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~ Melvin Hughes, President of HOPE Union
(Houston Organization of Public Employees)







When did Houston — long associated with oil, NASA, crippling humidity, isolating car culture, and McMansion sprawl — become one of the most exciting places in America?

Over the past decade Houston has welcomed an influx of young professionals, people displaced by Katrina, immigrants, and other transplants enticed by the low cost of living and strong job prospects. At the same time, a growing cadre of avant-garde chefs, artists, and designers have been re-energizing H-Town, creating innovative restaurants and cutting-edge boutiques in hip micro-neighborhoods that barely registered ten years ago.

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