• 06.13.11 2:50 p.m.
    Posted by Peter Radowick
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    Dynamo Stadium will be completed before you know it. It's not as big a construction project as Minute Maid Park, Toyota Center of Reliant Stadium, but I was impressed with how quickly workers have been clipping along right there in the shadow of the George R. Brown Convention Center. You can monitor the progress on the Dynamo's real-time construction cam.  http://www.houstondynamo.com/stadiumwebcam 

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  • 05.17.11 4:00 p.m.
    Posted by Peter Radowick
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    A personal favorite event of mine is the annual Bike to Work Day. This year’s renewal is this Friday, May 20.

    In years past, cyclists pedaled from Memorial Park to City Hall taking a circuitous route at a leisurely pace with a police escort. This year, participants will leave at 7:30 a.m. from eight area bike shops and converge upon downtown for a rally on the steps of City Hall.

    If you like to ride, this is a feel-good event and a great way ...

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  • 05.17.11 2:30 p.m.
    Posted by Peter Radowick
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    Those who work and live in downtown Houston might want to keep an eye peeled for an interesting – and interested – group of visitors coming to our fair city in the coming days.

    The members of the American Association of Museums – some 4,500 strong – will begin gathering at the George R. Brown Convention Center this weekend for the group’s annual meeting and expo. Officially, the event begins Sunday and runs through May 25. Though it’s ...

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  • 04.01.11 3:05 p.m.
    Posted by Peter Radowick
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    Amid all the activity taking place this weekend, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau wisely picked the absolute best weekend of the year to bring in prospective business clients. The entertainment options meant to impress our guests is impressive, if not exhausting.

    More than 50 meeting planners arrive Friday night. On Saturday they will attend the two Final Four games at Reliant Park. On Sunday morning, the group will be ...

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