41 min ago

The first reviews are coming in.

The first reviews are coming in.

    Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' is too long and crowded
    Over the past few years, the Avengers, together and separately, have spawned a number of good, very good or reasonably entertaining movies. But with "Avengers: Infinity War," the Marvel Comics franchise arrives at the stage of decadence. There's just too much of it.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Ooooooooof!

Ooooooooof!

    There is a new, stinky corpse flower at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
    Published 2:01 pm, Thursday, April 26, 2018 Almost eight years after Lois the corpse flower enchanted the city of Houston, another one is blooming in the Museum District. The Houston Museum of Natural Science announced Thursday that Lou, its resident corpse flower, will be in full stinky bloom from now until Sunday afternoon at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

See who won the red carpet tonight.

See who won the red carpet tonight.

    The Billboard Latin Music Awards' glamorous red carpet: Best and worst dressed celebrities
    See which celebrities were named best and worst dressed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

What do you think should be done with it? Man...

What do you think should be done with it? Many are calling for renovation while others would like it to be finally torn down.

    One of downtown Houston's most reviled buildings up for sale again
    It's one of the city's most intriguing eyesores and now it can be yours.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Ouch.

Ouch.

    Wondering how much that next tattoo will hurt? Check out this website first
    Wondering how much that next tattoo will hurt? A tattoo enthusiast website has developed a pain-o-meter and pain chart to help the soon-to-be-tattooed gauge how much pain they are in for. As expected, tattoos on the head and face won't feel very good.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    High-speed chase through Houston ends in gunfire on west side
    A driver led Harris County Sheriff's Deputies on a pursuit through Houston that ended in gunfire Thursday evening, officials said. Just after 7 p.m., a deputy made a routine traffic stop on the Eastex Freeway near Will Clayton Parkway, close to George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

"I watched the sunset and the deer graze in t...

"I watched the sunset and the deer graze in the field...and I had a conversation with our Heavenly Father. It was the most intimate, peaceful moment."

    Photos of mom's 'intense' backyard waterbirth go viral
    When Gini Rothenberger of Hallsville, Texas gave birth to her second child in 2015, she never imaged it would lead to viral status, but after her photographer started promoting old images in 2018, she found herself on the receiving end of sudden internet fame.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

C&D Scrap Metal Recyclers Co., Inc. got a spe...

C&D Scrap Metal Recyclers Co., Inc. got a special, stinky delivery this week.

    Today we learned that used caskets can be sold for scrap metal
    Houston scrap metal king Dennis Laviage has seen everything in his time as owner and CEO of C&D Scrap Metal over the decades. He's the guy who will pay you in $2 bills, as he shouts in his TV commercials. On Wednesday afternoon, he received a used casket from an area funeral home.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Bezos mansion: $23 million for 27,000 square ...

Bezos mansion: $23 million for 27,000 square feet The Woodlands mansion: $7 million for 30,000 square feet

    How Jeff Bezos' renovated mansion stacks up against Houston-area's biggest home
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is busy transforming Washington, D.C.'s former Textile Museum into a sprawling 27,000-square-foot mansion that is giving one of the largest homes around Houston some serious competition. Bezos has sunk $12 million into renovating the property, which rests in the U.S. Capitol's Kalorama neighborhood where the Obamas and Kushner-Trumps also have homes.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Remember when?

Remember when?

    Transformation photos: How Houston restaurants, bars looked a decade ago
    See stunning images of building renovations around Houston.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

<3

<3

    J.J. Watt, Jose Altuve surprise a fan with a new truck
    What's better than a free truck? A free truck delivered by Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Astros second basemen Jose Altuve, of course.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Once suburban life gets a hold of you, you mi...

Once suburban life gets a hold of you, you might catch yourself doing a few of these things. Watch out for these changes, and find more at www.chron.com/burblife

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Once suburban life gets a hold of you, you might catch yourself doing a few of these things. Watch out for these changes, and find more at www.chron.com/burblife
    http://www.facebook.com

5 hours ago

'Murica

'Murica

    These Bush socks are the wardrobe item you didn't know you needed
    Former President George H.W. Bush was moved out of the intensive care unit Wednesday so now is the perfect time to celebrate the nonagenarian's improving health by getting some socks featuring his likeness. Bush, 93, was moved to a regular patient room at Houston Methodist Hospital after contracting an infection that spread to his blood.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

See what our film critic had to say about the...

See what our film critic had to say about the movie.

    Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' is too long and crowded
    Over the past few years, the Avengers, together and separately, have spawned a number of good, very good or reasonably entertaining movies. But with "Avengers: Infinity War," the Marvel Comics franchise arrives at the stage of decadence. There's just too much of it.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Do you know a Hero of Harvey? Tell us their ...

