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HOV/HOT Lanes to Open Weekends for Summer Pilot Program

The Express Lanes that help you avoid traffic on weekdays will soon be open seven days a week as part of a regional pilot mobility program approved by METRO's Board of Directors today. HOV/HOT (Express) Lanes managed by METRO will ...

Houston Rockets Select Auburn Forward Jabari Smith Jr. Third Overall In The 2022 NBA Draft

The Houston Rockets were in a win-win situation, waiting to select their pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. After Duke forward Paolo Banchero was chosen with the number one overall pick by the Orlando Magic, the Oklahoma City Thunder took ...

Alley Theatre Receives $25 Million Matching Grant

Butch Mach, Alley Theatre Board Chair and Chairman of the Al- ley Theatre Vision for the Future Campaign, is pleased to announce that the Tony Award®-winning Alley The- atre received a $25 million matching grant from an anonymous donor as ...

UH Law Center Professor Says Law Enforcement Officers Should Face Criminal Penalties for 'Police Bystanderism'

While the U.S. Department of Justice recently updated its policy requiring federal officers to intervene if colleagues are using excessive force, Zachary D. Kaufman, an associate professor of law and political science and co-director of the Criminal Justice Institute at ...

Harris County Clerk's Office Issues One Milionth Marriage License

June is a popular month for wed- dings and the Harris County Clerk’s Office (HCCO) is happy to announce that its Personal Records office in downtown Houston recently issued its one millionth marriage license. According to Harris County Archives, HCCO ...

KTSU turns 50!

More than 1,000 people came to support TSU’s KTSU 90.9FM as it celebrated 50 years of on-air excellence with an on-campus Backyard Party on Friday, June 24.

Harris Health Ben Taub, LBJ Hospitals Receive National Heart, Stroke Recognition

Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital received national recognition for its heart and stroke care from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. Additionally, Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital also received national recognition for its heart resuscitation program. ...

Lizzo called Beyoncé her 'North Star' during her 'Carpool Karaoke' appearance

The Bey Hive has another celebrity among its ranks: Lizzo. In a Monday appearance on the "The Late Late Show with James Corden," the "Good as Hell" singer called Beyoncé her "North Star" during a "Carpool Karaoke" segment.

Disney’s Frozen North American Tour Welcomes Back Ryan McCartan as “Hans” for a Limited Run Beginning in Houston on July 12

Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, is pleased to announce casting for the Houston engagement of Disney’s Frozen. From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will play a three-week premiere ...

Traveling Vintage Market Is Back In Houston!

One of the nation’s most anticipated traveling fashion markets is back on the road for 2022! After surviving a daunting couple of years for live events, ThriftCon is set to grow its cultural footprint as the premier destination to shop ...

Harris County Court Blocks Enforcement of Pre-Roe Laws

Today a Harris County court issued a ruling that temporarily bans certain prosecutors from enforcing Texas’s abortion bans that predate Roe v Wade. Attorney General Ken Paxon had previously said that prosecutors could pursue criminal charges based off these state ...

Youth Gathering to Bring 19,000 to Houston Next Saturday

From July 9–13, more than 19,000 high school students, adult leaders, volunteers and exhibitors will convene in Houston for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Youth Gathering at the George R. Brown Convention Center and Minute Maid Park. The LCMS has ...

Commissioner Ellis to Ask Commissioners Court to Approve Resolution Affirming Access to Abortion as Essential Health Care and a Human Right

In the aftermath of the United States Supreme Court decision to overturn the precedent established by Roe v. Wade and take away the constitutional right to an abortion that people have exercised and relied on for nearly 50 years, Harris ...

Mayor Turner Appoints Will Jones as Interim Finance Director for the City of Houston

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Tuesday the appointment of Will Jones as interim Finance Director for the City of Houston. He will replace Tantri Erlinawati-Emo who is leaving municipal government for a role in the nonprofit sector.

TSU offers meningitis, flu, COVID vaccines for new and returning students

Texas Southern University has partnered with the Houston Health Department (HHD) to make three vaccines – including the meningitis vaccine that is required for students under the age of 22 who live on campus – available free of charge to ...

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