Daily Archives: January 13, 2012

Friday random ten: Themeless

No theme this week, just randomness… 1. Number Six Driver – Eddie From Ohio 2. Ida Red – Elena James 3. I Am Stretched On Your Grave – Sinead O’Connor 4. I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Creedence Clearwater … Continue reading

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Brown v Rodriguez

I’ve been wondering how new Council Member Helena Brown’s style will play at Council meetings. I didn’t have to wait long to find out. Councilwoman Helena Brown and Councilman James Rodriguez squared off publicly Wednesday in the kind of bare-knuckled … Continue reading

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City budget outlook

Last year was a lousy budget year for the city of Houston. This year will be better, if only because it really can’t be much worse, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be good. Kelly Dowe, the mayor’s finance … Continue reading

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Marathon weekend

I’m sure you know that this Sunday is the Chevron Houston Marathon, but did you realize that there’s some hot marathon action happening on Saturday, too? Organizers for Saturday’s U.S. Olympic marathon trials arrived Tuesday to find a city and … Continue reading

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“When all the ships come sailing into the arbor”

Want to do something for Houston? Plant a tree. Houston’s battle against the relentless drought, thus far characterized by felling, dismembering and mulching dead trees, entered a new phase Friday as parks officials announced plans for an Arbor Day 2012 … Continue reading

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