Ric Campo

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    City Council Fireworks over Proposed Arts Venue Lease Deal

    James Rodriguez tells Hair Balls his concerns​Unlike the movies, sparks don't always fly at city council meetings. It's not all Mr Smith Goes to Washington all the time. In fact, most of the time, proceedings there beat C-Span 2 in the insomnia-curing department. Yesterday was one of the dram ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    City Proposes To Lease Prime Arts Venues; Local Man Likens It To Desperate Crack Deal

    Who gets the George R. Brown?​For those of you who might have been doing other things over the weekend, a trial balloon was launched in Saturday's Metro section of the Houston Chronicle. Specifically, the idea is being bandied about for the City of Houston to sell off its Convention and Enter ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2001

    Fine Arts Fallout

    Will local groups get hammered by the post-terrorist hotel tax dive?

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Back at the Trough

    The politics behind the new arena

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    Sports Afield

    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?