New pavement, improved intersections and new bicycle lanes are just a few of the improvements Houston officials are hoping to roll out across T.C. Jester Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Timbergrove Lane in the next few years as part of the Rebuild Houston initiative. Houston City Councilmember Ellen Cohen hosted a public meeting Tuesday evening […]
Members of the Waltrip High School Ram Band will be officially DC bound next week after the HISD Board of Trustees approved a major grant to cover the costs of their journey to the nation’s capitol. Jesse Espinosa, band director at Waltrip High School, said the group received a $110,000 donation on behalf of HISD School Board […]
Deputy Michael Colunga always knew what he was going to be growing up. His father, Chief Assistant Deputy Sonny Colunga of the Harris County Precinct One Constable’s Office, never had any doubt in his mind that his son wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps. During Sonny’s time working within SWAT, Michael would often stumble […]
When Roznovsky’s Hamburgers closed after the death of longtime owner Ron Roznovsky, the building at 3401 W. T.C. Jester was purchased by Braun Enterprises. At the time Dan Braun said that the building would remain a restaurant and that they were looking for something that would be a good fit for the neighborhood. They found it – Tacos a Go Go, currently also on Main Street and White Oak Drive, will occupy the location.
After recovering from the Memorial Day storms, Houston residents are gearing up again for another potential tropical system which according to the National Hurricane Center and media partner KHOU will likely make landfall somewhere on the Texas Coast tonight southwest of Houston, dropping a widespread 6 to 8 inches of rain. Houston residents probably could […]
If statues of Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen are erected at the City Hall entrance come this August, just in time for the 179th anniversary of Houston’s founding, Lynna Kay Shuffield and her supporters will consider their mission accomplished. That’s because the statues of Houston’s founders have been a privately funded endeavor, and […]
The sounds of cheering and running shoes hitting the pavement filled the air along Heights Boulevard June 6 as the Houston Heights Association held its 30th Annual Heights Fun Run and Kids 1k. While the recent threat of rain had some fearful for race day, over a thousand runners of all ages enjoyed the event, […]
Most people don’t need the International Dairy Foods Association to tout summer as the “unchallenged season for eating ice cream and other related products.” Ice cream and hot months have been joined at the hip since President George Washington spent $200 for it during the summer of 1790.
That’s why the recall and halt in production of Blue Bell’s ice cream has had an effect on Leader readers and retailers this summer. While all acknowledge the tragedy of the listeria outbreak which sickened seven and killed three, many are anxiously waiting for production to begin again, while others have sworn off the brand.
At 9 p.m. on Monday night Mike Hildebrand was at his store, REPLAY on 19th Street, doing some work and watching the rain out his front door. Hildebrand watched the water slowly rising on 19th Street and the patrons at Torchy’s Tacos across the street starting to vacate the restaurant, also taking note of the […]