Hop your way to these egg hunts around the Houston area this spring
HOUSTON – The weather is getting nicer, which is perfect for Easter egg hunts! These are the events hosting Easter egg hunts in the next two weekends:7 Acre Wood Easter Egg FestWhere: 4401 Frazier St., ConroeWhen: Saturday, April 3, 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Bay Area Raceway Easter Egg HuntWhere: Bay Area Raceway, 3825 Gulf Freeway, DickinsonWhen: Saturday, April 3, 12 p.m. 🐰🐣 We're inviting all the kids for a FREE Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 3rd! Moms & Dads, bring... Posted by Bay Area Raceway on Sunday, March 14, 2021Know of any Easter egg hunts happening in the Houston-area?
VYPE 2021 Baseball Preview: Public School #14 Dickinson
Iron sharpens iron at Dickinson. The basketball team reached state a year ago and the football team has some of the top talent in the nation. The Gators made school history in 2019 – the last season played – reaching the Regional Quarters and have their sights set on more. Korey Cooper (LSU-Eunice) plays third base but does his best work at the plate along with senior Daniel Bell. AdCLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL MAGAZINECLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL PHOTOSCLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL DIGITAL MAGAZINE
VYPE 2021 Softball Preview: Public School #11 Dickinson
Dickinson is one of those teams that would have really liked to have 2020 continue. When everything stopped, the Gators were 20-2-1 and were rolling. Kayden Henry returns with a lethal bat, hitting .521 with six doubles, a team-leading 10 triples and 19 RBIs last year. Jerzie Pelham is also back after hitting .375 with 15 RBIs and four home runs, while Emily Garcia (San Jacinto) hit .354 with four doubles and four triples. In the circle, Kylie Lee will be looked to after going 5-0 with a 1.75 ERA and 35 strikeoutsCLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL MAGAZINEAdCLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL PHOTOSCLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL DIGITAL MAGAZINE
Major I-45 closure planned this weekend south of Houston
Michael Ciaglo/Houston ChronicleYou might want to reconsider any plans in Galveston this weekend. Interstate 45 will be closed in Dickinson from late Friday to early Monday as crews demolish the Holland Road bridge over the freeway. The road will eventually go underneath I-45 once a new overpass is built in the coming years.chron.com
WATCH LIVE: Dickinson mayoral race will be decided by drawing names from hat
DICKINSON, Texas – A mayoral race in Galveston County will be decided in an unusual, but not unprecedented, way. A recount Tuesday confirmed that each candidate received 1,010 votes of the 2,020 votes that were cast. In this case, the names of each candidate will be placed in a hat. The drawing will happen at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dickinson City Council Chambers, where the mayor of neighboring Friendswood will draw the name. Some races have been decided by other games of chance such as flipping a coin or drawing cards.
VYPE Preseason Boy's Basketball #4: Bellaire
It was Bellaire, who was one game away from reaching the state tourney. The Cards made school history for the second time last year, advancing to the Regional Finals. Well, their three stars return, so state is a legit aspiration. District MVP Jaylon Calvin and first-teamer Elijah Lawrence (Rice-commit) make up the best backcourt in the city. To purchase VYPE's 2020-21 BASKETBALL PREVIEW, CLICK HERE.
IN FOCUS (Photo Gallery): Clear Springs are Kings of I-45 South
The Clear Springs Chargers are the kings of I-45 South. The Chargers knocked off Dickinson in a wild one -- 59-48 -- to go 5-0 in District 24-6AQB Luke Sampson, RB Ky Woods and WRs Noah Thomas and Kaleb Hymes propelled the offense and the defense made just enough stops. Check out the full gallery from Andy Tolbert.
VYPE Houston 6A Football Rankings: Spring makes huge leap into Top 20
1 North Shore Mustangs (4-0) Defeated Manvel 48-14; Next Up West BrookNo. 3 Katy Taylor Mustangs (4-0) Defeated Seven Lakes 49-31; Next Up TompkinsNo. 4 Bridgeland Bears (4-0) Defeated Cy Woods 35-27; Next Up Cy RanchNo. 8 Pearland Dawson Eagles (4-0) Defeated Pearland 17-6; Next Up Alief TaylorNo. 10 Westfield Mustangs (2-1) Lost to Spring 27-23; ByeNo.
Galveston County judge signs executive order permitting $1,000 fine against poll workers who turn away maskless voters
Galveston County Judge Mark Henry signed an executive order Friday prohibiting the requirement to wear a face mask while voting. The county will enforce a $1,000 fine against poll workers who turn away voters who don’t wear a mask. Henry said he signed the order after several county residents were turned away from the polls because they were not wearing a mask. He also admitted that he was also turned away from voting because he refused to wear a mask. “This is a significant constitutional issue,” Henry said during the press conference.
DA launches probe into how FEMA money is being handled in Dickinson, sources say
DICKINSON, Texas – A Texas Ranger arrived at Dickinson City Hall on Monday with a subpoena for records. City Administrator Chris Heard met with him briefly but said he can’t talk about what they discussed. Friction between Heard and Hunter led to Hunter recently being place on paid leave after only two months on the job. “She brought up some concerns and we will just work through any issues that have arisen,” Heard said. A spokesman for the District Attorney’s office said he can neither confirm nor deny an investigation is underway.
VYPE Football 2020 Preview: All-VYPE Public School Team
Welcome to the 2020 football season. There was not a summer camp circuit for players to go showcase their talents at. In-person recruiting came to a screeching halt and the COVID-19 Pandemic has affected everyone. But VYPE has still done what we have always done when it comes to previewing Texas high school football here in Houston. With that said here is the 2020 All-VYPE Public School Team!
