Urban Renewal

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Kyle Field: Aggies Consider Tearing It Down

    Here's a thing we never expected to hear from Texas A&M, which usually guards tradition like it's the essence of life: They're looking at tearing down Kyle Field. We're not saying Kyle Field shouldn't be replaced -- it's been added onto haphazardly enough to be a strange facility, and there is no d ... More >>

  • News

    September 15, 2011

    Houston and the Blues

    Viva the Houston Blues Scene.

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Oh, good! Just what the aggressive, over-caffeinated drivers of Houston need, another coffee shop!​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've only recently learned that internet vigilantes Anonymous have recently leaked a bunch of our emails, including messages in ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2011

    Our HAUS

    Houston gets its first co-op — decades after other cities took the plunge.

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2011
  • Calendar

    January 13, 2011
  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008


    August Wilson offers up his own ‘70s show

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2007

    Summer 2007 Public Art Projects

    Project Row Houses presents three exhibits

  • Film

    August 17, 2006


    L.A. gentrifiers pay tribute to a community under siege

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Taxing Miss Daisy

    Previous tax bills and blighted properties haunt the city housing director

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Dive

    The Roll'N Saloon

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Greasy Spoon

    Alice's Diner

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Drive-thru Bank

    Bank of America

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Pool Hall

    Waugh Drive Pool Hall

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    No Shame

    Real people are being evicted from the Fourth Ward. And real people are responsible for their plight.

  • Dining

    January 29, 1998
  • News

    July 31, 1997

    Fourth Ward or Bust

    Houston Renaissance still hasn't secured private financing to redevelop the Fourth Ward, and its time may be running out

  • News

    March 13, 1997
  • News

    January 30, 1997

    The Great Land Grab

    A nonprofit "charity" is pursuing millions in taxpayers' money to redevelop the Fourth Ward. The question for Houston Renaissance is, charity for whom?

  • News

    September 26, 1996

    Mr. Stevens' Neighborhood

    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.

  • News

    July 11, 1996


    Stephen Fairfield's restless spiritual journey brought him to the Fifth Ward, where he found true deliverance while helping to rebuild the neighborhoods