HMSHost Foundation Supports Greater Houston Community Foundation with $40,000 Grant

HMSHost Foundation granted $40,000 to Greater Houston Community Foundation to support the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. HMSHost Vice President of Business Development Anthony Alessi presented the grant to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday on behalf of HMSHost Foundation with ...

Mayor Turner Takes Part in Musical 'Memphis!'

According to KHOU, Mayor Sylvester Turner made a theatrical debut on Tuesday. Although he is used to facing crowds, they aren't like the ones at the Hobby Center. Mayor Turner appeared in a special walk on role with Theatre Under ...

Rash of Online Threats Against Houston Area Schools Continues to Grow

Threats against several Houston area schools have one local sheriff calling for an end. In Sheldon ISD, police investigated a threat at CE King Middle School after a student posted something threatening online overnight.

Let’s Play Ball: Houston Astros Are Prepared for the 2018 Season

On March 29, 2018, baseball enthusiast will hear those words they have been waiting for since the final game of the 2017 World Series.

Love It or Not: “Lover, Beloved, Plays” Up to Small Alley Audiences

In the spirit of all things love, The Alley Theatre presents “Lover, Beloved,” a musical play written and composed by Grammy award winner and singer/ songwriters Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik. The play is inspired by the life and writings ...

Black Panther: A Marvel Film Breaking Expectations and Records

Struggling to find the words to adequately express all of his emotions, film director Ryan Coogler penned a heartfelt letter to fans.

Houston Teachers Named Finalists for 2018 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards

On Wednesday, three Houston teachers were named finalists for the 2018 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, spotlighting them as some of the best educators in Texas.

Engineering Executive Who Oversaw Flood Reduction Overhaul in Medical Center Area Endorses Mayor's Construction Ordinance Reform

In a letter to Mayor Sylvester Turner, James F. Thompson, chief executive of the Texas & Gulf Coast Infrastructure division of the international engineering/development/construction firm AECOM, endorses the mayor's proposal to require that future dwellings and other buildings in flood ...

Houston City Council Member Dave Martin Schedules Kingwood/Lake Houston Area CIP Town Hall Meeting

City Council Member Dave Martin will host a Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., at the Kingwood Community Center, 4102 Rustic Woods Drive, Kingwood, Texas 77345.

Brenda Bazan Confirmed by City Council as President & CEO of Houston First

Today Houston City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Brenda Bazan as the new president and CEO of the Houston First Corporation (HFC). Bazan will assume responsibilities as the new leader of Houston First, effective immediately.

TxDOT Public Meeting: State Highway 3 Access Management Study

Council Member Dave Martin would like to let District E residents know the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be hosting a public meeting to gather input on an access management study for State Highway 3 (SH 3) from Brookglen ...

Houston Texans Release ILB Brian Cushing

The Houston Texans have released ILB Brian Cushing, the team announced today. Cushing is the team’s all-time leading tackler with 664 total tackles since getting drafted in the first round (15th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

H-E-B Leaders Visit Houston to Offer Guidance On Submitting Unique Products in Statewide Competition

H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best is visiting HOUSTON on Tuesday, February 27 at 10 a.m. to share insight with local food and beverage creators interested in participating in the 2018 statewide competition. Potential entrants are invited to meet ...

Harris County - Houston Sports Authority Announces $50,000 Donation to Star of Hope

Houston Sports Authority CEO Janis Burke and HCHSA Public Relations Director Patti Smith presented Star of Hope CEO and President Hank Rush a check for $50,000.

Grant Applications Now Open for Local Artists and Cultural Nonprofits In Need of Disaster Relief from Harvey Arts Recovery Fund

the Harvey Arts Recovery Fund (HARF), which supports Houston artists, performers, musicians and arts and culture organizations in need of disaster assistance. The second round of grant awards will be distributed this spring and the application is open from Feb. ...