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TxDOT to close downtown stretch of I-10 Katy Freeway in both ... - Chron.com

Local News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:19

Chron.com

TxDOT to close downtown stretch of I-10 Katy Freeway in both ...
Chron.com
You'll want to avoid a certain part of downtown Houston this weekend. The Texas Department of Transportation announced it will close all eight lanes of I-10 ...

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Reminder: Stop putting your green bins out, Houston has suspended curbside recycling - KHOU

Local News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:19

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Reminder: Stop putting your green bins out, Houston has suspended curbside recycling
KHOU
HOUSTON – Many people have turned to KHOU 11 and Houston's 3-1-1 hotline to ask the question: “Why isn't my recycling getting picked up?” A few days after Hurricane Harvey flooded our community, the City of Houston announced it would suspend its ...

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The Take Me Outdoors Festival is coming to Houston to show families a more pleasant side of Mother Nature - Rare.us

Local News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:04

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The Take Me Outdoors Festival is coming to Houston to show families a more pleasant side of Mother Nature
Rare.us
While Hurricane Harvey showed the ferocity and power of nature at its worst, another event this weekend seeks to show kids the beauty and grace of nature. The Take Me Outdoors Festival will be held at the Discovery Green Park in downtown Houston this ...

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Upcoming Houston Food Events: AM Happy Hour and a Morning After Brunch - Houston Press

Local News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:08

Houston Press

Upcoming Houston Food Events: AM Happy Hour and a Morning After Brunch
Houston Press
Early risers will want to check out the new weekend breakfast happy hour at Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar, 1050 Studewood. Every Saturday and Sunday from 8 to 9:30 a.m., diners can enjoy their choice of five entrees — like the breakfast "loco moco-ish ...

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Openings and Closings: Surprise, 85°C Bakery Cafe Lands in Spring Branch - Houston Press

Local News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 04:02

Houston Press

Openings and Closings: Surprise, 85°C Bakery Cafe Lands in Spring Branch
Houston Press
The Taiwanese pastry chain, 85°C Bakery Cafe, has just opened its second Houston location at 1027 Blalock, catering to the Memorial and Spring Branch areas. While the coffee shop and pastry hub softly opened on August 25 — yes, a day before Harvey's ...

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Flood, fix and flip: Houston housing investors see profit in Harvey's wake - Reuters

Local News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:06

Reuters

Flood, fix and flip: Houston housing investors see profit in Harvey's wake
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Houses are seen partially submerged in flood waters caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in Northwest Houston, Texas, U.S. on August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File Photo. HOUSTON (Reuters) - Addressing a real estate conference in ...
I missed Harvey. And I'm missing Houston.Houston Chronicle
Mayor Sylvester Turner to ask for smaller tax increase for city of HoustonCommunity Impact Newspaper
Houston landfills now open 24 hours a day for Harvey debrisBeaumont Enterprise
The Leader -Rare.us
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Harvey's impact on Houston real estate market - KPRC Houston

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:09

KPRC Houston

Harvey's impact on Houston real estate market
KPRC Houston
HOUSTON - Stephen Compton and his fiancé, Noelle, are planning to buy their dream home together. "We were just looking at all of the neighborhoods closer to the city. Those that had good character, size for a family. Growing neighborhoods," Compton ...

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Houston man charged with hate crime after attacking Lyft driver - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:02

Houston Chronicle

Houston man charged with hate crime after attacking Lyft driver
Houston Chronicle
Matthew W. Dunn, 39, of Houston, is charged with assault after what allegedly unfolded during a Lyft ride on July 21. Matthew W. Dunn, 39, of Houston, is charged with assault after what... A Houston man is on the run after being accused Thursday of ...
Houston man on the run after hate assault on Lyft driver - RawStoryRaw Story

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Elderly Houston residents lambaste city for housing evacuation ... - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 20:37

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Elderly Houston residents lambaste city for housing evacuation ...
Chron.com
Anger, confusion and suspicion still run rampant among the 200 or so residents of 2100 Memorial Drive. Residents of the affordable housing complex just ...
After a Talking-To From City Hall, HHA Will Further Assist 188 Seniors It Just EvictedHouston Press
Deadline removed for senior living center residents to leave...KPRC Houston

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ROAD TO RECOVERY: West Houston starts rebuilding after Harvey - KTRK-TV

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 20:02

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ROAD TO RECOVERY: West Houston starts rebuilding after Harvey
KTRK-TV
The wine racks are gone. The table and chairs are somewhere in a landfill. In fact, if you look inside Diana Bowen's restaurant, you could never imagine that just weeks ago, she served hot pizza and killer lasagna to her loyal Energy Corridor customers.

