Category Archives: Community

Furry Invasion of Cosmic Companions

mmd-invasion-web
Saturday, Sept. 14th 11 am to 5 pm H.E.B. Montrose Market 1701 W. Alabama
We’ve got a huge air-conditioned SPACE and a whole HERD of animals headed your way for adoption! Come find your lil COSMIC companion before we have to send them back to the MOTHER-SHIP for the night! Donations welcome. Adoption fees (Cash, Mastercard, and Visa): Puppies: $37.50 | Dogs: $25 | Kittens: $17.50 | Cats: $10 This event is organized by BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions. For more information please contact Ian Todd at 713.229.7343 or via email at ian.todd@houstontx.gov. You can also Read more

5 Corners Newsletter – August 2013

Please download and enjoy the first edition of Around the Corner, 5 Corners' newsletter. We would like to thank our marketing committee, business partners, and community partners who contributed to this edition. Download Around the Corner, August 2013 Edition In this edition:
  • A Word from the Chair, Homer Clark
  • The Word on the Corner
  • ABC Dental Gives Back
  • Public Safety Committee Hears Reports on Crime Reduction
  • Keeping the District Clean & Green
  • Graffiti Abatement
  • Litter Abatement
  • Outage Reporting: Street Lights
  • TIRZ - Providing funding for Five Corners Projects
  • Five Corners Education Opportunity
  • Welcome in Your Corner - New billboard Campaign Launched
  • Meeting Schedule
  • Councilman Green Outlines His Distinct Vision for Five Corners
...
Read more

LEED Rating System v4: Update

Educational Seminar

LEED Rating System v4: Update

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Tim Murray, LEED AP Sustainable Design Leader, WHR Architects

Green Building Resource Center

City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Houston Permitting Center 1002 Washington Avenue Houston 77002 Tim Murray, a past Chair of the local U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, with an extensive background in the evolution of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) process, will present the latest information on the LEED Rating System. This will be the first of many collaborations with the USGBC chapter, which offices in the Green Building Resource Center so you will get to network...
Read more

Hiram Clarke playing catch-up

By Jayme Fraser, Houston Chronicle
New tax increment reinvestment zone could bring big changes to the area Vivian Harris bought the house with a view of Sims Bayou because her children could swim in the Olympic-size pool at a nearby park when they were not attending classes at one ofHouston’s best high schools. That was 1971. hirem_clark_after The home is gone, and the pool was filled in. Fewer children play in Townwood Park. The once-neat lawns of her old Hiram Clarke neighbors now are trimmed with cracked sidewalks, and graying plywood covers the...
Read more