Around Houston

What’s happening in H-Town, “in your hood,” right under your nose? From top local news headlines to headlining events, we are keeping you up to date on the latest from the streets of Houston.

Get ready Cookie Monsters!!! In advance of National Ice Cream Day (July 15), OREO is excited to announce two new limited edition OREO cookie flavors inspired by classic ice cream favorites.

Put your super-paw-ers to the test!  The Children’s Museum of Houston invites you to em-“bark” on a “Super Powered Summer.”  Experience some doggone fun as Super K-9’s raise the “woof” with interactive tricks and “tails.”

A free night of 1960’s-style fun is coming to Houston during the Blast from the Past Party at Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch, a 55-plus community by Taylor Morrison, a leading national builder and developer.

You already know what time it is! The world-renowned Debate Team at Texas Southern University received a proclamation from Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Councilman Dwight Boykins in honor of their win at the inaugural HBCU National Speech and Debate Championship Tournament in January. Mayor Turner declared June 19 as Texas Southern University Debate Team Day in Council chambers at City Hall.

SOOOO…who’s trying it? Let us know what you think! KFC® has just announced it will introduce Pickle Fried Chicken, its latest, very limited-time menu item that combines two savory staples America loves – fried chicken and pickles – to create the ultimate comfort food mashup of KFC pickle-sauced Extra Crispy Chicken.

The Houston Independent School District has been awarded a $67,395 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its “Get Growing Houston” program.