Freddy's Poll: VYPE Houston 2020 Preseason Offensive Lineman of the Year Fan Poll
It's time to start our weekly polls to let the fans decide their preseason players of the year. The Freddy's Poll of the Week – VYPE Houston 2020 Preseason Offensive Lineman of the Year Fan Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls. VYPE Houston 2020 Preseason Offensive Lineman of the Year Fan Poll (Poll Closes Sun 8/16 at 7pm)
Missouri City and Dickinson join other cities as people are required to wear masks in businesses
On Sunday morning, Missouri City joined a list of other cities now requiring people to wear a mask while visiting local businesses. The mandatory mask order went into effect at midnight. In Pearland, the mayor issued a similar order requiring businesses to make mask-wearing mandatory or face a $1,000 fine. According to the order, face masks are to be worn in public. The new mask orders are parallel to orders in Harris and Fort Bend counties.
VYPE Houston Fan Poll: Boys Track Runner of the Year
VYPE has scoured the standings on MileSplit.com and have gathered the best of the best in each running category. Go crazy track nation and vote for the 2020 VYPE Houston Boys Track Runner of the Year in this fan poll. All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls. VYPE Houston Boys Track Runner of the Year Poll (Closes Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m.
Remember when: 2017 snow across Houston
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- On this day in 2017, snow blanketed the Houston area.A wintry dusting of snow fell overnight on Dec. 7-8 from College Station to Houston.Areas closer to the coast like Dickinson and La Marque also experienced snow.And while it may seem like a rarity to have snowfall in Houston, it happens more often than you may think. Since 1881, it has snowed 94 times in Houston.But the mother of all snows came on Valentine's Day in 1895. Houston was hit with 20 inches of snow on Feb. 14 and 15. The snow didn't just fall in Houston. It was a massive storm that dropped snow from Tampico, Mexico to Pensacola, Florida and set records in New Orleans and Alabama.To keep up to date with conditions and forecasts, make sure you download our ABC13 Houston app!abc13.com
Pennys Beer Garden opens just south of League City
Pennys Beer Garden opened Aug. 16 at 1001 N. FM 646, Dickinson. The business combines an urban farm, farmers market and taproom. The beer garden grows fresh fruits and vegetables on site for sale at its market and at other local vendors. The taproom serves local Houston area craft beers, wines and ciders. Pennys Beer Garden is children- and pet-friendly.communityimpact.com
Hill Ave Clinic closes in League City
Hill Ave Clinic, 451 E. FM 646, Ste. A, Dickinson, closed permanently over the summer after only a few months of operation. The pediatric clinic was the second location for Dr. Rahman Uddin and his staff, the first location being the Pediatric Clinic of La Porte, 10407 W. Fairmont Parkway, Ste. B, La Porte. The La Porte location is still open.communityimpact.com
Hailee Steinfeld Opens Up About the 'Learning Curve' as an Executive Producer on '
The actress is serving as an executive producer for the first time on her new TV project, Apple TV+'s Dickinson, and says the experience has been an "honor." "[It's been] a true learning curve and experience, but something I really love," she told ET's Rachel Smith at the show's Los Angeles premiere on Thursday. I am just so excited for the world to see this show on Apple TV+." On Dickinson, Steinfeld, 22, stars as the titular scribe Emily Dickinson, though the series puts a modern spin on the famed writer's life in New England in the late 1800s. Dickinsondoes, in fact, premiere Nov. 1 on Apple TV+.
Hailee Steinfeld Portrays Emily Dickinson as a Good Girl Gone Bad in Apple's New Coming-of-Age
Emily Dickinson is getting the TV treatment. Hailee Steinfeld portrays the esteemed American poet in the upcoming Apple Original series, Dickinson, a coming-of-age drama that positions the budding creative writer as an unexpected hero for a millennial era. The first teaser sees an ambitious, young Emily pushing the boundaries of expectations. I have one purpose, and that is to become a great writer, says Dickinson, whose wild antics clash with her familys conservative lifestyle. The teaser for Dickinson also marks the third series Apple has given audiences a look at ahead of the debut of Apple TV+.
Actor Janice Dickinson's defamation suit against Bill Cosby settled by insurer
FILE PHOTO: Cosby accuser Janice Dickinson exits the courtroom for lunch on the second day of sentencing in actor and comedian Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 25, 2018. Her attorneys reached an agreement with Cosbys insurer, American International Group Inc (AIG), despite objections from his lawyers. Dickinsons lawsuit followed a 2014 television interview in which she accused Cosby of raping her in 1982. Cosbys attorneys, in seeking to have the civil lawsuit dismissed, appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, which rejected the case. Last month, Cosbys attorneys urged the appellate-level Pennsylvania Superior Court to either throw out his guilty verdict in the Constand case or grant him a new trial.feeds.reuters.com
Los Ramirez Mexican Restaurant to relocate this summer
After 16 years operating at 16630 El Camino Real Blvd., Houston, Los Ramirez Mexican Restaurant closed in late November to prepare to relocate to 463 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. The new location, which will open this summer, is bigger and has more parking spaces to better serve the restaurants customers. Los Ramirez, which serves authentic and traditional Mexican food, also has a Dickinson location. 281-486-9414. www.losramirezmexicanrestaurant.comcommunityimpact.com
Dickinson football player flown to hospital with injury
FRIENDSWOOD, Texas – A high school football player was flown to a hospital after an injury during Friday's game between Friendswood and Dickinson. The injured player was from the visiting Dickinson Gators. Witnesses told KPRC 2 the player was hurt after being tackled by a group of players. It is unclear what injuries the player suffered or what is his condition.