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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.
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The Solid Waste Department will resume its regularly scheduled tree waste and junk waste collections effective March 1, 2018.
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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!
Crime report 2100 block of WELCH
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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:
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!
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.
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!
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).
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.