Monday, 18 December 2017 22:55

City Savvy 2017 year in review

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When Houstonians look back on 2017, we will remember triumphs that broke records and tragedies that broke hearts, but never our spirit. While stories like the Super Bowl, Hurricane Harvey, the Astros winning the World Series dominated the headlines, city employees were working behind the scenes to improve the lives of Houstonians every day.

Here are a few City Savvy stories you might have missed over the last year:

  1. Public service is more than skin deep at Prison Break Tattoos
  1. BARC’s 90-for-90 initiative saves thousands of animals
  1. Terence O’Neill makes international community feel at home in Houston
  1. Hot Wheels: New vehicle a big boost to fire safety
  1. Houston’s green thumb yields unexpected benefits
  1. Bravo Award winners earn praise from City Council
  1. Emancipation Park renovations honor history, embrace the future
  1. Abandoned to adored: BARC employee rescues starving horse
  1. HPL camp bridges childcare gap when Harvey cancels school
  1. Beckheads celebrates 15 years in City Savvy
  1. Houston’s homeless find their way home
  1. See to Succeed helps kids envision bright futures

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