New York medical device maker picks Atlanta over Houston for headquarters

“We are going from startup to growth company.”

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Getting To Know the Sound: An Interview with of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes

2007 saw the release of of Montreal’s Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?, their 7th studio album. While the band had a following since 1997’s Cherry Peel, Hissing Fauna got the band to sell out larger venues, sign on to more festivals, and be more generally in the radar of fans of music. The 12-track album was, like, really weird. It still is a weird album. But it’s as weird as it is…

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Former Houston councilman Peter Brown has died

Former Houston city councilman and mayoral candidate Peter Brown has died, according to multiple reports. He was 81 years old.

His son Chris Brown is the city’s controller and issued a statement on Twitter that stated his father had died “after a long battle with cancer” and asked for privacy for the family, according to Houston Public Media and the Houston Chronicle. 

Peter Brown was born and raised in Houston and attended the University of Houston, according to Texas Southern University…

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A Legacy Unfolds on Timothy McNealy’s Funky Movement

Being a musical historian involves meticulous work, and Egon Alapatt knows that best. After being a general manager at Stones Throw Records for 11 years, Alapatt founded Now-Again Records — a label focused on reissuing obscure funk, jazz, hip-hop and soul from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. The process of doing so requires a lot more than money and fandom. It requires a combination of…

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Houston Astros owner obtains $19M hotel construction loan in Palm Beach

A company headed by Jim Crane, owner of the Houston Astros, obtained an $18.72 million construction loan for a hotel project in West Palm Beach.

The Woodlands-based Woodforest National Bank awarded the loan to Houston-based WPB Dugout Hotel LLC, managed by Crane. It covers the 0.72-acre site at 1675 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard. HFF worked on behalf of the borrowers to secure the loan.

Westmont Hospitality Group will manage the hotel, which is expected to open mid-year 2018, according to a statement.…

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