3:55 AM Dec 6, 2019 CST

To reach zero traffic fatalities, advocates say funding must match Houston's Vision Zero commitment

Efforts in San Antonio and Austin have shown that progress is hard to come by.


7:45 PM Dec 5, 2019 CST

Harris County considers legality, liability of removing Houston City Council Member District B race from Dec. 14 runoff ballot

Harris County commissioners have questions about the removal of the race for Houston City Council Member District B from the Dec. 14 runoff election and what it could mean for future elections.

Doris Metropolitan founders to launch new Israeli restaurant concept in Rice Village

Hamsa, an upscale casual Israeli restaurant, will open next summer.



Politan Row adds one more restaurant with classic Italian concept Bronson's House

An experienced chef brings his take on Italian pastas, desserts and more to the food hall.


Greater Houston region expected to see slower job growth in 2020

The Greater Houston area is expected to see a net gain of 42,300 jobs in 2020.


International Kïdo preschool under construction near Rice Village

The school offers a customized approach. to early education through a specialized curriculum incorporating teaching philosophies from around the world as well as language immersion.


Humble-based Townsen Memorial Hospital opens Bellaire-area clinic

The clinics provide bariatric, chiropractic and orthopedic medicine, physical therapy, plastic surgery and other services.



Home service membership company Goodsmith to open new office

Goodsmith, a new home maintenance and repair services company, currently serves the Bellaire and West University area.


Harris County unanimously approves plan for Healthy Food Financing Initiative program

The countywide competitive grant program will provide funding to support healthy food retail, nutrition education and urban agriculture in underserved communities.


Holiday events 2019: 11 ways to enjoy the holidays around Bellaire, Meyerland and West University

Check out these holiday events around the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University area.


Longstanding bagel haven New York Deli & Coffee Shop prepares for growth

A Meyerland-area mainstay, the bagel shop and deli is set to expand to Bellaire.



Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: Polling locations, candidates

Six citywide races and one district City Council race are in the runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 1 candidates Mike Knox and Raj Salhorta

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 1 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 5 candidates Eric Dick and Sallie Alcorn

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 5 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 4 candidates Anthony Dolcefino and Letitia Plummer

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 4 in the Dec. 14 runoff.



Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 3 candidates Michael Kubosh and Janaeya Carmouche

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 3 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council At-Large Position 2 candidates David Robinson and Willie Davis

Learn more about the candidates for Houston City Council At-Large Position 2 in the Dec. 14 runoff.


iBurn hot sauce shop carries ‘the hottest things in the world’

The shop specializes in “all things spicy” and boasts an array of local and imported hot sauces, salsas, barbecue products, condiments, drink mixes and other items.


New federal funding available for small businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey

Small-business owners can apply for up to $250,000 dollars in federal disaster relief.



To-Do List: December events in the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University area

Residents can find new art exhibits, learn photography and adopt a pet this month.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: Mayoral candidates Sylvester Turner and Tony Buzbee

Mayor Syvlvester Turner faces Tony Buzbee in the Dec. 14 runoff.


Houston Runoff Voter Guide 2019: City Council District C candidate Q&A's

Abbie Kamin and Shelley Kennedy are vying to represent a district that covers much of the Heigts, Montrose and Meyerland areas.


Michael Hsu brings place-making approach to a densifying hometown

Michael Hsu's architecture firm draws on its hospitality accumen to commerical and mixed-use projects inside the Loop.



West University Place formally reopens Whitt Johnson Park

The city park received $150,000 in improvements.


Bellaire High School graduate named one of 32 Rhodes Scholars in the U.S.

Liana Wang, a 2016 graduate of Bellaire High School now attending Yale University, was the first in her family to attend college. Now she is a Rhodes Scholar.