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Mayor Annise Parker Welcomes Back SundayStreetsHTX

September 18, 2014

After a successful pilot project earlier this year, Mayor Annise Parker announces the return of SundayStreetsHTX for October, November and December in The Heights, Third Ward/Museum Park and East End/Fifth Ward areas. Designated streets in these neighborhoods w... Read More »

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September 30, 2014

Greater Houston Partnership Signs Agreement with Korean Trade Group

[Mayor's Seal] [Greater Houston Partnership - 25th Anniversary] The Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) and the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) have entered into an Agreement of Mutual Cooperation. The agreement was signed today by GHP President Bob Harvey and KITA Chai... Read More »

September 29, 2014

IREM® and the City of Houston Collaborate to Boost Local Whole-Building Sustainability Efforts

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) and the City of Houston have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The document outlines a collaborative relationship and a division of labor to encourage local building owners and managers and individual property tenants to combine efforts i... Read More »

September 29, 2014

UPDATED: New Air Service Highlights Beginning of Asian Trade Mission

Seoul, South Korea - Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz are kicking off the first day of a comprehensive trade mission to Asia by meeting with representatives from Korean Air. The meeting, which is taking place in Seoul, South Korea, comes just five months after t... Read More »

September 29, 2014

New Air Service Highlights Beginning of Asian Trade Mission

Seoul, South Korea - Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz are kicking off the first day of a comprehensive trade mission to Asia by meeting with representatives from Korean Air. The meeting, which is taking place in Seoul, South Korea, comes just five months after t... Read More »

September 27, 2014

Mayor Parker to Lead Greater Houston Partnership Investment and Trade Delegation to South Korea and Tokyo

Houston Mayor Annise Parker and a 30-member delegation of local elected officials and business and community leaders depart this morning for week-long Greater Houston Partnership investment and trade mission to Seoul, South Korea, and Tokyo, Japan. “With the start of Korean Airlines’ new non-... Read More »

September 26, 2014

Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research Presents Genealogy Programs to Celebrate Family History Month

What is your family’s heritage? Do you want to find out? Visit the Houston Public Library’s Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research during Family History Month in October to start your search. There will be many special educational programs during the month that anyone can attend. These ... Read More »

September 24, 2014

Mayor Parker to Lead Greater Houston Partnership Investment and Trade Delegation to South Korea and Tokyo

Houston Mayor Annise Parker and a 30-member delegation of local elected officials and business and community leaders depart Saturday for a week-long Greater Houston Partnership investment and trade mission to Seoul, South Korea, and Tokyo, Japan. “With the start of Korean Airlines’ new non-st... Read More »

September 24, 2014

HPD: Help Us, Help You Participate in National Night Out

The Houston Police Department reminds all citizens that we are less than three weeks away from our 31st Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, October 7. This is a very important event for the community because it is an opportunity to strengthen police-community relationships. There is still... Read More »

September 22, 2014

Mayor Annise Parker Launches Mayors National Climate Action Agenda with Los Angeles and Philadelphia (copy)

With acknowledgment that cities are responsible for 70 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions and therefore on the front lines of climate change, Mayor Annise Parker, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter are launching the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda. T... Read More »

September 22, 2014

Free Wi-Fi Takes Off at Houston Airports

The Houston Airport System (HAS) has taken a major step forward in enhancing the overall customer experience at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), as it begins to unveil free Wi-Fi service for all customers and guests. Free Wi-Fi is now available in all... Read More »

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