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31 hours ago

Fifth Ward site will soon get a new life! We ...

Fifth Ward site will soon get a new life! We are excited to see wonderful changes around the Fifth Ward! "Local developer Frank Liu has already spent money to complete the site's rehabilitation with plans to build 538 housing units...We are hopeful to see construction begin at some point this spring"

    Once-Contaminated Fifth Ward Superfund Site To Finally Get New Life
    A stalled out Superfund site in Houston's Fifth Ward is moving forward with redevelopment.
    https://www.bisnow.com

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40 hours ago

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added 2 ne...

Mark your calendars, @GreaterNorthside! On Saturday, Jan. 27th there will be an Immigration Resource Fair hosted by Council Member Karla Cisneros, St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and Avenue CDC! Attendees can attend a Know Your Rights training, learn about SB 4 and what it means, and get an update about the state of the DREAM Act.

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston. 4.4K likes. GO Neighborhoods is dedicated to helping make the Near Northside of Houston, TX a great place to live, work, and raise a family. YOU can help!...
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2 days ago

A Criminal Justice Town Hall Forum will be he...

A Criminal Justice Town Hall Forum will be held at the DeLuxe Theater on Monday, January 22nd at 4 pm. We would like to invite any; criminal attorneys, prosecuters, judges, relgious leaders, community leaders, activists, and non-profit organizations and other elected officials. To RSVP please contact: Glenn (glenn.rushing@mail.house.gov) or Kathy (kpayton@fifthwardcrc.org)

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    A Criminal Justice Town Hall Forum will be held at the DeLuxe Theater on Monday, January 22nd at 4 pm. We would like to invite any; criminal attorneys, prosecuters, judges, relgious leaders,...
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2 days ago

On Sat. January 20, residents and community p...

On Sat. January 20, residents and community partners will come together strengthen partnerships in the #Northside and discuss ways to support the community to achieve goals for 2018! If you would like to attend this retreat, please contact Cynthia at CynthiaR@avenuecdc.org!

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    On Sat. January 20, residents and community partners will come together strengthen partnerships in the #Northside and discuss ways to support the community to achieve goals for 2018! If you would...
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2 days ago

Lone Star College is offering FREE constructi...

Lone Star College is offering FREE construction trade courses to help rebuild Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Up to 3,000 people can qualify to take courses in skills such drywall, framing, plumbing, carpentry, and masonry. Please pass along to anyone you know who may benefit this training! Direct link to Rebuild Houston Grants: http://www.lonestar.edu/RebuildHouston/

    Lone Star College offering free classes to help rebuild Houston
    HOUSTON - HARRIS COUNTY--- Five months after Harvey, many homeowners are still finding it a challenge to make repairs on their properties. One of the biggest speed bumps is finding someone to do the work. There just aren't enough crews. Now Lone Star College is hoping to train hundreds of people to help through free classes.
    http://www.khou.com

2 days ago

BluePearl Veterinary Partners (Spring, TX) sh...

Boozer, a 15-year-old cairn terrier, was being attacked by a coyote when his "Wonder Woman" owner came to the rescue. After receiving treatment for bite wounds at our BluePearl hospital in Northfield, he is expected to make a full recovery.

    BluePearl Veterinary Partners
    Boozer, a 15-year-old cairn terrier, may owe his life to his owner, Victoria Dinges. When a coyote attacked Boozer, she ran outside shoeless and without weapons to scare the coyote away. "I love my...
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2 days ago

Free classes in Drywall. Framing. Plumbing. C...

Free classes in Drywall. Framing. Plumbing. Carpentry. Masonry. Five months after Harvey, many homeowners are still finding it a challenge to make repairs on their properties. One of the biggest speed bumps is finding someone to do the work. There just aren’t enough crews.

    Lone Star College offering free classes to help rebuild Houston
    HOUSTON - HARRIS COUNTY--- Five months after Harvey, many homeowners are still finding it a challenge to make repairs on their properties. One of the biggest speed bumps is finding someone to do the work. There just aren't enough crews. Now Lone Star College is hoping to train hundreds of people to help through free classes.
    http://www.khou.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

Buddy, the dog abandoned in front of a shelte...

