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Teens Are Invited to Enter HPL’s Get Graphic: Amateur Comic Creation Contest

2018-07-19T07:13:09+00:00July 19th, 2018|Community News, IMD News|

The Houston Public Library (HPL) is calling all teen graphic artists between the ages of 11 and 18 to enter its Get Graphic: Amateur Comic Creation Contest. If you're into creating comic style short stories then here's your chance to show-off your great talent! Teens must enter their creations by August 31st. Prizes will be [...]

Getting to Know Houston’s Asiatown of Today

2018-07-18T20:25:52+00:00July 18th, 2018|Community News, IMD News|

By Dianna Wary, Houstonia Before 1983, the Asiatown we know and love didn’t exist. AS WE STOOD ON THE THRESHOLD OF THE TEO CHEW TEMPLE, Darryl de Mello, the man leading our Asian Heritage Tour through Houston’s Asiatown on a recent Saturday morning, whipped through the things to know about the place—how the pair of [...]

Alief ISD: Tour the New Center for Advanced Careers!

2018-07-12T08:05:05+00:00July 12th, 2018|Alief ISD, Community News, IMD News|

Community members are invited to tour the new Center for Advanced Careers, which will open its doors to Alief ISD high school Career & Technical Education students this fall. Thursday, July 26, 2018 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Alief ISD Center for Advanced Careers 12160 Richmond Avenue Sincerely, HD Chambers Superintendent Alief ISD

H-GAC Announces the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program

2018-07-10T18:35:30+00:00July 10th, 2018|Community, Community News, IMD News|

HOUSTON – The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) announced today the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go™ Program, which provides no-cost towing for vehicles that break down from mechanical failure while traveling within the City of Houston on freeways with camera coverage. The regional quick clearance program will expand next into Harris County [...]

MIRA Birdhouses

2018-07-08T09:15:05+00:00July 8th, 2018|Community, Community News, IMD News|

MIRA USA volunteers donated birdhouses to be installed at the Alief Community Garden. The birdhouses are designed to attract Purple Martins who are voracious mosquito eaters. Mosquitos are the number one cause of diseases and sickness around the globe and the International District is proud to support MIRA USA in their efforts to address global [...]

Q&A: Asian Chamber of Commerce’s new president seeks to grow Asian civic engagement

2018-06-29T11:07:15+00:00June 29th, 2018|Community News, IMD News|

By Ileana Najarro, Houston Chronicle Milton Young, who became president of Houston’s Asian Chamber of Commerce in October, wants to guide the next generation of Asian entrepreneurs and boost Asian civic engagement in the U.S. The chamber, with 300 members including professional service firms and Fortune 500 companies, connects local Asian businesses with the greater [...]

IMD hosted community engagement meeting on the commemorative signage in the district

2018-06-28T18:41:04+00:00June 28th, 2018|Community, Community News, IMD News|

The International District hosted a community engagement meeting on June 27 to receive input from the community on the commemorative signage in the district. Over 500 people showed up to share their opinions on the signage. There will be another opportunity for others to weigh in on July 25 at the event to be held [...]

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