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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of 2013 in Houston News

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of 2013 in Houston News

gbu-logo-mAs 2013 comes to a close we take a look back at The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston news in 2013. We’ll look at the interesting stories in: politics, food, arts and culture and sports. Our discussions include:

Politics: A mayor’s race that wasn’t as close as many thought, the rise of Wendy Davis and Gov. Perry’s impending departure;

Food: What restaurants Houston still needs and a growing food truck scene;

Arts and Culture: The departure of Hans Graf from the Houston Symphony, A-list performers starting to notice Houston, and area McDonald’s restaurants banning saggy pants;

Sports: Landing Dwight Howard, the departure of the Aeros and the unsung greatness of the Dynamo.


About the Author

Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →