Subject:

Noise Pollution

  • Music

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Houston Musicians Gather To Support Noise Ordinance Revision

    Disclaimer: Marco Torres was hired by Red Bull to take photos at Monday's #LOUD event, so we asked him to report back. -- ed. Last October, Houston's City Council passed a new sound ordinance that dropped the Houston Police Department's requirement of using decibal meters when responding to noise ... More >>

  • News

    June 21, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Noise Ordinance Is Bombing In Court; Cases Dropped

    Due to a lack of witnesses and insufficient evidence, the Harris County court system shuttered each and every sound ordinance case that was heard late last week. Local musicians, DJs and bar owners have been under the microscope since Houston City Council overhauled its decade-old sound ordinance ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Houston's Cryptic New Noise Ordinance

    Confusing new law has bar and club owners screaming.

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Cover Story: Houston's Noise Ordinance Has Bar and Club Owners Screaming

    Things have been quite noisy since Houston's new noise ordinance became law. In this week's cover story, Houston Press examined the effects of the citywide sound ordinance, which Houston City Council passed on October 10. While a Houston Police Department officer is confident that the noise ordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Cover Story: Houston's Controversial Noise Ordinance

    In this week's cover story, Houston Press examined the effects of the citywide sound ordinance, which Houston City Council passed on October 10. While a Houston Police Department officer is confident that the noise ordinance task force (whose members aren't required to carry decibel meters) is doi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Boondocks Owner Arrested Saturday For Noise Violation

    Boondocks owner Shawn Bermudez was arrested and booked at the central jail Saturday night when Houston Police Department officers responded to another noise complaint at the popular Montrose nightspot. Tuesday afternoon, Houston Police Department Public Information Officer Jodi Silva confirmed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    New PAC Seeks Changes in Houston's Noise Ordinances

    A group of people tied to the local music scene have banded together to form a PAC that will lobby for changes in the Houston noise ordinance. The Greater Houston Entertainment Coalition PAC says it wants to work with the city to improve recent changes to the ordinance, changes which many have said ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Stricter Noise Ordinance Passes Council

    Say what?​The City Council didn't even tag the proposed new noise ordinance, which will let cops hand out tickets even if they don't have sound meters. The changes passed easily, with only council member Mike Sullivan voting against it. Mayor Annise Parker said the city receives 60,000 noise ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Turn It Down: Houston City Council Passes Stricter Noise Ordinance

    Say what?​As we mentioned yesterday, City Council discussed a new, restrictive noise ordinance Tuesday and didn't even tag it, which will let cops hand out tickets even if they don't have sound meters. The changes passed easily, with only council member Mike Sullivan voting against it. Mayor ... More >>

  • Music

    May 8, 2008
  • Calendar

    February 28, 2008

    Tatsuya Nakatani

    Easton, Pennsylvania, is home to the experimental percussionist and his hundreds of noisemakers

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