4 days ago

District Statement

District provided services such as safety patrols by off-duty HPD officers, graffiti abatement, trash pick-up, maintenance of esplanades, among other services outlined in the Districts’ Assessment Plan, that are supplemental to services provided by the City of Houston, had been reduced in Mid-November and ceased completely as of December 11. The District had to cease the services due to unpaid assessments from some of the commercial property owners within the District. Delinquent assessments for 2016 and prior years are being collected for services that were delivered in 2017. The current lawsuit status does not affect the collection of delinquent assessments due for 2016 and prior years for services rendered for calendar year 2017.

    District Statement
    District provided services such as safety patrols by off-duty HPD officers, graffiti abatement, trash pick-up, maintenance of esplanades, among other services outlined in the Districts' Assessment Plan, that are supplemental to services provided by the City of Houston, had been reduced in Mid-November and ceased completely as of December 11.
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6 days ago

Solid Waste Heavy Trash Schedule Resumes March 1, 2018

The Solid Waste Department will resume its regularly scheduled tree waste and junk waste collections effective March 1, 2018.

    Solid Waste Heavy Trash Schedule Resumes March 1, 2018
    The Solid Waste Department will resume its regularly scheduled tree waste and junk waste collections effective March 1, 2018. Thursday, March 1, 2018: Regular Tree Waste Schedule starts Monday, April 2, 2018: Regular Junk Waste Schedule starts Remember odd months are Tree Waste and even months are Junk Waste.
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Feb 14

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX. 5,694 likes · 33 talking about this · 1,135 were here. Aurora Picture Show presents artist-made, non-commercial film and video. We promote the understanding and...
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Feb 13

Aurora Picture Show shared The Idea Fund's ev...

In its 10th year, The Idea Fund has awarded grants to 11 projects involving 17 Houston-area artists. Join Aurora, Project Row Houses, and DiverseWorks tonight to celebrate the Round 10 recipients and hear a bit about their exciting, upcoming projects!

    The Idea Fund Round 10 Grantee Reception
    Come celebrate our TIF Round 10 Grantees and hear more about their upcoming projects! Each grantee will be giving a short presentation. Presentations...
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Feb 11

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared a...

    Twitter mocks racists after DNA test shows ancient Britons had dark skin
    Ancient inhabitants of modern-day United Kingdom may have rocked dark skin and blue eyes, a DNA test on a 10,000-year-old skeleton revealed Wednesday. The new findings, along with a 3-D recreation of the oldest-known Briton, who scientists dubbed "Cheddar Man," are being used to by Twitter users to mock white supremacists that have long looked to Europe for notions of racial purity.
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Feb 07

We're excited about presenting Matthew Steink...

We're excited about presenting Matthew Steinke's live audiovisual performance "noplace" this Saturday. He presented this at NIME in Copenhagen and at Fusebox Festival 2017 in Austin. Don't miss it! Here's an excerpt of a performance, which doesn't quite do the experience justice but gives you an idea:

    Matthew Steinke NOPLACE Excerpt at NIME 2017 in Copenhagen
    Performance of an Excerpt from Matthew Steinke's "NOPLACE" at NIME 2017 in Copenhagen.
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Feb 07

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX. 5,686 likes · 19 talking about this · 1,124 were here. Aurora Picture Show presents artist-made, non-commercial film and video. We promote the understanding and...
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Feb 07

Is your heart: Broken? Lost? Stuck?

    Montrose Management District - Is your heart: Broken? Lost? Stuck?
    Learn the actions that allow you to let go of the pain following: Death, relationship, job loss or any other loss.
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Feb 07

Ashes to Go – Easter at Bering Memorial UMC

    Ashes to Go - Easter at Bering Memorial UMC
    Life can be super busy and it can be difficult to get to church on Ash Wednesday. We're here to help. Bering Memorial UMC is hosting: Ashes to Go.
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Feb 03

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Texans' J.J. Watt earns Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award
    Updated 7:40 pm, Saturday, February 3, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS - Texans defensive end J.J. Watt won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Saturday night. After raising more than $37 million in 19 days for a Hurricane Harvey relief fund, Watt was expected to win the award over Carolina tight end Greg Olsen and Baltimore tight end Benjamin Watson.
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Feb 02

We're really happy that both Glasstire and Ho...

