The mayor says the Walmart vote can't be delayed any longer; City Council must decide tomorrow. The public had its last chance today to talk to the mayor and city council members about a proposed "380 agreement" between the city and developer Michael Ainbinder, who plans to build a Walmart near t ... More >>
This week saw the end of a long battle, and you probably didn't notice.The last of the 831 small billboards cluttering Houston streets was taken down. It was taken down as a result of an ordinance passed in 19-freaking-80, but at least it was taken down.(The ordinance has been tied up in litigation ... More >>
"Prominent" takes on new meaning
You probably don't realize it, but the Houston school district's website has a page dedicated to prominent alumni, listed by high school.Unfortunately, many of the "prominent" alumni are politicians, especially current and former HISD board members. Any definition of "prominent" that includes HISD b ... More >>
A mayoral candidate wrestles with a no-win choice
After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.