Tuesday, September 25, 2007

$600 Million Greenbacks

Apparently we do some good business here in town, according the the Houston Business Journal.

Mayor Bill White sez:
"We want people 50 years or 100 years from now to talk about the explosion in Houston arts."

Will it happen?
"The study also found that the 9.2 million people who said they attended an arts and cultural event in 2004 was twice the number of people attending events related to Houston's three major league professional sports teams in 2005.

"The 1.6 million visitors to Houston who attended cultural events in 2004 spent $132 million in addition to the cost of their tickets, the survey found."

Article HERE.


Jenni-beck said...

that's right, bitches. yee-haw!