Roll to the Polls with a Free Ride from METRO

METRO is offering free rides to Houston-area polling locations for the Harris County Flood Control District Bond Election. Voters can ride at no charge on METRORail, local buses, and METROLift paratransit services.

Neighborhood Restoration Center Harvey Recovery Fair - August 18

The City of Houston and community partners BakerRipley and Memorial Assistance Ministries operate 14 Neighborhood Restoration Centers (NRCs) at locations throughout Houston to offer guidance and support to residents in need of Harvey recovery assistance. The centers are staffed with ...

Commissioner Ellis and Civic Leaders Announce Non-Partisan Campaign Using Billboards to Encourage Voter Registration

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, NAACP Houston Branch President Dr. James Douglas, LULAC District Director Alfonso Maldonado, and Lee Vela, Vice President of Public Affairs at Clear Channel Outdoor will launch a public service campaign, using 20 billboards, to encourage ...

The Consulate General of Mexico in Houston, the Mexican Tourism Board and Serrano Gallery are pleased to present “THE FIFTH ELEMENT”

The Consulate General of Mexico in Houston, the Mexican Tourism Board and Serrano Gallery are pleased to present “THE FIFTH ELEMENT”

Family of boy who died after being left in day care bus files lawsuit

KPRC is reporting that the family of 3-year-old Raymond “R.J.” Pryer has filed a lawsuit in his wrongful death case. The toddler was left in a day care bus van last month after returning from a field trip with the ...

Mayor Turner Initiates Second Phase of Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced today the start of the second phase of the City’s Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Plan. The plan is the nation’s first comprehensive municipal response to combat human trafficking.

MD Anderson ranked No. 1 for cancer care in national survey

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center again has been ranked No. 1 for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” survey. Since the survey began in 1990, MD Anderson has been named one of ...

Houston's Largest Food Fest Returns Food, Fun, Music & More

Houston's Largest Food Fest Returns Food, Fun, Music & More Saturday, August 18, 2018 Location: Herman Square Park - Houston, TX $5 Early Bird or $25 VIP Tickets 12-10pm | All Ages

Timeless Elegance: Homage to Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Opening and Panel Discussion at the Houston Public Library

Fashion enthusiasts are invited to view the fashion exhibit, Timeless Elegance: Homage to Oscar de la Renta, which showcases winning creations from Fashion Fusion, an annual competition presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) and Houston Community College ...

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown Announces 2018 Houston Nonprofit Beneficiaries

The 2018 Bayou City Art Festival Downtown, produced by the Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), has selected six local nonprofits that will benefit from a portion of the proceeds of the event. The weekend celebration will be held Saturday-Sunday, October ...

Windsor Village Church Hosts Annual Back 2 School Celebration

The Windsor Village Church Family will host the 14th annual Back 2 School Celebration Saturday, August 18th from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Builders Center, 6011 West Orem, Houston, Texas 77085.

Houston Ballet Announces Free Performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Houston Ballet gives free performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre on September 13-15, 2018 at 8 PM. Free tickets available for covered seating, open seating available on the lawn

Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis to Host Backpack Giveaway for Families on Aug. 18

On Saturday, August 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis, along with Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Black McDonald’s Owner/Operators Association of Greater Houston (BMOA), Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. Xi Alpha Omega Chapter, W.A.I.I.T, Harris Health, ...

Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report

TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital was ranked No. 3 as one of the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2018-2019. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the ...

Astros RBI Softball Player Wins Jackie Robinson Essay Contest

On Sunday, Major League Baseball announced that Astros RBI Softball player Kayla Robinson had been named a winner of the Jackie Robinson “Breaking Barriers” Essay Contest.