Houston Mayor Annise Parker listens as it was announced that the Houston Astros will host the 2014 Civil Rights Game against the Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2014 during a press conference at Minute Maid Park, Tuesday, Nov.19, 2013 in Houston. (Bob Levey/For The Chronicle)
After much soul-searching and personal introspection, Houston Mayor Annise Parker admits that she has flip-flopped on a controversial issue that could affect our city for the next 10 years.
611 Closure Brings New Opportunities To Staff and Businesses
When the 611 Hyde Park Pub closed earlier this month, it provided new opportunities for the club's staff and neighbors. Big Gay Al (left) and Victor Cisneros have landed at Bayou City where they continue the 611 tradition of The Breakfast Club. In addition to an early morning cocktail, they now offer an early morning breakfast menu as well as a lunch menu. Houston Eagle will open in the former 611 location after renovations are completed.
Houston Texans release 2014 schedule
HOUSTON – The Houston Texans 2014 regular season schedule features back-to-back primetime games in Week 6 and 7 and three home games against teams that made the playoffs in 2013: Thursday night, Oct. 9 against the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts, Nov. 2 against the Philadelphia Eagles and Nov. 23 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Houston will also play the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road on ESPN’s Monday Night Football on Oct. 20.