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Marathon alert: be prepared for detours, noise (and a bit of inspiration)

January 16, 2016

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The Chevron Houston Marathon will thunder through West University Sunday morning, bringing with it an official celebration outside City Hall, road closings and detours — and a chance to see 27,000 runners give it their all for 26.2 miles in temperatures in the low 40s. The course winds along University Boulevard from Kirby to Weslayan, where […]

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Council agenda: Whether city should pay for residents’ AT&T challenge, scope of facilities study

January 8, 2016


The West University Place City Council will consider a request Monday for the city to pay for an attorney to represent residents who live near the AT&T property at 4068 Bellaire Blvd. in an upcoming hearing with the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment. Last fall, the city issued an order restricting some of the activities that […]

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West U police offer holiday safety tips

November 19, 2015

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Nothing can ruin the holiday spirit faster than becoming the victim of a crime. Criminal activity doesn’t take a holiday. These reminders from the West University Police Department will help us all make this a “Season to be Safe.” HOME SAFETY • Never leave your children alone. This is the primary rule.    • Lock […]

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Harris County D.A. investigating West U City Council

October 20, 2015


WU DA probe

By Charlotte Aguilar The Harris County District Attorney’s Office is conducting an investigation of recent actions of the West University Place City Council. University Essentials Magazine confirmed through multiple sources that current and former city officials are cooperating with questions from the Public Integrity Unit of the D.A.’s Office about councilmembers’ conduct leading to […]

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Council discusses then delays city manager hiring, recycling contract, parkland matters

September 29, 2015


By Sarah Tucker It was a case of discussing a lot and deciding little Monday night at West U City Council as members tackled what to do about the city manager’s position, recycling and parks. Councilmembers decided against hiring an executive search firm for the city manager position immediately. Instead, they will interview the top […]

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METRO’s New Network Up and Running

August 17, 2015

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West University Place Interim City Manager M. Christopher Peifer was notified by mail that METRO started their new Bus Network this Sunday, August 16. As part of METRO’s roll-out of the new network, all rides on METRO buses and trains will be free of charge through Saturday, August 22. In the letter, METRO President Thomas […]

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Get Cool Before School at the Pool

August 17, 2015

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Come enjoy Toy Story at Dive-In Movie Night

West U kids and parents will enjoy Dive-In Movie Night at Colonial Park Pool on Friday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. The feature is the popular movie, “Toy Story.” Concessions are available to those who attend. Admission to the movie is complimentary; however, families who would like to enjoy the movie from the pool must […]

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WULL Seniors to Defend Title Saturday

August 7, 2015

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WULL Pitcher John Doxakis

The West U Little League Seniors will defend their World Series championship in a game Saturday against the East Holmes Little League from Holmes County, Ohio. A “watch party” for the game will be held at Little Matt’s on Edloe, at 10:30 a..m. The first pitch happens at 11 a.m. on ESPN2. Jim Reid, the […]

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WULL Seniors Return to World Series

July 31, 2015


The West University Little League Seniors, the reigning World Series champions, have returned to recapture their title at the Senior Division championship in Bangor, Maine. The West U Seniors won their spot in the tournament by defeating Capitol Park Little League from San Antonio in the U.S. Southwest Regional on Tuesday, July 28, in Seguin. […]

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Register Soon for West U Recreation Classes

July 27, 2015

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West U residents who are currently enrolled in classes at the West U Recreation Center may register in advance to continue their participation, starting Tuesday, July 28.. Priority registration is available in person at the West U Recreation Center, 4210 Bellaire Blvd. during normal business hours. Online registration is not available for priority registration. The […]

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