Hobby Livable Centers Study

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HobbyFest 2017

We celebrated the 2017 HobbyFest on April 15.
Take a look at our video of the event.

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Broadway Beautification

Short video of the stakeholder meeting on September 9, 2014.

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2017 State of the District

Supplement Existing Public Services

The District was created to enhance the physical, social, and economic well-being of the community. Our service plan includes improvements for public safety, business development, transportation planning and visual improvement initiatives.

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HPD Seeks to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides an opportunity for the Houston Police Department to bring additional attention to an underreported crime. Victims are usually, but not always, women, with one in four women experiencing domestic violence in her lifetime.  It affects people of all ages and all ethnic, racial and…

Pictures from the Livable Center Study Meeting on Oct. 6

Hobby Area Chairman Danny Perkins, Board member Ann Collum and Executive Director Jerry Lowry with the Livable Center study team and Houston-Galveston Area Council after our workshop October 6, 2016. Thanks to all who made the time to come out to our Livable Center study meeting tonight! Now, the real work begins. Putting this all…

Chairman Perkins represents Hobby Area District at Retail Trade Summit and Expo in Belize

Chairman Danny Perkins recently attended the retail trade summit and expo in Belize. The expo organizers are dedicated to promoting U.S. products, services and investments in Belize. We believe there are many advantages to doing business in Belize. In terms of proximity, culture, language, and currency, Belizeans already have strong linkages in the United States…

A message from Council Member Robert Gallegos

I was honored to join Mayor Turner, the Parks Department, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, and many others to kick off this year’s Annual Disability Awareness Month. Having an older brother with profound mental and physical disabilities, I know how important it is to raise awareness and the importance of a more accessible…

Gragg Park Celebrates 100 Years

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department was created in 1916 to oversee the fledgling park system of 750 acres of land and a handful of parks. The system has since grown to over 37,800 acres and 350 parks serving neighborhoods all across the City. In celebration of its 100th anniversary, HPARD held a Citywide Celebration…

Houston Arts Alliance Grants Workshop

ATTENTION: INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS, ARTS ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITY CENTERS, AND COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS WITH ARTS AND CULTURE PROGRAMMING Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) is the city’s designated local arts and culture agency. HAA invests in Houston as a place to visit, live, work, honor, and create. They do this in part by commissioning, conserving and promoting public art and…

3rd Annual Park to Port Bike Ride

The third annual Park to Port Bike Ride will be held on Saturday, October 15. The 20-mile ride will start in Hermann Park and travel east along the Bayou Greenway trail on Brays Bayou to the Port of Houston. Riders can enjoy a turn-around party, sponsored by the Port of Houston Authority, with snacks, music…

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  • 14Dec

    Board MeetingHouston Club, 910 Louisiana, Houston, TX 7700206:00 PM