Buddy, the dog abandoned in front of a shelter who bit off his own leg for his survival, underwent surgery at BluePearl in Brooklyn. Now he is on the mend and his spirits are surprisingly high for what he has gone through.

    Dog Abandoned and Tied Outside Shelter Bites Off His Own Leg Before Being Saved
    Buddy the German Shepherd was left outside injured in the New York City cold to fend for himself
    http://people.com

3 days ago

Looking for an egg-cellent way to support the...

Looking for an egg-cellent way to support the efforts of the Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation and the Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival? We need eggs and goodies to stuff them with! Your donation helps us defer festival costs and also brings smiles to the faces of our festival crowd of 5000. Please donate and/or share! Wish List link: http://amzn.to/2FLVbV5

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    Looking for an egg-cellent way to support the efforts of the Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation and the Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival? We need eggs and goodies to stuff them...
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3 days ago

Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment ...

If you see someone in need - call 311 and the operators will do their best to arrange transport to a warming center.

    FOX 26 Houston
    DANGEROUS COLD: Authorities believe one person has died from exposure to the cold weather. If you or someone you know needs a warm place to stay tonight, several shelters are open. Call 3-1-1 if you...
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4 days ago

And it's only going to get worse. Stay warm a...

And it's only going to get worse. Stay warm and stay home, and if you can't do that, get home as soon as you can - and safely! Houston METRO to suspend all operations at 5:30pm due to dangerous road conditions. ridemetro.org

    METRO Home
    https://ridemetro.org:443

4 days ago

Want to help the festival before the festival...

Want to help the festival before the festival? Join us on Saturdays in February to help stuff the goodies into the plastic eggs that we'll be dropping for the community at this year's Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival Sign up today! http://bit.ly/2Do6PXQ

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    Want to help the festival before the festival? Join us on Saturdays in February to help stuff the goodies into the plastic eggs that we'll be dropping for the community at this year's Lyons Avenue...
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4 days ago

January classes available for enrollment now!...

January classes available for enrollment now! Get expert tips in the home buying process in our HUD-certified class on money management, credit improvement, obtaining a mortgage loan, shopping for the home, and insuring your house. Whether you're still dreaming or scheduled to close - there's something for everyone! We also offer FREE consultations with the housing adviser who will help you plan your path to home ownership! Spaces are limited, call 713-674-0175 to register today!

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    January classes available for enrollment now! Get expert tips in the home buying process in our HUD-certified class on money management, credit improvement, obtaining a mortgage loan, shopping for...
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4 days ago

Message from Metro

Message from Metro

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    Message from Metro
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4 days ago

Michael Healey you are Northside Proud!

Michael Healey you are Northside Proud!

    Meet Michael Healey, Art Instructor
    Michael Healey studied studio painting and fine arts at the University of Texas-Austin. He is a recipient of the Kinder Award for Teaching Excellence and an active artist in the Houston community. He teaches Art I, Painting II, Painting III, AP Drawing, and AP 2D design at YES Prep East End.
    http://www.theanswerisyes.org

4 days ago

Thank you! "In Fifth Ward, students from the ...

Thank you! "In Fifth Ward, students from the University of Houston Downtown picked up trash, debris and even tires from the ditches and roadways. "We got up because a lot of students share that belief as well. The importance of serving our community," Nina Barbieri with UHD said." University of Houston-Downtown

    Houstonians honor Dr. King with day of service
    From sorting rice to packing boxes, volunteers were hard at work on Monday at the Houston Food Bank. "We have a lot of people here that are helping us get our food out and feed those hungry people in the community," Director of major guests for Houston Food Bank Paula McKenzie said.
    http://abc13.com

4 days ago

Houston’s housing market continued beating re...

