Houston & Atlanta Rolls Out the Red-Carpet for “BLINK” The Movie

Blink, the movie from filmmaker Courtney Glaudé will be premiering in select AMC theatres in Houston and Atlanta from March 2nd through March 8th. Houston rolls out the red carpet with an exclusive red carpet on March 2nd at 7:30 ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Houston Public Library

It’s the Year of the Dog and the Houston Public Library’s Living Room Series Program is inviting the community to celebrate the Lunar New Year at a neighborhood library. Everyone will enjoy the fun colorful events and plenty of delicious ...

Local Business Giving Grandma Glam Makeovers for Valentine's Week

Some local seniors are going grandma glam for Valentine’s Week thanks to one local business.

Compassionate Houston Wants to Invite You to Begin to Celebrate RAK Week This Year

February 11-17, 2018 is National Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week What better way, we think, to cultivate even more compassion and kindness in our community than to highlight this week. Together, let's spread kindly acts throughout Greater Houston!

Mayor's Statement On New Federal Budget Law That Includes Disaster Relief Funding

The following is Mayor Sylvester Turner's statement on the budget bill signed into law by the president:

Weekend Wastewater Spills

Intense, sustained, rainfall over the weekend resulted in the spill of domestic wastewater at several locations. The areas potentially affected by the spill include:

Society for the Performing Arts Announces Retirement of President and CEO June Christensen in December 2018

Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) announced today that June Christensen, long-time SPA President and CEO, has advised SPA’s board of directors that she will retire at the end of 2018. Christensen joined SPA in 1989 and was promoted to ...

Help from Public Needed in Search for Assault Suspect

METRO police are asking for the public's help to find a man wanted for punching a METRO bus operator in the face. The aggravated assault took place after the man boarded the bus at East Richey Road and Imperial Valley ...

RECAP: Chairman Coleman Holds County Affairs Committee Hearing in Houston

The House Committee on County Affairs that I chair met at the University of Houston - Downtown campus on Tuesday, February 6th, to hear from experts and the public regarding interim charges related to Hurricane Harvey and county authority. Additionally, ...

First-Ever Mayor's History Makers Awards 10 Houstonians Making a Difference in the Community

In celebration of Black History Month, Comcast today announced a partnership with City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to honor 10 community volunteers at the first-ever Mayor’s History Makers Awards. Held at the Houstonian Hotel, the honorees will be recognized ...

Houston ISD Facing $208 Million Budget Shortfall

As HISD begins to prepare a budget for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, the district is estimating a $208 million shortfall as result of the financial impact of Hurricane Harvey and recapture. HISD has seen a decline in student enrollment ...

Black History in the Heart of the City

“If race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated,” said Dr. Carter G. Woodson some sixty-five years ago.

Local Teen Brothers Write Book to Encourage Teens to Realize the Greatness Within Them

After visiting local bookstores last summer, teenage brothers and avid readers, Jaylen & Dillan Botts discovered one major problem: a shortage of books on bookshelves written FOR teens BY teens to encourage them to achieve their greatness. Jaylen and Dillan ...

Making It Better Guild Luncheon Sows the Seeds of Literacy

85% of all juveniles who interface with the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, but Making It Better is working to change that statistic. By providing critical reading intervention programs for children in Houston’s under-served communities, the organization is sowing ...

TNBA to Host Local 3-on-3 Youth Basketball Tournament at The R.O.C.K.

The National Basketball Academy (TNBA) is bringing an exciting youth basketball 3-on-3 Tournament to Houston’s The R.O.C.K. (Reflections of Christ's Kingdom, 9321 Edgebrook St.) on Saturday, March 10, 2018.