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Recently, the Texas Invasive Species Institute announced a new invasive species of hammerhead flatworms being found in the Houston area. While some people may have seen one species of this worm in their garden for years, this is a different species of hammerhead flatworm, and it poses the same threats. 

 Houston-based Goode Company has signed a lease for a property at 1801 Yale Street. The restaurant chain, which serves Texas barbecue, seafood, and Tex-Mex dishes, will open a new location at the site that was previously home to Down House. 


One of the most iconic Victorian homes in the Heights, the “Castle House” at 1802 Harvard St., has had a new owner for the last year-and-a-half. John and Jan Greer have been updating the grounds on the property and are installing a new rain garden in the ditch along 18th Street, which drew complaints to the city from at least one neighbor. But the city is OK with the Greer’s plan, which aims to further beautify the property while protecting against flooding.

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A parking dispute between neighbors is bubbling up at the intersection of Fisher and Golf, where residents of Fisher have petitioned the city for Residential Permit Parking. The idea is to fend off unwanted street parking from customers of nearby businesses and a Golf resident who parks multiple vehicles in front of other people’s homes.