Houston Community Events and Places

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Southeast Houston Arts Initiative Report+

The Southeast Houston Arts Initiative report is the result of a yearlong community engagement work accomplished through a National Endowment...

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Whispering Bayou Exhibition+

On View: August 1 – November 1, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, July 31, 2015 | 6:30-9PM Contemporary Arts Museum Houston 5216 Montrose...

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Gentrification Of Houston’s Third Ward+

There is an ongoing debate on the effects of gentrification in Houston’s historically black Third Ward. While some see the...

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OST/South Union Mobility Report is Here!+

The 2014 OST/South Union Mobility Report is now available. The basis for this report were the results of four surveys...

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Congratulations OST/South Union!+

OST/South Union participated in the 2015 Neighborhoods U.S.A. Conference this May. We competed in two categories: Social Revitalization- Single Neighborhood...

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Attention Bikers: Houston Bike Plan+

Click the link for meeting dates and times. About the Houston Bike Plan

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FREE Registration for Vendors at PCFM!+

Register to be a vendor in our 2015 Palm Center Farmers’ Market Launch on May 23, 2015 1:00pm – 5:00pm....

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Welcome to the Health & Wellness page!+

As stated in the OST/South Union QLA Agreement, our vision in the Health & Wellness GoTeam is that… Our community...

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Yates Photography Students at MFAH+

click to play… FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston   read more at… Eye On Houston: High School Documentary Photography (2014)...

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Check Out OST/South Union QLA Agreement+

  Strong civic leadership has characterized our community for decades. During the last 20 years the OST/South Union Super Neighborhood...

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New Community Garden Hours+

The Community Garden is located on 5400 Griggs, right along Beekman St., in the fourth section of the Park at...

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Houston leaders: New mixed-use development to help reshape southeast side+

by Tracy Clemons Wednesday, December 03, 2014 07:54PM HOUSTON (KTRK) – A southeast Houston flea market will soon be replaced...

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Development Divide: Supporters Say East End Changes Improve The Urban Community+

Critics say beautification has caused the loss of some of the East End’s Latino culture, but the agency spending more...

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Development Divide: Long-Time Residents Of Houston’s East End Fear Loss Of Latino Culture+

As the historic neighborhood turns into a walkable, connected community, not everyone likes how the changes are being implemented. [soundcloud...

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Development Divide: A Tour Of The Changes In Houston’s East End+

The area has some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, and has been predominantly Latino for about the last 100 years....

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KABC-TV Crossroads: SEHTA Interview+

KABC-TV’s Crossroads program about the Southeast Houston Transformation Alliance (SEHTA) September 28, 2014

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NEA Our Town Website Premiere+

How can community-based arts initiatives bring social cohesion and develop a sense of character for an urban neighborhood? By strategically...

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Check Out the Upcoming Events!+

Recurring Meetings First and Third Tuesdays GO Neighborhood Steering Committee Meeting Palm Center Noon Second Tuesdays Early Action Grants Committee...

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The Principal’s Office by Sandra Bernhard+

click to playclick to play   We surface authentic voices around the world through group process and participatory media creation....

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Slow Realization by Bill McGee+

click to playclick to play   We surface authentic voices around the world through group process and participatory media creation....

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Choices by Brenda Flores+

click to playclick to play   We surface authentic voices around the world through group process and participatory media creation....

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The Suite Life at Dynamo Stadium+

This past Sunday, my family and I enjoyed a private suite at the Houston Dynamo Stadium (BBVA Compass Stadium). As...

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The Bayou Greenways Plan: A Game-Changer for Houston?+

Houston’s Bayou Greenways plan is perhaps the largest active transportation project in the country right now if residents can actually...

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What Can Be Done to Improve Houston’s Sidewalks?+

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AWE Ribbon Cutting+

Arts, Wellness, Environment (AWE) celebration April 20, 2013 at the Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting of the Park at Palm...

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Southeast Houston: From Pastures to South Park to MLK+

Houston History magazine announces its upcoming summer digital edition on Southeast Houston Carroll Parrott Blue, Guest Editor Join us at...

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Meet our Partners!+

GO Neighborhoods In 2009 Houston LISC launched the GO Neighborhoods program — a multiyear place-based initiative for revitalizing Houston communities....

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Remember+

Lana Pipkins, Rememberclick to play  

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New Grocery Store A Step Toward Eliminating Houston Food Deserts+

Florian Martin, Houston Public Media, June 30, 2014 04:33 PM The U.S. Department of Agriculture considers much of south Houston...

