Kick Off the Holiday Season With the Houston Ballet’s Jubilee of Dance

The Houston Ballet’s annual Jubilee of Dance is always an amazing treat to get into the holiday season and this year was no different. The impact of Hurricane Harvey had the Houston Ballet out of commission for two weeks but ...

Whitney Mercilus and the WithMerci Foundation Gives WithMerci

Understanding that it is "better to give than to receive," Houston Texans Whitney Mercilus and the WithMerci Foundation embraces the responsibility of giving back and are committed to making a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable amongst us; ...

With 2017 Annual Awards, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 40th Anniversary Milestone, Accomplishments of Hispanic Business Community

In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce played host to the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in the region in Downtown Houston on Saturday night. The Chamber’s 40th Anniversary Annual Awards paid homage to ...

Houston’s Largest Turkey Trot Celebrates 25 Years

November 23, 2017– Thousands of trotters are expected to fill the Galleria area on Thanksgiving Morning in support of a good cause.

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9898 Forum Park Drive

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9898 Forum Park Drive about 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday (November 21).

Two Former NFL Players Team Up To Give Back

Knowing that the best way to give thanks is to give back, adorned with grateful hearts, two former NFL players are making a positive impact on their community, whereas they have teamed up to feed the families of pediatric critically ...

Andre Johnson Becomes Houston Texans First Ring of Honor Inductee

The Houston Texans said a huge ‘thank you’ to former player Andre Johnson by making him their first inductee into the Texans Ring of Honor during this past Sunday’s home game. The former wide receiver spent 12 seasons with the ...

Latino Health Summit to Shine Light On Changes in Hispanic Health

The Hispanic Health Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles among the Houston Hispanic community, especially those who have limited access to information and resources.

University of Houston Regents Vote to Create a Medical School

Suggesting it has found a way to address state leaders' worries that Texas is building too many medical schools, the University of Houston System moved Thursday to create a college of medicine for its flagship campus.

Andre Johnson Day: Houston Texans Defeat Arizona Cardinals

The Houston Texans gave the franchise leader in receiving yards, receptions, and touchdowns, Andre Johnson the best gift he could receive on the official, “Andre Lamont Johnson Day,” a victory. Houston ended a three-game losing streak by defeating the Arizona ...

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday November 23 - 26, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day) CITY HOLIDAY: No Collection today all Solid Waste Facilities are Closed. The Neighborhood Depositories/Recycling Centers, Westpark Recycling Center, Environmental Service Center and The Reuse Warehouse are closed.

GregAlan Williams Tapping Into the Heart of Women

Every time GregAlan Williams takes on a role he has the same goal every time, to be believed. “If I am believed, I’m good,” said Williams. With the encompasses over 20 films, more than 30 television shows, and even some ...

Altuve Wins MLB Award for Best Major Leaguer

The Astros' rallying cry for the 2017 season was "Earn It," which later in the season turned into "Earn History," which eventually became, after the Game 7 World Series clincher, "Earned History."

African-American Millionaire Gives Money to Houston Flood Victims

Dr. Willie Wilson made a special presentation to flood victims, at Forest Lawn Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, Texas.

Houston First Theater District Garages reopen in time for Thanksgiving Day Parade

Houston First Corporation is pleased to announce the Theater District parking garages will reopen to the public on Thanksgiving Day for parking from 6 a.m. until noon. Those planning to attend the H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade or “A Christmas Carol,” ...