Monthly Archives: March 2016

New homes, school to rise on 50 acres near med center

By Cara Smith, Reporter, Houston Business Journal Saint Nicholas School, a preschool-8th grade school near the med center, is moving to a 46.82-acre tract of land it plans to fully develop with school buildings, residential components and more. Taeken Ltd., a Houston-area limited partnership, purchased the tract at South Main Street and Jethro Street near the Texas Medical Center for an undisclosed sum. That land will be home to Saint Nicholas School, which is more than doubling its footprint with a new, 38,000-square-foot school, a gym facility, chapel and playing fields on roughly 25 acres of the land. The remaining...
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Congressmen Al Green and Emanuel Cleaver Advocate for Funding of Police Body-Worn Camera Programs

[caption id="attachment_5059" align="alignnone" width="527"]Congressmen Emanuel Cleaver and Al Green in Missouri City, TX on June 27, 2015. Congressmen Emanuel Cleaver and Al Green in Missouri City, TX on June 27, 2015.[/caption] (Washington, DC)–On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Congressman Al Green (D-TX) and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO) formally asked the House Appropriations Committee to approve President Obama’s request of $30 million in funding for police body-worn camera programs for Fiscal Year 2017. "Body cameras will benefit both the police and the public which is why Congressman Al Green and I have continued to fight for...
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Willow Waterhole 2016 MusicFest

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MusicFest 2016 expands to a full weekend!

April 23, 11a-10p, will feature professional groups exclusively. Sunday will showcase school groups from 11a-2p, and between pro acts, 2p-7p. • Ten school groups will perform. • Sixteen professional groups will perform versus ten groups in 2015 ( pls. see below for line-ups). • Six of Houston's finest food trucks have been secured: D'Lish Curbside Bistro, Nom Mi, The Waffle Bus, Christo's Tamales, • Cupcake & A Smile, Friohanna Shaved Ice. • Forty craft-booths will be on-site merchandising their wares. • Attendance is projected @ 5000+.

Sunday School Line-up

1. Madison HS Band...
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