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The World Bank Group

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Joel Kotkin Says Houston & Gulf Coast Poised To Soar

    Panama Canal expansion will bring boon​Urban expert Joel Kotkin has always been bullish on Houston, and now he's not even more bullish, he's spreading the love. Kotkin has a piece on the Forbes magazine blog saying the U.S. Gulf Coast -- including, of course, Houston -- is ready to soar, and ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 21, 2010
  • News

    October 29, 2009

    No Justice

    We've bailed out the banks. When do we go after the crooks behind our financial collapse?

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Listology: Room 101's Roburt Reynolds Chooses Bands He Doesn't Like

    ​When Rocks Off started asking local musicians to fill out music-related lists as suggested in Lisa Nola's Music Listography, we never expected to get one like this one from one-man skronk-blues machine Room 101, known to a few select people as Roburt Reynolds. Reynolds, who plays Thursday at the ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 21, 2008
  • News

    November 10, 2005

    From Houston with Love

    The city sends a special something to Africa

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Houston, Once Removed

    Go to Accra, Ghana, and find gated communities modeled on our own hometown

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Diva of the Deal

    How Enron's high temptress turned massive projects into a $2 billion wet dream for the company -- and an estimated $100 million profit for herself

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Damming the Streams

    The major labels want the Internet to be as arid as the airwaves

  • News

    June 6, 1996

    The Passionate Pilgrim

    He owns a baseball team, he's spent millions to wipe out a devastating Third World disease, and now he's out to save pro football for Houston. But what does John Jay Moores really want?

  • News

    July 27, 1995

    The Sound and the Fury

    Talk radio's Rob Thorn warns of the New World Order and impending apocalypse. The Texas Constitutional Militia is listening.

  • News

    April 14, 1994

    Trashing Houston

    To a world worried about waste, Houston may offer an answer -- or at least a place for the garbage to go

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