Greater Houston Convention

  • Culture

    June 12, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Houston Vacation Even More Hellish Than Expected, Detroit Couple Claims In Lawsuit

    Not quite so pleasant, couple claims​Rude hotel workers, racist motorists and rotten cops.For Russell Jarrett and his friend Helena Haggins of Detroit, a visit to Houston was the holiday from hell.So much so, in fact, that the two are now suing their hotel, several HPD officers and the City of Hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008

    Say It Ain’t So, Dr. Frank

    When I first moved to Houston eight years ago, I found myself asking several questions: Is it legal to make freeways this wide? Is this furniture salesman for real and is he actually going to save me money? Oh my God, what the Hell is slime in the ice machine and why the Hell is that older man in ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2006

    Spank This

    I answer a call for help and get pulled into a cesspool of doo-doo

  • Dining

    May 5, 2005

    Fertitta's Dynasty of Dining

    Love him or hate him, Tilman has turned the region into the land of Landry's

  • News

    May 29, 2003

    Film Buff

    The naked truth about why Houston isnt the third coast

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Super Bowl Shuffle

    Better have NFL stroke if you want quality rooms for the big event

  • News

    April 4, 2002

    Power House

    What do Lakewood Church and its pastor Joel Osteen have that most mainline Protestant denominations don't? People. Lots of them. And in an assortment of colors.

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Going the Distance

    Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.

  • News

    September 25, 1997
  • News

    July 3, 1997

    Fast Eddie's Getaway

    Insider deals. Outrageous perks. Exorbitant salaries. No wonder Eddie Webster's taken a permanent vacation from the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau.

  • Calendar

    December 5, 1996
  • News

    March 21, 1996

    The Cheap Secrets of Harwin

    Beyond the Galleria, beyond Target - and sometimes beyond the law - lies Houston's last untamed wilderness of shopping

  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Truth or Consequences

    Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?