In another partisan split vote, Harris County commissioners during a July 9 meeting amended and reaffirmed their previous motion to evenly distribute the sales tax revenue the county receives from the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County across all four precincts until a mobility assessment is completed.
The fast-casual Indian food chain Tarka Indian Kitchen is expanding its Houston footprint, adding an Upper …
Ongoing negotiations between the Environmental Protection Agency and Houston officials regarding federal Clean Water Act violations committed by the city reached a new milestone July 9.
Chris Liggett, owner of Tejas Custom Boots since 2017, knows he is on an endangered species list somewhere.
Two I-69 main lane closures in June—slated to remain in place until 2020—are a sign the $259 million project to redesign one of the state’s most congested roadways is entering a period that will test the patience of Houston commuters.
The three Democratic members of the Harris County Commissioners Court have begun an effort to temporarily shift road funding away from precincts 3 and 4 to precincts 1 and 2, pending a reassessment of the county's mobility needs. Precincts 3 and 4 largely cover the northern and western parts of the county, while precincts 1 and 2 largely cover the southern and eastern parts, including most of Houston's inner loop.
Find family friendly events, arts, culture and more in our monthly events roundup for the Heights, River Oaks and Montrose area.
Editor’s note: This is part one of a series exploring efforts to make Houston a flood-resilient city. Find other coverage in this series at http://communityimpact.com/topics/flood-resilient-houston
Harris County District Attorney changes hemp, marijuana case filing policy in the wake of new state laws
The Harris County District Attorney’s Office announced July 2 it will no longer accept criminal charges for misdemeanor possession of marijuana without a test result proving that the substance has a THC concentration over a certain percentage.
Coming soon: 20+ restaurants and businesses to keep an eye on in 2019 in the Heights, River Oaks, Montrose
With 2019 halfway over, Houston has plenty of new businesses and restaurants coming to the Heights, River Oaks and Montrose. It might be impossible to list them all, but here are over 20 on our radar.
To keep up with Houston’s active restaurant scene, the menu at Giacomo’s Cibo e Vino adapts to newcomers.
A groundbreaking ceremony is set for July 19 as construction work gets underway to turn the former Sears …
Whether you are singing karaoke, doing some goat yoga or just trying to find the perfect fireworks spot, the Greater Houston area has plenty of events this Independence Day.
July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, in which astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz …
A portion of Spur 527 off I-69 has been shut down over concerns about falling debris from a deteriorating bridge. The Travis and Louisiana street exits remain open.
Under an agreement with the city of Houston effective July 1, Airbnb is now automatically collecting the city's hotel occupancy tax, yielding a potential annual windfall of $3 million for tourism and arts initiatives, the company said.
Former At-Large Houston City Council Member Sue Lovell announced her campaign for mayor of Houston on July 1.
Demo Monday: EaDo property, Rice Village coffee shop and more Houston demolition permit activity, June 24-28
The site of a collapsed building in East Downtown received a demolition permit this week, though it is not immediately clear what the future holds for 2211 Congress St.
Japanese restaurant Kata Robata celebrated its 10th anniversary in May. Lead by James Beard Award-nominated …
Phoenix Rising Acupuncture relocated from 2202 W. Alabama St., Houston, and to a new space at 1219 S. …
Louisiana-based indoor golf venue Loft 18 plans to open in the Sawyer Yards development off of Washington …