Subject:

Joel Kotkin

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    This Week In Food Blogs: Houston Rising

    Huffington Post: In the first of two articles that set Houstonian tongues wagging this week, travel writer David Landsel offers his reasons as to why Austin is the most overrated tourist destination in America -- and why Houston is the most underrated. Among them, Landsel includes "plenty of good fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Joel Kotkin Says Houston & Gulf Coast Poised To Soar

    Panama Canal expansion will bring boon​Urban expert Joel Kotkin has always been bullish on Houston, and now he's not even more bullish, he's spreading the love. Kotkin has a piece on the Forbes magazine blog saying the U.S. Gulf Coast -- including, of course, Houston -- is ready to soar, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Houston: From Moron Metropolis to Genius City In Two Short Months

    ​Two months ago, the Daily Beast ranked all American cities according to their estimation of each place's municipal IQ.They measured how many residents had bachelor's and graduate degrees, nonfiction book sales, the ration of institutions of higher education, and political engagement, as measured ... More >>

  • News

    July 24, 2008

    Abstinence Education, (Not) Propaganda and Sugar Land

    Trees Have Been Killed: The print edition of the blog debuts

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    The New Slums -- Coming Soon to Houston?

    It's become a widespread meme as the subprime crisis has exploded and the housing bubble has imploded -- far-flung suburbs are going to become "the new slums." Ever since Atlantic magazine wrote about it in March, communities and worried suburbanites have been wondering if they're going to wake up ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    City of Angels

    We talked last week with Los Angeles urban expert Joel Kotkin, author of a study for the Greater Houston Partnership on how to keep Houston growing. Kotkin told the GHP (Houston’s version of the chamber of commerce) they should not follow other cities who have tried to attract “the elite” – ... More >>

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