Topping Forbes Magazine's list of America's fastest-growing cities, the Department of Planning and Development shares how this growth affects city services and how we are planning for the future.
Downtown workers and residents are getting acquainted with a new neighbor, one that moves fast, works all day and night, and he's not afraid to toot his own horn. And he's just getting warmed up. Meet the new Metro Light Rail line.
Houston's homeless might feel forgotten, but they are not. A special police unit gives new meaning to Houston's finest — officers whose mission is serving and protecting the most vulnerable among us.
A new city health initiative is bringing a smile to second-grader’s faces — one that could last the rest of their lives.
Former Mayor Bob Lanier’s passing in December produced not only expressions of sorrow but unleashed a flood of fond stories that illustrated his affable personality and how he made Houston a better place.
The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 launched an unpredictable sequence of events that led Wolf Guenthert from the West German army to Houston’s Public Works and Engineering Department.
With spirits, ghouls, the dead and undead about to emerge center stage on Halloween, we thought it was appropriate to take a look at one of Houston’s best-kept secrets: the National Museum of Funeral History.
Cornelius White’s can-do spirit took him to the top of boxing’s light heavyweight classification. Now it’s making him a valued member of the city’s Solid Waste Management Department.
From misdemeanors to matrimony, the Municipal Courthouse sees them all. Municipal Courts began offering wedding ceremonies last year.