Next stop for Cigna Sunday Streets is the Heights.

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Part bike tour, part walking tour and part block party, Cigna Sunday Streets is coming April 26.

On Sunday, April 26, all traffic on 19th Street between Heights Boulevard to Shepherd Street will be re-routed to make way for Heights residents and businesses to enjoy the community and one another through activities – walking, running, dancing, skating, cycling and more – in the street. Cigna will have its Mobile Learning Lab, including […]

New breast milk bank in Heights offers convenience, health benefits for mothers

Nicole Gallagher holds her 5-month-old daughter Claire while dropping off a container of breast milk at Texas Lactation Consultants on Heights Boulevard. (Contributed Photo)

As a mother of two young children, Nicole Gallagher knows better than some the importance of having a healthy supply of milk for growing infants. She says she is blessed with an “oversupply” of breastmilk, and she’s putting it to good use at Texas Lactation Consultants, Houston’s first neighborhood-based breast milk bank which opened its […]

Memorial Hermann Northwest uses advanced technology to light the way on the path of healing

Pictured are Ibrahim Garcia-Mowatt, MD, Board Certified Specialist in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and Kwame Mensah, RN, BSN, with the LUNA Fluorescence Angiography System at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital Wound Care.  This system allows both doctors and patients to see the blood flow as it is happening to help determine the best treatment options to promote healing.   Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital, on the 610 service road just before Ella Blvd, is the only facility in the Houston area with the LUNA Fluorescence Angiography System.  (Contributed Photo)

An advanced technology now available at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital in the Greater Heights area has the capability to drastically improve wound care for patients and greatly reduce the impact of chronic wounds, according to Ibrahim Garcia-Mowatt, M.D., a board-certified specialist in wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northwest. Chronic wounds, […]

Oak Forest helps beloved seamstress through trials

Charlotte Bonds has a lot of friends in the Oak Forest area, many of whom have rallied to help her through a tough time. The local resident has fought Stage 4 breast cancer, lost one daughter to cancer and has been dealing with the aftermath of an ex who left her with no air conditioning unit. (Contributed Photo)

Charlotte Bonds could do a master class on gratitude. Despite a bout with Stage 4 breast cancer, losing a daughter to cancer, and dealing with the aftermath of a not-so-great ex who trashed her car and her house before leaving with her air-conditioning unit, Bonds describes herself as “so blessed.” Part of that sense of […]

Neighbors: Scout Master Marc Roberts retires after 20 years of service

Contributed Photo of Marc, Chris and Steven Roberts.

Sincere thanks to Jane Ann and Chris Roberts for submitting this beautiful tribute to their husband and father, Marc Roberts. After 20 years of dedication to Boy Scouting, Marc Roberts is retiring from his position as the Scout Master of Troop 20, sponsored by St. Matthews United Methodist Church. Marc views serving others as a […]