When Reagan High School junior Juan Sanchez heard about the after-school Art Car Class from his girlfriend, he was game to see what it was all about. “I like doing stuff that is artsy,” said Sanchez. He thought he’d just be painting a car, but soon found out that it was “way different.” Like whittling […]
Most people living in the Houston Heights know of the Salvation Army retail outlet on Hemphill Street near Washington Ave. However, not many know of the auction behind it. For those who enjoy the thrill of bargain-hunting, the Salvation Army auction is as good as it gets. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through […]
Worried parents from across The Leader area had their loyalty to local elementary schools on full display this month as HISD held a public meeting at Waltrip High School regarding its proposed boundary changes. Among some of the hot topics with parents at the Feb. 16 meeting at Waltrip included the decision to shift Love […]
That high-speed train so often discussed in the past three months will not cut through the middle of Oak Forest. On Tuesday, Texas Central Railways announced that it will make a recommendation to the Federal Railroad Administration that it will use a route that travels down Washington Avenue and out Hempstead Highway. The route will […]
The Leader’s news partner, KHOU, has reported that a dad was shot south of the Heights while his two young sons looked on. According to KHOU’s story, the shooting happened around 3 a.m. Monday morning. Two suspects allegedly forced themselves into the home and opened fire. The victim, in his late 30s, was reportedly shot […]
A potential plan to rezone almost two dozen Houston-area schools could have a number of Leader-area elementary schools using new attendance boundaries as the district continues to address its issues with classroom overcrowding. A proposal to adjust attendance boundaries at 22 schools across Houston includes Leader-area elementary schools like Love, Memorial, Highland Heights and Northline, […]
Barbecue is soon to move into the neighborhood with Gatlin’s BBQ relocating their 19th street location to a new 4,200 space at 3510 Ella Blvd. The barbecue eatery raised their sign this week at the new location and the center is currently still gated off. When the location will open is still on the horizon.
Next month, the Equilibrium Social House will open its doors providing coffee, assorted high-end teas and baked goods and desserts, according to a press release released Jan. 20. The coffee shop concept’s new home will be at 1030 Heights Blvd, formerly the residence of Waldo’s & Boulevard Coffee. Located directly on Heights Blvd., EQ Height’s […]