Houston’s housing market continued beating records in 2017, which ended up being the strongest year ever. “No one could ever have imagined 2017 turning out to be a record-setting year for the Houston real estate market, which had weathered the effects of the energy slump only to have Harvey strike such a devastating blow,” HAR Chair Kenya Burrell-VanWormer with JP Morgan Chase said in HAR's release. http://bit.ly/2DgVOHX

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    Houston's housing market continued beating records in 2017, which ended up being the strongest year ever. "No one could ever have imagined 2017 turning out to be a record-setting year for the Houston...
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4 days ago

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston shared Hou...

No class for HISD tomorrow. Be safe, warm and dry tomorrow #GreaterNorthside!

    Houston Independent School District
    All #HISD schools and offices will be closed tomorrow (1/16) due to developing inclement weather and the potential for hazardous road conditions. We will provide updates as they become available....
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

BluePearl Veterinary Partners (Spring, TX) sh...

Pets = endless sources of entertainment!

    Howlers
    Never a dull moment 😂
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4 days ago

Weather Storm Warning for our area - Wintry P...

Weather Storm Warning for our area - Wintry Precipitation Possible Beginning Tuesday (1/14/2018) - The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is monitoring the potential for cold temperatures, with the possibility of sleet and snow over the next few days. https://www.houstonemergency.org/

    City of Houston Emergency Operations Center
    From January 12-14, the City of Houston will welcome the Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half-Marathon and ABB 5k to the streets of the Bayou City. As the City prepares to cheer on the thousands of runners participating in this year's events, residents should be prepared ahead of time, to ensure they enjoy their time.
    https://www.houstonemergency.org

5 days ago

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added 15 n...

Successful MLK project hosted by the Houston Department of Transformation, Near Northside. Volunteers came in groves to create change. Truly Inspiring! Thank you to the many volunteers and local groups and organizations that supported this extraordinary event.

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    Before clean up started. Children use this sidewalk and route to get to school every day.
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6 days ago

6 days ago

An amazing list of stories about courageous c...

An amazing list of stories about courageous canines that took on situations by the scruff of the neck and emerged victorious.

    30+ Times Dogs Surprised Humans With Their Incredibly Heroic Acts
    Many of us, especially those of us who grew up with TV classics like Lassie, have a soft spot for heroic dogs. Dogs are everyday heroes in so many ways, from guide dogs to rescue dogs and those that keep us safe by sniffing out explosives and drugs, there are countless tales of man's best friend standing up and doing amazing things.
    https://www.boredpanda.com

6 days ago

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Jan 12

That is one big 100 lb puppy.

That is one big 100 lb puppy.

    Shelter Takes In The Biggest Puppy They've Ever Seen
    Weighing in at just under 100 pounds, 10-month-old Fluffy is a Caucasian shepherd, a massive working breed native to Russia and Armenia once used to protect livestock from wolves and bears. Their size and strength gives them the nickname "Russian Bear Dogs" - and Fluffy is quite the teddy bear herself.
    https://www.thedodo.com

Jan 12

Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment ...

    5 things to do in the Houston area this MLK Jr. weekend
    HOUSTON - There's lots of things going on this weekend in the Houston area. Here's a rundown of some of our favorites happening between Jan. 12 and 14. Before we get to the list, though, it is going to be extremely cold this weekend.
    https://www.click2houston.com

Jan 12

Out of the mouths of babes ... "Once upon a t...

Out of the mouths of babes ... "Once upon a time, there was a man named Martin Luther King, Jr. He taught us that things won't always be awesome, but your response can be. Remember, things don't always have to be they are. We can change them!" Wishing you a happy, peaceful and productive MLK weekend from the Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation family to yours.

Jan 11

January classes available for enrollment now!...

January classes available for enrollment now! Get expert tips in the home buying process in our HUD-certified class on money management, credit improvement, obtaining a mortgage loan, shopping for the home, and insuring your house. Whether you're still dreaming or scheduled to close - there's something for everyone! We also offer FREE consultations with the housing adviser who will help you plan your path to home ownership! Spaces are limited, call 713-674-0175 to register today!

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    January classes available for enrollment now! Get expert tips in the home buying process in our HUD-certified class on money management, credit improvement, obtaining a mortgage loan, shopping for...
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Jan 11

BluePearl Veterinary Partners (Spring, TX) sh...

