As 2017 comes to a close, it's a good time to look back on some of the most-clicked on headlines (videos, slideshows, etc) in the Greater Houston area. From the devastation of Hurricane Harvey to the Astros magical World Series championship, 2017 has been a year we will never forget.

Here are the top 11 community stories from this year on

1. Former HFD Captain 'Iron Bill' Dowling dies

2. Petition calls for 'Mattress Mack Day' in Houston

3. Community rallies around Houston dad struggling to pay for 3 sons' insulin

4. A hero's farewell for Capt. 'Iron Bill' Dowling

5. What's that old blue house next to Minute Maid Park?

6. Local military family surprised with new home at Texans game

7. Wounded warriors take on NFL alumni in flag football charity game

8. #HTownHoods | Old Town Spring is a community jewel

9. Houston bids farewell to Hofheinz Pavilion after nearly 48 years

10. Hip-hop stars host fish fry for the homeless

11. Mattress Mack, Gallery Furniture to host Thanksgiving meal at store