US News and World Report released its 2017 Best High Schools in Texas and Aldine Independent School District's Victory Early College High School was ranked 21st in the State of Texas and 112th in the nation! The school earned a Gold Medal fbased on their performance on state-required tests and...

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...

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...

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...

"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...

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...

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...

         (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...

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...

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...

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...

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!

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...

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.

Antoine Corridor Population: 28,000 Walk Score: 44/100  What it has going for it: The area is chock-full of good housing stock that Houstonians are finally beginning to notice. "We're getting a lot of new residents—they're priced out of the Heights and Garden Oaks and Oak Forest, so...

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

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...

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...