58 min 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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4 hours ago

Winter WonderWorld. We’re back open today nor...

Winter WonderWorld. We’re back open today normal hours 11a-10p w/ @eatsieboys.

    8th Wonder Brewery
    Winter WonderWorld. We're back open today normal hours 11a-10p w/ @eatsieboys.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 hours ago

Update: All of our rides are still closed. Pl...

Update: All of our rides are still closed. Please check our Facebook page for the latest updates and reopening. We apologize for the inconvenience. Keep warm inside and explore our Aquarium Adventure Exhibit! Photo credit: Emmanuel Rosado Rivera

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Update: All of our rides are still closed. Please check our Facebook page for the latest updates and reopening. We apologize for the inconvenience. Keep warm inside and explore our Aquarium Adventure...
    https://www.facebook.com

22 hours 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

26 hours ago

Update: The Shark Voyage is still closed for ...

Update: The Shark Voyage is still closed for maintenance. The rest of our rides are closed today due to the temperature. We will keep everyone updated on the status of the rides. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Update: The Shark Voyage is still closed for maintenance. The rest of our rides are closed today due to the temperature. We will keep everyone updated on the status of the rides. We apologize for the...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

Join us for a FREE screening of the movie ver...

Join us for a FREE screening of the movie version of School of Rock at Alamo Drafthouse Houston on Thursday, January 25th at 7:15 p.m. and then see School of Rock the Musical LIVE when it plays the Hobby Center Jan.30-Feb. 4! Reserve your seat for the screening by buying a $5 food and beverage voucher or pick up your free ticket in advance of the show at the Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park Box Office. http://bit.ly/2rhSK9C

    BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center Presents: SCHOOL OF ROCK | Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
    Reserve your seat by buying a $5 food and beverage voucher or picking up your free ticket in advance of the show at our box...
    https://drafthouse.com

30 hours ago

Downtown Aquarium - Houston added 3 new photo...

Our dedicated animal care staff braved the ice to make sure all the animals are taken care of! Thanks team, Stay warm Houston!

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Downtown Aquarium - Houston, Houston, TX. 93K likes. Downtown Aquarium is a 500,000 gallon aquatic wonderland with a full service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic &...
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31 hours ago

Ice. Cold. Brewston. #8thWonder #Brewston

Ice. Cold. Brewston. #8thWonder #Brewston

    8th Wonder Brewery
    Ice. Cold. Brewston. #8thWonder #Brewston
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32 hours 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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45 hours 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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45 hours ago

Last Day to register for our Bridal Open Hous...

Last Day to register for our Bridal Open House is tomorrow! Don't miss out on having the wedding of your dreams

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Last Day to register for our Bridal Open House is tomorrow! Don't miss out on having the wedding of your dreams
    https://www.facebook.com

2 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

2 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Coldest Faux’m in the Dome! #8thWonder #DomeF...

Coldest Faux’m in the Dome! #8thWonder #DomeFauxm #CreamAle #Houston #SnowDay

    8th Wonder Brewery
    Coldest Faux'm in the Dome! #8thWonder #DomeFauxm #CreamAle #Houston #SnowDay
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2 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

2 days ago

Too cold for us. WonderWorld closed today. #8...

Too cold for us. WonderWorld closed today. #8thWonder

    8th Wonder Brewery
    Too cold for us. WonderWorld closed today. #8thWonder
    http://www.facebook.com

2 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Winter Weather Advisory: East End District Office Closed Until Further Notice

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    Winter Weather Advisory: East End District Office Closed Until Further Notice
    A message from East End District President, Veronica Chapa Gorczynski: Winter weather conditions throughout the Houston area are expected to worsen throughout the morning and into this afternoon. For the safety of our staff, District equipment, and others on the road, the East End District office hours and services will be suspended today.
    http://www.greatereastend.com

2 days ago

8th Wonder Brewery added 2 new photos.

