HOUSTON - Celebrate African American history as it comes alive at the Houston Public Library (HPL) through the voices and vision of writers, artists and leaders. Through the power and inspiration of poetry, documentary films, live performances and critical conversations, HPL honors and celebrates the heritage, culture and contributions of notable individuals. The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will also be remembered on the 50th anniversary year of his passing (April 4, 1968). All events are free and open to the public. Visit www.houstonlibrary.org/events-at-hpl to see more programs and events...Read more
Mission to the NetherlandsJoin Houston International Trade Development Council and Houston City Council Member Larry Green on a mission to the Netherlands. The Netherlands, a country in Northwest Europe, is know for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and international business opportunities. We will visit Rotterdam, The Hague, and the capitol city, Amsterdam. The mission's purpose is to witness the complex Dike system that keeps the Netherlands from flooding and potentially bring valuable ideas to the city of Houston.
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Great News! The West Airport Blvd. extension from Hiram Clarke Rd. to Almeda Rd. is finally ready to start construction. In celebration of this long awaited mobility project, CM Green is hosting a ceremonial groundbreaking event on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 10:00 a.m. The staging location for this ceremonial event will occur at the current dead-end of West Airport Blvd. (east of Hiram Clarke Rd.). A portion of this West Airport Blvd. extension corridor runs through the Five Corners District boundary; particularly at the Buffalo Speedway intersection. With the near completion of the...Read more
The January 22, 2018 Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Committee meeting has been canceled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Monday, February 12....Read more