities that make up and surround the Greater Houston area. On this edition of the program, we learn about the city of Katy, 30 miles west of downtown Houston. The city is named for the âKatyâ Railroad â which was, in turn, a […]
Posted on · Back in 1964, real estate developer and oil & gas manÂ George MitchellÂ purchased land 30 miles north of Houston. A decade later, the planned community ofÂ The WoodlandsÂ was opened. Today, an estimated 100,000 people live there. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more about theÂ history,Â developmentÂ andÂ future plansÂ forÂ […]
Posted on · Sugar Land is one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas. And yet, some see it as merely a suburb of Houston. We learn about Sugar Land from Mayor James Thompson and Jessica Brown, Tourism & Marketing Manager withÂ Visit Sugar Land Convention and Visitor Service. Then we talk with John Rigg, editor of theÂ Sugar […]
Posted on · In the latest installment of our âNeighborhoodsâ series, Houston Mattersâ Edel Howlin visits with some of our neighbors in Houstonâs 3rd Ward. She chatted with three lifelong residents at the area’s Agape Development. MORE: Houston Matters’ Neighborhood Series
Posted on · Many Houston area neighborhoods have developed their own special identity – through the people that live there, the businesses that flourish there, the cultural events presented there. But neighborhoods change over time, and so that personality may not be what it was ten years ago, or what it will be ten years from now. We […]
Posted on · Many Houston area neighborhoods have developed their own special identity – through the people that live there, the businesses that flourish there, the cultural events presented there. One neighborhood seemingly awash in ‘personality' is the Montrose neighborhood in the city of Houston. But neighborhoods change over time, and so that personality may not be what […]