The Clinton Drive Reconstruction Project will improve streets that have deteriorated beyond normal maintenance and repair. This $8.34 million improvement project, which runs along Clinton Drive near Japhet and Lathrop, 77011, began in December 2014 and is anticipated to be complete in February 2016. Continue Reading »
We’re very excited to announce the return of the Houston Hackathon on May 16-17, 2015. For 24 hours at the Houston Technology Center, over 200 people will collaborate on projects to make life in Houston a little better. Everyone is welcome: coders, designers, data nerds, artists, makers, beginners, kids. Continue Reading »
The East End community will gather this Saturday for the METRO East End-Harrisburg Overpass Groundbreaking Ceremony. I would like to invite you to join METRO as they bridge communities for the celebration. Continue Reading »
The Friends of the Houston Public Library (FoHPL) is planning a first of its kind Literacy Day/Free Book Fair for Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston and its immediate neighbors.
Thousands of books in English and Spanish will be provided free of charge to Cristo Rey Jesuit students, their siblings and families, and various community service groups in the neighborhood surrounding the school. Continue Reading »
As part of a major initiative to reduce and prevent animal overpopulation, Houston City Council on Wednesday approved a contract with Emancipet, a nationally recognized non-profit animal welfare organization.
Emancipet will provide low-cost spay/neuter and preventive veterinary services from their 48-foot semi-permanent trailer clinic, which will be located at Neighborhood Centers’ Ripley House facility (4410 Navigation Boulevard) in Houston’s East End. Continue Reading »
Doug Laughlin has been visiting the same West Houston auto shop for over a decade. He came to get his vehicle inspected and likes the idea of less clutter on his windshield. Continue Reading »
The City of Houston’s Municipal Courts Department (MCD) has expanded their service offerings to the public. Beginning Monday, March 2, 2015, MCD will implement Public Notary Services at all locations, as well as access to Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driving Records at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse. Continue Reading »