Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on August 20, 2012
As traces of the Alabama Theater continue to fade, Weingarten Realty revealed Friday that marquee on the old movie house will be getting its official Trader Joe's signage in the next three weeks.
Weingarten's Carrie Murray explained in an email that the process will involve replacing the acrylic faces, restoring the neon and a fresh coat of paint across the of the entire façade along Shepherd. Work begins Friday and is set to run through Sept. 10.
The opening date for the hotly-anticipated gourmet grocer is scheduled for Sept. 21.
Submitted by email@example.com on August 14, 2012
In 2012, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on Aug. 17, 18 and 19 – the state's annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend.
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on July 30, 2012
The 8th annual YMCA Operation Backpack, Houston's largest school supply drive, is gearing up to help more than 45,000 Houston area children.
The YMCA of Greater Houston is mobilizing 36 YMCAs, local churches and other community partners to help collect thousands of backpacks and school supplies for children who might otherwise head back to school unprepared. Since its inception, Operation Backpack has served more than 175,000 children.
Submitted by email@example.com on July 25, 2012
Residents of northwest Houston enjoy the Tomball Night tradition held in Downtown Tomball annually. “Celebrating 40 Years” is this year’s theme for the August 3rd festivities. The tradition originally started as a back to school shopping event and evolved to an end of summer celebration with annual average of 20,000 attendees.
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on July 11, 2012
HelpingaHero.org, Perry Homes and Mischer Development/Cypress Creek Lakes are holding a groundbreaking ceremony next Tuesday, July 17th, 2012, at 10:30 am for a new home for Houston area Hero SSG Marty Gonzalez, USMC (Ret.) and his family.
Perry Homes is building the home and Cypress Creek Lakes donated the homesite for this home for the Gonzalez family as part of the HelpingaHero.org Wounded Hero Home Program.
Submitted by email@example.com on July 3, 2012
The Vintage, located at Louetta Road and Highway 249, is northwest Houston's one-stop destination for dining, shopping and living. The summer “Live in the Piazza” music series offers many of Houston's hottest entertainment on Thursdays and Fridays at the Vintage Park Shopping Village.