The last week of July means one thing for parents of students and students alike: it’s almost back to school time. In case you needed a reminder, here are the dates for when students have to show up for the first day in district surrounding the greater Houston area. Aldine ISD: August 20th Alief ISD: […]

What is Tow and Go? The Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go Program provides safe, quick clearance, at no cost, of vehicles that have broken down on area freeways from mechanical failure (running out of gas, overheating, flat tires or another system failure that prevents the vehicle from operating, reducing traffic congestion and the chance […]

If you hadn’t heard already the Mega Millions Jackpot is currently set at over half a billion dollars ($512 million) with a cash value around more than $300 million. Everybody is going to be buying lotto tickets in order to cash in on the huge jackpot but we’ve found the spots in Houston that are […]

Traffic. The heat. It doesn’t matter what activities may be available to help Houston relax. According to one survey, the city is the most stressed out city in the state — and it’s not close. The study, conducted by personal finance website WalletHub, ranked 182 major cities across 37 key metrics, including weekly work hours, […]

Back in April, Beyoncé announces the Homecoming Scholars Award for the 2018-19 academic year. Announced following her historic Coachella performance, the Homecoming Scholars Award Program is the second merit scholarship program from Beyoncé and her BeyGOOD initiative. The Formation Scholars Award Program was announced following the Lemonade album in 2016 and Formation World Tour in 2016-17. Now […]

The City of Houston and Reliant collaborated for the 13th year of their “Beat The Heat” initiative providing 16 cooling center throughout the city. All 11 cooling centers are free of charge and will feature air-conditioned spaces, bottled water, light snacks and entertainment until the end of September. Here’s a list of a few locations […]

A Houston firefighter who died due to multiple myeloma in 2017 has been denied her benefits. Margaret Roberts, a Houston firefighter for 21 years was diagnosed with myeloma in 2013. Her doctor stated that she developed the cancer while serving the city as a firefighter. Scientific studies in 1983, 2001, 2006 and 2015 all suggest […]

Today’s Live After Five should be one of the best of the season with Calvin Richardson, J Paul And The Zydeco New Breeds and Vivian Green. It should also be one of the HOTTEST in terms of the weather with temperatures expected to top out well over 100 degrees. We urge anyone coming out to […]

Common already has an Emmy, a few Grammy Awards and an Oscar. Robert Glasper is one of the more acclaimed musicians not only from Houston but in the world at large having collaborated with everyone from Erykah Badu to Bilal to even scoring the Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead. Riggins, an accomplished drummer from Detroit, worked with Glasper […]

The inaugural class at the University of Houston College of Medicine will have their ENTIRE tuition, all four years of medical school paid in full, the school announced. An anonymous donor donated $3 million to the college and the gift will benefit the 30 students enrolling in the College of Medicine beginning in Fall 2020. […]

Former Houston Texans player and Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) Alumni, Devard Darling is awarding college scholarships to deserving students through his As One Foundation. The $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to ten FBISD high school seniors at the 10th Annual Devard & Devaughn Darling Scholarship Award Ceremony, 6:30pm,Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Center […]

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