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Joy On Ice

Some 75 children from Houston’s Third Ward community will experience the joys of ice skating for the holidays at the 2nd annual #YearOfJoy Holiday Ice Skating Party at the ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney ...

35th Houston Auto Show Brings Biggest Vehicle Names to Clutch City

Texans don’t play it small, and neither is the Houston Auto Show in celebrating its 35th anniversary. More than 700 of the latest model year imports and domestic vehicles will cover the entire 700,000 square feet of the NRG Center ...

Adrian Garcia Announces Candidacy for Harris County Commissioner

Former Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia announced his candidacy for Harris County Commissioner, Precinct Two, citing his experience in bringing people together around smart government, transparency, and delivering results for taxpayers.

Gospel Superstar, TSU Alumna Yolanda Adams to Serve as Winter Commencement Speaker

Yolanda Adams, a Grammy Award-winning Gospel singer, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Winter Commencement on Saturday, December 16, 2017.

Doctoral Student Selected to Present Research in Hawaii

Tammy D. Lane, M.S., educational leadership doctoral candidate in the Whitlowe R. Green College of Education and the scholarship coordinator in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, has been selected to present research in Hawaii. Based on a peer-reviewed ...

Education Icon, Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Tapped to Deliver December Commencement Address

Prairie View A&M University today announced that anthropologist, educator and museum director, Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, will deliver the keynote address at the University’s 22nd Fall Commencement scheduled for December 16.

Rice University Students to Relax and Unwind With Therapy Pets During Finals

During final exam days, Rice University students will have the chance to socialize and share furry snuggles with dogs and cats of various breeds Dec. 6-8 at the university’s Fondren Library, 6100 Main St.

Texas Southern University Collaborates with D.C. Firm to Create Specialized Academic Support Software

Texas Southern University has partnered with the Education Advisory Board (EAB), a research and technology company based in Washington, D.C., to improve the outcome of the University’s top priority – student success and completion.

Jose Altuve and J.J. Watt Named S.I. Sportspersons of the Year

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was named Sports Illustrated's co-Sportsperson of the Year along with Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve.

CBCF 5th Executive Economic Summit in Houston - Dec 10-11, 2017

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) will be in Houston for their 5th Executive Economic Summit. Chairwoman Sheila Jackson Lee is hosting the distinguished delegation to discuss relevant economic issues, especially during this current post-Hurricane Harvey period. The focus and ...

Shell Donates Custom Built "Super Gyro" Synergy Truck to Houston Food Bank

To support the Houston Food Bank in reaching their goal of providing five million hot meals for children in the Houston community by 2018, Shell is donating their custom built “Super Gyro” Synergy Truck, a product of the latest collaboration ...

Mayor Turner Paves Way for Negotiations to Bring to Houston a Hemispheric Operations Base for Chinese Maker of Airport Equipment

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and officials of CIMC-TianDa, a China-based firm, have signed a memorandum of understanding under which the company could develop a base of operations for manufacturing in Houston.

Council Member Dave Martin and the City of Houston Hosts Mobile Kingwood B.O.P.A Event

Council Member Dave Martin and the City of Houston will be holding a Batteries, Oil, Paint (latex only) and Antifreeze (B.O.P.A.) mobile collection event to help residents safely dispose of items in their home that are hazardous and should not ...

Nationally Recognized Artists to Unveil Newly Created "Turtle Soup" Mural in East End Houston

A 260-foot long concrete wall on JW Peavy Drive has been transformed by a colorful mural, “Turtle Soup,” recently commissioned by the Greater East End Management District (GEEMD). The mural was painted by world-renowned graffiti artist Pilot FX (Adam Socie) ...

HPD Chief Acevedo Warns of Holiday Grinch, Releases Surveillance Video of Wanted Suspect

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, in partnership with retailers throughout the Houston area, has released surveillance video of a wanted suspect dubbed “The Grinch”.