We're really happy that both Glasstire and Houstonia Magazine have shown light on tomorrow's special screening of films by Mary Ellen Bute made between the 1930s and 50s. The screening is at the MFAH's Brown Auditorium, and starts at 7pm. (Aurora members receive a $2 discount at the box office.) See you there!

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Feb 01

Montrose Management District Sets Up Account with Montrose Boulevard Conservancy 501(c)3 to Accept Tax Deductible Contributions for Bridge Lights

Houston, TX – January 29, 2018 – The Montrose Management District announced today that it has taken the administrative steps necessary to accept contributions for keeping the Montrose Bridge Lights working – until the court order preventing the District from making any expenditures is lifted.

    Montrose Management District Sets Up Account with Montrose Boulevard Conservancy 501(c)3 to Accept Tax Deductible Contributions for Bridge Lights
    Houston, TX - January 29, 2018 - The Montrose Management District announced today that it has taken the administrative steps necessary to accept contributions for keeping the Montrose Bridge Lights working - until the court order preventing the District from making any expenditures is lifted.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Jan 31

The news from nearly 82 years ago: MUSIC MADE...

The news from nearly 82 years ago: MUSIC MADE VISIBLE IN WEIRD MOVIE! (From the Nov. 1936 issue of Popular Science.) Join Aurora this Saturday, Feb. 3 (7pm) for "Seeing Sound: Mary Ellen Bute Retrospective" at the MFAH, courtesy of Center for Visual Music. Rarely-seen films, most shown on 16mm film prints and on the big screen!

    Aurora Picture Show
    The news from nearly 82 years ago: MUSIC MADE VISIBLE IN WEIRD MOVIE! (From the Nov. 1936 issue of Popular Science.) Join Aurora this Saturday, Feb. 3 (7pm) for "Seeing Sound: Mary Ellen Bute...
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Jan 30

Celebrating African American Heritage Month at the Houston Public Library

HOUSTON – Celebrate African American history as it comes alive at the Houston Public Library (HPL) through the voices and vision of writers, artists and leaders. Through the power and inspiration of poetry, documentary films, live performances and critical conversations, HPL honors and celebrates the heritage, culture and contributions of notable individuals. The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will also be remembered on the 50th anniversary year of his passing (April 4, 1968).

    Celebrating African American Heritage Month at the Houston Public Library
    HOUSTON - Celebrate African American history as it comes alive at the Houston Public Library (HPL) through the voices and vision of writers, artists and leaders. Through the power and inspiration of poetry, documentary films, live performances and critical conversations, HPL honors and celebrates the heritage, culture and contributions of notable individuals.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Jan 28

LET THERE BE LIGHT! Montrose bridge lights return with support from leaders and community (ABC 13)

    LET THERE BE LIGHT! Montrose bridge lights return with support from leaders and community (ABC 13)
    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) - If you're driving down the Southwest Freeway in Montrose, you may notice something a little different. The bridge lights are back on after days of darkness. The lights were turned off on Jan. 19 because the Montrose Management District could not pay the utility bill while under a temporary court order, city officials said.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Jan 28

U.S. 59 bridge lights shine again after donations

    U.S. 59 bridge lights shine again after donations
    By Collin Eaton, Houston Chronicle The most colorful stretch of U.S. 59 lit up again on Saturday evening, more than a week after Reliant Energy had to cut power to the lights that bathed the highway's arched bridges in purple, green and blue for almost a year.
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Jan 28

Montrose bridge lights return at sunset tonight with support of mayor, Reliant, management district, residents

HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner, Reliant Energy, the Montrose Management District and Montrose business owners and residents have provided the public support and funding to re-light the dramatic lights on bridges over the Southwest Freeway in Montrose at sunset tonight.

