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Lone Star College Offers Free Tuition to Senior Citizens

SENIOR CITIZENS RECEIVE TUITION EXEMPTION FROM LONE STAR COLLEGE The Lone Star College Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tuition exemption for seniors 65 years of age or older. The vote took place during the November board meeting. “This exemption was a direct result of a citizen who spoke… Read More
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NNMD 2017 Plant Sale

Join us at our Annual Plant Sale on April 1, 2017 at 9am at the White Oak Conference Center! Proceeds benefit White Oak Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden and Serenity Garden. ---THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT---ESTE EVENTO ESTÁ ABIERTO AL PÚBLICOVer Documento En Espanol Read More
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Old Northwest Golf Course to serve as Potential Green Space & Help Reduce Flooding

Northwest Golf Course to serve as Potential Green Space & Help Reduce Flooding The Near Northwest Management District is gearing up for yet another positive change. Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced the formation of 10 connected storm water basins to be placed in the old Inwood Golf Course green… Read More
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Clean The Nest In The Near Northwest

A huge effort is underway to beautify the Near Northwest Management District! We are excited about getting the community involved in keeping the Near Northwest Management District streets, esplanades, sidewalks and businesses kept clean and trash-free! Join the campaign! Get more information about… Read More
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New Harris County DA Joins NNMD To Support "If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign

Concerned with suspicious activity in the area? Join the effort the “See Something, Say Something” to help focus law enforcement efforts. The Near Northwest District is partnering with Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg’s office to encourage all business people and residents to report… Read More
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In Houston’s Near Northwest, a Community Looks to Reinvent Itself, Once Again

The Urban Edge -- The Kinder Institute for Urban Research: Sharing stories about why cities are great — and how they can be better. Like many older, inner-ring suburbs, part of the Near Northwest sits inside Houston city limits while the rest is in unincorporated Harris County. With more than… Read More
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IAH one of First Airports to Offer Flights to Cuba

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2016 5:10:37 PM CDT The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has tentatively awarded United Airlines nonstop flights to Cuba from Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and New York/Newark. Starting later this year, United will offer Saturday nonstop… Read More
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Lone Star College Signs Articulation Agreement with Texas Southern University

(Pictured Seated is Dr. Stephen C. Head, Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of the Lone Star College System and Dr. Austin Lane, President of Texas Southern University) On Wednesday, June 28, 2016, Lone Star College - Victory Center located in Northwest Houston signed an Articulation Agreement… Read More
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WHITE HOUSE HONORS CITY OF HOUSTON FOR CREATING A WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT FOR NEW AMERICANS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: June 29, 2016 10:17:46 AM CDT More than 50 municipal and county governments recognized for immigrant integration efforts The White House has honored the City of Houston and more than 50 other U.S. cities and county governments for their innovative and proactive efforts… Read More
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Houston Police Department Spreads Message to Citizens During "Watch Your Car Month"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: July 6, 2016 6:43:46 AM CDT HPD Spreads Message to Citizens During "Watch Your Car Month" Investigators in the Houston Police Department's Auto Theft Division will spend much of the month of July educating the public on how to protect themselves from the most preventable… Read More
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Houston Police Department vows more Law Enforcement Officers on the Street

houstontx.gov/mayor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: June 30, 2016 1:05:02 PM CDT More officers hit the streets, police presence increases in parks & downtown Mayor Turner today unveiled an aggressive plan to “take back our parks” and improve public safety overall. The plan involves the deployment of… Read More
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Inwood Has Much Potential For Young Families, Investment-Minded Residents

Inwood has of late been the constant chatter of those seeking to obtain a home in a growing, affordable and beautiful neighborhood. Read the latest article hailing the area as a great place for young families! Read More
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Branding of Near Northwest Has Begun

Branding of Near Northwest Has Begun - Gateway Markers Now Up! The Near Northwest Management District's branding initiatives has everybody talking! Great article on the Near Northwest Management District and its mission to change the perception of the area during massive revitialization efforts and… Read More
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Near Northwest To Get Several Community Gardens

New community gardens, and the addition of trees and plants to the area's bicycle trails are coming to the Near Northwest Management District. Read about the NNMD vision for small gardens, green spaces to be connected by trails. Read More
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Antoine Corridor Listed in The Top 7 Spots to Live: 2020 and Beyond

Antoine Corridor "Right now, we see it as a drive-through neighborhood, and we want to make it unique and creative enough that people drive to it, not through it." —Wayne Norden, president of the Near Northwest Management District and area resident for 27 years Population: 28,000 Walk Score: 44/100… Read More
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Bayou-Side White Oak Village Hopes To Woo Cyclists, Ninja Warriors, Coffee Shop to Antoine Dr.

Plans are in the works to give the shopping center at the southwest corner of Antoine Dr. and W. Little York Rd. a thorough redesign and rebranding as White Oak Village. READ MORE Read More
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The Job Opportunities Network

Welcome To The Job Opportunities Network! Our Job Opportunities Network puts Employers, Jobseekers, Job Readiness Programs, Community Colleges, Universities and Entrepreneurs all together to create a realm of support that will assist all jobseekers regardless of where they are in the job seeking… Read More
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Sylvester Turner Talks Public Safety

The Near Northwest Management District is working diligently to insure Public Safety within the boundaries of the District. The City of Houston has taken this issue to task in a Public Safety Summit where law enforcement officials across the City are being called upon to work together to build a… Read More

White Oak Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden

Thanks to the Near Northwest Community Improvement Corporation and Heidi Sheesley, as well as all of the Plant Sale customers and Garden donors who have helps us raise funds to support the White Oak Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden. The Garden was planted in May 2012 and is looking beautiful! It… Read More