Community

No Museum Necessary: Public Art In Hobby District

Public art—works that live outside of museums or private spaces—benefit communities in more ways than one. They inspire us, make us think, and on a basic level reflect a community’s personality while beautifying it at the same time. The Hobby Area District is grateful for its public artworks, and in particular is proud to be…

Get More Than Books Out Of Mancuso Neighborhood Library

In honor of National Library Week, we’d like to feature our own community’s public library, the Mancuso Neighborhood Library. Located at 6767 Bellfort near Nunn St., the library can be reached via METRO’s Bus Route 73. Libraries aren’t just a place to borrow books—they also serve as a great resource for the community. Mancuso Library’s…

We’re accepting submissions for the Allen T. Johnson Memorial scholarship

Scholarship Packet 2018 Calling all graduating high school seniors through students entering their senior year of college: We’re accepting submissions for the Allen T. Johnson Memorial scholarship, to be awarded in April of 2018. Download this pdf for details on requirements, areas of study, subject matter, the application itself and deadlines (which are fast approaching)….

Spring Break Staycation Ideas From Hobby District

Sure, an all-expense paid vacation to a tropical island would make a great Spring Break trip, but luckily, our area of Houston offers plenty of day trips to keep kids and families busy during the school break. In an hour or less away from home, it can feel like a whole new world. 1. Learn…

Inside District I Newsletter

The Houston Public Works Department is conducting a traffic study at the signalized intersections of McKinney at Milby, McKinney at Cullen, and McKinney at Telephone in the Eastwood area. I mentioned in last month’s newsletter that the test period, which began in February, is expected to last 3 to 6 months. The traffic study was…

A Look Ahead: 2018 In The Hobby Area District

It’s been a busy 2018 so far in the Hobby Area District. We held our annual State of the District luncheon, set a date for HobbyFest (April 21) and are fully immersed in a Target Industry Study (more on that below). With that in mind, we’d like you to know more about the exciting things…

James Brown, Hobby Area District Board Member

We’re proud of the diverse experiences and backgrounds of our board members, because we know how important representation is for our business owners and Hobby Area residents. To that end, we’d like to introduce our newest board member, James Brown, who brings leadership and a wealth of knowledge to the District. Tell us a little…