Mayor’s arts initiative sends monumental sculpture to District A in northwest Houston

By | 2018-02-28T15:13:55+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Community, Projects, Residential|

Mayor's push to spread civic art results in outdoor sculpture in northwest Houston council district HOUSTON - Valued at more than $350,000, the monumental sculpture High Plains Drifter by Peter Reginato was unveiled Sunday at its new home in Agnes Moffitt Park, 10625 Hammerly Blvd. in northwest Houston, part of City Council District A represented [...]

See how your feedback is helping to reimagine Long Point Road

By | 2018-02-13T09:53:51+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Community, Projects, Residential|

The Spring Branch Management District is undertaking a Livable Centers project study to help strengthen the heartbeat of the Spring Branch Community—Long Point Road. That means more business and community opportunities, more walkable spaces and more parks. You can find out more about the Livable Centers projects here. If you’ve been keeping up with the [...]

Slideshow: Preferred site for Houston’s bullet-train station revealed

By | 2018-02-10T13:08:10+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Business, Community, Projects, Residential|

The Texas Bullet Train has announced the preferred location for its Houston passenger station, at the Northwest Mall site near the interchange of US 290 and Interstate 610 The terminal will be ideally located in a high-growth area, with easy access to employment centers, including the Galleria, the Energy Corridor, the Medical Center and downtown. [...]

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Public Hearings

By | 2018-02-03T07:52:01+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Community, Projects, Residential|

On December 15, 2017, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released its Draft Environment Impact Statement (DEIS) for the high-speed train. Among the DEIS highlights are the: Preferred Houston to North Texas route Passenger station locations Environmental impact The FRA’s analysis, completed after nearly four years of work, provides additional information for the high-speed train’s ongoing [...]

Opportunities to Learn About Reimagining Long Point

By | 2017-11-09T08:32:21+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Community, Projects|

There is an upcoming opportunity this month to learn about our plan for reimagining Long Point Road. Monday, Nov 27: SN-North Spring Shadows Civic Association Board Room 10355 Centrepark Drive Suite 220 6:30pm Please join us to learn about the plan, and to ask questions! Watch this space for updates on when and where you [...]

BARC Participating in National No-Kill “Just One Day” Event on Sunday, June 11

By | 2017-06-09T14:54:49+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Community, Projects|

The animal shelter is featuring $5 and $1 Adoption Specials June 10 - 11 BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions will join numerous animal shelters and organizations across the U.S. for the national no kill “Just One Day” event. BARC will not euthanize any animals that can be saved. This is the sixth year in a [...]

Mayor Turner Announces Meaningful Change for Veterans

By | 2017-06-04T12:45:42+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Community, Projects|

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner announces a $2.3 million mental health grant for local veterans has been secured by the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs. The Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Grant was awarded by the State of Texas Health and Human Services Commission and will fund valuable new programs and services for a community [...]