TRPLINKS SHORT
Home SportsEconomyBusinessTechnologyEntertainmentHeightsEnergy
Judge sides with residents in Garden Oaks case
Business
Published in 14-6-2016
    372 Visits

A Harris County judge ruled that even though a Garden Oaks family's garage violated the deed restrictions in the popular neighborhood, the group that governs those restrictions did not have the power to enforce them.

The judgment was the result of a now four-year-old case between the Chang family and the Garden Oaks Maintenance Organization.

The suit was sparked by the size ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Hines partnership giving back keys to lender of Greenspoint property
Business
Published in 14-6-2016
    780 Visits
A six-building office complex owned by Hines, in partnership with the General Motors Pension Fund, is being turned over to its lender, a rare occurrence for the Houston-based real estate developer, which developed and owns many of the city's most prominent buildings. According to a 2002 property deed, Hines had a $145 million loan on the property from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. t ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Oil rout stalls mixed-use project planned for the Energy Corridor
Business
Published in 14-6-2016
    1057 Visits

A mixed-use development slated to break ground this year in the Energy Corridor has been put on hold amid the economic slump that has left millions of square feet of office space unoccupied in area buildings. The 35-acre development, named Republic Square, was designed by a slate of national consultants, architects and planners to include hundreds of upscale apartments, restaurants, hotels and ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 14-6-2016
    836 Visits
A slight improvement in sales and production among Houston area businesses provided a small lift to the overall local economy last month but not enough to propel it toward expansion. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index, which predicts likely shifts in production three to four months in advance, showed Monday that economic activity in Houston's service and manufacturing sectors remains slu ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 14-6-2016
    708 Visits
The Greater Houston Partnership will launch a new site Thursday to aid its efforts in recruiting and attracting young professionals to the Houston area. Late last year, a task force found that Houston produces two jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, the STEM areas, for every one student who graduates from a local college or university.
Reference: www.chron.com
Blogger shows how crazy America's economy really is
Economy
Published in 14-6-2016
    585 Visits

The sight of people lining up to spend money on a lottery with unimaginably low odds is, to some, a charming dash of whimsy in an otherwise robust economy.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston's unemployment rate rises with oil downturn
Economy
Published in 14-6-2016
    434 Visits
The unemployment rate in the Houston area rose in January to 4.8 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday, as job losses in the oil and gas sector continued to take their economic toll. Education and health services, leisure and hospitality, and manufacturing all added to the workforce January, the commission said.
Reference: www.chron.com
Houston added jobs in February
Economy
Published in 14-6-2016
    1128 Visits
The greater Houston area added 10,100 new jobs last month, with gains in industries related to construction, health care, retail and hospitality. Texas saw gains in health-care employment, service jobs, trade, transportation and utilities, while jobs in producing goods dropped.
Reference: www.chron.com
Photos: Fans flock to NRG for Mexico/Venezuela Copa America match
Sports
Published in 14-6-2016
    1194 Visits

El Tri supporters out in force for matchup against Venezuela.

Reference: www.chron.com
New Texans lineman Jeff Allen displays feisty streak
Sports
Published in 14-6-2016
    1148 Visits

One of the reasons the Texans targeted Jeff Allen was the edge and physical presence he brings.

Reference: www.chron.com
For Astros bats, it's been feast or famine
Sports
Published in 14-6-2016
    942 Visits

The dismal two-hit performance from the Astros on Sunday was the latest example of the inconsistencies of their all-or-nothing offense.

Reference: www.chron.com
Copa America: Mexico's late goal pulls out draw vs. Venezuela
Sports
Published in 14-6-2016
    704 Visits

Mexico needed a win or a draw Monday to finish on top of the Group C standings and avoid a probable meeting with world No. 1 Argentina in the quarterfinals. Mexico and Venezuela already had qualified for the knockout rounds so first place in the group was all that was at stake.

Reference: www.chron.com
Grapes of Wrath turns 77
Energy
Published in 7-6-2016
    564 Visits

The Grapes of Wrath, an American realist novel that follows "Okies" road against the Dust Bowl and Great Depression to a better life, turns 77 on April 14.

Reference: www.chron.com
Flooded bookstore asks for support through sales
Energy
Published in 7-6-2016
    1083 Visits

One of Houston's independent bookstores took a hit from this week's flooding, and the staff is seeking support. Murder By The Book is still open and, for the time being, all author appearances are still on the schedule. But the floor's a mess right now, and the store has lost sales and traffic all week.

Reference: www.chron.com
University of Houston student uncovers an unknown work by Walt Whitman
Energy
Published in 7-6-2016
    513 Visits

Much of Walt Whitman's journalism has been lost to the ages, published under pen names and buried in the faded folds of 19th-century newspapers that have never been digitized.

But University of Houston scholar and doctoral candidate Zachary Turpin has discovered a 13-part, 47,000-word series the poet wrote for the New York Atlas in 1858, under the name Mose Velsor.

Reference: www.chron.com


Page 502 from 675 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511