Spend a day on the job with Ella Ghica and the airport volunteers whom she calls angels in the terminals. 

From renewable energy to recycling and water conservation to community gardens, these green city programs show that little changes can make a big impact.

As one of the largest municipal parks systems in the country, Houston Parks and Recreation Department looks back on 100 years of growth and greenspace.

Spend a day on the job with Okey Akwari, a senior epidemiologist. Often compared to the “CSI of the Houston Health Department,” Akwari and his colleagues safeguard public health by tracking the source of potential outbreaks.


Houston has earned a reputation as a hub for human trafficking, but the City of Houston is doing something about it. Meet the latest weapon in the city’s arsenal against human trafficking - Minal Patel Davis.

The Allen brothers founded Houston when they discovered the green, leafy banks of Buffalo Bayou. Nearly 180 years later, Houstonians are rediscovering the very origins of their city, thanks to a massive Buffalo Bayou Park makeover.

What once was lost, now is found thanks to Operation Photo Rescue. The nonprofit organization visited Houston to offer free photo restoration services to Houstonians whose treasured memories were destroyed in the Memorial Day flood.

Forget the image you have about shelter dogs. Take a look at BARC's new adoption center that puts its best paw forward.

With 63 years of service, Edward A. Thomas was the longest-serving officer in HPD history. HPD honored his legacy by renaming headquarters after Mr. Thomas, just two weeks before his death.

On their ride to New York, HPD cyclists rescue a man, pay respects in Charleston, and raise money for cancer.

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