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Houston Matters for Wed., Oct. 16, 2013

Posted on · Houston is a city constantly in flux, redefining itself, rethinking itself. In a community and – let’s face it – a society constantly on the move, we can sometimes lose historical and cultural experiences along the way. From Astroworld’s carousel (left) to the downtown Houston Foley’s department store, from homes and offices to hotels, stores, and […]

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Children’s Music Center Offering Bilingual Classes

Posted on · Prelude Music Classes for Children is inviting Houston parents to introduce their children to new languages through song and dance. The studio is now offering classes with songs in Spanish and Hebrew. Parents join their children-some who are just a few months old-in singing, dancing and playing different instruments. Dr. Ana Trevino-Godfrey is Music Director […]

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Getting You Prepared for Flu Season in Houston

Posted on · Flu season is underway. Each year, around this time, we’re all encouraged to get our flu shots, and we learn about whatever strains of the influenza virus may be affecting Houston and the rest of the nation. But some in the medical community are concerned that events in Washington might be shaking up this year’s flu […]

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Houston Matters for Tues., Oct. 15, 2013

Posted on · Flu season is underway. Each year, around this time, we’re all encouraged to get our flu shots, and we learn about whatever strains of the influenza virus may be affecting Houston and the rest of the nation. But some in the medical community are concerned that events in Washington might be shaking up this year’s flu […]

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Did Texans Fans Go Too Far Booing Shaub’s Injury?

Posted on · The St. Louis Rams handed the Houston Texans their fourth straight loss yesterday. To add injury to insult, quarterback Matt Schaub suffered an ankle injury, and this time, it was his replacement T.J. Yates who threw a pick 6, as the Rams embarrassed the Texans 38-13. We’ll recap the game, and discuss reactions to some […]

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Meet the New $100 Bill

Posted on · The new $100 bill is now in circulation. We’ll learn about its new features and why they were necessary. See the new security features up close.

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Who Are Houston’s Nine Mayoral Candidates?

Posted on · You may well know the name of Houston’s mayor. You may know the name of one of the candidates running against her in next month’s election. But odds are very good you don’t know all nine. Yes – you read that right – there are nine people on the ballot running for mayor. And we […]

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Houston Matters for Mon., Oct. 14, 2013

Posted on · You may well know the name of Houston’s mayor. You may know the name of one of the candidates running against her in next month’s election. But odds are very good you don’t know all nine. Yes – you read that right – there are nine people on the ballot running for mayor. And we […]

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Yoga Festival to Benefit Fight Against Breast Cancer

Posted on · A local non-profit is marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the launch of the Annual Stretch for the Cause Yoga Festival at the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 3-6 p.m.. The Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation says beginners and yogis alike are invited to participate in Sunday’s event. Lily Paxson is Executive […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Oct. 13, 2013

Posted on · We discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of recent Houston news, including: Possible dress codes at area McDonald’s, unwanted visitors at Matt Schaub’s house, some partial demolition around the Astrodome and more. Our guests include: Charles Kuffner, who writes the Off the Kuff political blog; Frederick J. Goodall, author of parenting blog MochaDad.com;  and […]

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Dress Codes in Houston

Posted on · A pair of Houston area McDonald’s restaurants in recent weeks have displayed signs encouraging customers to pull up their pants. It got us thinking: How do Houstonians feel about dress codes? We know some schools employ uniforms, some swanky restaurants may require jackets, many offices prefer business casual attire, but may dress down on Fridays. […]

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Houston Matters for Fri., Oct. 11, 2013

Posted on · A pair of Houston area McDonald’s restaurants in recent weeks have displayed signs encouraging customers to pull up their pants. It got us thinking: How do Houstonians feel about dress codes? We know some schools employ uniforms, some swanky restaurants may require jackets, many offices prefer business casual attire, but may dress down on Fridays. […]