Htown Shakedown makes its way to La Grange Houston tonight. Enjoy the Hoppin Gin, Balls Eye, and Float On beer cocktails. Only 2 more stops after tonight. #8thWonder #HtownShakedown #DomeFauxm #Hopston #DreamShake

    8th Wonder Brewery
    8th Wonder Brewery, Houston, Texas. 28K likes. Makers of Gr8 Beer and Fun Times in East Downtown Houston. Check out our food alter ego: Eatsie Boys.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Come closer...too close

Come closer...too close

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Come closer...too close
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2 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

3 days ago

Rave reviews for New York premiere of A Proust Sonata

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    Rave reviews for New York premiere of A Proust Sonata - Da Camera chamber music and jazz
    The reviews are coming in for the New York premiere of A Proust Sonata, which recently had three performances at FIAF French Institute Alliance Francaise. Parterre raved "A highly original theater piece making use of contemporary sounds and sights (and modern technology) to summarize the vast masterpiece, creating a serene occasion...
    https://www.dacamera.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

Broadway at the Hobby Center updated their co...

    Broadway at the Hobby Center
    Broadway at the Hobby Center, Houston, TX. 12K likes. BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center is presented by the Hobby Center Foundation and features first-class touring Broadway.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Get ready for School of Rock the Musical (pla...

Get ready for School of Rock the Musical (playing Jan. 30 -Feb. 4) by joining us for FREE screening of the movie at Alamo Drafthouse Houston, January 25th at 7 p.m. https://drafthouse.com/houston/show/bbva-compass-broadway-at-the-hobby-center-presents-school-of-rock

    BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center Presents: SCHOOL OF ROCK | Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
    Reserve your seat by buying a $5 food and beverage voucher or picking up your free ticket in advance of the show at our box...
    https://drafthouse.com

4 days ago

Well that doesn't sound good...😱

Well that doesn't sound good...😱

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Well that doesn't sound good...😱
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4 days ago

As you plan your trip to the Hobby Center on ...

As you plan your trip to the Hobby Center on Sunday for THE COLOR PURPLE, please note the following street closures related to the Chevron Houston Marathon: http://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/CHM-AHHM-Road-Closure-Map-Updated-2018.pdf

    http://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com

4 days ago

When you don't know what to do...WIGGLE

When you don't know what to do...WIGGLE

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    When you don't know what to do...WIGGLE
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5 days ago

Downtown Aquarium - Houston added 2 new photo...

Don't forget we have Super Saturdays going on this weekend. Buy One All-Day Adventure Pass, Get One Free! Grab coupon here - http://bit.ly/2CXtOZQ

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Downtown Aquarium - Houston, Houston, TX. 93K likes. Downtown Aquarium is a 500,000 gallon aquatic wonderland with a full service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic &...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Can I reserve a table at 8th wonder?

Can I reserve a table at 8th wonder?

    8th Wonder Brewery
    8th Wonder Brewery, Houston, Texas. 28K likes. Makers of Gr8 Beer and Fun Times in East Downtown Houston. Check out our food alter ego: Eatsie Boys.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Dinner views 😍

Dinner views 😍

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Dinner views 😍
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6 days ago

The Maharaja's Temple and Bengal Tiger Exhibi...

The Maharaja's Temple and Bengal Tiger Exhibit is open!!

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    The Maharaja's Temple and Bengal Tiger Exhibit is open!!
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6 days ago

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

6 days ago

People’s Champ Kristalweizen, a Paul Wall Col...

People’s Champ Kristalweizen, a Paul Wall Collabor8ion Brew, is back on tap at WonderWorld. @paulwallbaby #8thWonder #PeoplesChamp #CrystalClear

    8th Wonder Brewery
    People's Champ Kristalweizen, a Paul Wall Collabor8ion Brew, is back on tap at WonderWorld. @paulwallbaby #8thWonder #PeoplesChamp #CrystalClear
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6 days ago

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.

6 days ago

BroadwayWorld - Houston raves, "the entire ca...

