James Rodriguez tells Hair Balls his concernsUnlike the movies, sparks don't always fly at city council meetings. It's not all Mr Smith Goes to Washington all the time. In fact, most of the time, proceedings there beat C-Span 2 in the insomnia-curing department.
Yesterday was one of the dram ... More >>
Who gets the George R. Brown?For those of you who might have been doing other things over the weekend, a trial balloon was launched in Saturday's Metro section of the Houston Chronicle.
Specifically, the idea is being bandied about for the City of Houston to sell off its Convention and Enter ... More >>
The Heights Walmart deal worked despite missing documents from the developer. That's sure to drive some people crazyHair Balls obtained new e-mails this week that reveal an interesting detail about the controversial 380 agreement between the city and developer Michael Ainbinder: The application, ... More >>
Let the City Council record reflect......Channel 13 and the Houston Chronicle have exposed e-mails from city staffers regarding the proposed Walmart near the Heights (a/k/a The Walmart In The Area To Which No One Can Agree On A Name).The e-mails are fairly typical intra-office political stuff, bu ... More >>
When an Austin company says the Heights doesn't need a Walmart, television news reporters listen. Unlike the first Heights-area Walmart meeting, area residents showed up for a second go-round armed with some real ammunition.
Apparently, a local neighborhood nonprofit called Responsible Urban Dev ... More >>
The greatest plan ever has been unveiled.Using absolutely no public funding, the city, by April 1, 2012, will get a 20,000 seat, $80 million Dynamo soccer/Texas State Southern University football stadium that will create a new section of downtown, which will undoubtedly boom with economic growth, ... More >>