Meet the Globetrotter with the Gold Bars

Meet the Globetrotter with the Gold Bars

          Cruise Control: HPD Lieutenant Paul George often can be seen cruising by the District’s trail system on patrol.   Over time, Westchase District has earned a reputation as a low crime area, thanks to the consistent efforts of the Westchase District Patrol. That success is tied directly to the high caliber of talented and ambitious patrol officers the District attracts. More than one quarter of the District’s patrol officers hold…..Read More

District Businesses Support School Supply Drive

District Businesses Support School Supply Drive

Almost 20 Westchase District-area businesses are participating in the Westchase District Community Fund's school supply drive, taking place during the month of July. Each location is hosting a donation box for school supplies that the WDCF will distribute among Sneed Elementary School, Paul Revere Middle School, Neighborhood Schools 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…..Read More

Beemac Logistics Swarms to Westchase District

Beemac Logistics Swarms to Westchase District

Like nectar to bees, Westchase District’s superior mobility and office amenities have attracted yet another corporate leader to its boundaries – Beemac Logistics recently occupied about 5,000 square feet of the Towers at Westchase II, located in the District at 10350 Richmond Avenue. The lease is the latest in a fresh swarm of expansions and relocations that sweeten the District’s reputation as a beehive for corporate colonization.   Honey, we’re home Founded in 1984 by…..Read More

Best of Westchase Winners Revealed

Best of Westchase Winners Revealed

Westchase District's 4.2 square-mile area is packed with outstanding dining, shopping and amenities. Whether they live in Westchase District or merely “reside” here during workday hours, Houstonians definitely have their favorite places to eat, shop and maybe even hide from their boss in the District. We celebrated and honored local favorites in 2005 and 2010, and we decided that this year it was time to rekindle the love affair with all things Westchase. We accepted…..Read More

Technology-assisted Conversations in the Collaboratorium

Technology-assisted Conversations in the Collaboratorium

  When the Westchase District’s Board of Directors met last fall for their annual retreat, they convened in an innovative 4,000-square-foot solution design center at Houston Community College’s West Houston Institute, located at 2811 Hayes Road. The space is called the Collaboratorium and in it trained facilitators conduct workshops using an interactive touchscreen that resembles something from the sci-fi movie Minority Report. It’s a unique facility that employs the latest technology in the service of…..Read More

Applying Compassion to Community Patrols

Applying Compassion to Community Patrols

  As a teenager growing up in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Angela Hart-Joseph was fascinated watching the psychological thriller film The Silence of the Lambs, featuring Jodie Foster as a young FBI trainee. “I was inspired seeing a strong female who could solve a case and bring killers to justice,” Hart-Joseph said. “That movie definitely pushed me in the direction of a career in law enforcement.” While her career so far hasn’t pitted her skills against any…..Read More

Revere Middle School earns top honors in Westchase District Corporate Challenge

Revere Middle School earns top honors in Westchase District Corporate Challenge

2019 Westchase District Corporate Challenge Results First Place: Revere Middle School Second Place: Costello, Inc. Third Place: DBR Other top 10 finishers are: 4. EHRA Engineering (Gaden) 5. Tailored Brands (Malin) 6. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam (Shipley) 7. Pape-Dawson (Bood) 8. Pape-Dawson (McIntyre) 9. Binkley & Barfield 10. DataVox   Event winners are: NBA Around the World: Amegy Bank (Brown) Kickball: Costello, Inc. (Sitzman) Briefcase Relay (Van De Wiele & Vogler (O'Hara) Soccer Kick: Costello,…..Read More

Vote for the “Best of Westchase”

Vote for the “Best of Westchase”

Outta the way, Oscars! Git gone, Grammys! Ease on down the road, Emmys! After an extended absence, the only awards that really matter have returned: Best of Westchase. Whether you live in Westchase District or merely “reside” here during workday hours, you probably have your favorite places to eat, shop and maybe even hide from your boss. We celebrated and honored your local favorites in 2005 and 2010, and we decided it’s time to rekindle…..Read More

HPD’s CPTED Program Helps Reduce, Prevent Crime

HPD’s CPTED Program Helps Reduce, Prevent Crime

Safer by Design: Princina Brown-Thomas recently presented to District property managers about crime prevention through environmental design.   While many discussions about crime focus on arrest and punishment rather than prevention, the Houston Police Department’s CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) program seeks to reduce opportunities for crime by applying design principles that make it more difficult to carry out inappropriate activities.   Don McKinney, Westchase District’s vice president of public safety, recently hosted a…..Read More

Westchase District Traffic Safety Study Underway

Westchase District Traffic Safety Study Underway

The Goodman Corporation is conducting a traffic study of Westchase District intersections. They've completed the first task of identifying the most congested areas as well as the locations with the highest traffic counts. Now we want to hear from YOU! Which signalized intersections in Westchase District should be enhanced to increase safety and reduce congestion? Your input will be used to help identify and prioritize future intersection enhancement projects. Please answer all the questions and…..Read More

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