    Montrose bridge lights return at sunset tonight with support of mayor, Reliant, management district, residents
    HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner, Reliant Energy, the Montrose Management District and Montrose business owners and residents have provided the public support and funding to re-light the dramatic lights on bridges over the Southwest Freeway in Montrose at sunset tonight.
    http://montrosedistrict.org

Jan 27

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Longer deer season proposed for Texas' North Zone
    Most of the 750,000 Texas hunters who pursue white-tailed deer would see their fall hunting season lengthen by two weeks, closing on the third Sunday in January instead of the year's first Sunday as it has for decades, under a proposed change in regulations recommended by state wildlife officials.
    http://www.chron.com

Jan 26

Aurora Picture Show is with Maria Jacinta Mol...

Treats at La Guadalupana today to celebrate Sarah's birthday!

    Aurora Picture Show
    Treats at La Guadalupana today to celebrate Sarah's birthday!
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Jan 23

Aurora Picture Show shared their event.

Don't miss Aurora's upcoming retrospective screening of Houston-born film artist Mary Ellen Bute! A collaboration with the MFAH and Center for Visual Music, this is a rare opportunity to see her abstract films made between the 1930s and '50s on the big screen (most on 16mm film prints!), and hear an introduction by guest Kit Basquin, a scholar and family friend of Bute's. Saturday, Feb. 3 at the MFAH's Brown Auditorium.

    Seeing Sound: Mary Ellen Bute Retrospective
    Aurora Picture Show is proud to collaborate with the MFAH Films and Center for Visual Music to present this long-overdue hometown retrospective of...
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Jan 20

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Titans hire Mike Vrabel as head coach
    Updated 8:26 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 The speedy ascension of Mike Vrabel in the coaching ranks took another major upward turn Saturday when he was named the Tennessee Titans' new head coach. Vrabel was the Texans defensive coordinator for one season before being hired by the Titans.
    http://www.chron.com

Jan 19

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX. 5,679 likes · 59 talking about this · 1,125 were here. Aurora Picture Show presents artist-made, non-commercial film and video. We promote the understanding and...
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Jan 18

Thanks Houston Chronicle for picking Aurora's...

Thanks Houston Chronicle for picking Aurora's Sundance Shorts program tonight! Join us!

    On the go: Jump into a Neon Garden or celebrate Janis Joplin
    Pre-game fun by Yoga & Hops, admission includes yoga class, beer and a Rockets' game day ticket located in the 400's section. When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Houston Toyota Center, 1510 Polk Tickets: $55; facebook.com/events/416835198750604 Rod Man Stand-up comedian who was named winner of "Last Comic Standing" Season 8, is known for his roles in "Funny People" with Adam Sandler and "The Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show."
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Jan 17

Tomorrow evening, as the Sundance Film Festiv...

Tomorrow evening, as the Sundance Film Festival opens in Park City, Aurora presents Houston's own Sundance! Join us Thursday (7:30PM) for Sundance Shorts, a special screening featuring the Houston premieres of short films selected by the prestigious festival! https://www.facebook.com/events/348149862326952/

    Aurora Picture Show
    Tomorrow evening, as the Sundance Film Festival opens in Park City, Aurora presents Houston's own Sundance! Join us Thursday (7:30PM) for Sundance Shorts, a special screening featuring the Houston...
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Jan 13

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Texas' green sea turtles exhibit remarkable resiliency
    Texas' setting a record for the number of cold-stunned green sea turtles rescued from inshore water in the wake of the unusually cold stretch that gripped the coast over the first four days of this new year is an event worth celebration and consideration. And not just for the obvious reasons.
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Jan 12

SAVE the DATE – 3rd Annual BARK for BARC Walk – April 28, 2018

    SAVE the DATE - 3rd Annual BARK for BARC Walk - April 28, 2018
    By Staff | January 12, 2018 The Houston BARC Foundation and Honorary Chairman Lance McCullers, Jr. invite you to participate in the third annual BARK for BARC Pet Walk. Get your friends together for this fun event - your leashed pets are welcome, of course!
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Jan 12

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX. 5,675 likes · 18 talking about this · 1,115 were here. Aurora Picture Show presents artist-made, non-commercial film and video. We promote the understanding and...
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Dec 29

Openings and Closings: Houston gets Kulture, Barringer's Bids Farewell

Emmaline, 3210 West Dallas, opened December 11

This article has 32 other Houston locations (Show)

Poke in the Bowl, 515 Westheimer, opened in early December. The Hawaiian poke place has a six-step ordering process of...

