Haphazardly generic, with giant dash of ghetto
I lived in the Houston area for almost three years, and more or less hated every second of it. I'll keep my list relatively brief...which is to say, it'll still be long, as I have a lot to cover, but at least I won't drone on and on with every single point.
- Underrated local culinary scene, in terms of food quality.
- Strong job market in fossil fuel-related industries, healthcare, real estate, and, increasingly, tech.
- Well-paying jobs, among aforementioned sectors.
- Some inner city neighborhoods such as Rice Village, Montrose and the Heights haven't completely lost their personality and character. Sadly, there are few such neighborhoods for such a giant metropolis.
- Dozens and dozens of cultures and ethnicities represented.
- Memorial and Hermann are nice parks.
- Decent cultural institutions (e.g., Menil, MFAH).
- Rice and UH have beautiful campuses.
- Texas Medical Center is truly world-class in terms Read More