Robertson Stadium is a sports stadium located on the campus of the University of Houston. It is the current home of the Houston Cougars football and women's soccer teams, as well as Houston 1836 of Major League Soccer, which will begin play in the 2006 season. The stadium hosted the Houston Oilers from 1960-1964. The current capacity of Robertson Stadium is 33,000.
Sam Houston Race Park, located in northwest Houston, opened as the first Class 1 racetrack in Texas on April 24, 1994. The Houston racetrack hosts two live race meets annually; Thoroughbred racing October through April and American Quarter Horses from June through September. In addition, Sam Houston Race Park offers a comprehensive simulcasting program 364 days each year in its grandstand and P...
The airport was renamed George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston in 1997, in honour of Former President George Bush. President Bush is a long time resident of Houston and was present at the airport's opening in 1969 when he was a Member of Congress representing the Houston area.
Ellington Field (EFD) is a joint use civil/military airport. Acquired by the City of Houston in 1984, Ellington now supports the operations of the United States military, NASA, Continental Express, United Parcel Service and general aviation. The airport is home to the largest flying club in Texas and is the site of the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow.
July 19, 2008 - Houston ó One of the nation's largest mobile cranes collapsed at a Houston oil refinery Friday, killing four workers and injuring seven others in the latest of several fatal accidents that have raised concerns about the safety of construction cranes.
The 30-story-tall crane, capable of lifting 1 million pounds, fell over at a LyondellBasell refinery in southeast ...
Wonderful shopping is available all over Houston, but the shopping experience at THE GALLERIA is the definitive place to go for designer shops, unusual gifts, wonderful imports or just plain fun. Boasting almost 300 stores, it is certain to offer exactly what you need.