Downtown

Posted by Andy Johnston on February 15, 2017


“There is a whole list of things that have happened since the last Super Bowl that make Downtown feel like a neighborhood.”

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Thinking Outside the Box: Rice University’s Baker Institute is Thriving as a Premier Global Policy

Posted by Andy Johnston on October 26, 2016


James Baker III’s hope, to develop the institute into “a nationally recognized center that would draw statesmen, scholars, and students from around the world to its innovative and integrated activities,” has come to pass.

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Art, Spirit, & Mischief

Posted by Andy Johnston on April 05, 2016


Art, civic spirit and mischief have been fueling Houston’s Art Car movement for 30 years. An eye-spinning public event that lasts for days every spring, it peaks in a parade featuring more than 250 vehicles ranging from a wood-paneled pirate ship to a driveable high-heeled shoe.

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Rodeo

Posted by Andy Johnston on January 07, 2016


Every year except one since 1932, for twenty nonstop days and nights, otherwise responsible Houstonians throw various cautions to the wind, don outfits they wear at no other time and pay good money for an extravagant event staffed primarily by more than 32,000 unpaid volunteers.

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