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Double L

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  1. From my experience, most of the neighborhoods you mentioned are predomnantly African American. Is that your definition of Houstons identity? I think dirty bars with various eccentricities can be found anywhere and are not exclusive to Houston. I think that when we are searching for Houstons identity we are searching for what makes it seperate than other cities across the country. That is something in the air and cannot be contained to a few neighborhoods or establishments. You can't deny we are a progressive pro-business city and Houstons development patterns define that. Moreso than its ghett
  2. What would you say is Houstons real identity found in these neighborhoods you are talking about?
  3. This guy has a blog where he regularly talks about Houston and he just posted a blog about The Woodlands.
  4. Community colleges answer Perry's call Educators say they can provide $10,000 degree By MELISSA LUDWIG San Antonio Express-News Feb. 12, 2011, 10:28PM Is a $10,000 bachelor's degree possible? In his State of the State address this week, Gov. Rick Perry issued a challenge to universities to create a $10,000 bachelor's degree with textbooks included, an idea he reportedly picked up from Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Though many secretly scoffed, some education leaders say it can be done — quickly and with little extra money - at community colleges. "We already have the facilities, the infrastruc
  5. I've been exploring the geography of Texas on Google maps and have become intrigued by Texas City. It was on the gulf coast and could have served as an effective port. It also was built with an effective grid system that fronted the water. I think that would have made for a very nice big city. We could have had a big city shaped like Chicago right on the gulf coast. Unfortunately, instead of growing as a city based on commerce it has grown into a city based on industry. Here is a link to the Google maps for Texas City http://maps.google.com/maps?q=texas+city&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en
  6. s3mh, do you realize that when The Heights was first built, there were people protesting it then too? They didn't want change, I'm sure they often thought "what about the farmers?" However, if we had done things their way, it never would have become the enclave home of historic Houston that it is today.
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