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Friday random ten: This List Is America (And So Can You)

Dedicated to that great American Stephen Colbert. 1. America – Simon & Garfunkel 2. America – Yes 3. America The Beautiful – Ray Charles 4. American Girl – Roger McGuinn 5. American Idiot – Green Day 6. American Land – Bruce Springsteen 7. American Pie – Don McLean 8. American Patrol – Glenn Miller 9. […]

Rick Perry has exciting news to announce!

What could it possibly be? Rick Perry is inviting close friends and supporters to an event next Monday in San Antonio where he is expected to announce if he plans to seek an unprecedented fourth full term as Texas governor, CNN has learned. Perry “will be making an announcement around mid-day in San Antonio concerning […]

David Adickes hearts Houston

And he wants you to know it. Houston’s efforts at self-promotion – remember “Houston. It’s Hot!”? – have come and gone. Somehow, though, the Bayou City always looked for love in all the wrong places. Now, thanks to concrete sculptor David Adickes, the sprawling metropolis finally may have found some heart. Fittingly, it’s beside a […]

HISD inspects North Forest schools

It’s not pretty. The HISD leaders tried not to scowl as they walked into classrooms with broken glass, flooded floors, outdated chalkboards, graffiti on walls, gum on desks and the smell of mildew. The head of food service swept cockroaches from the high school kitchen and pledged that the exterminator would return for a second […]

Here come the hotels

Lots of downtown hotel construction going on, or about to go on. The area around the George R. Brown Convention Center is about to see a burst of hotel construction as developers plan several new projects, two of which will offer more moderately priced rooms. The new projects are planned for sites just outside the […]