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Local Visual Artists: Apply to be an Artist-in-Residence at Zócalo in the Spring Branch District

2019-08-07T18:25:32-05:00August 7th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

Applications Accepted Aug. 15 to Sept. 15 by Dorothy Puch Lillig The newly remodeled Zócalo Apartments in the Spring Branch District feature two full-building-scale murals by Houston artist, Anat Ronen. The colorful parrots and hummingbird pop against otherwise plain brick walls. The murals are stunning, but the apartment complex owners aren’t stopping there. Starting this [...]

Small Business Success Series by HCC – Five 1-Day Workshops

2019-08-02T19:06:12-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Business|

Saturdays, 8/24, 9/14, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 8:30am-4:30pm, HCC Alief Hayes, Room A319 The series is specifically developed for entrepreneurs who are either planning to start a business, in the early stages of launch, or planning to grow their business. There are five 1-day workshops held on Saturday’s from 8:30-4:30 pm throughout Fall 2019. Topics: 8/24 [...]

Holistic Community Health in Spring Branch

2019-08-02T14:59:55-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Community|

By Christina Autry What once was a small charity clinic in the Spring Branch District 15 years ago has grown into a Federally Qualified Health Center, serving 20,000 patients annually. For the past ten years, CEO Marlen Trujillo has been at the helm of the Spring Branch Community Health Center, which remains the only community [...]

News from District A: Public Safety Town Hall, Harris County Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey, and More

2019-08-02T20:02:02-05:00August 1st, 2019|Community|

Public Safety Town Hall and Community BBQ! SAVE THE DATE Public Safety Town Hall & Community BBQ Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Community Social 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Town Hall and BBQ (food served from 6-7 PM) The Post Bingo Hall (NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR) 9101 Long Point Road Houston, [...]

SBMD Goes Global by Supporting and Participating in International Conference

2019-07-31T14:16:31-05:00July 31st, 2019|Community|

By Dorothy Puch Lillig The Spring Branch Management District was a proud sponsor and participant in this summer’s Sister Cities International Conference, held July 17-19 at the Marriott Marquis Houston. The conference, hosted by Sister Cities of Houston and the Houston Mayor’s Office in collaboration with Sister Cities International, brought together over 700 elected and [...]

Highly Anticipated Warehouse 72 Opens in the Spring Branch District

2019-07-30T08:12:07-05:00July 30th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Just mention Spaghetti Warehouse, and people smile and bring up their fond memories from the past, says Doug Pak, owner of the shuttered Houston restaurant, which was located in Houston’s Market Square Historic District and closed due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Spaghetti Warehouse was a “place of celebrations,” Pak said. [...]

Taiwanese Bubble Tea in Spring Branch: Tila’s Teahouse

2019-07-28T20:31:03-05:00July 28th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Squeezed into a retro, blue and white strip mall at the corner of Long Point and Blalock is one of Spring Branch’s few sources of boba tea: Tila’s Teahouse. With advertisements on the windows in both English and Spanish, boldly displaying their offerings of “Milk Tea Tapioca” or “Te Con Leche y [...]