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Summerhouse Houston Plans Move to New Campus in the Spring Branch District

2019-05-20T15:28:02-05:00May 20th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig For the last nine years, Houston not-for-profit Summerhouse Houston has been providing vocational training, employment and facilitating community participation among young adults with intellectual disabilities out of a small house in the Houston Heights. This summer, the organization is bringing its operations to the Spring Branch District, specifically to a new [...]

Monarch: Helping Children and Adults Spread Their Wings

2019-05-10T16:08:01-05:00May 10th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry For parents of children with neurological differences, finding a learning environment in which their child can thrive may be an overwhelming challenge. Traditional schools struggle to provide individualized, developmentally appropriate cognitive, emotional and social skills that are so critical to children’s success and happiness in school. Once families have navigated their way [...]

Revalushion: A Houston-based Fashion Revolution

2019-05-10T10:50:52-05:00May 10th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry What is Revalushion? Revalushion Management Agency “puts artists to work doing what they love, while helping out the community,” says Eva Elias, founder and owner of this Spring Branch-based modeling and talent agency. Revalushion connects models and artists with clients seeking talented individuals for projects and promotions domestically and internationally. As its [...]

Houston’s First Women-Led Real Estate Show Features Spring Branch

2019-04-23T21:18:08-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry What is the Caffeinated Show? Yaneth Martell and Kimberly Azpeitia, founders of the Caffeinated Show, have been helping Houstonians navigate the real estate market since Harvey hit our city in 2017. As real estate professionals in the Houston area with connections to all things home-related, Martell and Azpeitia were suddenly inundated with [...]

“Real Artists Don’t Starve”

2019-04-23T21:10:54-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Thomas Cleveland and his daughter Amber Cleveland have carved out a creative space in Spring Branch for artists of all ages wanting to improve their skills and overcome artistic barriers.“I enjoy easing the pain involved with the creative quest of being an artist,” Thomas says, as he quickly inspects the progress [...]

Pulte Townhome Developments Thriving in Spring Branch

2019-04-09T16:05:15-05:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry In 2016, Pulte Homes made the strategic decision to begin townhome development in the heart of the Spring Branch District and has experienced great success. “Spring Branch has been our focus recently,” says Cynthia Nicholson, Manager of Marketing Communications for Pulte Homes. “There are opportunities here that many developers are exploring.” Luis [...]

Houston’s Only Torteria – in the Heart of Spring Branch

2019-04-23T18:57:39-05:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry“Badass tortas” is what Tortas Perronas translates to, both in name and flavor. Lenin and Melina Santana, for four years this June, have owned and operated Houston’s only restaurant specializing in tortas. “In Mexico City, if you want a taco you go to a taqueria, if you want a torta you go to [...]