An argument escalated to a tragedy in one Chicago community on Sunday. In the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, Donald Johnson, 22, was arguing with his 43-year-old father over who would walk the dog that morning. Eventually, the intensity increased and both family members shot each other at about 8:20 a.m., according to Chicago police […]

I got to spend some quality time with my grandma last weekend. She always shares some trill spill when I’m with her. Here’s some of the lessons she’s instilled in me over the years: 1. Be Yourself.

If you ever need a good pick me up, search the hashtag “#LoveComeDownChallenge.” You can’t help but to get happy after watching people dance like they don’t have a care in the world. This is what life should be about; having fun and not worrying about how silly you look. Love the life you’ve been […]

It’s officially Super Week in Houston! Get The Latest Music and Entertainment News On Your Phone There’s tons of events around the city for FREE and for the entire family. Check out five free events that will cost you little to none for the fun! 1. Super Bowl LIVE (FREE) Credit: Houston Super Bowl Host Committee […]

Although everything seems to be going well for the new mom in her personal life, things are a little shaky on the business side.

Cigna Sunday Streets Houston provides a family-friendly opportunity for being physically active. For four hours one Sunday a month, selected Houston streets are closed to motorized traffic, allowing Houstonians to cycle, walk, run, dance, and socialize in the street. Get out and explore your community at Cigna Sunday Streets. WHEN: 12:00 – 4:00 PM, Sunday, […]


Rebecca and her cousin had some issues a few years back but Rebecca is attempting to fix it! Hear her full story and maybe you can give some advice too!

What if the world is ending? What would I do on my last day on earth? Spend it with family? Try to mend broken hearts or atone for past misdeeds? Or maybe just sit back and let it end. I honestly don’t know. What I do know is that no one can tell you when […]

Although the plea to get Lamar clean was genuine, insiders revealed it was not successful.

  97.9 The Box and Constable Alan Rosen are inviting the entire community out to the 3rd Annual Building Bridges Event happening Saturday July 30 at Sam Houston High School. Individuals can register for the event by calling Erica Davis at 713-755-3372.

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This past Monday I took a day off to relax and read.  Sometimes it seems like the weeks just fly by.  I was so happy to sit my butt down for a few, listened to my girl @michelethibeaux’s album and finished up my ASK @garyvee book.           Despite the HUGE jellyfish I […]