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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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Houston's "Pothole Czar" is batting 1000

Something that every Houstonian can agree on is that potholes are the worst. Good thing we have Walter Hambrick on... more

25 Jan 2022 · 13 minutes
What to do about Houston’s homicide rate?

Last year, Houston police responded to 470 deaths. It was one of the worst homicide rates we’ve seen in the... more

24 Jan 2022 · 15 minutes
Who doesn't love H-E-B?

Recently, H-E-B was ranked #2 on a national survey - just behind Amazon. Today, the City Cast crew breaks down... more

21 Jan 2022 · 15 minutes
Part 2: Could you loop around 610 on a bike? This man did.

Today we continue with Raj Mankad’s bicycle journey around 610 — his personal quest, after pandemic isolation, to reconnect with... more

20 Jan 2022 · 19 minutes
Could you loop 610 on a bike? This man did.

Raj Mankad, the Houston Chronicle's op-Ed editor and Houston's resident utopian, has made a project of riding his bike around... more

19 Jan 2022 · 17 minutes
West Houston’s otherworldly art experience

Seismique, in far west Houston, bills itself as both an “art museum” and an “intergalactic playground.” Inside a former Bed... more

18 Jan 2022 · 13 minutes
Black Towns Matter: Preserving Independence Heights

As Covid 19 has raged on, Independence Heights in Northwest Houston has suffered a loss of some historic housing -... more

14 Jan 2022 · 15 minutes
Lil' Keke and the Houston Rodeo

This March, on Black Heritage day, Lil’ Keke will join Bun B’s H-Town Takeover at the Houston Rodeo. Alongside some... more

13 Jan 2022 · 14 minutes
Spending millions on gunshot technology that doesn't really work

With Houston's crime rate on the rise and gun violence wreaking havoc on the city, finding a solution is on... more

12 Jan 2022 · 13 minutes
Is Houston losing its eccentrics?

Back in the day, Houston was flush with charming weirdos. People made strange stuff here: We had the Orange Show,... more

11 Jan 2022 · 13 minutes
City Cast Houston
Houston's "Pothole Czar" is batting 1000
City Cast Houston