Consulate General of Mexico Opens Doors in the District

Consulate General of Mexico Opens Doors in the District

Westchase District became home to another Consulate General this year when the Consulate General of Mexico opened of its new Houston headquarters at 10555 Richmond Road. The Consulate General of Mexico joins consular offices for Indonesia and the Philippines, also located in Westchase District. Last year marked the consulate’s 100th year in Houston. The Houston office is one of Mexico’s largest diplomatic representations in the United States. The new office has 50,000-square-feet, four floors and…..Read More

Westheimer Streetscape Project Nearing Completion

Westheimer Streetscape Project Nearing Completion

If he were alive today, Mitchell Louis Westheimer would not recognize his namesake road. Mr. Westheimer (1831-1905) donated a portion of his land to Harris County to develop a road for farmers in the Alief area to transport their cotton, rice and other farm goods to Houston and beyond. Today, Westheimer Road is the longest major thoroughfare in Texas and home to METRO’s most-popular bus route. Its eight-lane divided design is being enhanced by a…..Read More

Asian Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 30 Years

Asian Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 30 Years

According to the Houston Area Asian Survey conducted by the Kinder Institute of Urban Research, Harris County’s Asian population increased by 76 percent between 1990 and 2000, and then by 45 percent over the next decade. Right as the growth spurt began, the Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC) was founded. Now in its 30th year, the Asian Chamber is looking to increase its programs and presence in Houston as it fosters economic and business development…..Read More

McNair Interests to Develop Remy on the Trails

McNair Interests to Develop Remy on the Trails

A major new multifamily development is coming to Westchase District, offering its future residents a living experience they can’t find anywhere else. McNair Interests, a real estate developer and private investment and management company, broke ground this summer for Remy on the Trails. The community will be the first phase of a 24-acre residential development built alongside a private lake. Abounding with amenities, the property will cater to individuals who enjoy active lifestyles. Prime property…..Read More

Woodchase Park, New Destination for Year-Round Events, Fitness, Arts and Culture, Opens in Westchase District

Woodchase Park, New Destination for Year-Round Events, Fitness, Arts and Culture, Opens in Westchase District

West Houston residents, more specifically those in Westchase District, now have a new park and green space for year-round play, arts and culture, classes and seasonal events with the opening of the expansive Woodchase Park. Located at 3951 Woodchase Drive south of Westpark Drive at the Westpark Tollway, the area’s largest and first fully programmed public park will serve the more than 6,500 households located within a mile radius.  The park also connects to the…..Read More

Growing on the Job with Sergeant Jeff Sneed

Growing on the Job with Sergeant Jeff Sneed

Having youthful looks didn’t make Jeff Sneed’s job any easier when he was a rookie police officer for the Houston Police Department. Sneed went from high school in Pearland to earning his welding degree from San Jacinto College. By age 19 he worked as a jailer and then went on to the Police Academy where he graduated at 21. “Being a rookie, I was assigned to the older blue police squad cars, whereas other officers…..Read More

Nominate Someone Who’s Made a Difference

Nominate Someone Who’s Made a Difference

Tell us who has had an impact at your organization Westchase District will present its 4th annual Community Impact Awards in January 2022, recognizing individuals in our community who represent the best of Westchase District. The award program was created in 2018 by the Westchase District’s Advisory Board. Nine community citizens have been recognized during the three years of the program. They include: Verita Duncan, WHAM; Blair Johnson, Blair Johnson Wellness; Tiffany Schreiber, Literacy Advance;…..Read More

Breakfast Just Got Better

Breakfast Just Got Better

It’s said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If so, a relatively new restaurant in Westchase District has got your mornings covered. With a thoughtfully prepared menu seven days a week, Eggcellence Bakery & Café caters to early morning and late morning appetites. Eggcellence opened two years ago at 10001 Westheimer Road in the Carillon Shopping Center. One step inside and the baked aroma emanating around you gives one impression: don’t…..Read More

District Gives Apartment, Building Managers Preview of Woodchase Park

District Gives Apartment, Building Managers Preview of Woodchase Park

With Westchase District's Woodchase Park scheduled to open this fall, the District recently provided a sneak peak event for apartment and building managers in the area. Held at the Tracy Gee Community Center, the event presented a preview of activities such as a Moving Body workshop from Alonzo Moore of Young Audiences of Houston. Attendees met programming partners Four Dragons, who will lead Tai Chi events at the park, and Tropa Z fitness which will host Zumba,…..Read More

Woodchase Park Construction Enters Final Phase

Woodchase Park Construction Enters Final Phase

Woodchase Park has entered the landscaping phase with Maiden Grass, Sandi Leaf Fig Ivy, Allee Elms and Fringe Trees now planted in the ground around the park as construction nears completion. A water misting feature has been installed and will be a fun draw in the Children's Play Space, along with shredded rubber surfacing and the synthetic turf system surrounded by concrete berm mounds. Find out more about the park at woodchasepark.com including a schedule of…..Read More

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