Bee Fresh, 4826 Highway 6 N. opened November 25. The Vietnamese restaurant specializes in pho, spring rolls and a variety of...

Juicy Burgers, 12341 FM 1960 West, opened December 1. The burger joint serves 100 percent Halal meat and beef bacon, along with shakes, wings, and of course, burgers.

Texas BBQ and Smokehouse, 2800 N. Terminal, Gate E2, opened in IAH Airport late November. With its steampunk brass styling, it’s hard to miss. Expect airport prices like $4.75 for a side of bacon and $8.25 for apple cobbler. The BBQ plates are a more reasonable $9-10.

Just GRK, 11325 Katy Freeway, opened November 22. Brother and sister, Anastasia and Chris Nikolas, originally from Chicago and onetime...

Gyro Guys, 12403 Scarsdale Boulevard, opened in late November on the south side of Houston. Gyros are on the menu, but so is chicken shawarma and a variety of rice platters with Halal meats.

Goodnight Charlie's, 2531 Kuester, opened December 22, as reported here in the Houston Press. The honky-tonk concept from...

Reported as Open in December: Bobcat Teddy’s Icehouse, 2803 White Oak, grand opening December 21

Brenner’s on the Bayou, 1 Birdsall, reopened November 27

Bubble Egg, 9188 Bellaire Blvd., grand opening December 11

Eclair Paris, 2278 W. Holcombe, opened October 24

Ethel Mae Bourbon and Bacon, 10750 Barker Cypress, opened December

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, 8366 Westheimer, opened November 14

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, 8238 Kirby, opened November 28

Hankook Kwan, 9140 Bellaire Blvd., grand opening December 9

Le Peep, 4340 Westheimer, opened December 4

Maison Pucha Bistro, 1001 Studewood, opened November 22

Moxie’s Grill and Bar, 5000 Westheimer, opened November 30

Nancy’s Hustle, 2704 Polk, opened November 29

Nectar, 7560 FM 1960 E., grand opening December 2

Noon Mediterranean, 107 Yale, opened early December

The Pho Spot, 1010 Prairie, grand opening December 3

Poke Now, 17758 Katy Freeway, opened November 2

Pondi Cafe, 1370 Southmore, opened December 1

Sable Gate Winery, 2600 Travis, grand opening November 4

Salata, 4523 Kingwood, reopened December 14

SusieCakes Bakery, 2563 Amherst, grand opening December 9

The Teahouse Woodlake, 9664 Westheimer, opened November 7

TruIndia, 2431 Bay Area Blvd., opened November 2

Viet Street Drinks and Snacks, 11209 Bellaire Blvd., opened December 8

Lowbrow, 1601 W. Main, closed permanently

Pappa Charlie’s Barbecue, 2012 Rusk, closed partially

    Openings and Closings: Houston gets Kulture, Barringer's Bids Farewell
    The Breakfast Klub's owner, Marcus Davis, is set to open another Houston restaurant, Kulture, 701 Avenida De Las Americas, in early 2018, according to Paper City magazine. Described as an "urban komfort kitchen" by Davis, the new restaurant will feature lunch, dinner, and drinks inspired by the Caribbean and Gulf...
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Dec 25

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Cancer survivor David Quessenberry completes 'very emotional' comeback with Texans
    Published 7:29 pm, Monday, December 25, 2017 When Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry lined up as an extra blocker with the offense against the Pittsburgh Steelers, it completed an emotional, successful victory over cancer. Quessenberry made his inspirational NFL regular-season debut Monday following a three-year battle with non-Hodgkin T-lymphoblastic lymphoma.
    http://www.chron.com

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