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  • Inside Story: New colorful art installation lights up the Cistern

    HOUSTON — If there’s one thing we all know about the Bayou City, it’s we definitely love our art! And there’s definitely no words to describe the newest art installation at the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern— except breathtaking! Let’s immerse ourselves into the underground art scene together in today’s Inside Story from the pages of Houstonia. The exhibit is called Spatial Chromointerference and involves 26 projectors casting red, green and blue lights throughout every inch of the 87,000 square foot […]

  • Houston Fire Department responds to 70% EMS transportation increase

    HOUSTON— The Houston Fire Department held a press conference Thursday to discuss the 70 percent EMS transportation increase. The increase is the first in six years. Houston paramedics say, in the last year, emergency crews responded to 30,000 – 911 calls, where no one was actually transported to the hospital. So, the hike may help thwart repeat callers from using EMS services as a convenience. The full transport fee would increase to $1,876. Other fees would include $365 if a […]

  • June 2018 holds record for most homes sold in Houston

    HOUSTON, TX – Man!!! Houston is Hot!!! The real estate market here is riding a “Bayou City High after last month saw the most homes bought ever, giving June the record, higher than any other month in history — 8,518 homes to be exact. Asha Govia’s one of those folks looking to make H-Town her home and says she’ll know the perfect house when she sees it. And with so many homes to sell, it’s OK for buyers like Govia […]

  • Inside Story: A tour of Houston’s Asiatown

    HOUSTON — The Bayou City is a veritable melting pot of culture. One of the best places to get a true taste? Asiatown in southwest Houston! Let’s get to know our Asian neighbors in today’s Inside Story from the pages of Houstonia. Our first stop is an anchor in Houston’s Asiatown culture, Teo Chew Temple, where many worshipers come to pray and give offerings to the gods. Next up, Asiatown’s traditional one stop shop, Hong Kong City Mall, where everything reminds […]

  • Local paralysis patient gets new set of legs with futuristic exoskeleton device 

    HOUSTON — It’s something most of us take for granted. While you’re busy counting every step you take, imagine not being able to take one. A 2013 study by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation reports every one in 50 Americans suffers from paralysis— that’s approximately 5.4 million people. Odds are you know someone like Dean Chagaris, who spends most of his life on two wheels. In 2012, Chargaris woke up and realized the entire left side of his body […]

  • Community love continues to spread as donations pour in to help forgotten, elderly Hurricane Harvey victim

    HOUSTON — It’s a story you’ve seen only on NewsFix. The home of 83-year-old Rosalea Nall in Pearland was all but washed away during Hurricane Harvey, and 10 months later, the home is still stripped to the studs. Now, thanks to the help of some good neighbors and very generous donations, the house should be ship-shape in no time. NewsFix viewers answered the call to help and began rolling up their sleeves – and donated their time and resources — […]

  • Inside Story: Mastermind behind Freedom Over Texas fireworks

    HOUSTON — There’s nothing like a fireworks show in H-Town, especially on the 4th of July. Oohs and Aahs are pretty much the only thing you hear from the estimated 110,000 onlookers in attendance as the Citgo Freedom Over Texas display lights up the Houston sky year after year. So, who’s the creative brain behind the spectacular show and what goes into the multi-colored display? Rocco Vitale and his family business, Pyrotecnico, have built fireworks for  last 129 years, so he […]

  • It’s Christmas in July at Moody Gardens!

    HOUSTON — It’s Christmas in July at Moody Gardens on Galveston Island, reminding kids of all ages that Christmas is just around the corner. At Moody Gardens, the 2018 holiday season begins Nov. 17 and runs through Jan. 6, so it’s good to get in on the summer fun happening now. Ice Land is just one of eight holiday attractions offered at Moody Gardens. Other holiday attractions include Festival of Lights, Cirque Joyeux Noel, holiday-themed 4D and 3D films, ice […]

  • First multi-level H-E-B in Houston opens in Bellaire as new El Rancho Supermarket debuts on north side

    HOUSTON — A brand new 78,000 square foot multi-floor H-E-B in Bellaire is now open for business— and it’s truly a sight to see on so many levels! “For us to give you the best that H-E-B has to offer, we had to go vertical. It allows us to give a nice big H-E-B in real estate that it might be a little harder to find,” spokesperson Hugh Sintic said. “It’s a different experience, so we are excited about it.” […]