Do you know a Hero of Harvey? Tell us their story: https://www.chron.com/harveyhero

    Heroes of Hurricane Harvey
    Get the latest news and information on Hurricane Harvey.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

A Trump supporter who sued a bar for discrimi...

A Trump supporter who sued a bar for discrimination after he was thrown out for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat has lost his lawsuit. What do you think of the ruling?

    Bar can refuse service to Trump supporter, judge says
    NEW YORK (AP) - A Trump supporter who sued a New York City bar for discrimination after he was thrown out for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat has lost his lawsuit. Philadelphia accountant Greg Piatek claims the staff of The Happiest Hour in Manhattan said he wasn't welcome because he and his friends supported the Republican president after they complained of rude service.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

These new Travis Scott sneakers are 🔥🔥🔥

These new Travis Scott sneakers are 🔥🔥🔥

    Travis Scott's new sneaker pays tribute to the Oilers
    Published 2:38 pm, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Earlier this month, we got a glimpse of Travis Scott's latest sneaker collab and after the success of his reimagining of the Air Force 1, the hype surrounding his next project is very real.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Warning: This story is a bit of a tearjerker,...

Warning: This story is a bit of a tearjerker, especially if you love dogs.

    'Rumor' just one of many dogs abandoned in Houston's 'Corridor of Cruelty'
    A dog covered in matted hair and nearly blind when he was found is recovering and will be available for a new home soon. Rumor, a Shih Tzu mix, was found abandoned at a trucking yard in the "Corridor of Cruelty," an area off U.S. 59 and Little York that workers at Corridor Rescue Inc.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Good luck finding this stuff on Amazon.

Good luck finding this stuff on Amazon.

    Houston's most unique, weird stores
    Austin may get all the credit for being weird and whimsical, but Houston has its bragging rights too. Whether you're in the market for a strange gift or a one of a kind conversation piece, plenty of stores in Houston can deliver on items unavailable anywhere else, even online.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Y'all won't get to see her this time around.....

Y'all won't get to see her this time around...

    Young Thug replaces Cardi B on Jmblya lineup
    The festival returns to Houston next month. Now minus the rap superstar.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Stunning:

Stunning:

    The gobsmacking gowns of the 2018 Fiesta Coronation
    The Order of the Alamo's annual display of all things glittery and sparkly paraded through the Majestic Theatre Wednesday night, and it was a fashionista's delight.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

"There's no way in hell this is happening."

"There's no way in hell this is happening."

    Update: 4 vehicles completely destroyed, others damaged in UH fire
    Updated 3:51 pm, Thursday, April 26, 2018 At least 11 vehicles were damaged by a fire in a parking garage at the University of Houston Thursday afternoon, university officials said. Houston firefighters were dispatched around 1 p.m. after two cars were reportedly on fire in the school's East Garage.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The Port of Galveston reported 83 vessel call...

The Port of Galveston reported 83 vessel calls in March, up 63 percent from 51 vessel calls in March 2017.

    More vessels call on Port of Galveston in March
    The Port of Galveston reported 83 vessel calls in March, up 63 percent from 51 vessel calls in March 2017. Total cargo increased 32.5 percent, representing the third consecutive month of double-digit growth. RELATED: Judge sides with Galveston pilots group over licensing The increase in vessels was largely driven by lay vessels and barges, which stop temporarily at the port for repairs, fueling or Coast Guard inspections.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

"So I'm in a foreign country, where no one sp...

"So I'm in a foreign country, where no one speaks english, I don't know this country's emergency number, [and] I have no clue what to do."

    U.S. woman explains how she delivered son alone in Turkey hotel, with the help of YouTube videos
    Updated 11:35 pm, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Btw Xavier turned 7 weeks old today!!! pic.twitter.com/s1iHpNiUI9 - Tia Freeman (@TheWittleDemon) April 25, 2018 A Nashville woman enthralled Twitter users with the story of her son's surprise birth in Turkey, where she says she used YouTube videos to help deliver her son alone in her hotel room.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Their new home was provided to them mortgage-...

Their new home was provided to them mortgage-free:

    Harvey-displaced family gets free home in Atascocita
    Four-year-old Maggie Avant clung to an oversized blue cardboard key as she walked wide-eyed through her family's new home in Atascocita on Wednesday, April 25. Upon entering her new bedroom, her smile widened and she started jumping up and down. "It's pink, it's pink - everywhere, pink," she cheered.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

LATEST: At least 11 vehicles caught fire in a...

LATEST: At least 11 vehicles caught fire in a parking garage at the University of Houston this afternoon. https://bit.ly/2HyeW2Y

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    LATEST: At least 11 vehicles caught fire in a parking garage at the University of Houston this afternoon. https://bit.ly/2HyeW2Y
    http://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

Want a new truck? Pick one that can haul both...

