Clint Eastwood talks straight about his prolific career.
County Judge Bob Eckels, the Doc Ock of transportation, is busy planning more roads
The D.A. shares something with those he's supposed to be probing: campaign support
Don't worry, they're here
Metro's consulting becomes insulting for some Hispanic leaders
Here's how Metro wants to sell us on light rail
Brown's last-minute signal keeps rail on track
Carroll Robinson has been running for something ever since he arrived in Houston. Now he may be nearly out of track.
It has been a year of little change since Houston Renaissance gave up control of the Fourth Ward redevelopment
Curse of El Mercado. Did a city planning commissioner try to cash in on the project?
Special tax zones are already stimulating growth-a thriving cottage industry of attorneys, lobbyists, high paid consultants, developers and questionable financial projections
The city of Houston is being carved into special taxing districts, promising windfalls for some, financial burdens for others
HUD auditors find conflicts and abuses in Houston's affordable-homes program
Residents look for answers but find only a developer's arrogance
Come 2023, Rice Hotel redevelopers can own their federally assisted project for a cool $1,000
The scale model of the proposed baseball stadium is in place, but not much else appears to be
Real people are being evicted from the Fourth Ward. And real people are responsible for their plight.
The Harris County-Houston Sports Authority is a parody of a public body. But who's got time for the niceties of democracy when you're trying to keep Drayton McLane happy?
Is the mayor's housing adviser about to hand the Fourth Ward over to a for-profit developer?
George Greanias is smart. He's honest. He's independent. But Bob Lanier and his friends are pulling out the stops to see that Greanias doesn't return to City Hall.
Houston Renaissance still hasn't secured private financing to redevelop the Fourth Ward, and its time may be running out
A federal audit suggests the Lanier administration gave a sweetheart deal to one of the mayor's buddies -- then failed to ensure that taxpayers' money was properly spent.
A group of weathy benefactors have a "gift" for the city. They say it won't cost taxpayers a nickel. But the fleecing may have already begun.
Julio Laguarta makes a Fourth Ward purchase from a bankruptcy creditor and business partner
To snare a federal grant, the city of Houston overstated the extent of lead poisoning among children in poor neighborhoods. But now that it's got the money, the city can't figure out how to help those who need it most
A family battles to save its land -- and a homeless shelter -- from an urban-renewal juggernaut
A nonprofit "charity" is pursuing millions in taxpayers' money to redevelop the Fourth Ward. The question for Houston Renaissance is, charity for whom?
Why let a few conflicts of interest get in the way of a grand redevelopment scheme?
Dollar-a-year mayoral assistant Michael Stevens has been given unprecedented power and funding to transform the inner city. And he answers to just one man.
From wastewater to housing, fast-tracker Doug Williams has been a key mayoral operative -- with little oversight