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City Cast Houston
City Cast Houston
City Cast

Food, culture, news and nature in the sweaty Bayou City. Join Host Lisa Gray and the City Cast Houston team as we... more

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A Coral Reef? Near HTX? Yes, Really.

Usually we think of coral reefs — the oceans’ most thrilling displays of life — near exotic vacation destinations, such... more

07 Dec 2022 · 16 minutes
HTX Avoids a “Tripledemic.” Here’s What You Need to Know.

What do the latest COVID numbers show? What’s the situation at Houston children’s hospitals? Houston Chronicle medical reporter Julian Gill... more

06 Dec 2022 · 14 minutes
An HTX Development That’s Walkable and Affordable? They’re Working on It.

The real-estate firm Concept Neighborhood aims to make The Plant/Second Ward, an area just east of downtown Houston, far more... more

05 Dec 2022 · 19 minutes
Water Warning, Vanessa Guillén, and Texas ‘Invasion’

What happened this week in Houston? Host Lisa Gray and University of Houston historian Raúl Ramos hash out the news. Conflict... more

02 Dec 2022 · 28 minutes
The Buc-ee’s Holiday Gift Challenge

Could you, in a pinch, buy your holiday gifts at Texas’ biggest, beaver-iest roadtrip stop? The City Cast crew gives... more

01 Dec 2022 · 28 minutes
How Montrose Got To Be Gay

Montrose — Houston’s most walkable neighborhood, full of interesting places to eat, drink, and hang out — remains the center of LGBTQ life in... more

30 Nov 2022 · 22 minutes
Buy Local! The Best Gifts from HTX Businesses

Why buy your holiday gifts from Amazon or big-box stores? You’ll find cooler stuff at locally owned businesses — and... more

29 Nov 2022 · 15 minutes
Is Houston Becoming a Black Hub?

Houston has one of the fastest-growing Black populations in the U.S., and it’s among the leading cities for Black businesses.... more

28 Nov 2022 · 22 minutes
Pop Go the Spices! Pondicheri Chef Reveals the Cooking Technique You Need

Anita Jaisinghani, the owner/chef behind Pondicheri, one of Houston’s favorite restaurants, has just published a cookbook: “Masala: Recipes from India,... more

23 Nov 2022 · 17 minutes
Free Concert at Discovery Green Highlights HTX's Underrated Gift to Music

From 1960s “brown-eyed soul” to present-day cumbia, Houston’s Chicano music reflects our Gulf Coast multicultural meltdown. Guests Nick Gaitan, Isaac... more

22 Nov 2022 · 20 minutes
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