Feb 08

Traffic Signal Study at McKinney and Milby, Cullen, and Telephone

Houston Public Works will be conducting a traffic study at the signalized intersections of McKinney at Milby, McKinney at Cullen, and McKinney at Telephone. The purpose of the study will be to analyze the the intersections’ conditions and determine the most adequate traffic control for them. This may include the permanent removal of the traffic signals at the conclusion of the study.

    Traffic Signal Study at McKinney and Milby, Cullen, and Telephone
    Houston Public Works will be conducting a traffic study at the signalized intersections of McKinney at Milby, McKinney at Cullen, and McKinney at Telephone. The purpose of the study will be to analyze the the intersections' conditions and determine the most adequate traffic control for them.
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Nov 30

Nationally Recognized Artists to Unveil Newly Created “Turtle Soup” Mural in East End Houston

A 260-foot long concrete wall on JW Peavy Drive has been transformed by a colorful mural, “Turtle Soup,” recently commissioned by the Greater East End Management District (GEEMD). The mural was painted by world-renowned graffiti artist Pilot FX (Adam Socie) with UP Art Studio. The initial design was created by local East End artist, “Magnolia Grown” Jesse Rodriguez. The GEEMD’s beautification efforts have received recognition from Keep Houston Beautiful as well as being awarded the 2017 Mayor’s Proud Partner Award.

    Nationally Recognized Artists to Unveil Newly Created "Turtle Soup" Mural in East End Houston
    A 260-foot long concrete wall on JW Peavy Drive has been transformed by a colorful mural, "Turtle Soup," recently commissioned by the Greater East End Management District (GEEMD). The mural was painted by world-renowned graffiti artist Pilot FX (Adam Socie) with UP Art Studio.
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Oct 03

Celebrate National Night Out in East End Houston

We invite you to participate in the 34th annual National Night Out (NNO) sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

    Celebrate National Night Out in East End Houston
    We invite you to participate in the 34th annual National Night Out (NNO) sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
    http://www.greatereastend.com

Sep 26

East End Farm Seeks Family Sponsors

Finca Tres Robles, an urban farm located in the East End at 257 N.Greenwood, is seeking sponsors to bring farm fresh produce weekly to local families while teaching healthy cooking and eating habits to young students. The farm’s staff has partnered with the Houston Food Bank and Ninfa Laurenzo Early Childhood Center to bring this important program to families in need. Please contact Finca Tres Robles and become a sponsor today!

    East End Farm Seeks Family Sponsors
    Finca Tres Robles, an urban farm located in the East End at 257 N.Greenwood, is seeking sponsors to bring farm fresh produce weekly to local families while teaching healthy cooking and eating habits to young students. The farm's staff has partnered with the Houston Food Bank and Ninfa Laurenzo Early Childhood Center to bring this important program to families in need.
    http://www.greatereastend.com

Aug 24

Extreme Storm-Related Flooding Preparation-Be Informed; Know Your Risk

BE INFORMED AND KNOW YOUR RISK!

    Extreme Storm-Related Flooding Preparation-Be Informed; Know Your Risk
    BE INFORMED AND KNOW YOUR RISK! Make a plan: Familiarize yourself with local emergency plans. Know where to go and how to get there should you need to get to higher ground or evacuate. Build or restock an emergency preparedness kit, including a minimum of 3 days of food and water, flashlight, batteries, cash, fuel, first aid supplies.
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Aug 14

East End Hub for Entrepreneurs and Tech Start ups

Patrick Ezzell, Director of Economic Development and Infrastructure at GEEMD tells NPR the compelling story of the East End as a hub for entrepreneurs and tech start ups.

    East End Hub for Entrepreneurs and Tech Start ups
    Patrick Ezzell, Director of Economic Development and Infrastructure at GEEMD tells NPR the compelling story of the East End as a hub for entrepreneurs and tech start ups. Contact Us Greater East End District 3211 Harrisburg Blvd. Houston, TX 77003 T. 713.928.9916 Stay Connected!
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Jul 11 2017

Artist Opportunity: Request for Proposals for Bayou Trails

Bayou Trails is a community-based art project that involves 3 parks in Houston – Mason, MacGregor, and Hermann parks. Each park will have its own arts project, and the concept for this project has been created by the people who use and live near the park. In other words, each park’s constituents have envisioned a community-based art project.