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The End of Tell Me More+

NPR recently announced that Tell Me More would be cancelled due to financial constraints. As journalist Veralyn Williams put it,...

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The sound of music at Emancipation Park+

  Cullen Drum Line surrounds Shavonda Johnson, staff member of District D Council Member Dwight Boykins at Emancipation Park.

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On Auditioning for Louis Armstrong+

Jewel Brown, On Auditioning for Louis Armstrongclick to play  

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Why These Churches?+

Why These Churches? by Ray Carrington IIIclick to play  

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SEHTA Newsletter+

Southeast Houston Transformation Alliance, the GO Neighborhood for OST South Union, is proud to present our first newsletter covering our...

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The Urban Spa+

The Urban Spa by Kirby Mackclick to play  

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What Type of Farmers Market Shopper Are You?+

Take this fun quiz from PBS to see how your skills and shopping style stack up before the next time...

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Houston Sun Founder on Houston Public Media+

Houston Sun Founder Discusses How Community Newspapers Have Changed in 30 Years Houston SunThe Houston Sun will be celebrating its...

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Free Seminar at Palm Center+

For more information about OST/South Union GO Neighborhood & SEHTA, contact Gwen Fedrick, Community Coordinator at 713-520-5232 or gfedrick@nrcdc.org

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Community Clean-up+

For more information about OST/South Union GO Neighborhood & SEHTA, contact Gwen Fedrick, Community Coordinator at 713-520-5232 or gfedrick@nrcdc.org www.go-neighborhoods.org/southunion...

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OST/South Union Early Action Project Grants+

Early Action Project grant applications, which can be submitted now and will be accepted until June 30th, 2014, are available...

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The Ground on Which I Stand+

Mar 18 2014 by Michael Hagerty – This year’s FotoFest focuses on contemporary Arab video, photography and mixed media art....

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How Do Disparities in Houston Education Affect the City’s Economy?+

Mar 18 2014 by Michael Hagerty A new report from Rice University’s Shell Center for Sustainability examines disparities in education...

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Children’s Science Workshop+

Saturday, March 15, 2014 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Brightwork CoResearch 5416 Chaucer Drive, Houston, TX 77005 (Chaucer and...

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Ray Carrington’s Photography Class+

by Scott Warton & Katie Hyde Lewars

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Rebirth of the DeLuxe Theater+

KUHF News for Houston Rebirth Of Historic Theater Meant To Give 5th Ward Revitalization Major Boost by: Florian Martin, February...

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Media Learning Seminar 2014+

The Knight Foundation seventh annual Media Learning Seminar gathers philanthropic and media leaders Feb. 16-18, 2014 to explore how to...

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Strollin’ and Rollin’ is On the Map!+

The SEHTA Strollin’ and Rollin’ GO Team is now on the map (#6) of community projects in the Rivers, Trails,...

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About SEHTA+

The goal of SEHTA is to achieve positive transformation of Southeast Houston through community-based creative placemaking- empowering residents to bring...

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Spring Seed Swap+

Saturday February 22, 2014 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Park at Palm Center Garden 5400 Griggs Rd Houston, Texas 77021...

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PaPC Garden Lunch+

Park at Palm Center Garden February 8, 2014   Upcoming events:   Seed Swap, February 22, 2014

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Community and Regional Food Systems+

Supported by the United States Department of Agriculture through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture the mission of this...

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2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize+

Open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students across all academic disciplines, the contest encourages student teams to develop innovative plans...

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The OPENAIR Market Network+

This website should help you better understand the functions, importance, and variety of street markets and merchants as well as...

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Eye On Third Ward 2014+

Opening Celebration Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 2:00 PM February 23, 2014 enlarge

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Black Heritage Society Upcoming Events+

Black Heritage Society’s MLK Children’s March January 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Downtown Houston – Near Minute Maid...

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Dream of MLK Statue in Houston Close to Becoming Reality After Three Decades+

More than 30 years ago, Houston’s Black Heritage Society, after being approached by Martin Luther King, Sr., wanted to find...

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BIG IDEAS, SMALL SPACES: A Tiny House Design Workshop+

Howard University Washington, DC March 29-30, 2014 www.OpenSourceTinyHouse.com   Big Ideas, Small Spaces on Vimeo.      

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The Purple Line+

Beginning in downtown Houston and runing southeast to the Park at Palm Center, the Purple Line runs through one of Houston’s oldest...

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StrollinAndRollin.org+

Southeast Houston will continue to develop into a more active community that is supported by a network of pedestrian and...

