New Beginning

The Menil broke ground on new Drawing Institute - certain to be a fantastic resource for District C & Houston!

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Dress for Success Houston Day!

Fantastic organization helps Houstonian women gain economic independence by providing professional attire and career development tools. One suit, one job, one woman can change the world!

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dress for success

Houston as “Age-Friendly” Community

Houston joins more than 40 communities throughout the U.S. with the retiree advocacy group’s Age-Friendly Communities designation.

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Memorial Park Makeover

The master plan for Memorial Park is complete, paving the way for Houston's largest park to get a major makeover.

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Memorial Park

Happy 100th!

Houston Heights Fire Station’s centennial will be a celebration of the community’s past, present and future!

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Victory Fund Houston Brunch 2015

Ellen poses with this year's honorary Victory Fund Brunch co-chairs. A special congratulations to Tammi Wallace for organizing such a successful and memorable event.

Victory Fund Brunch

Latest News

Mar. 26, 2015Houston Business Journal

The Menil to break ground on new drawing institute

The Menil Collection will break ground on its first new art building in almost 20 years March 27 in a first step toward expanding the museum’s campus. Continue Reading »

Mar. 24, 2015Houston Public Media

Have Opinions On Houston’s Arts And Culture Community? The City Wants To Know

One thing is clear, the city wants your feedback.

“Let the community inform the city (about) what it would like to see, in terms of arts and cultural programs, projects, plans, (and) initiatives that the city might help facilitate, be engaged with, or support,” says Minnette Boesel from the mayor’s office.  Continue Reading »

Mar. 23,

Opening of Lamar Street’s protected bike lane

The bicycling community and many others have been excited to watch the green paint going down on Lamar Street. Houston’s first protected bike lane marks a step in Houston’s progress towards becoming a more livable city where people have healthy and safe transportation options. BikeHouston advisory board members have been in on the concept from the start and we are proud to see the leadership from the city’s Public Works and Engineering (PWE) Department. Continue Reading »

Mar. 19, 2015Houston Chronicle

Houston Area Women’s Center Run Sets Record

The 27th annual Race Against Violence, co-chaired by J.J. Spedale, Heidi Zimmerman and Tom Stilwell was a huge success March 7, 2015. The event has raised over $275,000 and you can still contribute to the organization to boost that number.  The money raised helps the Women’s Center provide shelter and support services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Continue Reading »