Subject:

Houston Ship Channel

  • 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?

  • News

    July 19, 2012

    If the Addicks and Barker Dams Fail

    They've already been labeled "high risk." Experts say the resulting damage could be bigger than Katrina in New Orleans.

  • News

    June 30, 2011

    Masters of Cyberspace

    The Press hands out its first Houston Web Awards.

  • News

    May 13, 2010

    Getting Creamed

    Online readers respond to high school girls slathered in whipped cream and chocolate.

  • News

    April 8, 2010

    Baseball on the Brain

    Readers are gearing up for the Astros' 2010 season.

  • News

    December 31, 2009

    Houston's Craziest: The 30 Worst

    The troubled people whom Houston police officers hate to see headed their way.

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    H-Town Zydeco

    Dr. Roger Wood and James Fraher serve up another heaping helping of Houston music lore

  • 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

    March 9, 2006

    Bring It On

    Why Houston should want a nuclear power plant

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Digging It

    Tunnels are a rare bird in Houston. But will they fly for I-45?

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    Draining the Swamp

    A scorched-earth management philosophy is sucking the life out of our region's wetlands

  • Dining

    March 25, 2004

    Sex, Death and Oysters

    Beneath the muddy waters of Galveston Bay lies one of the greatest seafood treasure troves on earth

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Bridging the Gap

    Birders and the port are new buds seeking to block the proposed toll span at Bolivar

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Gone But Not Forgotten

    Party legend Mike Nixon is missing, but no one thinks he's dead

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    King Kinder

    Rich Kinder has made a cool billion dollars since leaving Enron. Now he’s ready to take over the world, or at least the nearest pipeline.

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    Under The Volcano

    Crown Central Petroleum spews, sputters and flares up. Neighbors of the plant view it uneasily, never quite sure when it's going to blow.

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    Green Port?

    A Port suit accuses several companies of contaminating its land for decades

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Houston Kid

    Rodney Crowell sets his topsy-turvy East End childhood to music

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Livin' Large

    Carlos Sosa promised to sell seized goods from the Port of Houston on the cheap. Many believed him. Until they learned he was a Customs Service snitch, and perhaps a con man on the side.

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Dream Taker

    When political egos and a basketball star vow to beautify a derelict building next door to Enron Field, what do you get after more than a year? Nothing.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Adrift

    Has the fight over port expansion turned a bay watchdog group into a rubber duck?

  • News

    November 19, 1998

    Brother, Can You Spare a Vanity Video?

    Houston Endowment paid, so they had to come

  • Calendar

    May 22, 1997
  • Calendar

    April 17, 1997
  • Music

    November 28, 1996

    Wild Things

    With a stiff dose of vatobilly, the Flamin' Hellcats aim to cure rock and roll of what ails it

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • News

    April 18, 1996

    The Fire Next Time?

    Downsizing, outsourcing, deferred maintenance ... It all makes for a volatile mix at Baytown's Exxon refinery.

  • Culture

    April 11, 1996
  • News

    March 23, 1995

    Got Mad, Got Even

    Two former HL&P workers took revenge against the Light Company, but say the city settled for "chump change"

  • News

    December 22, 1994

    Pastor to the Port

    In the changing world of the Houston Ship Channel, one thing remains constant: Father Rivers Patout.

  • News

    August 4, 1994

    Impeaching South Houston

    South Houston Mayor Dennis Cordray has been run out of office... and his town isn't doing so hot either.

  • News

    February 3, 1994

    Just Don't Breathe It

    What Houstonians can -- and probably won't -- do to clean up the air they drive through

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