Yup, it's only Thursday.


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Jan 10

BluePearl Veterinary Partners (Spring, TX) sh...

It's not too late to make a New Year's resolution.

    BuzzFeed Animals
    These are my goals for 2018 🐶
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Jan 10

Jan 10

Happy New Year Northside! Each year the Uni...

Happy New Year Northside! Each year the University of Houston Downtown takes part in GatorServe, an annual day of “volunteer service performed by University of Houston-Downtown students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends and family. Volunteers gather together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to serve community members, organizations and small businesses by performing small tasks. This year UHD has chosen to primarily focus their efforts in the Near Northside. GatorServe is looking for both volunteer and project opportunities. The following links provide ways to sign up for both. There are some qualifications so be sure to review the details on the sign-up pages. • Sign up to volunteer for GatorServe: https://uhdforms.formstack.com/forms/mlk_day_2018 • Request a project be completed with GatorServe: https://uhdforms.formstack.com/forms/gatorserves_homeowner_request_form Please share the links with community members and businesses for both projects and volunteer opportunities. Volunteers check-in starts at UHD at 8:00 am-8:45 am on January 15, 2018 on the South Deck. Projects are expected to last till 1:00 pm and a picnic-style lunch will be served from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm for volunteers. This is a great way to serve residents in the Near Northside. Should you have any questions about the event please contact UHD coordinator Krysti Turnquest at turnquestk@uhd.edu

    MLK Day 2018 - Formstack
    Formstack Form - MLK Day 2018
    https://uhdforms.formstack.com

Jan 10

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston shared Hou...

Hey #Northside! A group of residents have formed a group called the Department of Transformation! They are holding a community clean up project this Saturday, January 13. At the event you can help clean up the sidewalks on Elysian, transform the intersection and help create the first pop up bike lane! -Everyone is invited -Volunteers 18 and under must be accompanied and supervised at all times -Attire: closed toe shoes required/ dress comfortably and bring a safety vest if you have one Sign up to volunteer here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054bafa72ea6fc1-community

    Transforming Elysian at Lorraine
    Help clean up the sidewalks on Elysian, transform the intersection and help create our first pop up bike lane! -Everyone is invited -Volunteers 18 and...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Important read alert! For more than 65 years,...

Important read alert! For more than 65 years, Freeman has been the minister at Mount Horem Baptist Church in Houston's Fifth Ward. An elegant man in demeanor and attire, he still can be found "every day," he emphasized, in his office at Texas Southern, where he has taught for 67 years. Mount Horem Baptist Church Dr. Thomas F. Freeman

    Biography published about legendary Houston debate coach Thomas Freeman
    A new biography articulates the nearly 100-year life and career of the legendary debate coach who trained Denzel Washington and Barbara Jordan. Thomas F. Freeman, the illustrious Texas Southern University head debate coach for six decades before his retirement in 2013, continues as a distinguished professor emeritus.
    http://www.chron.com

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Jan 09

Some are coming down from their medication an...

Some are coming down from their medication and some have already entered the "I will never forgive you" phase.

    40+ Pets Who Just Came Back From The Vet, And Their Expressions Say It All
    Our pets like their vets just as much as we love our dentists. Our precious furballs may hide in the house, put their nails in the backseat of the car, but some appointments are simply inevitable. Bored Panda has compiled a list of some of the funniest expressions animals had after their procedures, to show you that vets aren't their friends.
    https://www.boredpanda.com

Jan 09

Lyons Ave Festival - Register Now for Preferr...

Lyons Ave Festival - Register Now for Preferred Placement

    Lyons Ave Festival Call for Vendors!
    Fifth Annual Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival is March 24, 2018 - Join Us! Support of the Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival will give your brand or business access to our day-of crowd of 5,000 people and pre and post festival access to our partners and the community through inclusion in social media, eblasts and print, web and television promotions, and advertising.
    https://us11.campaign-archive.com

Jan 09

If you or anyone you know still need assistan...

If you or anyone you know still need assistance with mucking please contact: (978) 799- 7637 or visit AllHandsAndHearts.org for more information.

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