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Port of Houston Authority

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Houston Bucket List - 100 Things To Do in Houston Before You Die: Wine and Dine on the Hill

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Port's CEO Exonerated, But Quitting Anyway

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    The East End Doesn't Like Metro's Light-Rail Overpass (Updated)

    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 >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007
  • News

    September 16, 2004

    Bash-Free Zone

    Is the Texas Book Festival protecting George W.?

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Bridging the Gap

    Birders and the port are new buds seeking to block the proposed toll span at Bolivar

  • News

    July 24, 2003
  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Mixed Messages

    Casualties aren't easy to count in the continuing battle of Bayport

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    Old Ways Die Hard

    A state law can't break up a juvenile courtroom gang

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Going off the Rails

    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

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    Green Port?

    A Port suit accuses several companies of contaminating its land for decades

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Revolution

    Seabrook's recall election

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Livin' Large

    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.

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Dream Taker

    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.

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Smooth Operator

    Jack Linvillle transformed a little architecture firm into a leading public contractor -- with help from some well-heeled political pals

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Gag Me with a Suit!

    Exercising rights in Seabrook can land you in court

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Promises, Promises

    Skeptics say the Port could break more pledges involving Bayport

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Adrift

    Has the fight over port expansion turned a bay watchdog group into a rubber duck?

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Cash Box

    The Port referendum means lots of jobs -- for consultants

  • News

    April 22, 1999
  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Lindsay's End Run

    A bill would bestow unbridled condemnation powers on the Port

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Blowing Smoke

    Government and civic boosters know the way to clean up the air in polluted southeast communities: add another chemical plant

  • News

    December 3, 1998

    Semi-Safe

    Pasadena police wanted bad trucks off the road. Then big-rig politics wrecked their plans.

  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Value Added

    When Sports Authority folks got around to estimating the worth of a "Port Park" by the ballpark, the numbers just kept getting bigger

  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Truth or Consequences

    Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?

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