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The Near Northside Complete Communities Actio...

The Near Northside Complete Communities Action Plan Draft is Now Available in Spanish! Your participation in Mayor Sylvester Turner's Complete Communities initiative has been of great value. The Near Northside Complete Communities Action Plan Draft is now available in Spanish and can be viewed on the Complete Communities webpage: http://www.houstontx.gov/completecommunities/nearnorthside/index.html To collect the most comments from residents, a public comment period is now open for Spanish-speaking residents to submit their feedback. The last day to submit public comments on the Spanish draft version is Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Comments can be submitted to CC_NearNorthside@houstontx.gov. Help us spread the word! _________________________________________ ¡ La Versión Preliminar del Plan de Acción de Comunidades Completas del Near Northside ya está disponible en Español! Su participación en la iniciativa de Comunidades Completas del Alcalde Sylvester Turner ha sido de gran valor. La Versión Preliminar del Plan de Acción de Comunidades Completas del Near Northside ya está disponible en español y puede ser visto en la página web. Para obtener los comentarios de los residentes, un período de comentarios públicos ha comenzó para que los residentes que hablan Español envien sus comentarios sobre el Plan de Acción. El último día para presentar comentarios públicos es el miércoles, 18 de julio de 2018. Los comentarios se pueden enviar al CC_NearNorthside@houstontx.gov. ¡Ayúdanos a difundir este mensaje! Muchas gracias

    CC > Near Northside
    The Near Northside Kick-Off was another success! It was held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Marshall Middle School. The meeting opened with a musical performance from the School's choir and band. Residents and community partners prioritized the goals from existing plans in Near Northside during a workshop.
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3 days ago

Greetings from the Department of Transformati...

Greetings from the Department of Transformation! Join us for our next monthly meeting Thursday, July 12th at 6 pm. Lindale Park Civic Club located 218 Joyce St. Houston, TX 77009 Prior to the meeting: -Please review the Tactical Urbanist's Guide to help bring ideas to the next projects (http://tacticalurbanismguide.com/). Pages 80-84 have fun ideas to engage the community -Think about how you would like to get involved with the group. We are looking for new members to join our Admin Group, Money Group, Communications Group, or the Projects Group to help organize community projects Come out and join us and see what we are about! Thank you, Houston Department of Transformation Follow us on Facebook: Houston Department of Transformation *********************************************************************** Saludos de parte del Departamento de Transformación de Houston! Se les invita cordialmente a que nos acompañen a nuestra reunión mensual el jueves, 12 de julio a las 6 de la tarde Lindale Park 218 Joyce St., Houston, TX 77009 Antes de la reunión: -Por favor revise el libro digital Tactical Urbanist's Guide para compartir ideas a los próximos proyectos (http://tacticalurbanismguide.com/). Las páginas 80-84 tienen ideas divertidas para involucrar a la comunidad. -Piense en cómo le gustaría involucrarse con el grupo. Puede unirse al grupo de administración, al grupo de dinero, al grupo de comunicaciones o al grupo de proyectos que va a organizar los proyectos comunitarios. Gracias, Departamento de Transformación de Houston Síganos en Facebook- Houston Department of Transformation Gusta eliminar su correo electrónico de nuestro grupo? Favor de responder con Eliminar en la parte de sujeto del correo electrónico.

    Tactical Urbanism Materials and Design Guide
    Tactical Urbanism is an approach to neighborhood building that uses short-term, low-cost, and scalable interventions and policies to catalyze long term change.
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3 days ago

The cable channel CNBC recently asked an impo...

The cable channel CNBC recently asked an important question: Are you prepared for a pet emergency? Many are not. Check out the article to make sure you are well-prepared.

    Most Americans could not afford a pet emergency: Study
    A few days after Lacey Patterson adopted Chloe, a two-month old kitten, from a local shelter near her home in Clearwater, Florida, the kitten started showing signs of a cold. At first, the symptoms were mild: sneezing, a runny nose and watery eyes.
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4 days ago

What did the dogs say to the letter carrier? ...

What did the dogs say to the letter carrier? "Sorry we ate your lunch."

    Dogs steal mail carrier's lunch, then their apology note goes viral
    For decades, students across the country have offered up the classic excuse, "Dog ate my homework." But now, a letter carrier in Smithfield, Virginia is saying, "Dogs ate my lunch." And the story that unfolded has amused thousands of people on social media.
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5 days ago

Pets just have a way of blending into our liv...

Pets just have a way of blending into our lives, don't they?

