Ben Hall

  • Music

    November 21, 2013

    Started From the Bottom

    Rap superstar Drake performs in his spiritual hometown.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Bun B For Mayor: Could This Ever Be a Thing?

    Last week Houston voters re-elected Annise Parker as the city's mayor by a wide enough margin that no runoff was necessary. According to the Los Angeles Times (which noticed), Parker defeated her main rival, attorney Ben Hall, by 57 percent to 27 percent, which even apolitical types recognize as an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Annise Parker Cruises To Re-Election Over Ben Hall

    Annise Parker avoided a runoff and easily beat former city attorney Ben Hall tonight in her final re-election race. "I love this city," Parker told a cheering crowd after Hall conceded at about 9 p.m. At that point, with about a third of the precincts counted, Parker had 57 percent of the vote to H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Ben Hall Vs. The Houston Chronicle

    So a while back the Houston Chronicle set up an editorial board meeting featuring Mayor Annise Parker and Ben Hall, the two frontrunners for mayor. The meeting was scheduled for last Friday. Parker and Hall were to meet with the board so the board could consider which candidate the paper would endo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Mayoral Candidate Ben Hall, 'The Man Who Wasn't There,' Says Parker's Camp

    Ben Hall got a jump start on the whole campaign season thing when he started running his rather mystifying television advertisements last week, and this week Mayor Annise Parker's camp has responded with a couple of ads of their own. The first Parker video is pretty basic -- people talking about th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Ben Hall Says ... Something In His New Mayoral Campaign Videos

    Ben Hall is running for mayor and he's running early and with videos that are that always-difficult-to-land blend of performance art, pure campaign video, and something Ingmar Bergman might have put together in his spare time. The first video ran last Wednesday, and in a move that reminded us at Ha ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 27, 2013

    The 2013 Houston Web Awards: The Best Of Online Houston

    Fox26 newscaster Isiah Carey got over his embarrassment and learned to embrace the power of social media. He’s among this year’s winners, all creative users of the latest technology.

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Fire Fighters, Police on Opposite Sides of Mayoral Race

    The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association announced they will be endorsing Ben Hall in his challenge to incumbent Mayor Annise Parker in this year's mayoral campaign. This comes well after the Houston Police Officers' Union endorsed the incumbent mayor back in March and just weeks after a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Turn Those Tables: Wayne Dolcefino Runs For The Katy School Board

    Wayne Dolcefino spent many years at KTRK digging out misdeeds by such elected officials as school board members. Now that he no longer has a job at Channel 13, he's turning the tables -- he is running to become a school board member in Katy. We've heard Wayne called a lot of names, but "The Honora ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    In Line for Arena Pie

    Want to ride the Rockets' revenues? Good Luckett!

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Rockets My-Nority Tryouts

    Potential partners face a steep ante

  • News

    October 2, 1997
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    June 19, 1997

    Trawling in Deep Water

    Peary Perry's lawsuit against the city may indeed have implications for the November mayoral election -- but perhaps not the ones Perry and his lawyer have in mind

  • News

    May 23, 1996
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    January 18, 1996

    Selective Ethics

    Lloyd Kelley skates on a conflict-of-interest complaint, leaving plenty of unanswered questions in his wake

  • News

    December 28, 1995

    After him, the deluge

    Thank the Lord, Jesus Christ above, this is Bob Lanier's last term as mayor of Houston. Now that he's bankrupt every city service, he's leaving the whole mess to somebody else. But who?

  • News

    September 14, 1995
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    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

  • News

    December 22, 1994

    BOSS Hall

    As Ben Hall prepares to leave City Hall, questions are again being raised about his involvement in the doling out of city business. But Hall says the law allows him to do pretty much as he pleases.

  • News

    March 24, 1994

    Hermann Park or Parking?

    City and Harris County hospital officials play let's make a deal

  • News

    January 6, 1994