Community

City’s 180th Birthday

On August 30, 1836, brothers John and Augustus Allen founded the City of Houston along the banks of Buffalo Bayou. Thanks to Houstonian’s hard work and ingenuity, we quickly grew into an exporting rail and port hub. Today we are reaching higher; we are home to NASA, the Texas Medical Center, universities known for world-class…

Houston Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Living with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions! Houston’s walk will be November 5, registration starting at…

Turnaround Houston- Resource and Job Fair

MAYOR SYLVESTER TURNER AND THE CITY OF HOUSTON PRESENT TURNAROUND HOUSTON –ELIMINATING BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT An initiative launched by Mayor Sylvester Turner to connect Houstonians to social services, job training and employment resources. Thursday, September 15th, 2016 9:00 A.M – 1:00 P.M. Kashmere Multi-Service Center 4802 Lockwood Drive, Houston, TX 77026 THE TURNAROUND HOUSTON RESOURCE…

Historic Glenbrook Valley Refreshes Brand

Neighborhoods are dynamic entities and their very character ebbs and flows much like tides, and depending upon the neighborhood, those tidal movements can be either positive or negative. The fascinating part of which direction things go is largely determined by the very people who live there. No doubt, outside influences such as the economy or…

Mini-Murals Soothe and Smooth the Jagged Edges of Urban Sprawl

Technology affords us all benefits that can barely be enumerated. Some are luxuries, some have grown to become necessities. Cell phones, weather radar, traffic cameras, and of course, the Internet. We rely on these things to work, play, plan our lives, and find our way around town. We also sometimes suffer from their inclusion in…

Broadway Underway

The Landscape Beautification for Broadway is well underway! The general contractor, Jerdon Enterprise, started the project in May of this year. If you drive the boulevard you will see tree protection fencing installed, concrete pads being built to hold the decorative paver bands along the curbs and conduit for new street lights is starting. Clark…

Hello Beautiful – Scenic Houston began its first capital project

With nearly $6 million, and counting, in contributions since March 2015, Scenic Houston began its first capital project on June 1st. Beginning with donations from every member of the Scenic Houston board of directors, additional funds and in-kind contributions have come from donors ranging from corporations to non-profit partners to philanthropic foundations to individuals. Scenic…