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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Washington Avenue Corridor Soon to See Parking Congestion Improvements

New Policy Tool Manages Extreme Parking Congestion and Strengthens Economic Development in Growing Community After months of preparation and planning, Houston’s first Parking Benefit District (PBD) along the Washington Avenue Corridor is scheduled to take effect on May 1, 2013. Parking meters along the Corridor will begin operating every Monday through Sunday, from 7 a.m. to […]
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Texas Southern Names Hayes-Perry Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Texas Southern University Director of Athletics Dr. Charles McClelland has announced that current TSU associate head coach Johnetta Hayes-Perry has been named the next head women’s basketball coach at Texas Southern. Hayes-Perry arrived to Texas Southern after a two year stint at UNC-Wilmington, where she spent two seasons as an assistant coach on former TSU […]
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Houston Announces Business Plan Competition

Capital One Bank Sponsors Liftoff Houston! Mayor Annise Parker today announced the launch of the “Liftoff Houston!” Business Plan Competition. Sponsored by Capital One Bank and in partnership with the Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Office of Business Opportunity (OBO), the competition aims to engage and empower Houstonians seeking to start a new business […]
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Mayor’s Anti-Gang Office and Volunteer Initiatives Program Engage Youth in “Global Youth Service Day”

Mayor’s Youth Council and Gulfton Youth will expand community garden at Burnett Bayland Park The City of Houston Mayor’s Anti-Gang Office and Volunteer Initiatives Program, divisions of the Department of Neighborhoods, will engage local youth in a community garden project in southwest Houston on Global Youth Service Day, April 27, 2013.  The event will take place at Burnett Bayland […]
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