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Oak Forest resident puts on Breaking Bad Fest

Oak Forest resident puts on Breaking Bad Fest

By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Have you ever had a crazy idea and decided to just run with it? The AMC critically-acclaimed series Breaking Bad is centered around several crazy ideas a nd from these ideas turned another. Oak Forest resident, Dr. Jennie Rexer, is passionate about the TV series and all of the fandom that […]

By Jonathan Garris jgarris@theleadernews.com Parents and children passing by or attending The New School in the Heights on Heights Boulevard might notice a new set of wheels greeting students near the school’s playground. In front of the playground sits a small, wooden recreation of a 1926 Ford Model-T pickup truck, complete with a steering wheel […]

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Heights Tower $10 million rehabilitation project under way

By Jonathan Garris jgarris@theleadernews.com Officials with the City of Houston say they are nearing completion of the eighth floor of the revitalization project of the Houston Heights Tower on West 19th Street. Work began on the project a little over a month ago and much of the work on the exterior of the building has […]

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Remembering those in the community that have passed: Allison, DeLeon, Garza, Gutkowski, Johnson, Piercy and Pitts.

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Also GHACC Breakfast Connection, Sept. 11; Strutt your Mutt at T.C. Jester Park.

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The Houston Police Department is investing an armed robbery that took place at a 24-hour CVS Pharmacy store on West 20th Street early Thursday morning. Just before 1:30 a.m., three men dressed in black and armed with guns ordered a security guard out of her vehicle in front of the CVS Pharmacy located at 110 West […]

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Lilo & Ella opened their doors this summer and have been creating some buzz with their savory Asian menu. Along with their food menu, Lilo & Ella has an appealing cocktail menu perfect for the summer time. One cocktail on the menu, the Tin Foil Hat, is the perfect drink for […]

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com    At the corner of 34th and Ella you’ll find a local foods grocer and craft sandwich shop that is owned an operated by some familiar faces. The local spot, Houston Panini & Provisions, is home to brothers Alexander and David Colby who attended Oak Forest Elementary and, friend, Charles Martin, […]

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By Jonathan Garris jgarris@theleadernews.com It would be hard to guess that the gentle pit bull falling asleep on Kay Adams’ living room couch was a heartbeat away from becoming one of the thousands of strays roaming Houston. Adams recalls first finding the dog, now known as Penny, at the corner of a vacant home in […]

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Houston Restaurant Weeks was established in 2013 and benefits the Houston Food Bank. The event is planned by volunteers and all funds raised are donated to the Houston Food Bank. Particiapting restaurants also make donations to the Food Bank, based upon  how much they sell during the event. HRW is the largest single annual fundraiser […]

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