    TV commentator's cat climbs onto his head during interview
    A Polish TV commentator had a surprise visitor jump into his interview last week - his cat leapt right onto his shoulders, curled itself around his head and stayed there. Historian and political scientist Jerzy Targlaski was discussing Poland's Supreme Court on the Dutch news program Nieuwsuur when his cat hopped into the spotlight.
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6 days ago

Come out for fresh food and entertainment on ...

Come out for fresh food and entertainment on Saturday, July 14 at Palm Centers Farmers Market!

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    Come out for fresh food and entertainment on Saturday, July 14 at Palm Centers Farmers Market!
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6 days ago

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added 2 ne...

Join State Representative Jessica Farrar for the 2018 Northside Back to School Health and Resource Fair!

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Jul 06

Did you know dogs can get cataract surgery ju...

Did you know dogs can get cataract surgery just like humans? This adorable 14-year-old poodle named Suzie could only detect light and shadows because of her cataracts. But now Suzie can see well again, thanks to retinal testing and cataract surgery with artificial lens implantation performed by Dr. Clara Williams, a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist at our Waltham, MA hospital. Her owner says Suzie is acting five years younger. And overall, this shows that even older pets can benefit from this type of surgery. Suzie is a bit more sensitive to sunlight now, but as you can see there is a solution to that problem. The hat and glasses help limit the sunlight -- plus she looks so stylish!

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    Did you know dogs can get cataract surgery just like humans? This adorable 14-year-old poodle named Suzie could only detect light and shadows because of her cataracts. But now Suzie can see well...
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Jul 04

Lindale Park Civic Club we tried Avenue says ...

Lindale Park Civic Club we tried Avenue says happy 4th of July! Don’t be like us stay home!

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    Lindale Park Civic Club we tried Avenue says happy 4th of July! Don't be like us stay home!
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Jul 03

A project to create four mini murals is being...

A project to create four mini murals is being conducted by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs and the next step is to select the final artists for these murals. Fifteen artists were initially chosen by Council Member Cisneros from the full artist roster. See link below to view all artist rosters: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1t65SivudVcE_Vl3TnhOVcGeRLsHxcu168fUbtWLj5XE/edit?usp=sharing Please vote on your favorites by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 13 via this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZJCHZZP

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    Current Artist: Artist Profile Alex Arzú Alex "Zú" Arzú was born in 1984 in Augsburg, Germany. He studied architecture at the University of Houston. Zú is the son of two Afro-Honduran immigrants. Recognized by General Rigby and Congressman J.C Watts of Oklahoma as a gifted and talented artist in ...
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Jul 03

The Near Northside Complete Communities Actio...

The Near Northside Complete Communities Action Plan is nearing completion. Please see latest draft of the Action Plan available through this link: http://www.houstontx.gov/completecommunities/docs_pdfs/NN/near-northside-cc-action-plan.pdf.

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Jul 03

Does your dog hate things that boom, blast an...

Does your dog hate things that boom, blast and burst? Here's some good advice on keeping your furry friends calm.

    Ever Wonder Why Your Dog Is Scared Of Fireworks?
    There are plenty of things dogs love about the summer - but July 4th fireworks aren't at the top of their lists. Independence Day, while packed with food and fun, can be one of the most dangerous times for pet owners.
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Jul 02

Wednesday might be the busiest day of the yea...

Wednesday might be the busiest day of the year in our ERs. What makes July 4 dangerous for pets? Heat, food and things that go BOOM!

    July 4 is busiest day at pet hospitals, so keep your dogs and cats safe
    July 4 is a day for fireworks, for celebrating freedom and - more than any other time - for taking pets to the emergency room. In fact, the number of ER patients at BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospitals on July 4 is 55 percent higher than an average day.
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Jun 28

OK, we all know it's hot outside, but do you ...

OK, we all know it's hot outside, but do you realize just how dangerous summer heat can be for your dogs? Take our online quiz to find out. Please share and use the hashtag #keepdogscool.

    Take the BluePearl summer heat quiz
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Jun 27

For the inspiring beauty of animals, it's har...

For the inspiring beauty of animals, it's hard to beat photos provided by National Geographic. And you.

    See 44 Breathtaking Photos of Wild Animals
    You've sent us photos of wildlife from every continent on the planet, and we've chosen some of our favorites.
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Jun 27

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added 2 ne...

Know anyone who could benefit from Diabetes classes? Sign up for the Diabetes Self Management Education classes at Leonel Castillo today!

    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,...
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Jun 26

Did you know BluePearl publishes a free month...

