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Report: Pay Is Rising for Houston's African-American Residents

Houston's African-American residents have high household incomes when compared with similar U.S. metros and that pay is rising, according to an examination of Census data by Forbes.

One Tweet Saved a Texas Bakery From Closing

A viral tweet has managed to save a Houston-area bakery from shutting its doors. Trinidad Garza has been baking since he was 12-years-old, he told ABC13. But after Hurricane Harvey, business at La Casa Bakery and Cafe had slowed.

Rapper Chamillionaire Talks Tech Entrepreneurship with Houston Students

We know rapper Chamillionaire as a Grammy award-winning rapper but he is showing a different side these days as a tech entrepreneur.

City Exploring New Downtown Option for Homeless People

The City of Houston, along with METRO and the Houston Recovery Center, is studying the feasibility of converting a downtown segment of METRO property into a small, temporary, outdoor, safe-space for homeless individuals.

Mayor's Office to Participate in Annual Holiday Basketball Showdown Against Houston City Council

Members of the mayor's staff will participate in the Annual Holiday Basketball Showdown against Houston City Council and their staffs. Mayor Turner will attend the night's game to cheer his team to victory. All ticket sale proceeds will benefit the ...

Gospel Stars Tour Houston for McDonald’s Holiday Experience Concert

Gospel music stars are coming to Houston for the first-ever McDonald's Holiday Experience Concert, a leg of the Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour. McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour is an extension of the brand’s 365Black platform, an initiative that celebrates the ...

Midtown Work Prompts Bus Shuttle Along Red Line

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, METRO will modify rail service on the Red Line in order to allow Midtown Management District work crews to complete landscape enhancements along the corridor.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Delivers Books and Opportunities to Students in Her District

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is proud to host the “Wipro Cares Reading Celebration,” which will donate 500 brand new books to students in the Congresswoman’s district.

Macy's Celebrates Three Kings Day in Houston

Join Macy’s for an afternoon of fun for the whole family celebrating Three Kings Day! Enjoy live holiday music, arts and crafts, special gifts and so much more. Plus, be sure to snap a photo with the Three Kings themselves, ...

Houston First and KHOU Announce Partnership to Open Network Satellite Studio Along Avenida Houston

Houston First Corporation (HFC) and KHOU 11 announced their partnership to deliver the city’s first network satellite studio in downtown. The new studio will be located along Avenida Houston and is slated to open in March 2018.

METRO Honors Rail Employee for Heroism

When Leang "Terry" Ear came across a car crash in the early hours of Nov. 20, 2017, he knew he had to act. He was in the middle of his overnight shift as a METRORail technician near the 66th Street ...

HPD Officers, Volunteers to Put Final Touches on Boxes for Needy Houstonians

Beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, Houston police officers and dozens of volunteers will pack food supplies for distribution to those less fortunate this holiday season as a part of department's annual Comida/Food Drive.

The Houston Right-of-Way

In response to the questions from the news media about the esplanade in the Broadacres neighborhood, the city has confirmed that the esplanade and street are in the public right-of-way.

Council Member Dave Martin Encourages Kingwood and Lake Houston Area Residents to Participate in the Recover Lake Houston Plea For Three

On November 13, in a news article distributed to the Kingwood Community, Council Member Dave Martin was quoted at the Lake Houston Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ 10) meeting, asking community members to "show up" and speak out for their ...

Houston Rated #1 Party City By Evite

Evite, the leading digital service for bringing people together, today announced the Top 10 Party Cities of 2017. Evite’s third annual list recognizes the cities that rank highest when it comes to planning events throughout the year.

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