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Give Thanks and Stay Safe: Spring Branch Eateries Offer Thanksgiving To Go

As Thanksgiving and the holiday season approach, we reflect on a year that has been full of hardships and uncertainty. But, yet, one thing remains for certain: You gotta eat. And, while the CDC and local officials are asking everyone to modify their Thanksgiving plans to reduce the spread of COVID-19, that doesn’t mean [...]

2020-11-16T18:33:57-06:00November 16th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Reminder: Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of November 16

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of November 16, 2020. The week will offer 18 free testing sites across Houston, including seven high capacity sites. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department, in partnership with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and the [...]

2020-11-16T09:17:24-06:00November 16th, 2020|Community|0 Comments

City of Houston Launches Restaurant and Meal Program Made Available by CARES Act Funding

City Council this week approved a $2.2 million relief program to assist local restaurants and provide meals to Houstonians impacted by COVID-19. Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force will partner on the relief program with Lemond Kitchen, a local catering company. Lemond Kitchen will lead 15 local restaurants and catering companies in [...]

2020-11-13T14:29:07-06:00November 13th, 2020|Community|0 Comments

Never mind sweater weather, bring on some coffee weather! 

We may have been experiencing a November with occasional highs in the 80s, but “FALLtastic” weather is inevitably around the corner. And, as every good caffeinator knows, cooler weather is coffeehouse weather! In the Spring Branch District, we’ve got your major chains like Starbucks and McDonald’s serving coffee of course, as well as smaller [...]

2020-11-12T06:41:42-06:00November 11th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|0 Comments

Tomorrow: 2020 State of the County

2020 State of the County Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge Tomorrow, I’ll be joining the Greater Houston Partnership to deliver my annual update on the State of Harris County. There is no question it has been a tough year. Still, even with the challenges we have faced, we are moving forward to make sure we are ready to [...]

2020-11-11T15:20:42-06:00November 11th, 2020|Community|0 Comments

Register Today for a Virtual Town Hall on Surviving the Holidays During the Pandemic

Mayor Sylvester Turner invites Houstonians to register for an important virtual town hall focusing on mental health, healing, and wellness as our community confronts the global coronavirus pandemic. The holidays combined with COVID-19 will be a challenging time for many individuals and families. That is why the Mayor's Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force is hosting [...]

2020-11-11T15:04:12-06:00November 11th, 2020|Community|0 Comments
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