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Even as they regroup after Harvey, many Houstonians worry about relatives in Mexico City and Puerto Rico - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:26

Even as they regroup after Harvey, many Houstonians worry about relatives in Mexico City and Puerto Rico
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Angel Lajara, still recovering from the water Hurricane Harvey dumped on his home, watched in horror this week as another monster storm pounded his native Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria, still raging through the Caribbean Thursday, left most of the ...

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Houston's foreclosure activity was up even before Harvey - Houston Business Journal

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:18

Houston Business Journal

Houston's foreclosure activity was up even before Harvey
Houston Business Journal
Houston's housing market was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey, but foreclosure activity was increasing even before the epic storm. Conversely, foreclosure activity was down nationwide year over year last month, Attom Data Solutions' August Foreclosure ...

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Recent rains hinder recovery near Highway 6 - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:05

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Recent rains hinder recovery near Highway 6
Chron.com
Houston's road to recovery might be delayed due to recent rain. Houstonians experienced the first storm since Harvey Monday afternoon. The rain only caused between 1 to 4 inches of rainfall but in areas near the Addicks Reservoir, water levels rose ...

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Major I-10 Closure in Downtown Houston This Weekend Sure to Cause Traffic Jams - Houston Press

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:56

Houston Press

Major I-10 Closure in Downtown Houston This Weekend Sure to Cause Traffic Jams
Houston Press
TxDOT is closing a downtown Houston section of I-10 in both directions this weekend to demolish and rebuild a bridge over the freeway. All eight eastbound and westbound lanes of I-10 between I-45 and I-69 will be closed between 8 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. ...

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New Potential Burden For Houston Homeowners: Higher Taxes - CBS DFW

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:54

CBS DFW

New Potential Burden For Houston Homeowners: Higher Taxes
CBS DFW
HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston recovers from Harvey's devastating flooding, many homeowners could be asked to shoulder an added financial burden: higher taxes on the same houses they are struggling to rebuild. Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a ...
New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes - SFGateSFGate
Mayor Turner to cut proposed tax hike in halfHouston Business Journal
6 Exciting New Shops for September | HoustoniaHoustonia Magazine
Rare.us -Patch.com
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I missed Harvey. And I'm missing Houston. - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:50

Houston Chronicle

I missed Harvey. And I'm missing Houston.
Houston Chronicle
Residents make their way along Pine Cliff Drive near the Addicks Reservoir during flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Residents make their way along Pine Cliff Drive near the Addicks... The August night in 1983 that Hurricane Alicia blew into Houston, ...
Houston landfills now open 24 hours a day for Harvey debrisBeaumont Enterprise
City of Houston steps up debris collectionThe Leader
In Harvey's wake, Houston's restaurant scene was quick to give back to our communityRare.us
KPRC Houston -New Haven Register -Chron.com
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New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes - Beaumont Enterprise

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:48

Beaumont Enterprise

New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes
Beaumont Enterprise
In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, Houston resident Bob Cantrell sits in his garage surrounded by the few pieces of furniture and personal items he was able to salvage from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. ... more. Photo: Juan Lozano, AP. Image 2 of 2.
6 Exciting New Shops for SeptemberHoustonia Magazine
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed an emergency tax hikeKBTX

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New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes - Chron.com

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:34

Chron.com

New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes
Chron.com
HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston recovers from Harvey's devastating flooding, many homeowners could be asked to shoulder an added financial burden: higher taxes on the same houses they are struggling to rebuild. Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a ...
6 Exciting New Shops for SeptemberHoustonia Magazine
Houston's mayor clashes with city council's delay on a solution for the agonizing debris removal processRare.us
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed an emergency tax hikeKBTX

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New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes - mySanAntonio.com

Local News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:32

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New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes
mySanAntonio.com
In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, Houston resident Bob Cantrell sits in his garage surrounded by the few pieces of furniture and personal items he was able to salvage from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. ... more. Photo: Juan Lozano, AP. Image 2 of 2.
Mayor Turner to cut proposed tax hike in halfHouston Business Journal
6 Exciting New Shops for September | HoustoniaHoustonia Magazine
Houston's mayor clashes with city council's delay on a solution for the agonizing debris removal processRare.us
Patch.com -KBTX
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