By Mike Snyder, Houston Chronicle Extended families often share small homes in working-class communities like East Aldine. With this in mind, Johnny Ramirez focused on efficient use of space when he started designing furniture for his neighbors, such as beds that pull out from walls and rest on objects doubling as desks. “In a basic [...]
The East Aldine District held their monthly board meeting on Tuesday, October 16. There were a number of interesting projects discussed including the town center progress, hiring of the engineering from Cobb-Fendley to study and correct turning radius in major intersections of the district, and the upcoming fall festival. Nataly Perez East Aldine Board [...]
Paying it Forward: Mayor Turner Requests Donations and Volunteers to Assist Areas Affected by Hurricane Florence.
HOUSTON - At the direction of Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Houston Relief Hub will coordinate Houston's Paying It Forward Hurricane Relief Response to Hurricane Florence. The Mayor’s Office has made contact with relief groups in the region that are requesting: Cleaning supplies (with bleach) Personal hygiene items Nonperishable food Bottled water Pet food and supplies [...]
Join BakerRipley and Judge Ed Emmett for a discussion on the Harris County 2018 Flood Control District Bond Program and Special Election on August 25.
HOUSTON – The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) announced today the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program, which provides no-cost towing for vehicles that break down from mechanical failure while traveling within the City of Houston on freeways with camera coverage. The regional quick clearance program will expand next into Harris County [...]
The Texas Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting for Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. (CDT) to receive comments to the 2019 Unified Transportation Program (UTP). You may participate in this meeting via WebEx or in person at your local TxDOT District Office. To join the meeting via WebEx, please click on [...]