Dave Ward's Houston

Dave Ward’s Houston on abc13 KTRK explores the people, places and events that make this city so special.


The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo history

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo started with much humbler beginnings in 1932. 

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A.J. Foyt on racing highs and lows

Houston’s own A.J. Foyt became the most successful American race car driver and arguably the greatest race car driver ever.  

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A.J. Foyt

Dan Pastorini goes one on one with Dave Ward

Dave Ward goes one on one with Houston Oilers great Dan Pastorini. 

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Houston Oilers quarterback great Dan Pastorini

Memorial Park started as a World War I training camp

During World War I, Camp Logan once stood where Memorial Park does today. 

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History behind Houston’s most recognizable streets

We drive on them and past them all the time, but do we really know the stories behind Houston street names? 

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How Foley’s celebrated Christmas in Houston

The iconic Houston department store, Foley’s, started a holiday tradition which still exists to this day. 

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Foley's windows

Dave Ward reflects on his friend George H.W. Bush

Two Houston institutions, Ward and Bush spent the last 50 years in the Houston spotlight. 

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Former President George H. W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush with Dave Ward.

Dave Ward tours President Bush’s funeral train

Union Pacific granted us exclusive access to the cars that will be carrying the casket and the Bush family from Houston to College Station.  

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President George Bush’s train Bush 4141 will take him on a final ride

After spending years sitting in waiting, President George H.W. Bush’s custom-painted train Bush 4141 will take him on a final ride. 

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A giant Astroworld collection could be for sale

Alpine Sleigh Ride, Greezed Lightnin’ and Thunder River are all names you might recognize as the famous rides of the former Houston Astroworld. 

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