Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Thursday called demolishing the Astrodome a “silly plan.” John Lopez on Friday replied by saying Emmett should “grow a pair” and have it torn down. So naturally, Emmett called Lopez on Friday to […]
John Lopez said the Judge Ed Emmett needed to grow a pair and bring down the Astrodome. So the judge called the show to clarify his remarks.
The Houston Astrodome is the eighth wonder of the world! No longer in use and possibly to be torn down the iconic stadium sits empty next to the Houston Texans NRG Stadium. But June 9th marks the anniversary of the first indoor MLB All-Star game being played at the Astrodome in 1968.
A pending application to designate the famed Houston Astrodome as a “state antiquities landmark” could revitalize efforts to revamp the stadium and save it from potential demolition.
Bomani Jones joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about James Harden’s maturity problems, Dwight Howard becoming the big man with the Rockets ahead of Harden as well as his thoughts on Incognito, the Astrodome and Steve Patterson.
Ed Emmett the Harris County Judge and presiding officer of the Harris County Commissioner’s Court joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they discussed the vote that went against upgrading the Astrodome, what happens to the Dome now and how hard will it be to take it down
Harris County voters voted down a proposal that would’ve authorized for $217 million in public money to be used to convert the Astrodome into a convention center.
Houston-area voters began deciding Tuesday whether to pump money into converting the shuttered Astrodome into a convention center or to allow the iconic but dilapidated stadium to proceed toward a likely date with the wrecking ball.
A coalition of local and national preservation groups is taking its efforts to save the iconic but now shuttered Houston Astrodome to the streets.
The fate of a plan to renovate the Houston Astrodome, an iconic stadium that’s fallen into disrepair since it was shuttered four years ago, will be in the hands of voters this fall.