Dynegy Inc.

  • News

    April 18, 2013

    Shakedown: The HCAD Appraisal Game

    HCAD fights owners of moderate housing for every single assessment penny. So why is it routinely handing out tax breaks worth several millions to big corporations?

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Energy Execs Get Nervous: Feds To Reopen Investigation Into Enron Manipulating Electricity Prices

    There are some (a lot?) of former Enron traders and execs in town who might have thought they had safely weathered the investigation into whether that company manipulated electricity prices in California in 2000, causing a crisis. They may have to think again. FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Milo the Drink: Five Things to Expect, If You Know Milo Hamilton

    Now you can drink the essence of Milo​A friend of the blog took this photo of an amazing drink called Milo. It's popular in Australia, Wiki tells us, but here in Houston -- home of Houston Astro play-by-play legend Milo Hamilton -- it seems especially apt. We've never tasted the stuff, but j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Dynegy: Homeless Man Comes ThisClose to Buying It

    Meet the (almost) new boss, not the same as the old boss​The Houston Business Journal has ferreted out a nice nugget from the reams of paper surrounding the sale of Houston's Dynegy Inc.: Goldman Sachs tracked down and talked to a homeless guy who put in a bid to buy it. SEC filings show that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2007

    Re: It's Getting Hot in Heere

    As promised, here are a couple of snaps from this morning's protest outside the Dynegy building. First off, we have the offering below, a typical shot of angry white folks holding up signs. As you can see, they think dirty coal is bad investment that melts our prosperity and, you know, Houston is al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2007

    It's Getting Hot in Heere

    There's a protest going on right now outside the downtown Dynegy building. I just happened by on my bike and got some photos, which scored me a lot of "What, are you some kind of narc?" looks from the crowd and which I'll post in a little bit. The group was there to voice its concerns about a poten ... More >>

  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    The Return of the Band of Rhythm and Pleasure

    The Hollisters reunite to rock the East Texas pines

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    September 11, 2003

    Blunt About High Fashion

    Roll up more than your sleeves with this clothing line

  • Culture

    May 22, 2003

    The Center of the Universe

    Must artists move to New York to make it big?

  • News

    February 6, 2003


    A year of Super Bowl media hype has begun

  • Culture

    November 28, 2002

    Manet, Monet, Money

    The Museum of Fine Arts tries to draw in the crowds with a "Season of Impressionism"

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Unmasked At Last

    After a half-century of effort, local African-American artists are emerging to the forefront of the arts, both in Houston and nationally

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Living in a House of Cards

    Rank-and-file employees suspected something was wrong at Enron. Now they want someone to pay.

  • News

    January 3, 2002

    Lay of the Land

    Houston headed toward hard times: sports flops, floods and transit duds. If only city fathers could find a proven leader, an energy executive with a KEN-do attitude.

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Bah, Humbug!

    The glut of holiday CDs kills the Christmas spirit

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Tax Lean

    Want a subsidy for your corporate expansion? Local governments are ready with millions in property-tax abatements -- and very little oversight.