Category Archives: Neighborhood News

Halloween Safety Tips 2017

Watch out for trick-or-treaters this Halloween. Houston Police Officer  Q.T. Vu has the following safety tips for a fun and safe Halloween. Wear reflective or bright-colored clothing.   Make sure costumes (fabric and accessories) are flame retardant. Light pumpkins with … Continue reading

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Evelyn’s Park Grand Opening

Video runs: 2:02 At 0:15 — Denton Ragland,  Evelyn’s Park Conservancy Executive Director After years of planning and with a $313,500 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, a large vacant lot at Newcastle and Bellaire Boulevard in the Houston area has come back … Continue reading

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Friday Foodie

El Tropical Café & Market near Carrollwood is open after it closed for a year. The family-owned grocery store now offers more cafeteria-style Cuban food for customers on the go. Today we ordered the small lunch (roast pork, black beans, yellow rice) for $3.99, café … Continue reading

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Citrus Park Mall Shooting Suspect & Vehicle Description

News Release from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office: Photos Courtesy: HCSO, Citrus Park mall shoplifting shooter suspect wore a similar hat, not the actual hat. The suspect is a White male, 20-25 years of age, 6’0-6’3, medium build, brown hair on … Continue reading

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Parking Spaces Disappear at Brandon Shopping Center

Parking spaces will be scarce at this shopping center and the Florida Drivers License Office at 3030 N. Falkenburg Road in Brandon this weekend.  Work crews started repaving the parking lot.  Signs warning “The ground is uneven” are posted in the area. … Continue reading

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