Remy on the Trails Going Vertical

Remy on the Trails Going Vertical

Motorists along the West Sam Houston Tollway can see the progress being made on the construction of Remy on the Trails, a 330-unit multifamily community being developed by McNair Interests. The community will feature one- and two-bedroom apartment homes around a three-acre lake. Residents will enjoy private walking trails and an emphasis on outdoor living and recreation. Remy on the Trails will feature three separate courtyards, a pool deck with outdoor kitchen and cabanas, and…..Read More

Longtime Business Houston Jewelry is Industry Leader

Longtime Business Houston Jewelry is Industry Leader

Wholesale Jewelry, opened in 1953 by Margaret and Abe Donsky in downtown Houston, is one of the city’s oldest, longest operating businesses. The couple then migrated from the city to a location that would place the business in the future Westchase District. As their grandson Rex Solomon took reins as president, he established the new name to Houston Jewelry. It’s a full-service jewelry store that specializes in diamond and bridal jewelry. It also manufactures and…..Read More

S.E.A.L. Sergeant Puts Safety in the Q

S.E.A.L. Sergeant Puts Safety in the Q

Making the community feel comfortable and safe If you thought Texas was just full of Texans or transplants from the West and Southwest, think again. S.E.A.L. Security Sergeant Jesus Quiñones hails from the Bronx, N.Y., where he grew up on 193rd Street, a block from Fordham University. The area was his home for 35 years. After working in New York City, Quiñones pursued work as an HVAC contractor in Flagler County in Florida. In need…..Read More

Baking Business Inspired by Young Daughter Flourishes

Baking Business Inspired by Young Daughter Flourishes

Roderick Walker and his daughter Kai began baking for fun. Baking in the kitchen together was a way to share quality time. After perfecting recipes and receiving rave reviews from friends and family, the father and daughter baking duo decided to convert their cooking talents into a full-fledged business. “We began focusing on keto/low carb with no added sugar, gluten free, and vegan cookies after doing lots of research,” said Walker. “There were many products…..Read More

Industry Innovator Continues to Thrive in Westchase District

Industry Innovator Continues to Thrive in Westchase District

Linda Hampton has seen it all. With 32 years of experience under the Norris Conference Center umbrella, Hampton has been part of the company’s transition from meeting space to social events, from pre-pandemic success to PPP loans, from one facility to six. She was one of three employees when Norris Conference Centers was launched in Austin by Dave Norris in 1990. Norris worked in corporate America and had ideas about how to improve corporate meetings.…..Read More

Community Turns Out for Park Programming

Community Turns Out for Park Programming

Woodchase Park had only been open a couple of weeks when it hosted its first large-scale activity. A Halloween event drew more than 500 kids and adults for an evening of fun with costumed characters, trick or treating, a haunted house maze, pumpkin bounce house, face painter, balloon twist artist and food trucks. The event exceeded the expectation of Parks Programming Director Louis Jullien, who has been planning activities at the park since before construction…..Read More

Major Streetscape Projects Shaping Up

Major Streetscape Projects Shaping Up

Contractors working on the complete rebuild of Walnut Bend Lane are tackling the punch list now as they finish up this $20 million project. While a lot of that work is unseen by the casual motorist or pedestrian, the installation of the custom bus shelters and trees along the roadway added a wow factor that was previously missing from the project. The 11 transit stops on Walnut Bend all have shelters made of aluminum and…..Read More

Guest Services Attendants Contribute to Positive Park Experience

Guest Services Attendants Contribute to Positive Park Experience

If you’ve visited Woodchase Park for any of the scheduled events since the park’s October opening, you’ve probably encountered one or more of our Guest Services Attendants (GSA). These newly-hired Westchase District employees are working to make sure guests enjoy their experience at the park. “Our new team members are all exceptional,” said Louis Jullien, parks programming director. “They not only help our programming partners set up their equipment and prepare for their activities, but…..Read More

Celebrate Puppy Love with Pawlentine’s Day at Sneed Dog Park

Celebrate Puppy Love with Pawlentine’s Day at Sneed Dog Park

Approaching its first year anniversary, Sneed Dog Park will truly be for dog lovers on Saturday, Feb. 12. That's when Pawlentine's Day will be celebrated at the park. "Westchase District is home to many pet owners," said Kelly Aylesworth, Westchase District's maintenance director in charge of planning the event. "We want to celebrate the special companionship between dogs and their owners, two days before Valentine's Day. Many of our residents have dogs and we planned this…..Read More

Volunteer at Trails Without Trash on March 26

Volunteer at Trails Without Trash on March 26

Save the date for the morning of Saturday, March 26. That's when teams of volunteers from companies and organizations will converge on the Westchase District trail system on a mission to clean up litter during Trails Without Trash from 8 - 10 a.m. Joggers, cyclists, dog walkers and pedestrians regularly enjoy Westchase District's trail system, which begins at Westheimer immediately east of Houston Community College's Hayes Road campus. The trail continues all the way to Art Storey Park south…..Read More

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