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Verlander Named American League Player of the Week

Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Houston Astros right-handed pitcher Justin Verlander has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 10-16. This marks the eighth career American League Player of the Week ...

College Students vs. Mathematics: Why the Difficulties?

Anytime along a student’s travels through school, difficulties in math can arise for a variety of reasons that might include math-specific and other cognitive problems, lack of motivation, socioeconomic barriers and educational factors. Now with a four-year $2.5 million grant ...

American Black Film Festival Award Winning "Canal Street Film" Premieres in Houston This October 2018

Berry Dynamic PR Agency announces Houston’s 2nd annual Wrongful Convictions Awareness Event in presenting American Black Film Festival Award Winning "Canal Street" Clips and Conversations on October 10, 2018 at The Ensemble Theater on 3535 South Main Street. This year’s ...

Senator Miles Hosts Job Fair in Third Ward

Senator Borris L. Miles is hosting a Job Fair in communities with high unemployment rates. According to the 2011-2015 ACS, US Census Bureau, Third Ward, Greater OST/South Union, Sunnyside and South Park neighborhoods have some of the highest rates of ...

Mayor: Houston area shortchanged by plan to distribute Volkswagen air pollution funds

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s draft plan for distributing funds from the Volkswagen air pollution scandal shortchanges the Houston area and requires an unnecessary local match that will make funds difficult to access for Harvey-stricken local governments, Mayor Sylvester ...

The She Is A CEO Foundation Will Honor Girl Champions at Awards Dinner

THE SHE IS A CEO FOUNDATION is pleased to announce its’ inaugural Girl Champion Awards Dinner honoring women CEOs and community leaders who have used their platforms to enrich the lives of girls and inspire our future CEOs. The dinner ...

Bounce Back: Texans Look to Bounce Back From First Loss of the Season

Polly Campbell once wrote an article in Psychology Today about ways to bounce back after any setback. “Mistakes yield the opportunities and insights we need to ultimately succeed in life," said Campbell. No sentence is more accurate to describe what ...

Houston Officials Fear a Potential Decline In Hispanic Students

Some school officials and state leaders have been raising concerns over an apparent dip in student enrollments across the greater Houston area, particularly among Hispanic students.

Mural Unveiled Honoring Mexican Americans in Houston

The Heritage Society commissioned a mural to celebrate the many contributions Mexican-Americans in Houston. In the spirit of the great Mexican muralists, this vibrant collective artwork, Mexican-American History & Culture in 20th Century Houston, highlights the places, personalities, concepts and ...

Party On the Plaza at Avenida Houston All Month Long

Kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month with live performances by GRAMMY-nominated Los Amigos Invisibles and Grupo Fantasma on the Bud Light Stage at Avenida Houston for Party on the Plaza concert series.

LaTavia Roberson: The Naked Truth

LaTavia Roberson is back like she never left and taking full control of her life while going full throttle! Known for selling over 25 million records with the international known girl group, Destiny’s Child, this two-time Grammy award singer/songwriter brings ...

Next Generation Entertainment Center Now Open in Katy

Katy is now home to a one of a kind entertainment experience at iRACE, a 60,000 square foot facility. iRACE features the only two-level indoor race track in Texas along with high tech virtual reality games, NASCAR simulators, iBLAST, bowling, ...

Mercury Chamber Orchestra showcases brilliance of Brahms and Mendelssohn in October 6 concert juxtaposing composers' Third Symphonies

More than music can be heard on Mercury Chamber Orchestra's October 6, 2018 concert as it returns to its longtime downtown home, the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater. Under the direction of co-founder and Artistic Director Antoine Plante, Mercury offers an ...

Houston City Council District B News

We had our seventh annual Back to School Block Party on August 18th! Supplies, clothes, and backpacks to more than 4,000 students in District B.

Governor Abbott Presents 2018 Star Of Texas Awards

Governor Greg Abbott today presented the 2018 Star of Texas Awards to peace officers, firefighters and first responders who demonstrated heroism in service to their communities and the State of Texas. The Star of Texas Awards were created in 2003 ...