Did you know BluePearl publishes a free monthly e-newsletter with great articles, videos and photos about pets and pet health? Click on this link to read the latest edition. And sign up to start getting it each month!

    June Pet Perspective: Why is July 4 the busiest day in a veterinary ER?
    Editor's Note: here. petperspective@bluepearlvet.com.
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Jun 22

St. Petersburg, FL is becoming even happier, ...

St. Petersburg, FL is becoming even happier, healthier and more welcoming place for pets, and BluePearl was happy to be present today for the announcement. Mayor Rick Kriseman said St. Petersburg will participate in Mars Petcare’s BETTER CITIES FOR PETS initiative, which outlines 12 traits of pet-friendly cities. The city already has many pet-friendly amenities, and it plans to develop a pet-friendly business program among other enhancements. It’s a great partnership with many community organizations, including BluePearl, the Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association, SPCA Tampa Bay, PetPal Animal Shelter, Friends of Strays, Pinellas County Animal Services and more. Should your hometown join the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS program? Learn more at bettercitiesforpets.com

    BluePearl Veterinary Partners
    St. Petersburg, FL is becoming even happier, healthier and more welcoming place for pets, and BluePearl was happy to be present today for the announcement. Mayor Rick Kriseman said St. Petersburg...
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Jun 21

All we can say is, it must have seemed like a...

All we can say is, it must have seemed like a good idea at the time. Yes, this feral cat managed to get his head stuck inside a mayonnaise jar. The kind people at Tabby's Place cat sanctuary rescued him and brought him to our sister hospital, the Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center in Levittown, PA. Our vets sedated the cat and snipped off the plastic jar. Nice work everyone!

    BluePearl Veterinary Partners
    All we can say is, it must have seemed like a good idea at the time. Yes, this feral cat managed to get his head stuck inside a mayonnaise jar. The kind people at Tabby's Place cat sanctuary rescued...
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Jun 21

Get involved and change your community! ht...

Get involved and change your community! http://www.click2houston.com/news/hpd-recruits-civilians-to-be-cops

    HPD recruits civilians to be C.O.P.s
    Mother of 'Little Jacob' among 2 arrests after boy found dead on Galveston beach identified Man sentenced for intentionally infecting woman with HIV State rests in Terry Thompson's murder trial Unanswered questions remain after President Trump's immigration decision Flash flood watch expires as rain moves through southeast Texas West Harris County residents report street flooding after recent rain Mike McGuff driven to find Alzheimer's cure after mother's early death Heavy rain, street flooding plagues drivers in north Harris County KPRC2's Hurricane & Flood Survival Guide special
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Jun 20

In the heat of summer, do everything you can ...

In the heat of summer, do everything you can to #keepdogscool. Our veterinarians see many dogs suffering from heat stroke, which can be fatal. So please share this news report from Louisville.

    Tips to keep your pets safe this summer
    Many pet owners do not realize that dogs suffer much more from heat than humans, so be sure to check out these tips to keep your furry friends safe during this summer's blazing heat.
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Jun 19

Are you interested in helping beautify your c...

Are you interested in helping beautify your community? Join us next Thursday, June 28th for a clean-up of Castillo Park and surrounding areas!

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    Are you interested in helping beautify your community? Join us next Thursday, June 28th for a clean-up of Castillo Park and surrounding areas!
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Jun 18

Great discussion on raising a proper puppy!

Great discussion on raising a proper puppy!

    Pet Peeves: Eight tips for socializing your dog or puppy
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich - Dogs are our family members, best friends and furry companions - so it's normal to want to take them with us on various adventures including walks, festival visits, vacations, parties and more.
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Jun 17

The National Weather Service is forecasting w...

The National Weather Service is forecasting widespread rainfall over the next few days, with higher rainfall totals expected south of I-10. While extreme rainfall totals are not anticipated at this time, periods of high intensity and/or prolonged rainfall may lead to street flooding. The City of Houston urges drivers to exercise caution over the next few days. More Information and Protective Actions: https://www.houstonemergency.org Potential for Heavy Rain Across Houston Beginning Sunday,... HOUSTONEMERGENCY.ORG

    City of Houston Emergency Operations Center
    Steer Clear of Flood Prone Roadways During Periods of Heavy Rainfall - The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) urges residents and visitors to avoid Houston roadways during periods of prolonged or intense rainfall. The Department of Public Works & Engineering and OEM have produced a map of roadway segments and underpasses that are especially prone to flooding.
    https://www.houstonemergency.org

Jun 15

You heard about Minnesota's skyscraper-climbi...

