If you do not have power and need to charge your devices, there are four multi-service centers open from noon to 5 p.m. today. Click below for more information.Due to the impact of Hurricane Nicholas and power outages in several neighborhoods, the Houston Health Department will open four multi-service centers from noon to 5 p.m. today, September 14, for people without power who need to charge their phones or other electronic devices.
The centers have restrooms and air conditioning but are NOT overnight or long-term shelters.
The following locations will open today:
Sunnyside Multi-Service Center, 9314 Cullen Blvd. Acres Homes Multi-Service Center, 6719 W. Montgomery Rd. Southwest Multi-Service Center, 6400 High Star Dr. West End Multi-Service Center, 170 Heights Blvd.
HHD anticipates resuming normal operations, including COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, on Wednesday, September 15. For more information, please check for updates on www.HoustonEmergency.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Scenic America invites photographers of all levels to participate in its 2021 America the Beautiful Photo Contest. They are asking for high-resolution, digital images of places around America that represent the beauty and scenic character of our country. Images should represent views of America that are clearly publicly accessible. Each participant may submit up to 10 entries for consideration. Contest runs through September 14th. #scenicamerica#photocontest
Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning for "Scenic Mornings: A Stroll Through Memorial Park."
A huge thank you to our panelists, Shellye Arnold, President & CEO of Memorial Park Conservancy, and Thomas Woltz, FASLA, CLARB, Principal at Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects. And a special thank you to our moderator, Sarah Newbery, Director of Parks and Greenspace at the Kinder Foundation. The conversation with our esteemed panel was informative and impressive. We are excited to see Memorial Park's continued transformation as its Master Plan is implemented.
Happy 185th Birthday Houston! A few months after Texas won its independence from Mexico at the Battle of San Jacinto, brothers John Kirby Allen and Augustus Chapman Allen purchased a little over 6,600 acres on the banks of Buffalo Bayou for a new town. For an investment of less than $10,000, the duo would become the founding fathers of a city that would eventually be the fourth largest city in the nation. 🎈🎊🎁