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The Spirit Of Giving Highlight: Nikki Jackson Of Beyond Fostering, Inc. Gives Hope to 25 Foster Kids This Season

Our youth are faced with many whirlwind-like obstacles, some a little bit more than others. However, with the help from people like Nikki Jackson, founder of Beyond Fostering, Inc., the challenges of those who need a little bit more hope ...

All Good Things Must Come to An End

I will never forget my senior year on the varsity football team. We won our first three games of the season and we were on a natural high. After ten years of being bad, our high school was finally seeing ...

The Art of Gift Giving

Before any bow can be untied or wrapping torn off to see that look of surprise and excitement for what’s inside a lot of planning and thought must take place. One has to make their giftee list and think about ...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Celebrates Her 24th Annual Toys-for-Kids Giveaway

Every year, we embark on this endeavor with a heart full of love in order to make the lives of those without sufficient means brighter during this special time of year. Although it is a massive undertaking to organize and ...

Houston Named #1 Party City of 2018 (new data from Evite)

Houston kept the world’s #1 party spot again, according to new data by Evite, the world's leading digital platform for bringing people together.

Council Member Dwight Boykins Proposes Plan to Fund Pay Parity for and Prevent Layoffs

In October, Houston's City Controller Chris Brown placed the estimated cost to city government of Proposition B's passage at approximately $85 million annually. Today, Council Member Boykins will offer a viable solution to meet that cost while preserving jobs, in ...

HPD Reminds Citizens to Sign Up for 911 Emergency Profile System

Houston Police Assistant Chief Henry Gaw and members of the Houston Fire Department, representatives from Greater Harris County 911 and the Mayor's Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security urge citizens to create their own "Emergency Profile."

Turkey Leg Hut Teams Up with The Car Wreck King to Host First Annual Toys & Turkeys Giveaway

The Turkey Leg Hut and The Car Wreck King are teaming up to make a difference in the lives of Houston families this holiday season. On Saturday, December 22, 2018, the two business will give away 100 bicycles and 100 ...

Older Learners Honored at HCDE Share Stories of Struggle, Success

Older learners share stories about learning English, gaining new careers and balancing adult responsibility as they are honored on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harris County Department of Education, 6300 Irvington. The 32 adults are ...

Tennis Legend Zina Garrison Appointed to Harris County-Houston Sports Authority Board

Harris County Commissioners Court has unanimously approved Commissioner Rodney Ellis’ appointment of former tennis star Zina Garrison to the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority Board.

Author and Business Maven Miara Shaw Bringing “Hope” to Houston Entrepreneurs for the New Year

Houston author, community leader and business expert, Miara Shaw, will host The Hope of Purpose Experience in Houston, Texas on Jan. 25 and 26, 2019. The educational conference and networking event for creative entrepreneurs and social influencers will take place ...

Topgolf and TCL Partner to Build Inclusive Esports Venues for all Gamers

Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® and TCL,® the fastest-growing television brand in North America, have announced a national partnership that will generate exciting esports entertainment at Topgolf, designed for gamers from all walks of life. The first TCL esports Lounge ...

METRONEXT Poised for Progress with Moving Forward Plan

Direct connections to Houston's airports, new rapid transit lines linking downtown to uptown, and eight new Park & Ride lots are just a few of the transit projects proposed to the sold out room at the State of METRO luncheon ...

Bates Collision Centers Provides ‘Keys to a Brighter Future’ by Gifting 2 Cars to HCDE Mothers

After months without reliable transportation while juggling work and a family as a single-parent household, Harris County Department of Education Head Start single moms Sheena Gulley and Parishellia Banks are receiving a special gift from Bates Collision Centers: the gift ...

Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green

Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, hosts the 8th annual Rainbow on ICE on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from 7 to 10 p.m. This LGBTQ celebration is the ultimate dance party on The ICE powered ...

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