The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 launched an unpredictable sequence of events that led Wolf Guenthert from the West German army to Houston’s Public Works and Engineering Department.
With spirits, ghouls, the dead and undead about to emerge center stage on Halloween, we thought it was appropriate to take a look at one of Houston’s best-kept secrets: the National Museum of Funeral History.
Cornelius White’s can-do spirit took him to the top of boxing’s light heavyweight classification. Now it’s making him a valued member of the city’s Solid Waste Management Department.
From misdemeanors to matrimony, the Municipal Courthouse sees them all. Municipal Courts began offering wedding ceremonies last year.
The city of Houston is embarking on a fresh approach to persistent homelessness. Accessing federal funds to build apartments will give people living on the streets for more than a year a place to call home.
Drug addiction was behind Freddie Johnson's two decades of homelessness. But when he put crack cocaine behind him and moved into a low-cost apartment complex, he became living proof that homeless prevention efforts really do work.
A lot has to go just right in order to find "the right one." But the holiday tree matchmakers did a great job this year.