If their website is any indication, Arc Electronics was apparently into a lot of things besides spying.
Sure, espionage is exciting and interesting and all, but bills have got to be paid. Those traffic lights aren't going to construct themselves -- though Arc sure as hell weren't selling anything ... More >>
Photo by Blake Whitaker We always knew it -- even with the closing of the Bookstop, the corner of Alabama and Shepherd is the center of the world. Or the "Center of the World Center," as the city's public works department might put it.We can only be glad that the Amboy Dukes didn't hire the DPW t ... More >>
Photo by howiesboxThe Code Enforcement Department of the City of Houston had to do a little code-enforcing on its ownself last week.Here's how one a-mailer described things at 3300 Main: "they have been redtagged for violations and have created havoc with some departments. on friday 4-17 a man ... More >>
From Chelsea Hotel No. 2Swamplot reports two fascinating bits of news: 1) Tenants of that funky old apartment complex at West Alabama and Dunlavy are getting eviction notices; and 2) There are still tenants to give eviction notices to in that funky old apartment complex at West Alabama and Dunlavy.T ... More >>
Bikers, the city of Houston wants to hear from you. Some of us only want to hear how you're going to get out of our way during rush hour, but city officials would rather hear about what you think is needed here to help you bike better, or whatever it is you do.An online survey is being conducted in ... More >>
Kumar Arya, a City of Houston engineer, was summoned to his department's downtown offices last summer to defend his rejection of a Metro site plan. He didn't think the design would work.Leaving the meeting, Arya decided to ride the Metro rail back to his office at 3300 Main St. He says he stepped of ... More >>