St. Peter The Apostle Catholic School Closing

After 77 years of educating children in Houston’s Third Ward, St. Peter The Apostle Catholic School is closing its doors. Houston Public Media reports the superintendent over the archdiocese’s schools, Debra Haney, said that a lot of the decision came ...

Alvin Teen Earns 6.9 GPA, Becomes First Black Valedictorian At Alvin High School

Alvin High School just saw a barrier of theirs be crossed as a black teen became the first Black valedictorian in school history.

Joe Biden Makes First Campaign Stop In Houston

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Houston Tuesday for campaign events, including a town hall meeting with the American Federation of Teachers and then a fundraiser.

Safer or Scarier: How Will Children of Color Feel About Armed Teachers?

To be clear: I agree that immediate action is needed to protect our children from recurring gun violence in our schools. In fact, just two weeks ago I wrote a call to action, here, urging that “Our Schools Have Become ...

Art Meets Science and Technology at Midtown Houston’s 1st Children’s Performance Art Festival

Midtown Houston will celebrate the thrilling space where art meets science at their 1st Children’s Performance Art Festival. The event will be held at Midtown Park on June 1, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm. This year’s theme will ...

Foul ball injures a young fan at the Cubs-Astros game and leaves a distraught baseball player in tears

A sharply hit foul ball struck a girl during the Chicago Cubs' game with the Astros in Houston on Wednesday night, sending the young fan to a hospital and pausing the contest as the batter knelt in shock.

Mayor Turner Opens First Campaign Field Offices June 1

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will preside of the grand openings of the first two field offices of the 2019 campaign Saturday, June 1.

New Play Takes on School-to-Prison Pipeline and Overrepresentation of Black Children in Foster Care in ‘Black, White & Sunshine’

Houston Play On Purpose and Playwright Holly Charles announce the debut of the groundbreaking stage play Black, White & Sunshine, which sheds light on the disproportionality of minority children swept into both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. While ...

Houston Parks Board Hit with Criminal Complaint

The Houston Parks Board is spending 100 million dollars of your money, but they don’t want you to see who is on their payroll and how much they make.

Tickets on Sale for Candytopia Houston TODAY at 12 pm CT

Candytopia, the candy-coated experiential adventure that has delighted over 750,000 guests across the country, is bringing its confectionery wonderland to the heart of Houston at the The MARQ*E entertainment center (7620 Katy Fwy, Suite 360 Houston, TX 77024). The limited-run ...

Why are Tony Buzbee and Bill King Attacking Our Black Elected Officials?

These are just a few of the epithets being hurled at Mayor Sylvester Turner by his two opponents in the November city elections.

XFL Returns to Houston

Oliver Luck stood at the podium and flashed his huge smile that most Houstonians remember from his time as a quarterback for the Houston Oilers, CEO of Houston Sports Authority, and President/GM of the Houston Dynamo. Luck was in town ...

Class of 2019: Saluting African American and Hispanic High School Valedictorians

Twelve years (13 if you include Kindergarten) of school makes the hassle definitely worth the tassel. High school seniors across our city don the ceremonial cap and gown for one of the most important walks of their life, the walk ...

Uncover A Witty Romantic Comedy as Houston Ballet Brings Back The Merry Widow

With only two more ballets left in its 2018/19 season, Houston Ballet brings back Ronald Hynd’s The Merry Widow. This full-length story ballet is a romantic comedy Houston hasn’t seen since 2013, when Principal Mireille Hassenboehler took her final bows ...

ACA Armstrong receives TDCAA Civil Practitioner of the Year award

Assistant County Attorney Barbara Armstrong received the 2019 Texas District and County Attorneys Association’s Gerald Summerford Civil Practitioner of the Year award during the annual TDCAA Civil Law Seminar in San Antonio, Wednesday, May 8.