Landmark status gives historic structures commercial appeal

Council vote latest example in Houston of a movement to include preservation as part of redevelopment.

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Houston Heights

City Looks At Ways To Get More People On Bikes

Safety, access to bike paths, and bike facilities maintenance to be examined as part of City Bike Plan review.

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Aug. 3, 2015Houston Public Media

Allen Parkway To Get An $11 Million Makeover

If you want to get to the Buffalo Bayou hike and bike trails west of downtown, it could mean a sprint across Allen Parkway.

Houston’s Downtown Redevelopment Authority is hoping a major redesign will make things a lot safer. Lanes are being shifted to allow for close to 150 new parking spaces. The Redevelopment Authority’s Ryan Leach says they’re also improving access at Dunlavy Street, where Allen Parkway makes a wide curve. Continue Reading »

Aug. 3, 2015Houston Chronicle

Council poised to affirm HERO, placing it on November ballot

Houston City Council is poised to vote Wednesday to affirm the city’s equal rights ordinance, a move that would send the controversial issue to voters this fall, per a Texas Supreme Court ruling issued last month. Continue Reading »

Aug. 3, 2015City of Houston

Joint statement from Houston and L.A. Mayors on clean power plan

Mayor Annise Parker and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti – who co-founded the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda with Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia – issued the following statement regarding the President’s Clean Power Plan that was released today: Continue Reading »

Jul. 31, 2015Heights Leader

A night on the town at White Linen with Mitch Cohen

The hot summer days feel like they keep getting longer, and that can mean only one thing … it’s time for White Linen Night. Yep, this Saturday from 6 – 10 p.m. officially.

For those that just stumbled upon this for the first time, White Linen Night in the Heights is a one night, four hour, artsy, tasty, shopping and people watching experience that really has little to compare to, in our neighborhood. Businesses, retail stores, bars, restaurants and thousands of Houstonians participate, wear and decorate in white. Continue Reading »