Want a new truck? Pick one that can haul both people and gear, plus fit easily into a parking spot. Fred Haas Toyota World puts us in the driver seat behind a new, Toyota Tacoma for a VIP experience. Explore Tacoma inventory here: http://bit.ly/2KfqVEx (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Want a new truck? Pick one that can haul both people and gear, plus fit easily into a parking spot. Fred Haas Toyota World puts us in the driver seat behind a new, Toyota Tacoma for a VIP experience....
    http://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

"They wouldn't let me give her a thing. These...

"They wouldn't let me give her a thing. These women endured a lot of pain."

    Forced to deliver babies for ISIS, midwife shared moments tender, cruel and grotesque
    RAQQA, Syria - Samira al-Nasr has delivered thousands of babies over four decades as a midwife in the city of Raqqa, but she says nothing was like the childbirth she attended two years ago as the handpicked doula of the Islamic State.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

From the jorts to the old-school mobile phone...

From the jorts to the old-school mobile phone, Mayfield nailed the photo down as well as anyone could have.

    Top quarterback prospect Baker Mayfield channels Brett Favre's iconic photo ahead of the NFL draft
    A top quarterback prospect has recreated an iconic photo of an NFL Hall of Famer ahead of the 2018 NFL Draft. Austin native Baker Mayfield took a throwback photo that screams 1991. Donned in jorts with a phone that looks more like a walkie talkie, Mayfield replicated Hall of Famer Brett Favre's draft day photo.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Law enforcement rounds up suspected gang memb...

Law enforcement rounds up suspected gang members in 'Operation Triple Beam.'

    U.S. Marshals, Houston police net hundreds of suspected gang members in joint operation
    U.S. Marshals and other law enforcement agencies arrested more than 220 people in the greater Houston area, seizing dozens of firearms, nearly $60,000 in currency and more than $1 million in illegal drugs during a federal operation that concluded Thursday.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

#BREAKING: The panel of seven men and five wo...

#BREAKING: The panel of seven men and five women have deliberated for about 14 hours.

    The Latest: Cosby convicted of sexually assaulting woman
    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. A jury outside Philadelphia convicted the "Cosby Show" star of three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Our latest Heroes of Harvey are Dawn Harrison...

Our latest Heroes of Harvey are Dawn Harrison and Penny Jones, two teachers from Pershing Middle School who found a way to give one student back what Hurricane Harvey took away.

    Two teachers replaced - even better - what hurricane took from student
    Hurricane Harvey sent two feet of floodwater into the home of Rachel and David Burgan, and when they were out of town, their school and neighbor communities pitched in to clean up the mess. Then, two teachers gave their daughter a whole new look for her bedroom.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

WATCH: This video of three sisters singing an...

WATCH: This video of three sisters singing and dancing to Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" while tending to their farm will be the best thing you see today. https://www.chron.com/entertainment/article/viral-video-dont-stop-believin-farm-ny-wright-2018-12866526.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: This video of three sisters singing and dancing to Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" while tending to their farm will be the best thing you see today....
    http://www.facebook.com

11 hours ago

The pair became friends in the late '80s.

The pair became friends in the late '80s.

    George H.W. Bush and Arnold Schwarzenegger's unlikely bromance
    This week as the lives of both former first lady Barbara Bush and former President George H.W. Bush have been recounted, one name kept popping up. A distinct Austrian name. For decades the Bush family has been friends with hulking movie star turned politician Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

This Port Authority commissioner who caught o...

This Port Authority commissioner who caught on dash cam delivering an expletive-laced tirade to police officers has apologized and denies she was seeking special treatment. https://bit.ly/2I375LR

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This Port Authority commissioner who caught on dash cam delivering an expletive-laced tirade to police officers has apologized and denies she was seeking special treatment. https://bit.ly/2I375LR
    http://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

Ford is shedding some middling sedans and goi...

Ford is shedding some middling sedans and going full force into trucks and SUVs.

    Ford discontinuing a handful of smaller cars to focus on more popular trucks, SUVs
    Consumers will soon say goodbye to a few popular Ford products as the company reorganizes priorities in order to save money and compete in an ever-changing car market. On Wednesday the auto maker announced it will streamline its line of vehicles to focus on trucks, crossovers, and SUVs.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Jeb Bush said that his father is "stronger th...

Jeb Bush said that his father is "stronger than an ox".

    Jeb Bush says dad is 'stronger than an ox,' will be home Friday
    George H.W. Bush was hospitalized with a blood infection just a day after the funeral of Barbara Bush, but after a few days in the ICU, the former president has shown positive signs of progress.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

WARNING: The details of the story are graphic...

WARNING: The details of the story are graphic.

    Texas man sentenced for stomping child to death
    Published 7:33 am, Thursday, April 26, 2018 An Arlington man was sentenced to life in prison after stomping his then girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter to death in 2014. According to his police record, Joshua Beard, 24, was arrested in July 2014 and charged with capital murder of a person under 10 years of age.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

The owner was offered voluntary surrender or ...

