After 61 years on Rice Boulevard, the Village's Variety Fair 5 and 10 is closing. Co-owner Cathy Irby tells Hair Balls that she hopes the store will be empty by June 30, when their current lease runs out."This is something that we've been on the fence with for many years, but it's come down to th ... More >>
HISD got more than it bargained for when it decided to develop the Fourth Ward
New bars and restaurants brave the dangers of downtown
Paul Renoir once had it all. But after years of botched business deals, he has virtually nothing left of his inheritance save the one thing he can't lose: His lineage to the famous painter.
A downtown taxing zone flushes the Warehouse District from its quaint quarters
Randall Davis Company
Daily Review Cafe's executive chef takes to the road
It has been a year of little change since Houston Renaissance gave up control of the Fourth Ward redevelopment
Come 2023, Rice Hotel redevelopers can own their federally assisted project for a cool $1,000
Is the mayor's housing adviser about to hand the Fourth Ward over to a for-profit developer?
A nonprofit "charity" is pursuing millions in taxpayers' money to redevelop the Fourth Ward. The question for Houston Renaissance is, charity for whom?
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.
Not quite. But downtown's new Palace Cafe does show promise.
From wastewater to housing, fast-tracker Doug Williams has been a key mayoral operative -- with little oversight
Some renters find that downtown life ain't so grand. Tough, says their landlord.