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EPISODE 106 — The Houstorian Calendar — A few years ago Houston preservationist James Glassman began posting each day on his Twitter feed about important events that happened on any given day in Houston history. Those tweets inspired a new book, "The Houstorian Calendar: Today in Houston History,"
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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 27, 2018

Nancy and Allyn sit down with Houston history buff and preservation advocate R. W. McKinney (aka “Mister McKinney”) to talk about Midtown’s Kirby Mansion, the latest historic building to be threatened by demolition.

Jun 14, 2018

Developer Steve Radom and landscape architect Cynthia Dehlavi join Nancy and Allyn to talk about Houston’s strip mall mentality and what makes a shopping center “cool.”

Jun 5, 2018

Randalls -- once the go-to store for grocery shopping in Houston -- has been edged out over the years by its competitors offering lower prices and wider selections. Paul Takahashi, who covers grocers for the Chronicle, talks with Nancy and Allyn about recent store closings. Real estate broker and retail expert Jason Baker also weighs on what Randalls has meant to Houston, the current power players, and how a desire for convenience is changing the grocery game.

 

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