BroadwayWorld - Houston raves, "the entire cast of The Color Purple Musical did not merely put on a show for Houston, but rather they did what every great work of theatre should do: they displayed their humanity, their soul, and their spirit for us all to share in." https://www.broadwayworld.com/houston/article/BWW-Review-THE-COLOR-PURPLE-Places-Soul-and-Spirit-On-Display-at-The-Hobby-Center-20180110

    BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE Places Soul and Spirit On Display at The Hobby Center
    The Broadway Across America engagement of the 2016 Tony Award Winning Revival of THE COLOR PURPLE presented a performance brimming with soul and spirit to The Hobby Center. Based on Alice Walker's 1982 novel, the show follows the difficult journey of Celie (Adrianna Hicks), a young black mother in early-20th century Georgia.
    https://www.broadwayworld.com

6 days ago

Look out! Adventure ahead! photo credit: Emma...

Look out! Adventure ahead! photo credit: Emmanuel Rosado Rivera

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Look out! Adventure ahead! photo credit: Emmanuel Rosado Rivera
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Jan 11

Capture your experience at The Color Purple M...

Capture your experience at The Color Purple Musical this week by logging into Snapchat and using our show filter, thanks to our season sponsor BBVA Compass! Just don’t get too snap happy…no photos in the theater or during the performance please!

    Broadway at the Hobby Center
    Capture your experience at The Color Purple Musical this week by logging into Snapchat and using our show filter, thanks to our season sponsor BBVA Compass! Just don't get too snap happy...no photos in...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 11

Calling all Educators!!

Calling all Educators!!

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Calling all Educators!!
    https://www.facebook.com

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...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Order your Kale & Red Quinoa Salad w/Shrimp a...

Order your Kale & Red Quinoa Salad w/Shrimp and have it delivered before your next meeting. Offered on Amazon - http://amzn.to/2mR9IJA

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    Order your Kale & Red Quinoa Salad w/Shrimp and have it delivered before your next meeting. Offered on Amazon - http://amzn.to/2mR9IJA
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Carla Stewart and Carrie Compere were at FOX ...

Carla Stewart and Carrie Compere were at FOX 26 Houston today talking about The Color Purple Musical, playing through Sunday ONLY! Tickets at: https://houston.broadway.com/shows/color-purple-baa/pricing/.

    Broadway at the Hobby Center
    Carla Stewart and Carrie Compere were at FOX 26 Houston today talking about The Color Purple Musical, playing through Sunday ONLY! Tickets at:...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Maharaja’s Temple Our tiger exhibit is curre...

Maharaja’s Temple Our tiger exhibit is currently closed for renovations to enhance your adventure. Please check our Facebook page for the latest updates and reopening. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    The Maharaja's Temple with the white tigers is currently closed for renovations to enhance your adventure. Please check our Facebook page for the latest updates and reopening. We apologize for the...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

The Maharaja’s Temple with the white tigers i...

The Maharaja’s Temple with the white tigers is currently closed for renovations to enhance your adventure. Please check our Facebook page for the latest updates and reopening. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    The Maharaja's Temple with the white tigers is currently closed for renovations to enhance your adventure. Please check our Facebook page for the latest updates and reopening. We apologize for the...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Broadway at the Hobby Center shared BBVA Comp...

Live now with BBVA Compass and The Color Purple Musical!

    BBVA Compass
    LIVE INTERVIEW: Interview with cast members Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere of The Color Purple Musical. Interview courtesy of Broadway at the Hobby Center.
    http://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

Jan 10

Matthew Logan Vasquez | 8th Wonder Brewery | ...

Matthew Logan Vasquez | 8th Wonder Brewery | Friday Jan 12th at 7p | Free Show #8thWonder #8thTrack #FreeLiveMusic #Repost @matthewloganvasquez

    8th Wonder Brewery
    Matthew Logan Vasquez | 8th Wonder Brewery | Friday Jan 12th at 7p | Free Show #8thWonder #8thTrack #FreeLiveMusic #Repost @matthewloganvasquez
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

The Shark Voyage Train Ride will be closed st...

The Shark Voyage Train Ride will be closed starting Wednesday, January 10th through Sunday, January 14th for maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Downtown Aquarium - Houston
    The Shark Voyage Train Ride will be closed starting Wednesday, January 10th through Sunday, January 14th for maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. We apologize for the inconvenience.
    https://www.facebook.com

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