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Last year, we rounded up quite a collection of depressing Christmas songs to darken your mood just in time for the holidays, but - as many people were quick to point out - we left a few off the list. Well, we're nothing if not thorough, and this year we've found five more monsters of morosen ... More >>
A rebellion spreads within a city department
A marathon through the downtown tunnel, a rowing venue in a flooded Katy Freeway, the javelina throw -- how splendid, how Houston!
City Parks Director Oliver Spellman
Houston's new mayor is working as hard as, or harder than, his predecessors. Now if only he could find a way to tell people about it.
The renovation of Miller Outdoor Theatre continues to crawl along
Another dubious deal for private operators raises the question: Who's serving the public here?
Under Bob Lanier and director Bill Smith, the city's Parks Department has been on a budget-busting blowout. But who's counting, right?
The city's sparing no expense for its youth soccer director
For the city, both money and employees are expendable when it comes to youth soccer
The golf course giveaway is falling apart, but some city workers are paying the price
Privatization of Houston's municipal golf courses has been a bad deal for everybody but the operators. But golfers and taxpayers had best look out: the city's on the verge of giving away two more of it courses.