Articles by Michael Hardy
Mar 7, 2018 — By Michael Hardy
The energy secretary outlined the Trump administration’s new direction at an oil and gas conference in Houston.
Dec 16, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
A summit on art and activism at Houston’s Day for Night festival pulled no punches.
Dec 6, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
The gay Latina sheriff of Dallas County advocates for Dreamers and LGBT rights.
Nov 29, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
A look inside the octogenarian oil magnate's 65,000-acre spread.
Nov 22, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
It was $2.2 billion, actually. That’s how much billionaire restaurateur Tilman Fertitta offered to buy his beloved Houston Rockets. This is the inside story of how he pulled off the most expensive deal in American sports history.
Nov 20, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
One of the museum’s most popular attractions is back and bigger than ever.
Sep 19, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
As people begin to pick up the pieces after Harvey, Best Friends Animal Society seeks to reunite furry companions with their humans.
Sep 1, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
Houston publicist Dutch Small was in Georgia when Harvey hit. But that didn’t stop him from helping.
Aug 28, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
Kam Franklin tried to flee the city in 2005. This time, she stay put.
Aug 26, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
The Shefman family has taken drastic measures to protect their home from storms like Harvey.
Aug 19, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
Protesters and counter-protesters gathered in Sam Houston Park over “The Spirit of the Confederacy" statue.
Jun 16, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
Harris County was forced to release inmates after its pretrial detention system was declared unconstitutional.
Jun 2, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
Renewable energy and LNG exports are on the agenda during the energy secretary’s week-long trip.
Apr 24, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
Site selected over objections from some local residents.
Apr 7, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
The former presidential candidate gave qualified support to Trump’s missile strike against Syria.
Mar 15, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
The new secretary of energy finds himself in an unusual position.
Feb 27, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
NRG Energy built the world’s largest carbon capture unit in Fort Bend County, but what is the technology’s future?
Feb 14, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
But, thanks to advanced automation, the direct reduction plant will create fewer than 200 jobs.
Feb 9, 2017 — By Michael Hardy
Barry Smitherman, the former chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission, reportedly met with President Donald Trump's transition team.
Dec 20, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
The world’s festival-going legions descended on the city for the festival's second annual showing.
Dec 13, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
Art Sisneros talks about his decision to resign as an elector and what he's learned from the experience.
Dec 5, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
Well, sort of.
Nov 16, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
Art Sisneros, an industrial welding supplies salesman, could be Texas's first "faithless elector."
Nov 8, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
As results pour in across the state, Harris County not-so-patiently waits.
Nov 3, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
A sighting of the image on UNT's Portal to Texas History website prompted the discovery.
Sep 28, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
Prison Break Tattoos, designed to look like a jail cell, caters to law enforcement and first responders.
Sep 12, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
Multiple issues have cropped up under DA Devon Anderson’s tenure.
Aug 3, 2016 — By Michael Hardy
Houston is a huge community, and its paper of record is hoping the acquisition makes it more relevant in the surrounding suburbs.