East End Economic Development Townhall

COH Chief Development Officer, Andy Icken, will answer questions about East End economic development, infrastructure repair, new city council zones. Hosted by the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board, the East End Chamber, and the Greater East End District. HCC Felix Fraga Academic Center, 301 N. Drennen, Multi-Purpose Room #160. RSVP Pam Martinez 713-928-9916 or pmartinez@greatereastend.com

Groundbreaking for Sampson-York Improvements

Reclaim.Revitalize.Rediscover…our September 29 groundbreaking marked the start of construction in the Livable Centers area, where new sidewalks, benches, lighting and landscaping will provide safe access to the new light rail and throughout the neighborhood.

Community Meeting: East End Wal Mart

Houston City Council Member, District I, James Rodriguez invites the community to a special meeting to discuss the East End Wal Mart. Representatives from Wal Mart will address questions and concerns pertaining to the development of the new project. 6001 Gulf Freeway, AAMA building gymnasium.

Festival Chicano

Festival Chicano, “Celebrating 32 years of Cultura”; Free admission; Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park.

Ripley House Lasagne Lunch

Support Ripley House Neighborhood Center at their Lasagne Lunch. $10 lasagne, salad, bread, tea. Dine in or take it “to go”. Place your order in advance: 713-315-6400. 4410 Navigation Blvd., 77011.

H-GAC Regional Goods Movement Meeting

H-GAC will host a third round of public meetings regarding Regional Goods Movement Study. In the East End, a meeting a scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at 5:30-7:30 pm; Brady’s Landing, 8508 Cypress, 77012. More information: download document on this page.

East End News

Public Safety and Security in Houston’s East End Crime is down in the East End! The Greater East End District has made public safety and security our number one priority since the District’s inception in 1999.

Japhet Creek Fall Clean Up Days

Individuals and groups are invited to join the Japhet Creek Association to help with fall clean up days at Japhet Creek Park, the city’s first green finger park that feeds Buffalo Bayou in the East End. Schools and businesses can tie into their own community service programs, with opportunities to focus on team building ant […]

District I Family Day

Fourth Annual District I Family Day, sponsored by Houston City Council Member James Rodriguez, Disscovery Green Conservancy and Latino Learning Center, in Discovery Green Park. 3:00 p.m. Free food and entertainment. Family movie at 8:30 p.m.

First Ladies Eco Bash

Brays Bayou clean up is one of several events to be held September 9-September 11, commemorating the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. Hosted by Mayor Parker, local community leaders and organizations. A printable Eco Bash flyer is available on this page.