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Recent Press on Kuhlman Gully and SEHTA+

  Houston Chronicle Neglected gully gets some love, and a benchmark by Tony Freemantle One man’s trash is another man’s...

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Climate Justice Roundtable+

Friday, December 13, 2013, 6:30 – 8:30 PM McCoy Auditorium, School of Public Affairs Building Texas Southern University 3100 Cleburne...

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Coding for Children+

Saturday, December 14, 2013, 4-6:00 PM All children welcome at age 5 and up. Please bring your own laptop. The...

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Hour of Code+

Learn what most schools don’t teach:  Hour of Code  

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Unveiling and Dedication to Wanda Adams+

Due to the forecast for bad weather this weekend, the unveiling of the Kuhlman Gully Public Art Installation and Dedication...

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Southeast Houston Bikeways/Pathways Survey+

Help the Southeast Houston Strollin’ & Rollin’ Committee develop a bikeway plan for you… 

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New Visions for Citizen Science+

The Commons Lab within the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Wilson Center, in collaboration with TechChange and the...

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Is Houston’s Third Ward a Good Neighborhood With a Bad Rep?+

KUHF : Houston Matters Posted on: Nov 20 2013 by Michael Hagerty Part of the “Neighborhoods” series, Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin visits...

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Microsampling Air Pollution+

Near the corner of Tillary and Jay Streets in Brooklyn, Michael Heimbinder stood near a blue mailbox, head down, poking...

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Storymapping Third Ward+

Help Us Tell The Story of Your Community:  What does the Third Ward mean to you? Scan your images, interview...

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Builder Boasts Most Energy Efficient House First Built In Houston+

KUHF News – Houston becomes the first city in the country to build the most affordable zero-energy homes. They will...

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Volunteers Participate In Major Tree Plant Effort At MacGregor Park+

KUHF News reports on the volunteers who have planted a variety of trees in Macgregor Park… go to the full report  

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Fall Planning Workshop 2012: Planning for Healthy Communities+

Houston-Galveston Area Council 2nd Floor, Conference Room A 3555 Timmons Lane Houston, TX 77027 Registration & Agenda For questions and...

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FarmFest 2012+

Saturday November 3, 2012 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 711 N Emile St, Houston, Texas 77020 Emile Community Research Farm Pay-...

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The Regional Plan for Sustainable Development+

The Houston-Galveston Area Council and a consortium of community partners received a $3.75 million Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant to...

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Aaron Landsman: City Council Meeting+

November 1 – 3, 2012, FREE City Council Meeting will be presented in three very different locations over three evenings the...

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Brays Bayou Association+

Meeting Notices The Gathering Place, 5310 S Willow Dr, Houston, TX 77035   October 15, 7:30 PM Dale Rudick, Deputy...

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Spirit of INDEPENDENCE Heights Celebration+

“Welcome to the Next 100 Years” Saturday, October 27, 2012 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Independence Heights Historic Square &...

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Go with the Flow Stormwater Management in a Challenging Environment+

October 19, 2012 SPRING CREEK GREENWAY NATURE CENTER at PECKINPAUGH PRESERVE 1300 Riley Fuzzel Road Spring, Texas 77386 Sustainable Landscape...

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20th Annual Harvest Celebration!+

The historic Alabama Gardens will host this year’s Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 20th. Alabama gardeners will be serving their...

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Yates High School CAMERA Project+

September 12, 2012 at 6:00 PM in the Texas Southern University Museum free to the public Yates High School Collective...

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Multimedia Docu-Video Focusing on Urban Environmental Justice+

Bryan Parras of Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services a.k.a. T.E.J.A.S. writes… Hi there. I wanted to share a video with...

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Growing up in Third Ward+

Mrs. Jackson talks about growing up in Third Ward… click to play video

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Our Town: Southeast Houston Final Report 2011 – 2012+

Thursday September 27, 2012 6:30 – 8:00 PM Opening remarks at 7:00 PM  The University Museum at Texas Southern University...

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UH Professors and Students Contribute to Community Garden+

As a contributor to the Park at Palm Center’s community garden project, University of Houston research professor Carroll Parrott Blue...

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Southeast Houston Arts Initiative+

Creative Placemaking Strategic Plan The goal of Southeast Houston Arts Initiative is to achieve positive transformation of Southeast Houston through...

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BayouVoices Maps+

BayouVoices now has an interactive map with neighborhood information, data, and aerial photos that go back to the 1930s! More...

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Realtime Ozone Warning Map+

A new map has been released that allows Houston residents to check current levels of ground level ozone. To learn...

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