Mayor named City Leader of the Year by business news publisher Smart Cities Dive

Mayor Sylvester Turned has been named the nation's City Leader of the Year by the national business news publication Smart Cities Dive.

Bitter Sweet: Texans Defeat the Titans to Extend Winning Streak to 8 and Remember the Life of Owner Bob McNair

Even though the weather outside of NRG stadium was a frigid 50 degrees and before you begin to laugh, that is very cold for a city that is used to 75 degrees with humidity added. Inside the stadium was blazing ...

Bobby Brown: His 2018 Prerogative

After breaking the Internet this year with the success of “Bobby Brown Story” on BET, the ‘King of the Stage” has returned to reclaim his throne. Bobby Brown is back and larger than life after sharing ‘HIStory’ with the world. ...

HPD Officers to Serve Community by Collecting Food Donations

From Thursday, November 29 through Sunday, December 2, more than two dozen Houston police officers will serve the community by collecting food and monetary donations at 14 Fiesta Mart stores in the city as part of the annual HPD Comida/Food ...

The Heritage Society’s 55th Annual Candlelight Tour

This holiday season, visit The Heritage Society in Sam Houston Park, where we are pleased to invite you to join us as we relaunch one of Houston’s most keenly anticipated holiday traditions, our famous Candlelight Tour

Kroger and Hormel to Donate Hams to Hundreds of Houston Families

On Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 7:30 a.m. to noon, a team of Kroger volunteers will donate 700 Hormel® Cure 81® half hams to help feed Houston families in need. The donation will take place at BakerRipley’s East Aldine campus, located ...

Commissioner Rodney Ellis Statement on Ardmore Street Bridge Closure by Harris County Flood Control District

Earlier this week, the Ardmore Street bridge was closed for reconstruction by Harris County Flood Control District as part of Project Brays, which is the largest, most significant flood risk reduction initiative ever to be managed by Harris County. However, ...

Academic and Behavior School Staff Know the Importance of CPR Training

Many people don’t think they will ever have to use cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), but having the training will help save someone’s life.

Mayor Turner Honors Gymnast with “Simone Biles Day”

Mayor Turner officially declared Tuesday, Nov. 27 as "Simone Biles Day" and presented the gymnast with a proclamation and key to the City of Houston.

Rice professor under investigation for role in 'world's first gene-edited babies'

Rice University is investigating bioengineering professor Michael Deem after he was quoted in media reports as having been involved with the work of He Jiankui, the Chinese researcher who claims to have created the world's first gene-edited babies.

The Bad Girl of Comedy Gets Candid: Luenell Brings the Heat On & Off the Stage

It’s a November evening in Houston, yet the air is deceptively mild, as a small line begins to form outside of the Houston Improv. Weaving through the crowd and into the building - conversations fade in and out - with ...

Meek Mill Announces Motivation Tour

Multiplatinum hip-hop artist and criminal justice reform advocate Meek Mill today announced his highly anticipated return to the road with his U.S. tour titled The Motivation Tour. The news follows the announcement of new music coming from the Philadelphia rapper, ...

Texas Teen Makes History as First African American Miss Texas Teen USA

Kennedy Edwards made history over the weekend when she was crowned as the first ever African-American Miss Texas Teen USA in the pageant’s 35-year history.

Houston Texans Founder, Senior Chairman & CEO Robert C. McNair Passes Away

Houston Texans Founder, Senior Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert C. McNair passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018 at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife, Janice, sons, Cal and Cary, daughters, Ruth and Melissa, 15 ...

Being Grateful and Thankful for Others

Life without others in it is pretty pointless. The difficult nature of it requires others to bring stability, joy, and balance. People are the ones who offer you love, support, and share in your joys and pain. Others make life ...