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Husband and Wife Team Make Vegan Mexican Restaurant Essential Eats Spot

Husband and Wife Team Make Vegan Mexican Restaurant Essential Eats Spot

Changing hearts one taco at a time The Mexican culture is steeped in rich tradition, and one of the most celebrated elements of the tradition is food. Uno problemo: once Jesse and Denise Hernandez learned the specific details of how meat gets to market, they knew animal products could no longer be a part of their lives. A unique opportunity was staring Jesse in the face, but he knew it wouldn’t be easy. How does…..Read More

Neighborhood News: Zoes Kitchen Becomes Cava, Woodchase Park Mural Wows

Neighborhood News: Zoes Kitchen Becomes Cava, Woodchase Park Mural Wows

New Adams' Mural Animates Park A new mural at Woodchase Park is adding vibrancy to the park’s performance pavilion. Renowned public artist Reginald Adams completed his latest public mural on the pavilion wall facing the performance lawn. The mural features a medley of flower blooms and leaves in spring colors. Adams’ park mural joins his other creations in the District including the east wall of Westchase Auto Repair Center, a mosaic seat bench on the…..Read More

Wilcrest Esplanades Receive Upgrade

Wilcrest Esplanades Receive Upgrade

No one who lived in Texas during February of 2021 has forgotten Winter Storm Uri.  The storm swept through the state, impacting all 254 counties. In Houston, snow, ice and frigid temperatures teamed up to cause a record number of power failures and kill trees and plants that were not used to the freezing temps. Westchase District Maintenance Director Kelly McNabb Aylesworth knew she’d have her work cut out for her cleaning up the damage…..Read More

Council Member Thomas Announces Increased Public Safety, Community Enhancements

Council Member Thomas Announces Increased Public Safety, Community Enhancements

City Council Member Tiffany D. Thomas is announcing several initiatives led by her office to increase safety and improve the quality of life for the residents of District F. These projects include a street light initiative for added lighting in dark  areas; a bus shelter program for added protection at METRO bus stops without coverings, and the installation of security cameras to capture surveillance in potentially dangerous areas. Council Member Thomas is inviting the District…..Read More

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

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