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Brays Bayou

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Thanks to CenterPoint, We'll Get Biking Trails and LED Streetlights

    We told you last week that a bike plan was on the way for Houston. Thanks to CenterPoint Energy, Houston cyclists have another win to celebrate. Hiking and biking trails will be allowed along CenterPoint's utility ROWs (that's right-of-ways). According to a press release from the mayor's office, th ... More >>

  • News

    August 15, 2013

    Happy Trails? The Battle Over a Bike Path and the Fate of the Texas AIDS Memorial Garden

    Everyone thinks bike paths are a good idea. Just maybe not in their own neighborhood.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Hermann Park's New Bike Bridge Under Way

    Illustrations courtesy Barnhardt EngineeringIt wo't be in the middle of nowhere, despite how this looks​Construction has begun on the futuristic-looking hike/nike bridge that will link the Brays Bayou paths with Hermann Park. Eliza Wright of the Hermann Park Conserrvancy tells Hair Balls the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    The Five Most Underrated Neighborhoods In Houston

    This convent is a landmark in Idylwood​Everyone knows THE places to be in Houston. It's just a question of which one fits your taste (and wallet).River Oaks, the Heights, Montrose, Bellaire -- everyone knows those places. But Houston is so vast, so unpredictable, that little bubbles of terrific ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Game Time: The Oswalt Redemption

    Lance Berkman -- next to go? -- at a Furry convention​"I guess it comes down to a simple choice really...get busy livin' or get busy dyin'." -- Andy DufresneIf you're a true competitor, at some point the front office ineptitude goes beyond constraining, and the losing becomes suffocating.For Roy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Sole of Houston: Bicycles Enable Lomax And Beebe To Cover 30-Plus Miles Of Hood

    Murder, tacos and Perpetual Help​Man, there has been a lot of water under the bridge since David Beebe and I last undertook a Sole of Houston stroll in December of 2008.For my part, there was a divorce, massive weight loss, and the ditching of pretty much all my vices. As for Beebe, the supe ... More >>

  • News

    October 8, 2009

    Ghost Riders

    In Houston, bicycling is known as a killer sport.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    Sole of Houston: This One's for Rory Miggins

    Click here for a slideshow. This installment of the Sole of Houston takes us to the Southeast side of town. There were a lot of firsts to this walk. For starters, it was the first that had a theme – since it took us through Rory Miggins’s old stomping grounds, we dedicated the walk to him. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007
  • News

    July 20, 2006

    Dark Water

    A reporter, a photographer and canoeist Tom Helm paddle from the Galleria to Galveston Bay by canoe and kayak, finding beauty, danger and urban debris in equal measure

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Watershed Election?

    A new group wants to push an anti-flooding agenda

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Private Playgrounds?

    Plus: Taking a Bow, War Fever, Race and the GOP

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Out of Control

    The City of Houston requires developers in the floodplain to elevate and mitigate -- build houses on higher ground and dig detention ponds for runoff. Except, not always.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Fried Chicken

    Frenchy's Chicken

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Bike Path

    Brays Bayou along North and South Braeswood

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    Raw Deal

    Oysterman Joe Nelson says pollution is slowly killing Galveston Bay. But is anyone listening?

  • News

    December 25, 1997

    Changing the Channel

    For years, homeowners, developers, environmentalists and the federal government have wrangled over a flood-control plan for Clear Creek. Now a compromise is in view -- but the creek's future is murkier than ever.

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Archer's Way

    Don't like the IRS? Neither does Bill Archer. And now the mild-mannered Houston congressman is pushing a radical plan to shut it down.

  • News

    May 25, 1995

    A Heritage Corridor

    Can Buffalo Bayou beshaped into an economic redevelopment tool?

  • Calendar

    March 23, 1995
  • News

    May 12, 1994

    A Taxing Situation

    When the tax assessor raises the value of one house on a block through the roof, the question is: Who's next?

  • Calendar

    May 12, 1994
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