You heard about Minnesota's skyscraper-climbing raccoon this week, but did you know about the artwork this daredevil stunt inspired? Check it out.

    St. Paul's skyscraper raccoon spawns fan art -- and merchandise
    Updated: June 15, 6:19 a.m. | Posted: June 13, 2 p.m. The saga of the #mprraccoon was the summer blockbuster drama we didn't know we needed. And now the hashtag will soon become a tote bag. The daredevil brought worldwide productivity to a halt Tuesday as it scaled the UBS Plaza skyscraper in downtown St.
    https://www.mprnews.org

Jun 15

She made a wish, and her wish was to have a d...

She made a wish, and her wish was to have a dog. But then her dog got very sick. What happens when the wish of your life has to go to the hospital? https://bluepearlvet.com/media-releases/girl-reunited-with-make-a-wish-dog-thanks-to-expert-veterinary-care/

    BluePearl Veterinary Partners
    She made a wish, and her wish was to have a dog. But then her dog got very sick. What happens when the wish of your life has to go to the hospital?...
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Jun 14

Dear Partners and Friends, The Houston-Galve...

Dear Partners and Friends, The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), a federally designated regional policy entity that makes decisions regarding Greater Houston’s transportation funding and needs, is updating the Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan and needs your input. The Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan is a long-range planning document that describes our region’s vision for enhancing pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure across eight counties. We at LINK Houston believe that a more robust and equitable transportation network, which includes safe and accessible pedestrian and biking infrastructure, is crucial for all Houstonians to reach opportunity. Your civic engagement in this planning process is necessary to prioritize investments in neighborhoods across the Greater Houston Area. Please take a few minutes to fill out H-GAC’s surveys: walking survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/i-walk-here biking survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/i-bike-here Your participation will help build a resilient and sustainable Houston region! Your voice counts! The surveys are also available in Spanish: Camino: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/camino-aqui Bicicleta: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ando-en-bicicleta-aqui Sincerely, LINK Houston www.LINKHouston.org

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    We uphold the values of equity, independence, inclusivity, health, and respect. We aim to be bold and constructive in our efforts towards informing transportation decision making with real people and real choices. How + Why Houston struggles with mobility issues that impact access to
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Jun 12

Join Microsoft for a High School Night! 6/13...

Join Microsoft for a High School Night! 6/13 6:00-8:00 PM College Grad Night at the Microsoft Store Click Here to Register: https://bit.ly/2JBvkAN 6/20 6:00-8:00 PM High School Grad Night at the Microsoft Store Click Here to Register: https://bit.ly/2t2NnZw

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    Join Microsoft for a High School Night! 6/13 6:00-8:00 PM College Grad Night at the Microsoft Store Click Here to Register: https://bit.ly/2JBvkAN 6/20 6:00-8:00 PM High School Grad Night at the...
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Jun 12

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added 2 ne...

Join us at Castillo Park on June 16!

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    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added a new photo.
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Jun 11

Everybody loves a good cat photo, but what if...

Everybody loves a good cat photo, but what if your pictures always turn out too blurry or too dark? Watch this photographer and his cat Wolfie for some tips on taking better images of your cat.

    CAT PHOTOGRAPHY 101
    Today we're looking at 5 easy steps you can make to take better pictures of your cat with any level of camera. Let's get into it!
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Jun 10

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston shared a l...

    Complete Communities: Near Northside Mobility Workshop
    Please join us to engage in a workshop focused on biking in the Near Northside community! "Expanding area bike lanes and hike and bike trails" is a priority project in the Near Northside Complete Communities Action Plan. The City of Houston Planning and Development Department and its partners have an opportunity to help implement several bikeway projects in the Near Northside.
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Jun 09

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added 5 ne...

Safe Walk Home self defense class. Great training for everyday defense. Contact Safe Walk Home for more information.

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    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added a new photo.
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Jun 09

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added 4 ne...

Safe Walk Home self defense class. Great training for everyday defense. Contact Safe Walk Home for more information.

    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston
    GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston added a new photo.
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Jun 08

Pet insurance is the right choice for many pe...

Pet insurance is the right choice for many pet owners, but not everyone. BluePearl's Dr. Cathy Meeks offers these pointers in her latest column.

    Pet 411: Why Veterinarians Want You to Consider Pet Insurance
    When bringing home a new pet, most people have a variety of things they need to acquire, from a new, soft bed to plenty of nutritious food. I'd like to take a moment to urge you to add one more item to that list: pet insurance.
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