    Artist Opportunity: Request for Proposals for Bayou Trails
    Bayou Trails is a community-based art project that involves 3 parks in Houston - Mason, MacGregor, and Hermann parks. Each park will have its own arts project, and the concept for this project has been created by the people who use and live near the park.
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May 09 2017

Metro Green Line Repairs

METRORail Green and Purple Lines

    Metro Green Line Repairs
    05/10/2017 10:00 pm - 05/19/2017 4:00 am METRORail will make improvements to the rail track this week and next week, and the Green and Purple Lines will therefore have modified service. Bus shuttles will serve the Green Line from Theater District to Magnolia Station and the Purple Line from Theater District to EADO Station.
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Mar 20 2017

City of Houston Complete Streets Report

The City of Houston has released its 2016 Annual Report on the Houston Complete Streets and Transportation Plan (HCSTP).   The Annual Report is required by a mayoral Executive Order (E.O. 1-15) and is produced by Houston’s Planning and Development Department in coordination with the Public Works and Engineering (PWE) Department. Complete streets are public roadways that take into account the needs of users of all ages and abilities, including drivers, transit passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. 

    City of Houston Complete Streets Report
    The City of Houston has released its 2016 Annual Report on the Houston Complete Streets and Transportation Plan (HCSTP). The Annual Report is required by a mayoral Executive Order ( E.O. 1-15) and is produced by Houston's Planning and Development Department in coordination with the Public Works and Engineering (PWE) Department.
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Feb 15 2017

Greater East End Seeks Community Participation in Grocery Store Survey

The Greater East End Management District and other local economic development organizations are seeking to improve the quality of life in the East End and nearby areas, including an appropriate range of grocery stores. Community participation in the following survey will provide valuable information regarding future grocery offerings in this part of Houston.

    Greater East End Seeks Community Participation in Grocery Store Survey
    The Greater East End Management District and other local economic development organizations are seeking to improve the quality of life in the East End and nearby areas, including an appropriate range of grocery stores. Community participation in the following survey will provide valuable information regarding future grocery offerings in this part of Houston.
    http://www.greatereastend.com

Feb 10 2017

Houston Bike Plan is Released

On February 2, 2017, the Planning Commission recommended approval of the Bike Plan and forwarded the Plan to City Council for consideration, subject to revisions. The revised Bike Plan has been updated and published at houstonbikeplan.org. Key updates include strengthening recommendations regarding public engagement, additional clarification on map legends and bicycle facility types, and additional recommendations for the role of the Bicycle Advisory Committee. The Plan is scheduled to be heard at the City Council’s Transportation, Technology & Infrastructure Committee on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM in the City Council Chambers, 901 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002.

    Houston Bike Plan is Released
    On February 2, 2017, the Planning Commission recommended approval of the Bike Plan and forwarded the Plan to City Council for consideration, subject to revisions. The revised Bike Plan has been updated and published at houstonbikeplan.org. Key updates include strengthening recommendations regarding public engagement, additional clarification on map legends and bicycle facility types, and additional recommendations for the role of the Bicycle Advisory Committee.
    http://www.greatereastend.com

Jan 25 2017

Transformed Houston Welcomes Superbowl

The New York Times highlights local leaders’ comments on Houston’s transformation since it last hosted Superbowl:

    Transformed Houston Welcomes Superbowl
    The New York Times highlights local leaders' comments on Houston's transformation since it last hosted Superbowl: Contact Us Greater East End District 3211 Harrisburg Blvd. Houston, TX 77003 T. 713.928.9916 Stay Connected!
    http://www.greatereastend.com

Jan 03 2017

SER Jobs for Progress Announces Training

Career training opportunities are scheduled for 2017 at SER Jobs for Progress.

    SER Jobs for Progress Announces Training
    Greater East End District 3211 Harrisburg Blvd. Houston, TX 77003 T. 713.928.9916
    http://www.greatereastend.com

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