2 days ago
Avenue is hiring 6 new positions in the #Northside! Click on the link below to view all the positions and job descriptions, and don't forget to share with with your friends, family and neighbors!
3 days ago
A very playful 9-week-old Labrador retriever named “Pup Pup” did the unthinkable... she swallowed a metal bar protruding from a fence and was unable to shake herself loose. Pup Pup was saved after a midnight run to BluePearl in Sandy Springs, where Dr. Nicolas Berryessa was able to remove the metal rod without surgery. @wsbtv has the full story.
4 days ago
5 days ago
ELMO HAS ARRIVED! Come on down to Holy Name Church to take your picture with the most famous Sesame Street character!
5 days ago
Join us at Holy Name Church for a Free Health Resource Fair, with kids activities, a bounce house, and performances! Happening now until 1 pm!
6 days ago
Paid work opportunity for youth ages 16-21 this summer with a local nonprofit organizatation or Bank of America!
Spring is here, and many pets love playing outside and exploring the garden. While your pet may enjoy the time outdoors, it's important to be mindful that some common plants can be highly toxic to pets. BluePearl veterinarians explain how to keep your garden safe and avoid plant toxicity emergencies in this ABC Action News article:
Thank you to the wonderful Neighbors, Partners, Students and other volunteers who came out to clean Herrera Elementary’s Spark Park! We picked up 25 bags full of trash! The kids will be happy on Monday to have a clean park to play in :)
The clean up at Herrera Elementary is starting! Join us if you would like to help keep this park beautiful for the kids!
Finn the rescue pup developed signs of a serious, chronic illness shortly before his second birthday. BluePearl's Dr. Jean Ferreri, who is board-certified in veterinary internal medicine, diagnosed him with primary portal vein hypoplasia, an incurable disease that affects blood in the liver. Finn's loving owner Christina Fried established Finn's Fund to assist other families whose dogs are facing a vascular liver abnormality. Read more about this special pup and Finn's fund:
Join us for live music, lawn games, and more to celebrate the grand opening of the White Oak to Buffalo Downtown trail connection this upcoming Saturday, April 28 starting at 10 am!
While we tend to suffer from allergies respiratorily, dogs pick up allergens through their skin. Left untreated, a small allergy problem can become more serious long-term problem. Dr. Chris Cook, our veterinary dermatology specialist in Michigan, talked about allergies with @USAToday for their annual Pet Guide. That handsome bulldog is Henri, a dermatology patient of Dr. Noel Radwanski in Tampa.
Join Officer James Sobota on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. for the Chief's Citywide "Positive Interaction Program" focusing on Robbery Awareness!
Come join us at our Health and Resource Fair April 21st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! Face painting, a pop-up library, live music, and a special appearance by Elmo are just a few of the fun things planned for that day! Or register as a volunteer!
Support small businesses in the #NearNorthside!
Come join us at our Health and Resource Fair April 21st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! Face painting, a pop-up library, live music, and a special appearance by Elmo are just a few of the fun things planned for that day!
Have you ever played hide and seek with your pet (or the other way around)? Give it a try, and let us know how it goes!
Come out to volunteer at these events happening in the Greater Northside!
Do you know how to clean your dog's ears at home? It's easier than you may think. Just follow these instructions from Dr. Jill Abraham, a board-certified veterinary dermatologist. Cleaning your dog's ears is an important part of a regular grooming routine and it prevents painful infections.
How impressive! This pup is a master of puzzles.
Have you personally played or have family members who played baseball or softball at any level, from the little leagues and local teams up through the majors? Are you a Latina or Latino veteran of any war who played the game in the military? Tell your story and contribute to amazing book project which depicts the history of Mexican American baseball!
Happy Easter! We hope everyone has a safe day with their pets. What are you doing to celebrate the holiday weekend?
Presentation and marker unveiling of The Huelga School Movement in Houston
Easter lillies are commonly found in homes and gardens this time of year. However, many people are unaware that these gorgeous flowers are highly toxic and somtimes fatal for cats. BluePearl vets warn cat owners about the dangers of Easter lillies:
Are you looking for a job opportunity? Join the YMCA team!
It's normal and understandable if today's rainfall is upsetting for our neighbors, family and friends. Below is a link to resources if you need any emotional or mental support:
The Peeps and jelly beans you find in your Easter basket are generally not toxic to dogs, but they can lead to gastrointestinal upsets, Dr. John Gicking, our criticalist in Tampa, told the Dodo. It's the solid chocolate bunny you have to be wary of. Here's how to keep your pup safe this Easter:
Are your property taxes too high? Come learn the ins and outs of property taxes including how to protest your property taxes and how to apply for eligible exemptions! Avenue CDC is hosting workshops in English and Spanish. Please make sure to register!
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 6400-6499 Helmers St.