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Houston Business Journal back issues
Long distance shortens for surrounding towns. (City Beat).
December 21, 2001... Businesses and residents living on, the outskirts of Houston won't have to pay as much to phone clients and friends in the Bayou City. Once considered long-distance, calls placed from those communities will now be charged based on local rates. Residents of League City, Kemah and...
Living Bank to accept organ deposits via Net. (City Beat).
December 21, 2001... The Living Bank is preparing to launch a national registry of organ donors in January that will be located on the Internet. The non-profit organization, which has been operating in Houston for 34 years, spent $400,000 and the last year and a half creating the database of organ donors....
Flood damage sinks old Alien Park Inn: Closing of offbeat hotel marks end of colorful era.
December 21, 2001... After suffering heavy flood damage from Tropical Storm Allison, the Allen Park Inn has permanently closed its doors. The hotel's owners -- descendants of the oil-rich Blaffer family of Texas -- have shuttered the 40-year-old operation. The owners plan to demolish the structure that sits...
Picking up the Premiere pieces: Company founder feeling the fallout from bankruptcy.
December 21, 2001... Since David Lapin's company filed for bankruptcy almost three months ago, he has lost 13 pounds and has trouble sleeping at night. Lapin is president of Lapin & Wigginton Funding, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 2 along with its parent company, Premiere Holdings...
Picking up the Premiere pieces: Investors struggle to save complex real estate deals.
December 21, 2001... Forrest Jenkins is working long hours to try and gain control of a commercial real estate deal he invested in, but probably wishes he had never financed. Jenkins is one of hundreds of investors who are attempting to salvage their real estate deals from Premiere Holdings of Texas, which...