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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 [...]

Food for the Seoul

2019-07-28T15:21:48-05:00July 28th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry On a road renowned city-wide for its Korean cuisine sits Seoul Garden, one of many pearls on a strand that is Long Point Road. Since the 1980’s, Long Point has become a hub for authentic Korean food, and the go-to destination for the ever-popular Korean BBQ. After all, what Texan doesn’t love [...]

Houston By the Neighborhood: New Homes Replace Flea Market in Spring Branch

2019-07-16T11:13:01-05:00July 16th, 2019|Community, Homebuyers, Real Estate Corner, Residential|

By Susie Tommaney, HoustonPress Screenshot from HAR.com What does Spring Branch mean to you? For parents, it's access to an award-winning school district that's worth paying a bit more in property values. For old school Houstonians, it's a region of phenomenal growth that saw tiny West Belt morph into the massive West Sam [...]

Invitation to Maquiladora Luncheon/Forum, Aug. 8

2019-07-15T20:58:20-05:00July 15th, 2019|Business|

The recent international trade dispute between the U.S. and China is causing international manufacturers to reconsider changes to their supply chain. Furthermore, the new NAFTA or the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been signed and is undergoing the approval process. Thanks to these two concerns, we are partnering up with a superb panel [...]