2.ART RULES! The Menil Collection, with its cutting-edge programming and globally adored Rothko Chapel, is a prime example, but from public art to landmark exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, scores of galleries, in addition to world-class theater and music ... the spoils of BIG OIL have been funneled into magnificent art offerings.
3.DIVERSITY RULES! Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and others have found that Houstonians are not only the most ethnically diverse population in the nation, surpassing both Los Angeles and New York City, but they're also apparently among the most tolerant. Howdy, indeed!