Category Archives: Community

THIS SATURDAY: Join Senator Borris L. Miles for the Houston Defender’s Conversations & Coffee

Join Senator Borris L. Miles (D-Houston) and Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) for the Houston Defender's Conversations & Coffee.

SATURDAY, February 23, 2019 10 am - 12 pm Houston Community College - Auditorium 3100 Main Street Houston, TX 77002

Houston Defender's Editor will lead the discussion on several topics, including school finance, school safety, healthcare, mental health, criminal justice, school to prison pipeline, natural disasters, consumer protection and much more. This event is FREE to attend. Register here...
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Jamaican Flavor in the Five Corners District: Helen’s Kitchen

By Christina Autry Helen Conway is the smiling face and driving force behind the Five Corners District’s only Jamaican restaurant: Helen’s Kitchen. Helen brings the rich flavors of the islands to the Five Corners District. “I try my best to get the real authentic Jamaican taste,” she says. Dishes like her popular oxtail, jerk chicken, garlic shrimp, and brown stew chicken even have customers who have traveled to Jamaica claiming that Helen’s food is even better than dishes they tasted there. Walking into Helen’s Kitchen at lunch time, I took her recommendation and ordered the...
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Special Called Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Committee Agenda, Feb. 21

Attached is the Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee agenda – scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers (901 Bagby St., 2nd Floor).
  1. Welcome Remarks – Council Member David W. Robinson, Chair
  2. Review of presentations from the Resilience Office, Housing and Community Development Department, and Houston Public Works for the upcoming District Town Hall Meetings
    • Stephen Costello, P.E., Chief Recovery Officer
    • Carol Haddock, P.E., Director, Houston Public Works
    • Tom McCasland, Director, Housing and Community Development Department
  3. Public Comments
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