Here’s a scathing article from Reason.com about cities building stadiums. Throw a Billion Dollars from the Helicopter is a new
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Beisbol Been Very Very Good to Me
Minor league baseball is up against the wall, and it’s not because they’re trying to field a long ball to
The City Wants to Give MountainStar a Soccer Stadium
At yesterday’s City Council meeting, your Representatives voted 5-2 to support TxDOT’s plan to widen the freeway downtown. You won’t
No Pro Sports in the Arena?
Didn’t you think that the proposed downtown arena was for professional sports? Wasn’t there a lot of talk about an
According to El Diario de Juarez, MountainStar Sports Group is trying to put a big theme park in Cd. Juarez’
Those nice people at the Texas Department of Transportation are considering widening the freeway in Downtown El Paso, eliminating lots
Business Community: Not In My Backyard
Oh, the irony. From Aaron Montes at the El Paso Times: A large warehouse built 19 years ago in West
Pity the Rich
Those poor little rich folk. They can’t go to dive bars, or downtown Juarez. They’ll never know the joys of
“The True Cost of Corruption”
Oh, the irony. Here’s a great interview from the September 8, 2009, issue of the El Paso Inc. with an
You Break It, You Buy It
Naw, we’ll just stick it to the taxpayers. Woody Hunt is a smart man. He’s studied public corruption. Here’s what
Ballpark Numbers Updated
An alert reader sent me this spreadsheet which shows the actual numbers for the ballpark. Four years in and we’re
All I Want is Good Government
That’s all I want. Government responsive to the needs of its citizens. All its citizens. Not just the campaign donors.
MountainStar Sports Group Soccer Survey
MountainStar contracted with a sports marketing management consulting company to conduct a survey to gauge El Paso’s interest in their
The Emperor’s New Clothes
The El Paso Inc. ran a guest column this week. This year, TEDx ElPaso’s theme, “Your city, Your design,” is
Does That Tickle?
That’s the local billionaires sticking their hands in your pockets. They want to make sure they haven’t overlooked any pennies
It seems like only yesterday that MountainStar Sports Group announced their ad campaign in support of the downtown arena. The
What’s It Mean?
After years of playing the part of disinterested bystanders, MountainStar Sports came out with an ad this week in support