The Houston Press is presenting a series of posts leading up to a feature story in the print edition of the 100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die. Each blog post contains one of our top 10 bucket list items along with nine others in the top 100. To narrow our list, we chose only items unique to ... More >>
Alec Dreyer: Not going to take it anymore.The Harris County DA's office has exonerated Alec Dreyer, the CEO of the Port of Houston Authority, of charges that he misused a port boat for a party and tried to cover it up. The DA's office issued what Dreyer's lawyer called a "virtually unprecede ... More >>
The Houston East End Chamber of Commerce, the Eastwood Civic Association, and some East End residents are up in arms over Metro's plans for a light rail overpass on Harrisburg Boulevard. So what's their problem, you say? Why would anyone have anything critical to say of Metro? Yeah, Hair Balls found ... More >>
Is the Texas Book Festival protecting George W.?
Birders and the port are new buds seeking to block the proposed toll span at Bolivar
Casualties aren't easy to count in the continuing battle of Bayport
A state law can't break up a juvenile courtroom gang
A proposed line into the Bayport Industrial District has residents from Clear Lake to the East End vowing to stop the "toxic train" in its tracks
A Port suit accuses several companies of contaminating its land for decades
Seabrook's recall election
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.
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.
Jack Linvillle transformed a little architecture firm into a leading public contractor -- with help from some well-heeled political pals
Exercising rights in Seabrook can land you in court
Skeptics say the Port could break more pledges involving Bayport
Has the fight over port expansion turned a bay watchdog group into a rubber duck?
The Port referendum means lots of jobs -- for consultants
A bill would bestow unbridled condemnation powers on the Port
Government and civic boosters know the way to clean up the air in polluted southeast communities: add another chemical plant
Pasadena police wanted bad trucks off the road. Then big-rig politics wrecked their plans.
When Sports Authority folks got around to estimating the worth of a "Port Park" by the ballpark, the numbers just kept getting bigger
Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?