The owner was offered voluntary surrender or legal seizure. "Either way, I was not leaving the property without the horses," a deputy said.

    Three emaciated horses rescued from Cleveland property
    Authorities say a horse owner in Cleveland voluntarily surrendered three horses to authorities Wednesday after reportedly being challenged with legal action due to the condition of the horses. According to San Jacinto County Pct. 3 Deputy Constable Pete Sparta, an anonymous tip more than a week ago pointed authorities to a property on Hicks Loops.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The victim said she was served a drink, black...

The victim said she was served a drink, blacked out and was told after waking up the next morning that Steven Lopez had raped her while she was unconscious.

    Lawsuits accuse Lopez brothers of sexual misconduct
    Updated 8:59 am, Thursday, April 26, 2018 Two-time Olympic gold medalist Steven Lopez and his older brother and coach, Jean Lopez, were accused in lawsuits filed Wednesday in Colorado of sexual misconduct involving two female taekwondo athletes. The lawsuits, filed in federal court in Colorado, home of the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Those allergic to grass will want to keep all...

Those allergic to grass will want to keep allergy medicine on hand as forecasters expect pollen to be high throughout the weekend.

    Forecast: Finally, nice weather on a weekend in Houston
    After a few consecutive weekends of clouds and rain, it looks like Houstonians will finally get warmth and sunshine starting Friday and lasting through Sunday. Thursday's highs for Houston and the surrounding area is expected to be between 72 to 77 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The dog's rescuers are hoping to find her a l...

The dog's rescuers are hoping to find her a loving home.

    Puppy rescued from cardboard box filled with garbage outside of Cleveland
    Inmates picking up trash along Lee Turner Road in the Trails End Subdivision outside of Cleveland Wednesday found a puppy inside a box of discarded garbage, according to San Jacinto County Pct. 3 Constable Sam Houston. "Our reserve deputy, Sam Pierce, was overseeing the inmates picking up trash when they found a deep cardboard box filled with a bunch of trash.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The 61-year-old woman was swaying and stagger...

The 61-year-old woman was swaying and staggering when she was arrested.

    Bexar County official arrested on DWI charge after allegedly drinking at NIOSA
    A bailiff who has been employed with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office for 34 years was arrested early Wednesday morning by San Antonio police on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

His last words: "I may have lost the fight bu...

His last words: "I may have lost the fight but I'm still a soldier. Take it as it is. To my supporters and family, y'all hold it down. Ten toes down. That's all I got to say."

    Texas gang member executed for killing girl, grandmother
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A prisoner on Texas death row for killing a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother in a gang-related shooting at a child's birthday party in Fort Worth a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening. Erick Davila received lethal injection for using a laser-sighted semi-automatic rifle to spray bullets at about 20 people - more than a dozen of them children.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Nobody stays on the screen forever, but TV st...

Nobody stays on the screen forever, but TV stations don't usually promote or say when one of their employees decides to walk away from the camera.

    These Houston TV weathercasters left, but where did they go?
    Nobody stays on the screen forever, but TV stations don't usually promote or say when one of their employees decides to walk away from the camera. Case in point, meteorologist Lisa Vaughn's abrupt departure from KRIV-TV. Vaughn hasn't said anything and neither is Channel 26 or its parent, Fox Television Stations.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

More details have been released:

More details have been released:

    Alleged Mexican Mafia gang member arrested in S.A. after reportedly stolen cars found at home
    Updated 4:52 pm, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 A reported Mexican Mafia gang member ended up in Bexar County Jail Monday after Texas Department of Public Safety troopers discovered two stolen cars in his home, officials said.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

17 hours ago

The toll transactions in question occurred be...

The toll transactions in question occurred between January and April. Check your bills.

    EZ TAG customers billed by mistake after using toll roads in Harris County
    If you're a Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) EZ TAG holder and received a bill in the mail, you may need to disregard it. A system error that originated with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) TxTAG tolling system resulted in customers receiving bills in error, HCTRA spokeswoman Roxana Sibrian said in a news release.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

After their day game, several Houston Astros ...

After their day game, several Houston Astros made their way to the Houston Rockets playoff game.

    Justin Verlander, Kate Upton courtside at Rockets playoff game
    The Astros finished beating the Angels at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday. A little more than four hours later, Justin Verlander - the pitcher who beat the Angels - was sitting courtside with his wife Kate Upton at the Rockets game at Toyota Center.
    https://www.chron.com

About

EveryBlock collects 18 types of news in Houston — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 2000-2199 Harvard St.

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Jose Sch April Santellana Gail Filis endlesslarry Rebecca Waguespack Estella Villarreal Roadside Rescue Kathryn Laine Michele Totah Shay Jackson

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

2000-2199 Harvard St.