Tracks-to-Trails Idea Earns Houston Christian Student a Catalyst Award from Houston Tomorrow

Houston Christian High School, October 6, 2013

A Houston Christian High School student's leadership trip to Turkey inspired his award-winning proposal to convert unused Houston-area train tracks into pedestrian and bike trails.

Michael McCreight, a junior, was the only high school student to receive an inaugural Catalyst Award from Houston Tomorrow, which held its recognition ceremony Sept. 26 at the BioScience Research Collaborative. He was selected from students in 13 counties in the Houston region.

Brazosport Chamber of Commerce ~ October Events Bird Banding, Haunted Happenings, Swing Dance and a Monster Dash

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Running through Oct. 12      
"Kiss And Tell" Production by Brazosport College Drama & Music in partnership with the City of Lake Jackson, Brazosport College, Seidule Drama Theatre (Room G-116), Oct. 3-11 8:00 p.m., Oct. 12 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 10          
Spence's Medical Center Pharmacy Ribbon Cutting with the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce, 10:00 a.m., 215 Oak Dr. S., ste. M, Lake Jackson, for more information please call the Chamber office at (979) 285-2501.
Oct. 10          

Taylor Morrison Houston Takes Home Nine Best PRISM Awards, Including Best Production Builder

Taylor Morrison PRISM Awards

Taylor Morrison’s Houston division walked away from this year’s Houston’s Best PRISM Awards with a total of nine wins.
The Houston home builder was named “Best Production Builder” for the third time in the last four years.
    Taylor Morrison also took home top honors for “Rookie Onsite Salesperson of the Year” when Kate Clark’s name was announced during the special event, held at the Marriott Sugar Land Town Square.

Darling Homes Invites Home Buyers to the Art of Living Festival at Cross Creek Ranch

The Art Market at Cross Creek Ranch is welcoming more than 30 local artists statewide and several festive food booths to the “Art of Living Festival” on October 12 from 10 p.m. to 4 p.m. Shoppers can browse and purchase pieces to complement their new Darling Homes, which will soon debut in the Lakes community.

University of Houston Clear Lake School of Education Recognized Students

HOUSTON, October 9, 2013 — University of Houston-Clear Lake’s School of Education recognized its students who received Success Through Education Program scholarships at a September kickoff luncheon. STEP, celebrating its 20th year, is a collaborative effort between UH-Clear Lake, four area school districts, and four community colleges to create opportunities for students to explore teaching as a profession and to prepare them to become certified teachers.

Exclusive: Woodlands breaks ground on next multifamily project by Houston Business Journal

The Woodlands Development Co. broke ground Wednesday on its next multifamily project — a mixed-use development within the 66-acre Hughes Landing.

The 390-unit project, dubbed this week Lake’s Edge, will be the third-largest building in the Woodlands, with 825,000 square feet and eight stories.

The project is expected to deliver in the first quarter of 2015.

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Can You Dig It? Clarion, PMRG Break Ground on CGG Veritas Expansion by Westchase District

With dress shoes still muddy from their recent groundbreaking at Westchase Park II, commercial real estate investment managers Clarion Partners and Houston-based PM Realty Group broke ground last week on another new corporate property in Westchase District. 

Clarion will build a 108,000 sq. ft. building for geophysical company CGG Veritas, expanding their headquarters campus at 10300 Town Park Drive. The new property will allow for consolidation of more employees to the company's international headquarters.

Hispanic Heritage Month at Lone Star College-North Harris features Oct. 23 presentation by local author, Dr. Monica Perales

HOUSTON (October 9, 2013) – Dr. Monica Perales, associate professor of history and assistant director and graduate program coordinator for the University of Houston Center for Public History, will make a special presentation at Lone Star College-North Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at noon in the Student Services Building Conference Center, located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston.