The upper dropoff ramp at Hobby Airport will be closed Monday night because of ongoing construction of the international terminal.
The closure is because of construction to the pedestrian bridge connection the new parking garage with the new terminal.
Mary Kristen Valentine, director of marketing and public relations for DePelchin Children's Center, has been appointed secretary for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance-Greater Houston.
Established in 2006 on Copano Bay near Rockport, Camp Aranzazu provides year-round therapeutic recreation and education programs to special needs groups from Greater Houston and several other areas of Texas
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The massive recall followed several smaller recalls as health officials across the country have rapidly worked to track the outbreak, which is so far linked to 10 listeria illnesses, including three deaths.
A tax inversion happens when a company becomes a subsidiary of another company in another country, in order to take advantage of more favorable tax rules in that country.
Many American companies have done this in recent years, and the Obama administration has taken steps to reduce its appeal as an option.
The Blue Bell recall linked to a listeria scare has been expanded to all of the ice cream giant's products.
Do It Yourself Marketing Tips: 9 a.m.-noon, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
Marketing to Prime Contractors: 9 a.m.-noon, UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
Creating a Marketing Plan: 5-9 p.m., UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
"The city of Houston continues to enhance its status as a global gateway city, with nonstop flight service to almost 200 airports in the U.S. and around the globe," said Mayor Annise Parker.
Tarantino Properties will continue to handle leasing and management of the building while the new owner renovates the property.
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Complimentary breakfast briefing hosted by Cozen O'Connor. 8:30-11 a.m., LyondellBasell Tower, 1221 McKinney, Suite 2900.
Corporate and agency representatives will discuss the prospects for doing business and outline opportunities for small businesses with their respective organizations.
"Creating an Intentional Culture": Liz Lara-Carreño, outreach program director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program at Houston Community College, will discuss how to gain and retain a competitive edge by aligning the environment, communications and emotional drivers to a company's strategic vision and brand.
Oil industry executives, blindsided by cheaper oil, are trying to remake themselves as the world's swing producer. That means they will be produce the last barrel the world needs, boosting production when demand goes up and slowing production when the price goes down.
Texas led the nation in job cuts in March, tallying 25,400 losses last month. That number represents the state's first decline in a stunning 53 months, according to a Texas Workforce Commission report.
Houston residents don't mess around when it comes to grocery shopping, as we learned on our Facebook page.
Pioneer Oil Producers Society:
Is oil and gas lending different this time?
Dr. Matthew Ellis, clinical scientist and director of the Baylor College of Medicine Smith Breast Cancer Center.
Improvements in cancer outcomes through advances in genomics and proteomics.
The local unemployment rate is not adjusted for seasonal factors such as holidays and school schedules that affect hiring and firing patterns.
Of the 11 major sectors, seven reported job losses including construction, manufacturing, oil and gas exploration and production, professional and business services and trade transportation and utilities.
Grocery store aisles offer more than hold more than simple products; they can also hold nightmarish encounters.
Money Week - The New Landscape of Business Lending: 9-11:30 a.m., UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
Website design, e-newsletters and social media workshop hosted by SCORE Houston. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Leisure Learning, 2990 Richmond, sixth floor.
KBT Enterprises has purchased a 21,615-square-foot building at 6620 Cypresswood Drive. Michelle Soderberg and Todd N. Edmonds of Colliers International represented the seller, AJA Holdings.
Isla Verde has purchased a 2,538-square-foot medical office building at 21376 Provincial in Katy from Robert Friedman.
Decoding a Request for Proposal: 9 a.m.-noon, UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
Top 10 Design Trends for Websites: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
City of Houston Certification: 9-11 a.m., UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
As a step toward moving forward, Blue Bell Ice Cream on Thursday announced it will begin a new training program for workers and an intensive cleaning program at its four production facilities that have been shut down due to listeria contamination in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama.
San Antonio-based H-E-B has launched a new app for grocery shoppers.
Add it to your retirement savings, and it will increase your income.
Reader letters tell me most people will invest the money.
The idea of income that dies when they do, with nothing left behind, isn't attractive.
Real estate transactions
American Healthcare Investors and Griffin Capital Corp., the co-sponsors of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, announced that acquisition of 18 health care properties, including several in Houston.
The Kingwood Medical Office Building Portfolio, consisting of two buildings totaling 43,000 square feet, was acquired from CKO Properties and Houston Physician Real Estate Investments.
An effective statement will convey your best value and leave a lasting impression on the buyer, making your company stand out from the competition.
Up-to-date contact information is a must, of course, as is a list of your main products or services.
Why did the deer cross the runway? We don't know because a plane hit it.
With Blue Bell Creameries undergoing the first-ever recall in its 108-year history, the town of Brenham has rallied behind what is arguably its most famous resident.
The benefits of having a master's degree in technical communication, technical documentation in the oil and gas industry, the use of plain language in government and business.
Cost: $15 for members; $25 for non-members; students free with college ID.