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How much does your commute cost you?

I commute approximately two hours a day, round trip, every business day. According to the Telework Calculator at WalletHub, this commute costs me $6,000 a year. They also tell me that I could me making up to $11,000 a year for work I could do at home if I was applying those two hours a […]


Meet Hispanic Women in Leadership

Part of our Women’s History Month series. I became a member of Hispanic Women in Leadership shortly after graduating from college. It was, in fact, Dr. Laura Murillo who invited me to my first meeting. And I sat in that first meeting, among Latina lawyers, accountants, businesswomen and politicians (among others) and was just hooked. […]

Things To Do: March 13-29

Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Seminar on Friday, March 13, 2015

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Concert "Pitbull" on Friday, March 13, 2015

Go Tejano Committee 24th Annual Mariachi Invitational on Saturday, March 14, 2015

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo "Go Tejano Day" on Sunday, March 15, 2015

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Concert "Ariana Grande" on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club Meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2015

Noche Caliente featuring Kevin Ceballo with Tony Succar on Saturday, March 21, 2015

Battle Groundz Houston Talent Competition on Saturday, March 21, 2015

Latino Learning Center Hosting Annual Fashion Show on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Café con AAMA (Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans) on Thursday, March 26, 2015

Pimpinela in concert on Sunday, March 29, 2015

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Houstonians can search for homes by commute time

In a city that is 627 square miles in size, and in which commute times can be measured in … well, for some it’s hours, the ability to search for a house by commute time is a well-developed idea.What happens if you fall in love with a house that’s 90 minutes away from work (in […]

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Are you single? Houston is the best city for you!

Okay, it’s not the best city. One other city did beat us: Miami. (And I can understand why.) Houston was chosen as #2 in the Travel + Leisure Magazine survey of America’s Best Cities for Singles. Why did we get the number two spot? … the city landed near the top for both its decadent […]


Apply to be Houston’s Poet Laureate (due by Friday, March 13, 2015)

Mayor Annise Parker and Houston Public Library (HPL) Director Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson recently announced that the City of Houston is seeking its second Poet Laureate.The current Poet Laureate is author Gwen Zepeda. The Houston Poet Laureate Program (HPLP) celebrates Houston’s rich culture and diversity through the work of a poet who will represent the […]