October is Archives Month

October is Archives Month! Learn more about the Houston Public Library's special collections library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC), and the amazing treasures it preserves in its archive collection. HMRC is hosting the multiple programs throughout the month providing insights ...

Construction Begins On New Rail-Served Distribution Facility For Leading Resin Packaging Company

Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and partner Artis REIT announce that construction has commenced on a new, Class-A, 519,224-square-foot rail-served distribution facility for Plastic Bagging & Packaging, Inc. (PBP), an international producer of plastic bagging and provider of packaging services. The ...

Fiestas Patrias Parade Celebrated 50 Years of Hispanic Culture, Heritage, and Pride

Houstonians of Hispanic heritage were full of joy and pride at the 50th annual Fiestas Patrias Parade.

New Hope Opens Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless Families

New Hope Housing, one of the nation’s foremost providers of permanent, affordable and supportive single room occupancy (SRO) housing for adults living alone on a limited income, celebrates the grand opening of its first residential community for homeless and at-risk ...

Home Cooking: Houston Texans Plays First Home Game of the 2018 NFL Season Against the Giants

Growing up, I can admit that I wasn’t the perfect angel. I know that’s hard to believe but it’s true. There were a lot of lessons I had to learn the hard way, which would lead my grandmother to always ...

Trae tha Truth Hits the Road to Bring Relief to Hurricane Victims

Trae tha Truth and the Relief Gang are on the road headed to the Carolinas to give assistance to the victims of Hurricane Florence.

Mayor Turner, UH Announce Historic African American Classical Music Festival

Mayor Sylvester Turner along with the University Of Houston and HEB have joined together to present the first-ever all black classical musical festival in the city. The Colour of Music Festival is scheduled to run from September 12 through the ...

Featured Artist Of The Week: Rising Hip-Hop Star, Young Fab, Drops “Champion” For National Suicide Prevention Month

“But I stood tall and I pushed through, just like Arthur, I’m the chosen one... cause I’m a Champion” - Young Fab

Christina Morales: Proud of Her Heritage, Proud of Her Story

Being told that you are not good enough just because of your skin color is damaging to anyone no matter their race or age. It leads to far greater issues down the line. Having pride in your cultural heritage helps ...

City Hall Farmers Market Returns Wednesday

The City Hall Farmers Market Returns Wednesday.

HBCU Representation at its Best: The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities honors two Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law students

Third-year, Thurgood Marshall School of Law students, Elizabeth A. Opara and Veisha Godfrey-Phelps have been named 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars by The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCU)—a student recognition program which honors outstanding students for ...

Houston Native serves aboard USS Ronald Reagan

180918-N-OY799-0209 PHILIPPINE SEA (September 18, 2018) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Kiara Webb, from Houston, crouches down as an aircraft launches from the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during Valiant Shield 2018.

South and North of the Border: Houston Paints Mexico Exhibit at the Houston Public Library

See Mexico through the eyes of Houston’s early artist, Houston South and North of the Border: Houston Paints Mexico Exhibit. More than 60 works of art are showcased.

UH Receives Anonymous $4 Million Gift to Support Creative Writing and Other Liberal Arts Programs

The University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) has received a $4 million anonymous gift in support of its Creative Writing Program, among multiple CLASS initiatives. The gift will also fuel research activity in the humanities ...

Frey Road SWAT Project Scheduled

Council Member Dave Martin is pleased to announce a roadside ditch rehabilitation project to be conducted by the Storm Water Action Team (SWAT) on Frey Road, from Hartsook Street to Almeda Genoa Road, will begin Monday, September 24, 2018. The ...