Harvey Heroes Mural Unveiled One Year After Storm

Harvey Heroes Mural Unveiled One Year After Storm

Westchase District unveiled its newest -- and biggest -- mural at a celebration attended by city officials, first responders and community leaders. The "Harvey Heroes" mural, created by artist Larry Crawford, pays tribute to the first responders who rescued so many people stranded by high water in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The mural dedication occurred just one week shy of the first-anniversary of Harvey's devastating blow on the Texas Gulf Coast. Westchase District commissioned…..Read More

Growing Companies Choose to Remain in District

Growing Companies Choose to Remain in District

  Recently, four businesses based in Westchase District either have relocated to new offices while remaining in the District or have expanded their existing footprint. Their decisions to stay in Westchase District are an encouraging show of confidence in the area and a validation of the efforts of the District to attract and retain world-class companies.   Costello Inc. After 20-plus years at 9990 Richmond Avenue, Costello, Inc., a preeminent civil engineering and surveying firm,…..Read More

Harvey Heroes Mural to be unveiled August 16

Harvey Heroes Mural to be unveiled August 16

It was nearly one year ago, that Hurricane Harvey dumped 52 inches of rain across Houston, bringing widespread devastation to the area. As many people continue to deal with the after-effects of the storm, Westchase District is paying tribute to those who responded immediately to the disaster...in the form of art. Mural artist Larry Crawford is putting the finishing touches on his 100-foot wide by 20-foot tall mural designed as a tribute to Hurricane Harvey rescuers.…..Read More

District Businesses Support School Supply Drive

District Businesses Support School Supply Drive

More than two dozen Westchase District-area businesses are participating in the Westchase District Community Fund's school supply drive, taking place through August 6. Each location is hosting a donation box for school supplies that the WDCF will distribute among Sneed Elementary School, Paul Revere Middle School and West Houston Assistance Ministries. Requested supplies include: Backpacks (transparent or mesh) Colored pencils Construction paper Copy paper Crayons Filler paper Markers Pencils Pencil pouches Pens Rulers Scissors Cash…..Read More

Public Safety through the Lens of Big Data

Public Safety through the Lens of Big Data

The enormous volume of digital data created daily is used to customize everything in our lives from our entertainment and shopping experiences to health services and even our safety. Processing, analyzing and then putting to use all of this big data can change our lives today as well as influence the near future. Westchase District is harnessing crime data collected by the Houston Police Department to identify “hot spots” within the District and allocate resources…..Read More

Robinson Westchase Neighborhood Library reopens with new features, services

Robinson Westchase Neighborhood Library reopens with new features, services

A fashion show, origami classes and a Chinese lion dance were all part of the recent grand reopening celebration of the Judson W. Robinson, Jr. Westchase Neighborhood Library, located at 3223 Wilcrest Drive. After being closed since September 2016 for extensive renovations, the library is back and better than ever, offering the latest technology, helpful staff and a state-of-the-art gathering space for community events and exhibits.   Rich history The library first opened in 1991…..Read More

Mural Pays Tribute to Harvey Heroes

Mural Pays Tribute to Harvey Heroes

  Another public art installation is taking place this summer in Westchase District and will be the District’s largest piece to date: a 100-foot wide by 20-foot tall mural designed as a tribute to Hurricane Harvey rescuers.   Flood channel canvas The mural will be located on a concrete slope where the Brays Bayou Connector Trail intersects with the Wilcrest Connector Trail, just north of the Westpark Tollway. The trail follows along a Harris County…..Read More

Paul Revere Middle School Takes Top Prize at 2018 Corporate Challenge

Paul Revere Middle School Takes Top Prize at 2018 Corporate Challenge

Employees from Paul Revere Middle School took home the coveted traveling trophy after winning overall first place in the 2018 Westchase District Corporate Challenge. Click here for a complete list of winners and charity recipients...Read More

Restaurant’s Delicious Legacy Continues on Westheimer

Restaurant’s Delicious Legacy Continues on Westheimer

  Logan Farms Honey Glazed Hams & Market Café recently moved from the intersection of Westheimer and Blue Willow to the Lakeside Village shopping center at 10950 Westheimer. Though the address changed, the popular restaurant remains in Westchase District offering the same quality food and service customers have loved for decades.   From Pink to Pisani Since 1984, founder James “Pink” Logan has worked a threefold business model in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi: retail storefronts…..Read More

Low-Key Approach Fits District Business to a T

Low-Key Approach Fits District Business to a T

  Inside an unassuming service center in Westchase District on Westoffice Drive sits Accent Screen Printing, Inc., a woman-owned business that has quietly been decorating garments with screen printing and embroidery since 1994. Owner Paula Sidler estimates that in 2017 alone, her crew of 12 employees adorned about one million garments with logos, names, numbers and designs.   From P.E. to printing A former health and physical education teacher, Sidler said she would take her…..Read More

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