Hobby Livable Centers Study

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Broadway Beautification

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The District was created to enhance the physical, social, and economic well-being of the community. Our service plan includes improvements for public safety, business development, transportation planning and visual improvement initiatives.

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State of the Airport 2016: Growth continues on all fronts at Houston Airports

21-Mar-2016 Steady growth — and what that means both for the future of the Houston Airport System and the City of Houston — was focus when Director of the Houston Airport System Mario Diaz delivered the State of the Airport 2016 address before a full house at the Omni Houston Galleria on Monday, March 21,…

Curbside Recycling to Continue but Glass no Longer Accepted in Bins

The City of Houston and Waste Management have reached tentative agreement on a new 2-year contract that will allow the city to continue offering recycling services without any disruption. The only change in service that Houstonians will notice is the elimination of glass from the list of items that are acceptable for placement in the…

A message from Council Member Robert Gallegos

The District I CIP meeting was at the end of Febraury. We had a wonderful turnout and great presentations by Public Works, the Planning Department, the Parks and Recreation Department, the Houston Parks Board, and Bike Houston. I want to give a special thank you to Mayor Turner for joining us and giving special attention…

Road Closures: Harrisburg Blvd.

Beginning Sunday, March 13, 2016, a road closure of Harrisburg Blvd. at the UP railroad tracks will require a traffic detour for three months. 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…

Summer Jobs Program

The City of Houston Summer Jobs Program is accepting applications through March 18 from students age 16-21. This is a wonderful program and great job experience. Participants will be on the job from June 13 to August 5, working 32-40 hours a week and earning $7.25+ an hour. Click here for more information and to…

Free Tax Preparation Help

Neighborhood Centers, Inc., and the United Way are offering FREE tax preparation at multiple locations in Houston, including Ripley House Neighborhood Center at 4410 Navigation, at their Neighborhood Tax Centers. Other locations include Sunnyside Multi-Service Center at 4605 Wilmington, Cleveland-Ripley Neighborhood Center in Pasadena at 720 Fairmont Parkway, and many others. Families and individuals earning…

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