Spring Branch’s Tex-Mex Roots

By |2019-02-10T11:27:47+00:00February 5th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight, Residential|

By Christina Autry “If you were to visit La Plaza for the first time, you’d be expecting a Mexican-themed restaurant, but when you walk in here, it’s not that at all,” laughs Elizabeth Villarreal, daughter of La Plaza owner Valdemar Villarreal. Eating here takes you back in time to Spring Branch of the 1960’s, in [...]

Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition — Dedicated to Helping Animals Who Have Lost Their Habitats — Also Looking for a New Home

By |2019-01-31T13:26:05+00:00January 31st, 2019|Community, Residential|

Group Hopes to Remain in the Spring Branch District by Dorothy Puch Lillig As Houston continues to expand at an unprecedented rate, countless species of Texas wildlife are threatened in the process. In a run-of-the-mill office park in the Spring Branch District, a coalition of dedicated volunteers is providing around-the-clock care for urban wildlife. Jeannie [...]

Harris County Survey

By |2019-01-31T08:17:32+00:00January 31st, 2019|Community, Projects, Residential|

A county-wide survey of residents is among the first steps that the County Judge is taking to learn from residents what issues matter most, and what needs to be prioritized when it comes to planning things like the county budget and creating a more accessible county government. Take the Survey

Build It Forward – Houston Harvey Recovery Efforts

By |2019-01-28T20:23:33+00:00January 28th, 2019|Community, Residential|

Build It Forward – Houston Harvey Recovery Efforts The City of Houston received more than $1 billion in federal funds to assist in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. The first step to receiving these funds is to fill out a survey to see which of the five programs you qualify for. Contact [...]

METRONext Public Meeting Schedule

By |2019-01-18T08:46:12+00:00January 18th, 2019|Community, Residential|

METRO is working on the development of a regional transit plan, METRONext, that will identify major capital investments and other improvements needed to meet the mobility challenges of the next 20 years. As part of this process, you may remember that METRO held a series of community open houses to give the public an opportunity [...]