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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

Combating Landscape Maintenance Challenges

Combating Landscape Maintenance Challenges

One of Westchase District’s most distinctive features is its beautiful public landscaping, seen in the green spaces along Beltway 8 as well as in the medians and at major roadway intersections. These vibrant visuals don’t just happen by coincidence – they are the results of planners and landscape crews working tirelessly year-round to ensure that the trees, plants and flowers look great no matter what Houston’s unpredictable weather throws their way.   Keeping Westchase District…..Read More

Higher Ed Options Abound at Nearby Schools

Higher Ed Options Abound at Nearby Schools

College degrees, certificates offered at several institutions in Westchase District   Whether you’re graduating from high school, looking to take your career to the next level, returning to the workforce or simply wanting to explore new directions, Westchase District offers several degree-granting higher education options that are worth considering.   “I had looked at other schools downtown, but I didn’t want to commute more than an hour each way for night school,” said Rayshell Ford,…..Read More

Frost Bank New Title Sponsor for Corporate Challenge

Frost Bank New Title Sponsor for Corporate Challenge

Outdoor fun fundraiser enters 21st year with new sponsors, events As it approaches a sellout attendance, the 21st Annual Westchase District Corporate Challenge is shaping up to be one of the most exciting ever. The event – which will take place Friday, April 6 at Quillian Recreation Center – has a new title sponsor in Frost Bank, an organization with longtime Westchase District ties that has participated with a team competing all 21 years. “We’ve…..Read More

Design Work Progressing for Woodchase Park

Design Work Progressing for Woodchase Park

Woodchase Park is becoming a reality! Recently, Westchase District General Manager Jim Murphy (above, left) inspected the site with Ali Choudhri, president of Jetall Companies. Choudhri sold the parcel to the City of Houston, which purchased the property on behalf of the District. The 1.8-acre park site is located at the southern end of Woodchase Drive, just north of the Westpark Tollway. The park will connect to a hike and bike trail that runs between…..Read More

Next Generation Office Space Opens on Briarpark

Next Generation Office Space Opens on Briarpark

Lockton associates enjoy amenities at newest office building in Westchase District As the world’s largest privately-owned, independent insurance brokerage firm, Lockton Companies, Inc. provides insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions from 85 locations in 26 countries. Recently, Lockton relocated its 280 Houston employees from the Galleria area to a brand new office building in Westchase District.   Building a better workspace “Previously, it could take our associates 30 to 40 minutes sometimes to get…..Read More

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