Not many people realize that the channel 13 studio inspired the design of the Eighth Wonder of the World.
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June 12, 2019 12:21 pm | by daveward | Posted in
On April 9, 1962, Major League Baseball was welcomed to Houston as the Colt .45s rolled down Main Street in a parade. The name wouldn’t last long. Due to a lawsuit by the Colt 45 firearms company, Judge Roy Hofheinz[…..]
January 25, 2019 3:31 pm | by daveward | Posted in
Astroworld lives on in this woman’s bar. It’s hard to believe it’s been gone for more than a decade. Former Houston Mayor Roy Hofheinz helped bring AstroWorld to the Space City in 1968. Six Flags Inc. then closed the park[…..]
December 27, 2018 3:28 pm | by daveward | Posted in
Dave Ward explains how ABC13’s studio designed inspired the Eighth Wonder of the World. Includes archive footage of the Astrodome and Roy Hofheinz.
Alpine Sleigh Ride, Greezed Lightnin’ and Thunder River are all names you might recognize as the famous rides of the former Houston Astroworld.
January 31, 2018 4:38 am | by daveward | Posted in
A generation of Houston TV viewers grew up with Dave Ward. As the powerful, yet calming voice behind the anchor desk, Ward delivered the news with integrity and authenticity for 50 years on abc13 KTRK. Ward began every newscast with[…..]