Local and State

What’s your 3rd Place?

What’s your 3rd Place?

Everyone has two important places – home and work, but we all need our own “3rd place,” apart from home & work.…

New Year’s Wishes for 2016 from Pedestrian Pete

New Year’s Wishes for 2016 from Pedestrian Pete

A plague of potholes and an infestation of visual blight hovering over our streets, sidewalks and intersections -- walking should be a much more pleasant experience, a feast for the eyes.…

HOUSTON – THE BOULEVARD CITY

HOUSTON – THE BOULEVARD CITY

Boulevards, with landscaped medians or esplanades dividing the traffic lanes are a visual godsend for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists alike, and for those who live and work along their way. …

HFCS 2015 Awards

HFCS 2015 Awards

The Houston Film Critics Society gave out their annual film achievement awards…

Pedestrian Pete Welcomes Mayor Turner

Pedestrian Pete Welcomes Mayor Turner

I have always thought Sylvester Turner could be our first truly urban mayor, a consensus-driven visionary with a strong pragmatic streak, who understands the purpose and potential of the big American city.…

ICYMI–Sylvester Turner Wins Houston’s Race for Mayor

ICYMI–Sylvester Turner Wins Houston’s Race for Mayor

Last night, while most of us were hanging out at Poison Girl or…

Runoff Election 2015: Everything You Need to Vote

Runoff Election 2015: Everything You Need to Vote

Tis’ the season for voting! In case you forgot, there’s an election…

Election Time Again!

Election Time Again!

By Peter H Brown Holy Smokes, it’s another city election! The run-offs…

Riding Dangerous: Bike Safety in the Bayou City

Riding Dangerous: Bike Safety in the Bayou City

When you have police officers that are hitting pedestrians, it speaks very loudly about how dangerous it is to ride bikes in Houston.…

Towards a New Theory of Masculinity & Violence

Towards a New Theory of Masculinity & Violence

Traditionally in gender studies we focus on women, but it's important to also ask questions about men.…

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