Posted on: December 8, 2017

Silent Witness Program

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One of the most effective methods in solving crime is video surveillance, and we are discovering that more and more of our residents are utilizing video cameras on the exterior of their homes.  DPPD has initiated a volunteer program called "...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Featured Friday Program: The Battleship Texas

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The Battleship Texas is docked nearby on the Houston Ship Channel, but do you know her history?  She took part in both World Wars and is now fighting for survival due to the ravages of time. On Friday, March 9, 2018, Mark Lardas will speak on the...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Author Panel and Signing

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Do you ever wonder where an author gets their ideas?  How to publish your book?  Join us for a panel discussion and signing on February 24, 2018.  The discussion will include getting published for the first time, self publicatio...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Industrial Intelligence Series - The Educational Path to Petrochemical Jobs

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Deer Park Public Library’s free program, the Industrial Intelligence Series, is a series to inform programs related to the industrial field.  Patti Bell, Program Manager for Dream It. Do It. Southeast Texas, will discuss the educational...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Tax Forms @ DPPL

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The Library has received the 1040 and 1040EZ forms and 1040 Instruction books to give away as well as Publication 17 (en español), which is available for in-house use at the Reference (Help) desk.

You can order all other tax fo...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Check out RBdigital Magazines

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RBdigital, formerly Zinio, features full-color, digital magazines for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. With this service, patrons can add new and back issues to personal reading libraries with no holds, no checkout perio...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Busiest Month Ever!

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The Port of Galveston Cruise Terminal broke all of its previous records for the month of December 2017, embarking 113,488 cruise passengers. The port originally began cruises in September 2000 after a $10.6 million renovation of the Mallory Building on Pi...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Delivery to your Door

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Several Deer Park restaurants have joined WAITR – a phone app that allows you to order food, pay, and arrange for delivery or take-out; all from your phone. You can conveniently find menus and see high-resolution images of the food, customize an order, pa...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

New Buildings on Underwood Road

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E&S Construction is underway with constructing four new buildings on Underwood Road (near Spencer Highway). The occupants remain to be seen, as these buildings are being constructed “spec” which is short for “speculation”; meaning there is no guarante...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Starting or Growing a Small Business?

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The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for San Jacinto College is located right here in Deer Park at 203 Ivy Ave (in the Economic Alliance building). SBDC provides advice, counseling and mentoring for anyone looking to start or grow a small business...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Sub-Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

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Sub-Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream is now open at 9315 Spencer Hwy. (next door to MOD Pizza and YoYo’s Chinese restaurant). Drawn to the idea of “customizable food”, Jerry and Naomi Hancock wanted to apply this to desserts.  With a background in chemist...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Otsuka Ramen & Bar; Now Open in Deer Park

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Authentic, Japanese ramen has now arrived in Deer Park at Otsuka Ramen & Bar, located at 8035 Spencer Highway (next door to 1000 Degrees Pizza and Chipotle).  The owner is Andy Chen, who also owns Spicy Chen Chinese restaurant on Spencer near...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Deer Park ranks #17 in the Country - Best Places to Start a Business

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WalletHub’s analysts compared the business-friendliness of 1,261 small-sized cities to determine the best overall for launching an enterprise, and Deer Park ranked #17.

See the full article here.

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Happy 5th Anniversary to Brisket House in Deer Park

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Brisket House is celebrating their fifth anniversary in Deer Park at 3217 Center St. They are regularly recognized as one of the best barbeque restaurants in Houston by The Houston Press and the Houston Chronicle, and their highly acclaimed pitmaster, Way...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Credeur's Cajun Cookin' is now in Deer Park

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Credeur’s Cajun Cookin’ recently relocated from their Pasadena location to 6915 Spencer Highway, near the corner of Spencer and Glenwood Drive. Owner Barry Credeur is originally from Lake Charles, LA.  He and his wife, Tracy, started the restaura...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Planet Fitness is now open!

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Planet Fitness is now open at 3601 Center Street in the Deer Park Marketplace shopping center at the corner of Center St. and Pasadena Blvd.  Planet Fitness prides itself as being a “judgement free zone”, so even if your legs ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill is now open!

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Deer Park is now home to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant, which recently opened at 8035 Spencer Highway (next door to 1000 Degrees Pizza and close to Starbuck’s). When Chipotle opened its first restaurant over 20 years ago in 1993, the idea was...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District info.

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The City of Deer Park recently updated its information page on the Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District (FCPEMSD). The page includes information about the district’s establishment and accomplishments achieved over the last seve...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Schedule a fire prevention program today!

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Is your organization interested in fire prevention education? The City of Deer Park Fire Marshal’s Office offers fire prevention programs for senior centers, scout troops, or any other community group. Fire prevention programs may be scheduled by submitti...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Volunteer for the City of Deer Park!

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If you are a resident of Deer Park and would like to help make a difference in the City by volunteering your time and knowledge, consider serving on one of the City’s Boards and Commissions.  The City has five Boards and Commissions and...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Day Camp

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Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a FREE First Responder Day Camp in May as a new initiative to kickoff the end of school and the beginning of a safe summer vacation.

The one-day camp will be held on Saturday May 26 at the Don H....

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Easter Eggstravaganza

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Meet the Easter Bunny and join in on the festivities on Saturday, March 24 at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center and grounds. Activities will be going on from 9am-12noon.

Bunny Bingo- from 9-10am. Each child may play one card per game at no charge. Parents ar...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

What do I need to know about building in Deer Park?

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Do you need a permit? What is the building code? Can I do the work myself? Find out these answers and more..

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Report a Street Light Outage

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Have you noticed a street light out? Follow this link to report the outage to CenterPoint. You can find the light by map or type in the 6 digit number on the light pole.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Current Public Works Projects

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The Public Works Engineering Department is currently overseeing numerous City Projects...

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