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Mayor’s Proud Partner Awards Call for Entries

Who: Keep Houston Beautiful (Houston Clean City Commission) What: Mayor’s Proud Partner Awards Call for Entries When: entries due Monday, August 15, 2016 Where: award application is available at www.houstonbeautiful.org Why: award the efforts of businesses, individuals and community groups who work to enhance Houston’s landscape through environmental and beautification projects Contact: Audrey Laroche, Program…

Public Meeting for the Hobby Livable Centers Study

Share your vision for the future of Hobby Area! WHO: The Houston-Galveston Area Council, Hobby Area Management District, City of Houston and TxDOT invite the general public, business owners, and local officials to attend a public meeting and provide input on the Hobby Livable Centers Study. WHAT: A public meeting will be held to present…

Hire Houston Youth Job Fairs

The City of Houston, in partnership with McDonald’s of Greater Houston, will be holding a series of summer Job fairs to help connect youth and young adults looking for summer employment with area employers. These will be “on-the-spot” hiring events for job seekers that will also include access to community resources, financial literacy, and scholarship…

Ready Houston

Hurricane Season is here. Are you ready? To learn more about how to prepare your home, family, and neighborhood for hurricane season and other severe weather events, please visit readyhoustontx.gov for planning tips, readiness training, and helpful information for students and schools.

Hobby lane closure could create some traffic

By Andrea Rumbaugh, Houston Chronicle Construction on the new parking garage at Hobby Airport will close part of the interior lane leading to the lower ramp for passenger pickup beginning Wednesday. The lane is expected to be closed until June 30. The Houston Airport System is encouraging drivers picking up travelers to factor the lane…

Super Bowl Business Connect program extends deadline to May 31

Experienced and motivated Houston business owners and entrepreneurs will be offered an opportunity to participate in the process to bid for contracts with the NFL’s Super Bowl LI contractors and special event producers, and the Houston Super Bowl Host committee. As a part of The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s commitment to offer economic opportunities…

Hobby Livable Centers Study: Vision Workshop, May 25

Join Us and Be a Part of Shaping Your Community WHO: The Houston-Galveston Area Council, Hobby Area Management District and the City of Houston invite the general public, business owners, and local officials to attend a public meeting and provide comments on the Hobby Livable Centers Study. WHAT: A public meeting will be held to…

Harrisburg Overpass Updates

The road closure of Harrisburg Blvd. at the UP railroad tracks is still in place and on schedule to re-open in mid-June. Motorists traveling between Lockwood and Cesar Chavez are encouraged to take the detours along Canal or Polk Street to avoid delays. METRO encourages you to support the businesses along Harrisburg by using the…