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District A Job Fair, July 24-26

By | 2017-07-20T16:20:04+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Business|

Carverdale Community Center 9920 Porto Rico Road Houston, Texas 77041 Monday, July 24: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Workforce Solutions - Interview and resume writing seminar Tuesday, July 25: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Houston Airport Systems 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Houston Public Works and Engineering Wednesday, July 26: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM [...]

At the Houston Dog Ranch, Dogs Are the VIPs

By | 2017-07-12T10:09:22+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Business, Business Spotlight|

Tonia Whilden had a problem. Her rescue dog, Beauregard, got anxious around people and other dogs, and couldn’t be boarded at any of Houston’s existing kennels. So Whilden, a professional dog trainer, decided to start her own boarding business; one that would cater to “difficult” dogs like her own. “As I looked around Houston, I [...]

City of Houston Announces “Liftoff Houston” 2017 Start Up Business Plan Competition

By | 2017-06-07T19:59:09+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Business|

Capital One Bank Sponsors Business Plan Competition – Celebrating Fifth Year HOUSTON - (June 7, 2017) – The City of Houston and Capital One Bank are pleased to announce the 2017 launch of the “Liftoff Houston” Start Up Business Plan Competition; a program that is helping to launch new businesses today, for a better Houston [...]

My Spring Branch: Jennifer Edwards, 4J Brewing Company

By | 2017-06-05T10:10:34+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Business, Business Spotlight, My Spring Branch|

Jennifer Edwards is co-owner of 4J Brewing Company, which opens in June. Why did you decide to open this brewpub in Spring Branch? I’ve lived in Spring Branch my whole life. My mom went to Spring Branch High School, so she’s been here even longer. I began brewing beer at home with my dad when [...]

New Bar Brings American Craft Beer to Spring Branch

By | 2017-03-16T10:35:33+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Business, Business Spotlight|

Kyle Pierson Kyle Pierson had a problem. The restaurant industry veteran and bar manager at Montrose favorite Hay Merchant, couldn’t find a craft beer bar near where he lived in Spring Branch. “At Hay Merchant, we would get so many people from Spring Branch, from the Energy Corridor, from Katy,” Pierson said. “They were driving [...]

My Spring Branch: Alex Diaz, Top Tech Experts

By | 2017-03-06T12:50:59+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Business, My Spring Branch, Uncategorized|

Alex Diaz is the co-owner, with Chris Grollitsch, of Top Tech Experts, a computer sales and repair shop. When did you start the business? In 2008. We started as a home business, reselling old computers that we got from big corporations. Before I knew it, I had computers stacked up all over the living room. [...]

District sponsored 2017 West Houston Economic Development Summit

By | 2017-02-13T10:09:22+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Business|

The Spring Branch District was once again a sponsor of the 2017 West Houston Economic Development Summit. The summit, which took place on Friday, February 10 had over 400 guests. Spring Branch board members Victor Alvarez, David Schwab, Rino Cassinelli and Dan Silvestri, along with staff and guests were in attendance. The focus of the [...]