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The Houston Astros announced that Paula Harris has been named the new Executive Director, Astros Foundation and Senior Vice President, Community Affairs. Harris brings over 33 years of experience working in the Houston community, both professionally as an executive with Schlumberger Ltd., and personally with a passion for civic interest and volunteerism. “I am honored […]

It may not be a fancy title, but it sure can be a lucrative business, and one young Black woman has given the phrase “waste not, want not” a whole new meaning.  Entrepreneur Rose Rice, of Pledge Waste Services, sat with Vibe Houston to educate us on a business not many even knew was out […]

Texas Southern University’s award-winning, 50-year-old community radio station, KTSU 90.9 FM, has earned another honor, this time from the Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) via its 27th annual African American Business Achievement Pinnacle Awards. The Pinnacle Awards celebrate African American businesses that are “seizing the moment and building back better for our community.” KTSU is one […]

More than 1,600 full- and part-time positions will be available at the Turnaround Houston Job & Readiness Fair, held virtually from Friday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct 24. Job seekers can access the virtual portal to browse open positions anytime. Those wishing to chat live with hiring employers and resource organizations can log in from […]

The Houston Health Department encourages everyone ages six months and older to protect themselves, their family and community by getting a flu shot now. Flu outbreaks can occur as early as October and last as late as May. “The protection offered by flu shots is more important than ever, not just for Houstonians but also […]

To advance racial equity in Houston and help close the wealth gap, JPMorgan Chase is making a multi-million-dollar investment in Unity National Bank (“Unity”) to strengthen the independent, Black-owned bank. The capital infusion will help Unity increase its support of small businesses and its mortgage lending. In addition to receiving an immediate capital investment, Unity […]

HOUSTON –  The City of Houston is continuing to prepare for the overnight arrival of Tropical Storm Nicholas.  This is expected to be primarily a rain event, with the potential for severe flooding on our roadways. With the worst of the weather moving in overnight, motorists are asked to be off  the roads by nightfall. Houston Public Works […]

Houston Texans head coach David Culley has announced that Tyrod Taylor will be the team’s new starting quarterback. Culley spoke highly of Taylor, saying he is usually the first guy in and the last to leave, also saying that Taylor has gone through some things the last two years, and those experiences have helped make […]

A new pro-gun law that went into effect Wednesday allows most Texans who legally own a firearm to carry it openly in public without obtaining a permit or training. This is an issue many experts say will make it more challenging for law enforcement officers to protect the public from gun violence. The controversial “constitutional […]

Before Mitchell McElroy became the founder and CEO of the Speed Shopper app, the Houston man was a “favorite” teacher among students, educating them in the subjects of history and technology. His expertise in technology led him to where he is today. McElroy was tired of spending hours roaming around grocery stores searching for items […]