Crackdown on Illegal Dumping in East End

GEEMD and Precinct 6 Constable’s office are working together to address the problem of illegal dumping in the East End. Cameras are mounted in several different “hot spots” to capture images of this criminal activity. ABC 13 News reported: Crackdown on Illegal Dumping in East End It causes health issues,” says Martin Chavez, the district’s […]

Guadalupe Plaza Park Now Open

The East End community celebrated the opening of Guadalupe Plaza Park on July 30, renovated under the TIGER grant funding awarded to the City of Houston in 2012. Thank you to all of our neighbors and guests, Mayor Turner and Council Members, local and state elected officials, the Houston Parks & Recreation Department, and our […]

Harrisburg Overpass Open to Vehicle Traffic

The Harrisburg Overpass opened to vehicular traffic July 19, 2016. Intermittent lane closures on the bridge will be necessary for public safety. Beginning Wednesday, July 20, 2016 the West side of the bridge will be closed from 6 am to 6 pm for approximately 3 weeks. After 6 pm both lanes will be open for […]

Hiring Farmers Market Assistant

The East End Street Market, recently recognized as the second largest fresh foods and artisan market in Houston, is seeking qualified applicants for a market assistant. Download the Farmers Market Assistant job description. Resumes can be emailed to Rosyne Wimbish  

Neighborhoods Face Change Together

The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in collaboration with the Greater East End and 5th Ward CRC, have worked to create public conversation around how the East End can create a vision for the future that is responsible and that respects the rich history of our neighborhoods and the people that call the East End home. Neighborhoods […]

East End Market Celebrates First Year

The East End community and the East End Foundation celebrated the first anniversary of the East End Market on Sunday, April 10. Honoring community leaders Yolanda Black Navarro and Mary Medina, a ceremonial unveiling of newly installed brick pavers with East End elected officials commemorated the occasion. Personalized bricks from the Make Your Mark! brick […]